PSY - Psychology

PSY 103  Human Relations  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

This course is a study of human relations, including the dynamics of behavior, interrelationships and personality as applied in everyday life.

PSY 201  General Psychology*  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101

This course includes the following topics and concepts in the science of behavior: scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, abnormal behavior, therapeutic techniques and social psychology.

PSY 203  Human Growth and Development*  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: PSY 201

This course is a study of the physical, cognitive and social factors affecting human growth, development and potential.

PSY 206  Health Psychology  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall Semester

Prerequisite: PSY 201 or permission of instructor

This course is a science-based study of psychological and behavioral influences on health. Topics include the mind-body connection, the professional and academic field, systems of the body, prevention, stress, coping, health-care and managing illness.

PSY 208  Human Sexuality*  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisite: PSY 201 or permission of instructor

This course is a study of the biological, psychological and sociological perspectives of human sexuality. Historical, cross-cultural and ethical issues are considered in the course.

PSY 212  Abnormal Psychology*  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: PSY 201

This course is a study of the nature and development of behavioral disorders including the investigation of contemporary treatment procedures.

PSY 225  Social Psychology  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisite: PSY 201

This course is a study of individual behavior as influenced by social roles, group identification, attitudes and values.

PSY 299  Research in Psychology  (0-9-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters based on student request and permission of instructor

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

This course provides an opportunity for students to investigate a faculty-approved topic related to psychology using the application of practical research methods. The course is designed for students in an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science program to explore part of their major in more depth by working one-on-one or in small groups on faculty- or student-designed research projects.