Fall 2016 Class Schedule (FLC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The content focuses on the exploration of major psychological theories and concepts, methods, and research findings in psychology. Topics include the biological bases of behavior, perception, cognition and consciousness, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, development, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders and therapeutic approaches, and applied psychology. This course is designed for psychology majors, behavioral and social science majors, and other students who desire a broad overview of the field. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
M         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC J.Rodriguez          Rancho RCC1 211          16328 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rodriguez          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16328 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Snow               FLC MAIN FL1 207         15731 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mullen             FLC MAIN FL2 212         15910 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         15732 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Lynch              FLC MAIN FL1 203         15733 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Gross              Rancho RCC1 210          16329 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Raines             El Dorado EDC A205       15734 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Samboceti          El Dorado EDC A206       16330 Textbook


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 D; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will focus on how the brain produces thought and behavior. It will explore the physiological, biochemical, genetic, and evolutionary mechanisms underlying fundamental human capacities such as sensory perception, movement, sleep, dreaming, emotion, motivation, memory and language. Students will explore the broader ethical and societal implications of recent advances in neuroscience, as well as the variety of research methods used to achieve these advances. Students will dissect brains and other nervous tissue and record psychophysiological signals to provide a deeper understanding of nervous system anatomy and physiology. This is a basic course for psychology, biological science and allied health majors. (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121           
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         15884 
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Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         15885 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121           
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         15776 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         15820 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 207         15735 
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M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Raines             El Dorado EDC A205       16040 Textbook


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120 and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
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. (C-ID SOCI 125; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           15911 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           15736 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 D
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the basic principles and methods of conducting psychological research. The course is designed to expose students to the different experimental and non-experimental research methods used by psychologists to study human behavior and thought processes. In this course, students will engage in each step of the research process including developing a hypothesis, conducting a literature review, designing a study, collecting data, analyzing data, and writing up and presenting the results. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           15882 
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PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of the broad questions of normality and abnormality. It includes an investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties as viewed from the biological, psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic and socio-cultural perspectives. Current approaches to psychological assessment and treatment modalities will be covered, including current community mental health practices. Students will learn research methodology in psychopathology including descriptive, epidemiological, experimental, and single-subject approaches. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Rodriguez          FLC MAIN FL4 136         15737 
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PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) ; AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a balanced scientific understanding of the biopsychosocial perspective on human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. The course provides factual, up-to-date nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths, facilitate problem identification and possible solutions. The course explores the impact of cultural influences on human sexual behaviors of different ethnic groups. A survey of the historical, biological, psychological and sociocultural perspectives and aspects of the diversity of human sexual behavior is compared and contrasted. Topics include sexual anatomy and physiology, conception and childbirth, contraception, sexual development, variations and deviations, sex research, sexually transmitted diseases, sex therapy, intimacy and relationships, and sexual victimization. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         15738 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         15739 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stieferman         Rancho RCC1 227          16195 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Raines             El Dorado EDC A205       15740 Textbook


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview, from a developmental and psychological perspective, of human development from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences. Theories and research of physical, cognitive, personality, and social development are examined, as well as attention to developmental problems. This course is designed to fulfill General Education, Nursing and Psychology degree requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously completed FCS 324. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Lynch              FLC MAIN FL4 121         15912 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Snow               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16386 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at snowc@flc.losrios.edu

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Rodriguez          El Dorado EDC A213       15913 Textbook


PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 310, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the child from the prenatal period through adolescence. Scientific findings and theoretical insights from a range of disciplines will inform an integrated examination of development during the childhood years. This course is designed to fulfill general education, Psychology degree, and Early Childhood Education requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously taken ECE 312. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15925 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15926 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15931 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Thomas             FLC MAIN FL2 211         15927 Textbook



F         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Sutton             Rancho RCC1 210          16281 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Sutton             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16281 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2016