Summer 2012 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. Students will be introduced to foundational principles and current trends in the field of psychology. Concepts that are explored include methods of psychological inquiry, the biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, states of consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, motivation, emotion, stress and health, personality, developmental psychology, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, and social psychology. This course is designed for psychology majors, behavioral and social science majors, and other students who desire a broad overview of the field.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC G.Machado            FLC MAIN FL2 207         11167 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rodriguez          FLC MAIN FL2 211         11150 
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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 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 biological, psychological and social 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC A.Sims               El Dorado EDC A205       11185 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
TTh       10:15AM-02:25PM LEC M.Schultz            El Dorado EDC A205       11177 
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Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: August 2, 2012