Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 101, 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 and mental processes. 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. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

MW03:00PM-06:15PMLECK.CarbarySCC MAIN RHS 26316869Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECK.CarbarySCC MAIN Online 19127Textbook
Online Class. Video orientation offered online, with an optional in-person meeting with the instructor on campus. This meeting will be on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 12:00pm-12:50pm in RHS 263. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must email the instructor at
carbark@scc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECW.La PumaSCC MAIN RHS 26317415Textbook
Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECH.MoftakharSCC MAIN RHS 26316865Textbook
The above PSYC 300 section (16865) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.AustinSCC MAIN RHS 26318370Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.LynchSCC MAIN RHN 22016864Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.DennisSCC MAIN PAC 20116866Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECW.La PumaSCC MAIN RHS 26318371Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.RickgauerSCC MAIN LRC 12116868Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECG.AustinSCC MAIN RHN 22017404Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECJ.ArackSCC MAIN LRC 12116863Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECL.ZeimetSCC MAIN RHN 22017435Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLECB.SternSCC MAIN RHS 26318343Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECL.ZeimetSCC MAIN RHN 22018492Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.SpencerSCC MAIN RHS 26318652Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECB.YoungbloodSCC MAIN RHN 22017561Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECS.SpencerSCC MAIN RHS 26316871Textbook
On-Campus

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECC.TromborgDavis Cntr Davis 10816870Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECM.RegaladoDavis Cntr Davis 20518644Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECC.TromborgDavis Cntr Davis 10817436Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECT.EckleyWest Sac WSC 22117754Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLECA.LeberWest Sac WSC 32317983Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBATBALECM.RegaladoSCC MAIN Online 17959Textbook
Online Class. The orientation is online. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/mariaregalado/ for details. Students wishing to add must email the instructor at regalam@scc.losrios.edu before the semester begins.

TBATBALECM.RegaladoSCC MAIN Online 16872Textbook
Online Class. The orientation is online. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/mariaregalado/ for details. Students wishing to add must email the instructor at regalam@scc.losrios.edu before the semester begins.

TBATBALECM.RegaladoSCC MAIN Online 18794Textbook
Online Class. The orientation is online. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/mariaregalado/ for details. Students wishing to add must email the instructor at regalam@scc.losrios.edu before the semester begins.

TBATBALECG.AustinSCC MAIN Online 18914Textbook
Online Class. This class has a required online orientation, and an optional meeting with the instructor on campus. Details will be emailed to enrolled students one week before the class starts through their Los Rios Gmal. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at https://apps.losrios.edu/

TBATBALECK.CarbaryOff Campus Online 19244Textbook
Online Class. This class has a required online orientation, and an optional meeting with the instructor on campus. Details will be emailed to enrolled students one week before the class starts through their Los Rios Gmal. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at https://apps.losrios.edu/


Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.
TBATBALECG.AustinOff Campus Online 19876Textbook
Online Class. This class has a required online orientation, and an optional meeting with the instructor on campus. Details will be emailed to enrolled students one week before the class starts through their Los Rios Gmal. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at https://apps.losrios.edu/

Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of ENGRD 310 with a grade 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 vertebrate nervous system and how it functions to produce and affect behavior. This course provides an in-depth examination of the structure of the brain and nervous system, neural development, neural communication, interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems, and functional specializations within both systems. To supplement the study of the anatomy of the nervous system, students will utilize additional materials to identify major divisions and structures of the nervous system. Relationships between neural function and sensation, perception, movement, the biorhythms of wakefulness and sleep, homeostasis, motivation, emotion, reproduction, learning, memory, language, cognition, and consciousness are examined. The neural bases of addiction, mood disorders, and schizophrenia are also addressed (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.KeysSCC MAIN RHS 26917270Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.TromborgSCC MAIN RHS 27118372Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.KeysSCC MAIN RHS 26116874Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECC.TromborgSCC MAIN RHS 27116873Textbook
On-Campus

