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
87022 PSYC 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
87023 PSYC 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Koontz,Janet 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
90155 PSYC 106 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
87032 PSYC 260 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/16/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
87034 PSYC 270 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 9 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 6/9/2014 Ends: 8/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM
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
*Open seats as of Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:26 PM

Total Courses: 5 Total Sections: 6
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