Psychology

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PSYC 101 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the student to the scientific study of human behavior through the analysis of facts, theories, and concepts. Emphasizes biological, social, and cognitive influences on behaviors, such as learning, memory, perception, sexuality, personality, development, psychological disorders, and group behavior. Attention also given to historical developments and experimental techniques. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PSY 110]
PSYC 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89517 PSYC 101 03 07:00AM-07:50AM MWF 477 Galace,Maria 18 3*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89518 PSYC 101 05 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 477 Galace,Maria 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89519 PSYC 101 07 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 1684 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89520 PSYC 101 09 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 471 Yaronne,Robert 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89521 PSYC 101 11 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 471 Zamudio,Paula 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89522 PSYC 101 13 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 475 Robbin,Tobeka 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89523 PSYC 101 15 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 217 Allan,Asher 18 2*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89524 PSYC 101 17 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 475 Forsyth,Claudia 18 2*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89525 PSYC 101 18 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 1684 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89526 PSYC 101 19 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1684 Zamudio,Paula 18 2*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89527 PSYC 101 20 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 475 Koontz,Janet 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89528 PSYC 101 21 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 478 Yaronne,Robert 18 0*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89529 PSYC 101 22 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 478 Hayashi,Christopher 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Honors Option Available
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89530 PSYC 101 23 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 475 Forsyth,Claudia 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89531 PSYC 101 25 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 474 Allan,Asher 18 3*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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91110 PSYC 101 26 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 1008 Lawson,Gabriel 18 2*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89532 PSYC 101 27 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 475 Koontz,Janet 18 3*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89533 PSYC 101 29 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 478 Murray,Thomas 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90263 PSYC 101 301 09:00AM-12:20PM TTH 4311 Smilo,Pamela 8 23*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89534 PSYC 101 31 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 229A Jimenez,Blanca 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89535 PSYC 101 33 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 478 McAneney,Danielle 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Honors Option Available
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89536 PSYC 101 35 03:00PM-04:15PM TTH 475 Forsyth,Claudia 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89538 PSYC 101 37 03:00PM-04:15PM MW 475 McMahon,Phyllis 18 3*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89552 PSYC 101 70 08:00AM-11:05AM TTH 7213 Stone,Pamela 8 22*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89553 PSYC 101 71 08:00AM-09:30AM MW 7212 Lawson,Gabriel 16 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89554 PSYC 101 72 08:00AM-11:20AM TTH 7213 Herrin,Bridget 8 1*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89555 PSYC 101 80 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 5204 Allan,Asher 18 4*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89556 PSYC 101 82 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 5208 Smilo,Pamela 8 9*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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90673 PSYC 101 CB1 12:54PM-02:34PM WF ORHS Pagano,Shannon 17 17*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/23/2014 Ends: 11/14/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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90674 PSYC 101 CB3 12:54PM-02:34PM WF ORHS Pagano,Shannon 17 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/23/2014 Ends: 11/14/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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90682 PSYC 101 CB5 01:48PM-02:53PM MWF CVHS Lawson,Gabriel 18 10*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/11/2014 Ends: 12/10/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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90683 PSYC 101 CB7 01:48PM-02:53PM MWF CVHS Lawson,Gabriel 18 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/11/2014 Ends: 12/10/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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PSYC 106 HUMAN SEXUALITY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explains the processes involved in the experience of human sexual activity. Emphasizes the role of psychological, physiological, and social aspects applicable to human sexuality, including topical commentaries on sexually transmitted infections, child abuse, contemporary sexual activities and lifestyles, and methods of treatment utilized for healthy sexuality. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89558 PSYC 106 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 478 Smith,Danielle 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89559 PSYC 106 03 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 478 McAneney,Danielle 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Honors Option Available
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89560 PSYC 106 05 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 201 Robbin,Tobeka 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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91112 PSYC 106 31 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 1682 Robbin,Tobeka 18 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89565 PSYC 106 80 10:30AM-11:45AM MW 5208 Correll,Espen 18 6*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89566 PSYC 106 82 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 5208 Correll,Espen 8 14*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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PSYC 116 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines human behavior and personality development in a social context. Includes an investigation of topics such as, social cognition, self identity, social perception, attitudes, conformity, stereotypes, group dynamics, aggression, and altruism. (Same as SOC 116.) [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PSY 170]
