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]
PSYC 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81312 PSYC 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Koontz,Janet 8 17*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81313 PSYC 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hiatt,Kimberly 8 9*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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82488 PSYC 101 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hiatt,Kimberly 8 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81315 PSYC 101 504 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81316 PSYC 101 505 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81317 PSYC 101 506 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McGovern,Maureen 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81314 PSYC 101 507 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 15 14*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82599 PSYC 101 508 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McGovern,Maureen 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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85859 PSYC 101 509 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hiatt,Kimberly 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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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]
PSYC 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81331 PSYC 106 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 7*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81332 PSYC 106 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 9*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82602 PSYC 106 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 15 15*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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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]
PSYC 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81337 PSYC 116 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Meade,Somer 8 23*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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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
81343 PSYC 211 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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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
81346 PSYC 230 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81347 PSYC 230 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McAneney,Danielle 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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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]
PSYC 250 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81349 PSYC 250 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Murray,Thomas 8 9*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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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]
PSYC 260 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81352 PSYC 260 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 8 10*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81353 PSYC 260 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Hayashi,Christopher 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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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]
PSYC 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81357 PSYC 270 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Frederick,Richard 8 25*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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81358 PSYC 270 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Bracy,Nicole 8 23*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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PSYC 271 DATA ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY 1 Unit [Corequisite: PSYC 270.] 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
82863 PSYC 271 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Dooley,Kevin 18 13*
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ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 22
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