Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 100, and/or LIBR 318 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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 foundation 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, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        03:00PM-06:15PM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 261         22952 
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On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        03:00PM-06:15PM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 261         25486 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHS 263         25382 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Szabo              SCC MAIN RHS 263         22936 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Stein              SCC MAIN RHS 222         22938 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Eckley             SCC MAIN BUS 236         22934 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Moftakhar          SCC MAIN RHS 263         22940 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHS 263         22942 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHN 308         22944 Textbook
On-Campus

F         10:45AM-01:50PM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 263         22946 Textbook
This is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC H.Moftakhar          SCC MAIN RHS 271         29749 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 29749 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Zeimet             SCC MAIN BUS 236         25332 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Zeimet             SCC MAIN RHS 269         22948 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Spencer            SCC MAIN RHS 269         22950 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Spencer            SCC MAIN RHS 271         22958 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stein              SCC MAIN RHS 271         22956 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC W.Darnell            SCC MAIN RHS 271         26092 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 150     22954 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 150     25488 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 150     30177 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30177 - as of 8/1/11
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

Su        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC H.Moftakhar          West Sac WSC 219         22960 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN Online          27556 Textbook
This is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/regalam

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Dowdall            SCC MAIN Online          29132 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA.



PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Completion of ENGRD 310 and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The primary focus of this course is on the human nervous system and how it functions to affect behavior. This course provides an in-depth examination of brain structure, neural development, neural communication, brain-endocrine interactions, and the specialization of brain function. To supplement the study of brain anatomy, students utilize sheep brains to identify major structures and divisions of the nervous system. Relationships between neural function and perception, movement, cognition, learning and memory, language, rhythms of sleep and activity, emotion, and consciousness are examined. The neural bases of mood, personality disorders, and psychosis are also addressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHN 308         24726 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         22966 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         22964 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 150     22968 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.



PSYC 314    Animal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 300, BIOL 100, or PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area D9
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for anyone who is interested in or has ever lived with and loved animals. Those pursuing careers in psychology, biology, zoology, animal laboratory services, and veterinary technology will find this course interesting and useful. It consists of a broad survey of general topics and current research in the related fields of animal behavior, animal cognition, animal communication, interactions between human and non-human animals, and conservation biology. Topics addressed in this course include: the principles of evolution, history of the relationship between humans and non-humans, communication between humans and other animals; animals as competitors and resources, research animals and bioethics, animals as companions, animals in therapy and service, behavior of wild animals in zoos, and the future prospects for positive interactions between humans and non-human animals. The course is designed to foster a better understanding of non-human animals, nurture a respect for them, and create an ethic that emphasizes a respect for all life.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         26452 
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On-Campus



PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 or ENGRD 310 with a grade of "C" or better
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 provides students with an initial introduction into the scientific study of how people's feelings, thoughts, and behaviors are influenced by others. Students become familiar with the major domains of social psychology and the relevance of social psychology to daily life. Topics covered include conformity, group processes, mass communication, propaganda, the law, social cognition and perception, aggression, prosocial behavior, prejudice, liking and loving.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 263         25334 
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This is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Gunderson          SCC MAIN RHS 261         22970 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 261         30245 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30245 - as of 08/15/11
On-Campus



PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and STAT 300 with grades of "C" or better; or PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better and concurrent enrollment in STAT 300.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to the methods and ethics of doing research in the behavioral sciences, specifically psychology, from a theoretical and practical approach. The course covers design and implementation issues of both experimental and non-experimental research, descriptive and inferential statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, and the use of APA writing style. The laboratory projects provide opportunities to research various behavioral science topics of the student's interest and experience "hands-on" data collection, data analysis, results interpretation, and report writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHN 308         26124 
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MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LAB A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHN 308           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  SCC MAIN RHN 308           
LAB TBA refers to additional Lab per week to be arranged
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Arack              SCC MAIN RHN 308         25490 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Arack              SCC MAIN RHN 308           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  SCC MAIN RHN 308           
LAB TBA refers to additional Lab per week to be arranged
On-Campus



PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and/or ENGWR 50 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will explore the broad questions of normality and abnormality and investigate specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. They will learn current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practices. Students will consider the contribution of social, biological and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC G.Pitman             SCC MAIN RHS 263         22978 
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On-Campus

T         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC R.Dowdall            West Sac WSC 115         27448 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



PSYC 355    Love and Intimacy    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an investigation of the human desire for affiliation and affection. Emphasis will be placed on types of love, levels of bonding, differences between love and relationship addiction, and ways in which individuals frustrate their desire for intimacy and/or exit from potentially intimate encounters in life.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Ackley             SCC MAIN RHN 220         26204 
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On-Campus



PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 or ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of human sexuality from birth to adulthood. The subject will be examined from a cultural, physiological, sociological, and psychological perspective in order to provide students with a solid base of information about sex and their own sexuality enabling them to make healthy and responsible choices and decisions throughout their lives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Gunderson          SCC MAIN LIH 101         22988 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Ackley             SCC MAIN LIH 101         23076 Textbook
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Davis-Lyman        SCC MAIN LIH 101         23076 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       07:10PM-08:30PM LEC P.Blomberg           Davis Cntr Davis 103     23074 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

Su        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC P.Blomberg           West Sac WSC 114         27168 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



PSYC 360    Psychology of Women    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 or ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will study the psychological effects of society upon women. An emphasis is placed on the interplay between gender and race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and physical and mental ability. The course addresses a variety of topics including gender stereotypes and their connections to sexism, gender roles and expectations, biological bases of sex, gender throughout the lifespan, the physical and mental health of women, women and work, and violence against women. The course also emphasizes the importance of critically evaluating theory and research on sex and gender.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Pitman             SCC MAIN RHS 271         27234 
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MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.Pitman             SCC MAIN RHS 269         24004 Textbook
On-Campus



PSYC 364    Psychology of Sexual Orientation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 100, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2010); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will examine topics and research related to lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals. Topics will include causes of sexual orientation, LGB identity development, coming out, prejudice and discrimination against LGB individuals, sexual orientation across the lifespan, LGB relationships, sexuality, religion and spirituality, and physical and mental health issues. In this course, students will also learn about transgendered identities and the intersection of gender identity and sexual orientation. This course will draw from a variety of political, cultural, sociological, philosophical, and psychological perspectives in order to fully understand the influence of sexual orientation on our lives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Pitman             SCC MAIN RHN 208         30234 
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NEW SECTION - 30234 - as of 08/12/11
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC G.Pitman             SCC MAIN RHS 263         28036 Textbook
On-Campus



PSYC 367    Psychology of Minorities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 50 or ENGRD 310 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process."
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course studies the individual and collective impact of minority group status on an individual and group's behavior and mental processes. The psychological issues, concerns, and needs of minority persons are also covered. Minority persons include African-Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, gays & lesbians, the elderly, and the disabled. This course is useful for students majoring in psychology, sociology, education, ethnic studies, and the helping/allied professions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN RHS 263         27058 
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On-Campus



PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Same As: FCS 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 110, or ESLW 340 and ESLR 340; and ESL 114 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will study the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of humans from conception through the life span. Emphasis will be placed on the theoretical and practical application of developmental principles. Topics include major developmental theories, conception and prenatal development, physical growth, health and development, language, learning, cognitive, and brain development, personality, morality, and emotional development, societal influences on development, and mental health and an introduction to death and bereavement. This is a foundation course for careers in the educational, social, psychological, and medical fields. (Students may receive credit for FCS 324 or PSYC 370, but not both.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHS 271         22980 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN RHS 273         22982 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         22986 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         23996 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN RHS 273         22984 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Arack              SCC MAIN RHS 273         25378 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       05:40PM-07:00PM LEC K.Anderson           Davis Cntr Davis 103     25472 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Garner             West Sac WSC 114         24758 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Anderson           West Sac WSC 114         27176 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN Online          25476 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday August 22, 2011, from 6:30pm - 7:20pm in LRC 105. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/lopezg

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN Online          26084 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday August 22, 2011, from 6:30pm - 7:20pm in LRC 105. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/lopezg



PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: FCS 332 and GERON 302
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: (ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100), OR (ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114), and FCS 324/PSYC 370, and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will explore the description and explanation of the evolution of adult behavior over the life span. Topics include theoretical as well as practical approaches to understanding aging in terms of physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development such as: the study of the nature and changes of capabilities, skills, feelings, emotions, and social behavior with age, aging stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. (Credit for FCS 332 or PSYC 374 or GERON 302.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC G.Austin             West Sac WSC 323         23852 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 50 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an investigation of beliefs, attitudes, anxieties and behaviors associated with dying and death. Included will be materials relevant to suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, euthanasia, and various philosophical views on the phenomenon of death.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Gunderson          SCC MAIN LIH 101         22972 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Moylan-Aube        SCC MAIN LIH 101         26454 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Moylan-Aube        SCC MAIN LIH 101         22974 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Szabo              SCC MAIN RHN 267         22976 Textbook
On-Campus



PSYC 405    Substance Abuse: Effects on Body and Behavior    3 Units

Same As: ADMJ 303
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for anyone who is interested in the effect illegal drugs, prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, vitamins, health foods, and coffee and nicotine have on people, physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially. This course is especially advised for people who are seeking or working in careers in health, law enforcement, counseling, psychology, business, social services, or teaching. (Credit for ADMJ 303 or PSYC 405, but not both.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN RHS 271         27546 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN RHS 273         22990 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         28012 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011