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
87020 PSYC 101 01 11:00AM-01:15PM MTW 474 Forsyth,Claudia 7 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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87022 PSYC 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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87023 PSYC 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Koontz,Janet 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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87026 PSYC 101 60 06:00PM-08:50PM MW 478 Contreras,Rudy 9 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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89828 PSYC 101 70 11:00AM-01:25PM TWTH 7215 Allan,Asher 7 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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90134 PSYC 101 76 05:30PM-07:45PM MTW 7213 Vera,Marina 7 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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89876 PSYC 101 80 08:30AM-10:45AM MTW 5205 Robbin,Tobeka 7 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
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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, sociological, physiological, and social aspects applicable to human sexuality, including topical commentaries on sexually transmitted diseases, child abuse, contemporary sexual activities and lifestyles, and methods of treatment utilized for healthy sexuality. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: DESCRIPTION. 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
87028 PSYC 106 01 08:00AM-10:25AM TWTH 564B Smith,Danielle 7 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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90155 PSYC 106 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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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
87030 PSYC 116 01 08:00AM-09:50AM MTWTH 477 Meade,Somer 7 24*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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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
90161 PSYC 201 01 10:30AM-11:35AM MW 229A Jimenez,Blanca 7 26*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 7/31/2014
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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
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90162 PSYC 230 01 11:00AM-12:50PM MTW 477 Zamudio,Paula 8 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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PSYC 255 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH 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.] 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] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: PREREQ ADD. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 and PSYC 270, or equivalent.]
PSYC 255 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89959 PSYC 255 01 12:00PM-02:25PM TWTH 1682 Joel,Danielle 7 28*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 7/24/2014
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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
87031 PSYC 260 01 01:30PM-02:45PM MTWTH 474 Jimenez,Blanca 9 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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87032 PSYC 260 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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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
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87033 PSYC 270 01 09:00AM-11:50AM MW 478 Rocha,Lina 9 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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87034 PSYC 270 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 9 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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PSYC 271 DATA ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY 1 Unit [Corequisite: PSYC 270 (may be taken previously).] Uses the computer as a tool for calculating statistics and exploring data in Psychology and Sociology. (Same as SOC 271.) [D; CSU]
PSYC 271 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89961 PSYC 271 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Dooley,Kevin 9 31*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
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Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 18
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