Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECR.StiefermanFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16177Textbook
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 stiefer@flc.losrios.edu

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckFLC MAIN FL4 12116757Textbook
F09:00AM-12:05PMLECJ.RodriguezFLC MAIN FL4 12116178Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECB.GrossFLC MAIN FL5 11116750Textbook



Th07:00PM-08:20PMLECD.BeckFLC MAIN FL4 12116834Textbook
TBATBALECD.BeckFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16834Textbook
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.



M01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.LairdRancho RCC1 21016628Textbook
TBATBALECM.LairdOff Campus RCC ONLINE16628Textbook
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-08:20PMLECB.ConeRancho RCC1 21016527Textbook
TBATBALECB.ConeOff Campus RCC ONLINE16527Textbook
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 A20516179Textbook



T06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC A20516181Textbook
TBATBALECE.Patten ArmbrustEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16181Textbook
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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECS.FannonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE
T01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12116307Textbook
Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12116308Textbook
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. Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule. Students in both labs attend the same lecture, and the lecture portion is online.



TBATBALECS.FannonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE
M06:00PM-09:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12116183Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLABS.FannonFLC MAIN FL4 12116257Textbook
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. Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedule. Students in both labs attend the same lecture, and the lecture portion is online.


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, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SnowFLC MAIN FL1 20316184Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL4 21916185Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20516186Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

M05:30PM-08:35PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 716187Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 716450Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.AldrichFLC MAIN FL1 716188Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

T05:30PM-08:35PMLECJ.RodriguezFLC MAIN FL4 12120246Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECB.LynchFLC MAIN FL4 12116189Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.StiefermanRancho RCC1 12516629Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.BeckEl Dorado EDC A20516451Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.JonesFLC MAIN PAC 106116731Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECB.LynchFLC MAIN FL4 12116329Textbook



TBATBALECC.SnowOff Campus RCC ONLINE16555Textbook
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

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.CowanEl Dorado EDC A21416379Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16340Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online CANVAS orientations are available at
this CANVAS website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBATBALECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16343Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online CANVAS orientations are available at this CANVAS website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.KraemerFLC MAIN FL4 13516342Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECM.PeraltaFLC MAIN FL2 20916442Textbook



F11:15AM-12:35PMLECE.Ferry-PerataRancho RCC1 21016554Textbook
TBATBALECE.Ferry-PerataOff Campus RCC ONLINE16554Textbook
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.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.PeraltaEl Dorado EDC A20316341Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2018