Academics

    PSY

    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.