Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include scientific method, the biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, consciousness, conditioning and learning, memory, cognition, developmental psychology, motivation, emotion, stress and health, personality, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology. PSYC 300 is designed for psychology majors, behavioral science majors, and other students who desire a comprehensive overview of general principles of contemporary psychology.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
T         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC J.Edman              Elk Grove COHS L3        15051 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          15051 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757. Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Class includes 27 hours of online activities. For the course orientation and introduction, students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 5:30 p.m.-8:40 p.m. at COHS room L3. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de and http://d2lresources.losrios.edu/

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN BS 128          13730 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          13730 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Class includes 27 hours of online activities. For the course orientation and introduction, students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Monday, August 27, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. in BS-128. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de and http://d2lresources.losrios.edu/

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          13731 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          13732 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN LRC 104         14223 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 119          14138 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Harlan             CRC MAIN Online          15107 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements (1) connection to the Internet, (2) an activated imail account (3) Word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Harlan             CRC MAIN Online          19159 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements (1) connection to the Internet, (2) an activated imail account (3) Word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/



PSYC 312    Biological Psychology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the biochemical, cellular, and organismal physiological substrates of normal and abnormal behavior. The course content focuses on interactions of the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, endocrine and immune systems to produce consciousness, sensation, perception, thinking, motivation and emotion. These areas will be addressed within an evolutionary context that emphasizes developmental plasticity of the individual and the species. Current methods of obtaining data (e.g. neuroimaging techniques) will be examined and evaluated. Students will be required to perform anatomical identification of brain structures using a sheep's brain.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 104           
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 102         14601 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.Rilea              CRC MAIN LRC 102         19160 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 102         19161 Textbook
Three Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.



PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the scientific study of human interaction, with an emphasis on the individual within a social context. Study includes: social perception, social cognition, attitudes and attitude change, the self and social identity, prejudice, interpersonal attraction, close relationships, social influence, prosocial behavior, aggression, and group behavior.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          19904 
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PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 125 with a grade of "C" or better; or the equivalent.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon the concepts and applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Topics include: descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference and power; correlation and regression; chi-square; t-tests; and analysis of variance procedures. Application of both hand computation and statistical software to data in a social science context will be emphasized to include the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         13736 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         14532 Textbook


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the methodologies used in experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental research in psychology. Students will learn how to design and conduct research, including formulating hypotheses, reviewing the literature, evaluating ethical issues, selecting methodologies, organizing data, applying statistics and writing reports.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Rilea              CRC MAIN LRC 202         14139 
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F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Rilea              CRC MAIN LRC 202         19162 Textbook


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of the broad questions of normality and abnormality. It offers the investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties and current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practice. This course considers the contribution of social, biological and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders. PSYC 340 would be a useful course for students majoring in Human Services and/or preparing for a career in psychology or the helping professions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14533 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Williamson         CRC MAIN BS 129          14330 Textbook


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a balanced scientific understanding of human sexual thoughts, feelings, and behavior grounded in both female and male perspectives and experiences. Course topics include an examination of the methodology of sexology, gender issues, sexual anatomy and physiology, sexual arousal and response, love and communication, sexual behavior patterns, sexual orientations, contraception, conception and childbirth, sexual development across the lifespan, adult living patterns, sexual difficulties and solutions, sexually transmitted diseases, atypical sexual behavior, sexual coercion, and pornography and prostitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC V.Marks              CRC MAIN BS 113          13737 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 113          14875 Textbook


PSYC 368    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the impact of cultural influences on the psychological and individual development of ethnic group members. Emphasis will be placed on integrating traditional theoretical approaches and current cross-cultural statistical research and theory in the study of African-Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, gays & lesbians, the elderly, and the disabled.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN P 131           14602 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          14602 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom.
Class includes 27 hours of online activities. For the course orientation and introduction, students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Monday, August 27, 1:30 p.m. -2:50 p.m. in P-131. For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de and http://d2lresources.losrios.edu/



Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013