Fall 2018 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECC.SnowFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15809Textbook
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
canvas.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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckFLC MAIN FL4 13615954Textbook
F09:00AM-12:05PMLECB.YoungbloodFLC MAIN FL1 20715810Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.LairdFLC MAIN FL4 21915811Textbook
Th07:00PM-08:20PMLECD.BeckFLC MAIN FL4 12116438Textbook
TBATBALECD.BeckFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16438Textbook
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.

T09:30AM-10:50AMLECB.ConeRancho RCC1 10516239Textbook
TBATBALECB.ConeOff Campus RCC ONLINE16239Textbook
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.

W07:00PM-08:20PMLECR.StiefermanRancho RCC1 21016240Textbook
TBATBALECR.StiefermanOff Campus RCC ONLINE16240Textbook
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.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20515812Textbook
T06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC A20516241Textbook
TBATBALECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16241Textbook
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.


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 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECS.FannonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE
Th09:00AM-12:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12115935Textbook
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12115936Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which the lecture portion is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The lab portion of the class will occur on campus during the times listed above. Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule

TBATBALECS.FannonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE
M06:00PM-09:15PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12115851Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12115884Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which the lecture portion is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The lab portion of the class will occur on campus during the times listed above. Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule.


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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.RodriguezFLC MAIN FL4 12116441Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL4 21915813Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.LairdEl Dorado EDC A20516057Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 715814Textbook
M05:30PM-08:40PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 715955Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 715933Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.RodriguezFLC MAIN FL4 21915815Textbook
T05:30PM-08:35PMLECB.CaterFLC MAIN FL1 20720247Textbook

PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 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 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.BeckFLC MAIN FL4 12115816Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECA.HensleyFLC MAIN FL4 12115817Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLECB.LynchRancho RCC1 22716159Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20515818Textbook

PSYC 368    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Same As: SWHS 331
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: PSYC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(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. This course is not open to those who have completed SWHS 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.JonesFLC MAIN FL4 13720259Textbook

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 UC/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 25-Dec 20

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECJ.RodriguezFLC MAIN FL4 12115956Textbook
TBATBALECC.SnowFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16272Textbook
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
canvas.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

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.CowanEl Dorado EDC A20515957Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15968Textbook
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.

TBATBALECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15969Textbook
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.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FL4 13515972Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECR.ThomasFLC MAIN FL4 13515970Textbook



F11:15AM-12:35PMLECJ.KraemerRancho RCC1 21116203Textbook
TBATBALECJ.KraemerOff Campus RCC ONLINE16203Textbook
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.

T01:00PM-04:05PMLECE.Ferry-PerataEl Dorado EDC A20516456Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 21, 2018