PSYCHOLOGY (PSYC)

PSYC 001  INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 110

Principles of human behavior; physiological foundations, influence of heredity and environment; sense-perception, attention, capacities and abilities; learning; emotion and motivation; special emphasis on personality development and adjustment. No credit if taken after PSYC 001H. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 001H  HONORS INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 110

Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Honors program

Principles of human behavior; physiological foundations, influence of heredity and environment; sense-perception, attention, capacities and abilities; learning; emotion and motivation; special emphasis on personality development and adjustment. This enriched course is designed for the Honors Program, allowing more student-directed discussions and more extensive writing assignments. No credit if taken after PSYC 001. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 002  INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 150

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 001

Interrelationship of physiological mechanisms and behavior. Emphasis on the role of the brain and nervous system in perception, emotion, motivation, states of consciousness, language, memory and learning. Relevance of the biological perspective to an understanding of behavior and experience. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 003  ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 120

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 001 or PSYC 001H

The definition, theories, symptoms and treatment of psychological disorders. Review of major classes of mental disorders with a focus on commonly diagnosed disorders. Best practices in mental health treatment and community support systems. Special emphasis on critical thinking, and the impact of bias on marginalized groups. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
PSYC 005  RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 205B

Prerequisite(s): One of the following PSYC 001 or 001H and one of the following: ENGL 001A or 001AH; and one of the following: STAT 015, 018, 050, 050H

Planning and execution of research in psychology, and analysis, interpretation and reporting of data. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 020  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): One semester of Psychology
Enrollment Limitation: Permission of division dean

Laboratory research projects; library research; design and construction of research equipment; experiments; written reports. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 021  DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE CHILD  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

C-ID: CDEV 100

Growth processes and dynamics of psychological development from conception through adolescence; physical, cognitive, emotional, personality, and social development of the child and adolescent. No credit if taken after PSYC 021H. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 021H  HONORS DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE CHILD  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: CDEV 100

Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Honors program

Growth processes and dynamics of psychological development from conception through adolescence; physical, cognitive, emotional, personality, and social development of the child and adolescent. This enriched course is designed for the Honors Program allowing more student directed discussions and more extensive writing assignments. No credit if taken after PSYC 021. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 022  DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE ADULT  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Dynamics of psychological development from young adulthood through maturity and old age; sensory, motor, neurological, and cognitive changes; development of personality and social behavior through the adult life cycle; process of aging, dying, and bereavement. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 023  SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 170

The individual within a social context; the scientific study of how people think about, influence and relate to one another. Topics include: attitude development and change; conformity, persuasion, leadership; and interpersonal relations, prejudice, aggression, conflict resolution, liking and loving others. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 024  LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

C-ID: PSY 180

Process and dynamics of human development from conception through adult maturity, old age, and death; biological, cognitive, personality, sociocultural, and existential factors influencing the course of psychological development across the lifespan. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
PSYC 025  HUMAN SEXUALITY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PSY 130

Historical, psychological, sociological and biological aspects of love, intimacy and human sexuality. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 029  PSYCHOLOGY OF THE AFRO-AMERICAN  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Afro-American behavior patterns in relationship to dominant concepts in psychology. Analysis of psychological attitudes and problems of Afro-Americans resulting from racism, oppression and alienation. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 031  STUDIES IN CHICANO BEHAVIOR  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

An examination of Mexican-American behavior patterns. Emphasis on attitudes, feelings and socio-psychological conflicts of the Mexican-American in relation to social situations. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
PSYC 072  PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ASIAN AMERICAN  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Asian American behavior patterns in relationship to basic principles of psychology; search for identity in a multicultural society; roles of male and female in Asian American society. No credit if taken after PSYC 041 or ETH 072. Total of 54 hours lecture. Formerly PSYC 041.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
Cross-listed courses: ETH 072