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College Catalog: Course Listings: Psychology

PSY 201 – Introduction to Psychology I
Examines human and animal behavior, relating experimental studies to practical problems. Includes topics such as sensation/perception, learning, memory, motivation, emotion, stress, development, intelligence, personality, psychopathology, therapy, and social psychology. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 202 – Introduction to Psychology II
Examines human and animal behavior, relating experimental studies to practical problems. Includes topics such as sensation/perception, learning, memory, motivation, emotion, stress, development, intelligence, personality, psychopathology, therapy, and social psychology. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 215 – Abnormal Psychology
Explores historical views and current perspectives of abnormal behavior. Emphasizes major diagnostic categories and criteria, individual and social factors of maladaptive behavior, and types of therapy. Includes methods of clinical assessment and research strategies. Prerequisite PSY 200, 201, or 202.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 219 – Cross-Cultural Psychology
Investigates psychological principles from a cross-cultural perspective. Examines cultural basics for views of reality. Describes topics such as time, space, values, sex-roles, and human development in relation to culture. Prerequisites: PSY 200, 201 or 202.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 230 – Developmental Psychology
Studies the development of the individual from conception to death. Follows a life-span perspective on the development of the person’s physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 235 – Child Psychology
Studies development of the child from conception to adolescence. Investigates physical, intellectual, social and emotional factors involved in the child’s growth.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

PSY 270 – Psychology of Human Sexuality
Focuses on scientific investigation of human sexuality and psychological and social implications of such research. Considers socio-cultural influences, the physiology and psychology of sexual response patterns, sexual dysfunctions, and development of relationships. Prerequisites: PSY 200, PSY 201 or PSY 202.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits