Spring 2013 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, Mar 19-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              Off Campus Online        15231 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757. Online class.
Students must attend a mandatory 30 minutes orientation on Tuesday, March 19, from 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and a mandatory final exam on Thursday, May 15 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in room L3 at the Elk Grove Learning Center.
All other assignments and exams will be completed online. 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 inLRC-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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Rilea              CRC MAIN BS 129          19050 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC V.Herndon            CRC MAIN BS 113          13887 Textbook
 

M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN BS 128          13889 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          13889 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Monday, January 28, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. in BS-128. 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 inLRC-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 capabilites 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
For additional online course information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          13890 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          14320 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN BS 129          14365 Textbook
 

F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC V.Herndon            CRC MAIN BS 113          19051 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 119          14257 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Harlan             CRC MAIN Online          13886 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students can must 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) and 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 https://d2l.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 sheepâs brain.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 104           
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 102         14459 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Long               CRC MAIN LRC 102         19052 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Long               CRC MAIN LRC 102         19053 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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          13891 
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Schedule: Other Term, Jan 28-Apr 26
MW        10:30AM-12:20PM LEC E.Nelson             Off Campus FI            19550 Textbook
Study Abroad Program in Florence Italy


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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         13892 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         14919 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Rilea              CRC MAIN LRC 202         14258 
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F         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Rilea              CRC MAIN LRC 202         19054 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14805 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Williamson         CRC MAIN BS 129          15211 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 28-Apr 26
TTh       10:30AM-12:20PM LEC E.Nelson             Off Campus FI            19551 Textbook
Study Abroad Program in Florence Italy


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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 113          13893 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 160          13894 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, Jan 19-May 22
M         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN LRC 104         14806 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Edman              CRC MAIN Online          14806 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Monday, January 28, 1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m. in P-131A. 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 inLRC-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 capabilites 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
For additional online course information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 28-Apr 26
MW        02:10PM-04:00PM LEC E.Nelson             Off Campus FI            19552 Textbook
Study Abroad Program in Florence Italy

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: June 20, 2013