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Psychology

PSY 101 PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
A scientific study of behavior is examined which leads to a greater understanding of human behavior, insight into mental processes and a better comprehension of the inconsistencies between human feelings and actions. Topics include learning, memory, the nervous system, perception, motivation, social interaction, attitudes, intelligence and abnormal behavior.
 
Prerequisite: ENG 121 or […]

Jul 24, 2016|

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PSY 201 PSYCHOLOGY & PERSONALITY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to give us a better understanding of ourselves and others and help us to develop our resources for effective living in today’s world. Topics include an inquiry into man’s basic nature and potentialities, his intellectual, emotional and social development, how he perceives himself in relation to his […]

Jul 23, 2016|

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PSY 210 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is a life span study of the influences and processes in the physical, social, emotional and mental growth and development of individuals.
 
Prerequisite: PSY 101, ENG 121 or concurrent enrollment in ENG 121

Jul 22, 2016|

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PSY 220 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course places primary emphasis on clinically significant behavioral and psychological patterns associated with distress and impairment. Symptoms, suspected causes and treatment will be examined.
 
Prerequisite: PSY 101, ENG 121 or concurrent enrollment in ENG 121

Jul 21, 2016|

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PSY 250 HUMAN SEXUALITY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is an introduction to the biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexuality. Topics to be covered include sexual values, sexual development, male and female anatomy and physiology, the sexual responses cycle, sexual health and diseases, pregnancy, contraception, abortion issues, sexual gender orientation issues, intimate relationships, sexual dysfunction, and […]

Jul 20, 2016|

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PSY 260 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies psychological principles and research pertaining to individual social behavior and the social influences on behavior and mental processes; covers attitude formation and change, conformity, social exchange, prejudice, conflict, influence, structure and function of groups, persuasion, motivation, prejudice, aggression, and interpersonal attraction; examines culture’s impact on social behavior and human interactions.
 
Prerequisite: […]

Jul 19, 2016|

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PSY 280 PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course will explore the history, growth and behavioral issues within social media. Through this class, students will learn the psychology behind social media communications, its application toward personal and professional development as well as how to create and maintain a social media presence. Social media venues such as Facebook, […]

Jul 18, 2016|

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