Spring 2014 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: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC V.Herndon            CRC MAIN BS 129          15096 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Faucett            CRC MAIN LRC 104         13863 Textbook
 

M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 128          13865 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN Online          13865 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 27, 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 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 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          13866 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 129          14274 Textbook
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 129          14316 Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC A.Lowe               CRC MAIN BS 113          15097 Textbook
 

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC A.Lowe               Elk Grove EGA 206        19880 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Rapalyea           Elk Grove EGA 206        20034 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 119          14216 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN Online          13862 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 either 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: 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 104           
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 102         14394 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB N.Bahm               CRC MAIN LRC 102         15098 Textbook
Two 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. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          13867 
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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; 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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN LRC 202         13868 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Chan               CRC MAIN LRC 202         14786 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Tran               CRC MAIN LRC 202         14217 
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F         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC L.Rapalyea           CRC MAIN LRC 202         15100 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 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Hannan             CRC MAIN BS 113          14693 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Williamson         CRC MAIN BS 129          14978 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Polen Petit        CRC MAIN BS 113          13869 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Frazee             CRC MAIN BS 160          13870 Textbook


PSYC 371    Life Span Developmental Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
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: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Rapalyea           CRC MAIN LRC 104         19406 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014