Spring 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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. Psychology 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 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Raines             FLC MAIN FL4 121         17711 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Snow               FLC MAIN FL4 121         17713 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         17715 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         17717 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Sims               El Dorado EDC A105       17719 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A206       17723 Textbook


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 sheep⿿s brain.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121           
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         18305 
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Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         18307 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-10:15PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         17727 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Fannon             FLC MAIN FL4 121         18041 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 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 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL4 121         17729 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rodriguez          FLC MAIN FL5 110         17731 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Aldrich            El Dorado EDC A205       17733 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           17735 
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PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D9
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the methodologies used in experimental and quasi-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 16-May 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           31919 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Aldrich            FLC MAIN FL1 7           17739 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: A survey of the biological, psychological and social aspects of human sexual behavior. The course provides factual, up-to-date nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths and facilitate problem identification and problem-solving. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         17743 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Snell              FLC MAIN FL3 173         17745 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Raines             El Dorado EDC A206       17747 Textbook


PSYC 368    Cross Cultural Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: PSYC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area VI; 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 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Rodriguez          FLC MAIN FL4 121         31862 
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PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Same As: FCS 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will provide an overview of the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development domains from conception through the end of life. Emphasis will be on examination of theoretical advances and empirical findings applicable to biosocial, psychosocial and cognitive human growth and development throughout the life span. Scientific findings from a range of disciplines will inform an integrated examination of theory and practice with long-term implications in mind. This course is designed to fulfill requirements for general education, Nursing degrees and the Psychology degree. This course is not open to students who have completed FCS 324.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            FLC MAIN FL4 133         18567 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Rude               FLC MAIN FL4 121         18569 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Raines             El Dorado EDC A205       18571 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 D7; IGETC Area 4I
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 or FCS 312.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18685 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class in on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 5:00-6:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18693 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class in on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 5:00-6:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         18689 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         18691 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Chesbro            Off Campus RCC 15        31549 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Paoloni            El Dorado EDC A211       18687 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010