Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECJ.EdmanCRC MAIN Online 14214Textbook
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 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) e-mail account, and (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

TBATBALECJ.EdmanCRC MAIN Online 15487Textbook
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 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) e-mail account, and (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, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN BSS 11315668Textbook
 

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.HannanCRC MAIN BSS 12914215Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.HannanCRC MAIN BSS 12914533Textbook
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.EdmanCRC MAIN BSS 12914558Textbook
 

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN LRC 10514212Textbook
 

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECE.Patten ArmbrustElk Grove EGA 20615378Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECA.ProcsalElk Grove EGA 20615379Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECJ.FrazeeElk Grove EGA 21015380Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

T07:00PM-10:05PMLECE.HannanCRC MAIN BSS 11314487Textbook
 

TBATBALECA.ProcsalCRC MAIN Online 14211Textbook
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 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) e-mail account, and (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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN LRC 104
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABE.Patten ArmbrustCRC MAIN LRC 10214626Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABN.BahmCRC MAIN LRC 10215054Textbook
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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.HannanCRC MAIN BSS 11314216Textbook
 

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.AllenElk Grove EGA 21115381Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN LRC 20214217Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN LRC 20214894Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.ProcsalCRC MAIN LRC 20214488Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECA.ProcsalCRC MAIN LRC 20215488Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.HannanCRC MAIN BSS 11314819Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLECP.WilliamsonCRC MAIN BSS 12914990Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.FrazeeCRC MAIN WIN 25514218Textbook
 

TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLECV.DobsonElk Grove EGA 21015503Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBATBALECV.DobsonCRC MAIN Online 14219Textbook
Online class.


PSYC 368    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.ProcsalCRC MAIN BSS 11315489Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: January 12, 2018