PSYC 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89567 PSYC 116 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 1683 Meade,Somer 18 24*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90536 PSYC 116 03 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 222 Blanco,Karla 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90679 PSYC 116 CB5 12:40PM-02:15PM MW SWUHS Blanco,Karla 19 4*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 12/1/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90680 PSYC 116 CB7 12:40PM-02:15PM MW SWUHS Blanco,Karla 19 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 12/1/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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PSYC 201 ACADEMIC AND CAREER OPTIONS IN PSYCHOLO GY 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Explores academic and career options in psychology. Covers information on post-baccalaureate options in psychology and related fields. Fosters the identification of career-related strengths and interests. Introduces topics such as resources in psychology, undergraduate advising, and career services. [D]
PSYC 201 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89569 PSYC 201 03 12:00PM-01:50PM W 564B McMahon,Phyllis 8 35*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89570 PSYC 201 05 12:00PM-01:50PM T 229B Jimenez,Blanca 8 21*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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PSYC 211 LEARNING 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Studies the principles of animal and human learning, comparison of classical and instrumental conditioning, schedules of reinforcement and punishment, and applications of learning principles to practical verbal and motor skill behaviors. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 211 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89571 PSYC 211 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 221 Rocha,Lina 18 23*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89572 PSYC 211 03 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 475 Rocha,Lina 18 35*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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PSYC 230 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of the individual throughout the life span. Includes the development of the individual, beginning with conception and prenatal development and continuing through infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, late adulthood, and death and dying. [D; CSU; UC]
PSYC 230 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89574 PSYC 230 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 229B Jimenez,Blanca 18 2*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89575 PSYC 230 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 1684 Zamudio,Paula 18 3*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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PSYC 250 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Emphasizes the study of psychological disorders in children, adolescents, adults, and the aged. Focuses on description, assessment, and treatment of abnormal behavior patterns. Includes disorders of stress, eating, anxiety, and personality, as well as affective disorders, schizophrenia, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, disorders of childhood and adolescence, disorders of aging and cognition, and ethical issues related to the mental health profession. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PSY 120]
PSYC 250 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89578 PSYC 250 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 478 Murray,Thomas 18 13*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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PSYC 255 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 and PSYC 270, or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces scientific methodology in psychology with an emphasis on descriptive, experimental, and applied research. Teaches the American Psychological Association writing style for empirical report writing. This course is intended for psychology majors and behavioral science students interested in the processes of research. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PSY 200]
PSYC 255 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90538 PSYC 255 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 229A Jimenez,Blanca 18 26*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90539 PSYC 255 03 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 217 Contreras,Rudy 18 34*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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PSYC 260 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or equivalent.] Focuses upon the study of human behavior from a physiological perspective. Emphasizes the brain and its relationship to behaviors such as perception, emotion, motivation, learning, memory, arousal, sleep, and psychological disorders. Discusses evolutionary explanations, along with genetic and hormonal influences. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID PSY 150]
PSYC 260 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89582 PSYC 260 04 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 475 Rocha,Lina 18 26*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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PSYC 270 STATISTICAL METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: PSYC/SOC 101 or equivalent; MATH 60 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes statistical methods of behavioral sciences, including sampling, basic research designs, describing distributions through graphs and tables, measures of central tendency, variability, linear correlation and regression, applications of normal probability curve, and test of significance. (Same as SOC 270.) [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SOCI 125]
PSYC 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89586 PSYC 270 01 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 1683 Rocha,Lina 18 16*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89587 PSYC 270 03 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 475 Rocha,Lina 18 15*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89588 PSYC 270 05 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 475 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 19*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89589 PSYC 270 07 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 473 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 18*
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89593 PSYC 270 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5204 Contreras,Rudy 18 11*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 57
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

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