Fall 2016 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310, ENGRD 312, ENGWR 300, ESLR 320, or ESLW 340, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
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. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          14825 
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Online class.
Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated campus Gmail 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/

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          14917 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          13931 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN LRC 104         13932 Textbook
 

MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Procsal            CRC MAIN BS 113          14983 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Procsal            CRC MAIN BS 159          15030 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC A.Procsal            Elk Grove EGA 206        15303 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC T.Allen              Elk Grove EGA 206        15304 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Faucett            Elk Grove EGA 206        15305 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC V.Dobson             Elk Grove EGA 110        20402 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14260 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN Online          14781 Textbook
Online class.
There will be an on-campus orientation on Monday, August 22, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the WINN 255. An on-campus final is scheduled for Monday, December 11, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in WINN 255. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated campus Gmail 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.Frazee             CRC MAIN Online          15108 Textbook
Online class.
There will be an on-campus orientation on Tuesday, August 25, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the WINN 255. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated campus Gmail 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: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
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 mammalian brain (e.g. sheep brain). (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 104           
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 102         14586 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 102         14826 Textbook
Two labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled in 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. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14856 
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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
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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; sample spaces and probability; random variables and expected value; discrete distributions -- binomial, t-tests for two populations; and applications using data from disciplines including business, social sciences, life science, health science, and education; parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference, effect size 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. (Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         13935 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         14548 Textbook


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and 330 with grades of "C" or better
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. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Procsal            CRC MAIN LRC 202         14261 
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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 biological, psychological and social factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders. PSYC 340 is a useful course for students majoring in Human Services and/or preparing for a career in psychology or the helping professions. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14549 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Williamson         CRC MAIN BS 129          14400 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. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Procsal            CRC MAIN WIN 252         13936 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 113          14730 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC V.Dobson             Elk Grove EGA 206        15306 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



PSYC 371    Life Span Developmental Psychology    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 CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines psychological development across the lifespan, from conception to death. The course will focus on neurological, cognitive, cultural, and socio-emotional domains of developmental psychology, as well as the interaction among these domains. The course will provide a theoretical background based on empirical studies in the area of developmental psychology and other related disciplines. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as provide students with a better understanding of one's own developmental process. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          15312 
Textbook
Online Class.
Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students can use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated i-mail 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://d2lresources.losrios.edu

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2016