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Course Number: PSYCH 1A
Introduction to General Psychology
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Scientific principles of psychology: Application of scientific research in understanding learning, human development, biological processes, personality, behavior disorders, social psychology, and adjustment of the human organism. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4 CSU American Institutions, Group 3

 

Course Number: PSYCH 1B
Introduction to General Psychology
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continuation of PSYCH 1A: Psychological research methods and principles of behavior modification. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 3
Introduction to Personality theory
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Classical and contemporary personality theories: Theorists from each of the major forces in psychology: Psychoanalytical (Freud, Jung, Adler), behavioral (Skinner, Bandura), and humanistic (Maslow, Rogers). 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 6
Social Psychology
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Psychological aspects of human social life involved in the relationship between identity and social structure: Human behavior in the context of the individual as an acting and interacting member of various groups in society. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 10
Psychology and life: Basic Principles
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Basic principles of psychology and recent research developments: Contemporary psychological issues pertaining to individuals and their interactions. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 12
Human Sexuality
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Also offered as Biol 27 and Hlted 27. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Biol 27 or Hlted 27.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Exploration and analysis of the multifaceted aspects of human sexuality: Physiological, psychological, anatomical, sociological, legal, medical, educational, cultural; urogenital system of both sexes, birth control devices, and pregnancy. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D, E; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 19
Civilization’s Impact on the Environment: Psychology of Trashing the Earth
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Also offered as Envmt 19. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Envmt 19
Description: Introduction to civilization’s impact on the environment: Connections between human psychosocial development and the creation of both environmental problems and their solutions, and human communities and their niche within and relative balance with the environment in past millennia; the human psyche, its origins in nature, and its influence on the story of life on earth; exploration of the opportunities and obstacles to planning a sustainable future. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 24
Abnormal Psychology
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Prerequisite: Psych 1A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description:Survey of the major psychological disorders: Historical perspectives of various theoretical models (biological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, existential, socio-cultural); review of research for understanding of origins and most promising treatments. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 33
Personal and Social Adjustment
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Dynamics of personal and social developments and related determinants. 2001.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: PSYCH 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Psychology
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2001.00

 

Course Number: PSYCH 49
Independent Study in Psychology
Units: .5-5
Class: (GR or P/NP) Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 2001.00

 

Course Number: PSYCH 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Psychology
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2001.00