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.TromborgDavis Cntr Davis 10816875Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: PSYC 310 with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in PSYC 310.
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves the applied study of the nervous system, focusing on its anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and impact on behavioral and mental processes. This course will provide a foundation in the principles of the scientific method and practical experience in its application to the study of biological psychology. Specific topics include neuroanatomical organization of the nervous system with special emphasis on the brain; anatomy and physiology of the neuron; physiology of nerves and nerve conduction; anatomy and physiology of sensory systems; and psychophysical examination of sensorimotor processes and states of consciousness. Brain dissection procedures, interactive computer simulations, and lab experiments including EEG and EMG data collection will be utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F10:30AM-01:45PMLABA.KeysDavis Cntr Davis 12319261Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PSYC 314    Animal Behavior and Cognition    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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.TromborgSCC MAIN RHS 27120166Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 315    Psychopharmacology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 100, PSYC 300, and PSYC 310 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course students will explore the native biochemistry of the mammalian brain and the effects of internal and external chemical influences. Historical and contemporary perspectives on the biochemical modification of cognition and behavior will be examined. Core areas of study will include the basic principles of pharmacodynamics, chemical signaling, and neurobehavioral pharmacology. These principles will be applied to understand the psychopharmacology of various aspects of cognition and behavior, psychological disorders and their treatment, recreational drug use, drug abuse and addiction, learning and memory, and brain disease.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.KeysSCC MAIN RHS 26120167Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 316    Cognitive Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BIOL 100 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course will present an historical retrospective into the development of the philosophy of science, the scientific method, and early psychology, and on early perspectives on learning, memory, and the structure of mind. The course will explore contemporary areas of neuroscience, sensation, perception, learning, short-term and long-term memory, linguistics, cognitive development, problem solving, judgment, and creativity. Current controversies related to the proposed structure of thought in both humans and nonhumans will be addressed. Upon completion of this course, students will possess an improved appreciation for the complexity of the brains of humans and nonhumans and the emergent properties of cognition and consciousness.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.TromborgSCC MAIN RHS 27117823Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.CarbarySCC MAIN RHN 26420169Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 introduction to the scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. Students become familiar with the major domains of social psychology and the relevance of social psychology to daily life. Topics covered include the history and perspectives of social psychology, foundational studies and current research, research methods utilized in social psychology, social cognition and perception, the power of the situation, sociocultural and biological influences on social behaviors and cognition, group processes, the effects of mass communication on social behaviors and cognition, aggression, prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination, love and attraction, and altruism. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECB.YoungbloodSCC MAIN PAC 10517405Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECN.CaballeroSCC MAIN RHS 26316876Textbook
On-Campus

TBATBALECM.RegaladoOff Campus Online 20869Textbook
Online Class. The orientation is online. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/mariaregalado/ for details. Students wishing to add must email the instructor at regalam@scc.losrios.edu before the semester begins.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBATBALECM.RegaladoSCC MAIN Online 19191Textbook
Online Class. The orientation is online. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/mariaregalado/ for details. Students wishing to add must email the instructor at regalam@scc.losrios.edu before the semester begins.


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 101 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 theoretical and practical perspectives. 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 and experience "hands-on" data collection, data analysis, results interpretation, and report writing. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECD.RickgauerSCC MAIN BUS 153C18308Textbook
TTh11:20AM-11:50AMLABD.RickgauerSCC MAIN BUS 153C
TBATBALABD.RickgauerSCC MAIN Online
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECA.KeysSCC MAIN BUS 153C17564Textbook
MW12:50PM-01:20PMLABA.KeysSCC MAIN BUS 153C
TBATBALABA.KeysSCC MAIN Online
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

TTh01:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.ArackSCC MAIN BUS 153C17437Textbook
TTh01:50PM-02:20PMLABJ.ArackSCC MAIN BUS 153C
TBATBALABJ.ArackSCC MAIN Online
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECK.CarbaryDavis Cntr Davis 20218062Textbook
MW11:20AM-11:50AMLABK.CarbaryDavis Cntr Davis 202
TBATBALABK.CarbaryOff Campus Online
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated above, and will need a computer with Internet access for the online portion.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and/or ENGWR 101 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, psychological, and cultural factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:25PMLECA.LeberSCC MAIN RHS 27117287Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 or ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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 provides a balanced scientific understanding of sexual literacy from a cultural, physiological, sociological, and psychological perspective. Students will be provided 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. Course topics include: sexual research, sexual contents (culture, history, religion), social media impact, anatomy and physiology, arousal and response, sexual infections, contraception, reproduction, gender identity, sexual orientation, child/adolescent sexual development, adult and aging sexual well-being, love and communication, coercion and treatment. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.DennisSCC MAIN LIH 10316882Textbook
The above PSYC 356 section (16882) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.AckleySCC MAIN RHS 27116913Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 358    Principles of Interpersonal Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the principles involved in healthy and effective interpersonal relationships. Topics include interpersonal feedback, self-disclosure, the role of emotions in relationships, the art of listening, and common stresses/strains on relationships. The focus of the course will be on concepts useful to the students in their face-to-face relationships at home, school, and work.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.AustinSCC MAIN RHS 26316884Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 360    Psychology of Women    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 or ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will study the impact of sex and gender on women's lives. 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECJ.KielSCC MAIN RHS 26916883Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 364    Psychology of Sexual Orientation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) individuals. Topics will include causes of sexual orientation, causes of intersex conditions and transgender identities, theories of identity development, coming out, prejudice and discrimination against LGBTQI individuals, sexual orientation and gender identity across the lifespan, LGBTQI relationships, sexuality, religion and spirituality, and physical and mental health issues. In this course, students will also examine the intersection of gender identity and sexual orientation with other identity characteristics, such as race, ethnicity, age, ability status, and culture. 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 and gender identity on our lives.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECN.CaballeroSCC MAIN RHS 26318192Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 367    Psychology of Minorities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will study the individual and collective impact of minority group status in the United States on an individual's and group's behaviors and mental processes. The psychological issues, concerns, needs, and values of minority individuals in the United States are also studied. In this course, the study of minority individuals includes those who are diverse by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, weight, religion, age, and physical, cognitive, emotional, or developmental ability. The cognitive and emotional aspects of prejudice as they relate to institutional and individual discrimination are also explored. This course is useful for students majoring in psychology, sociology, education, ethnic studies, and the helping/allied professions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECM.DennisSCC MAIN LIH 10317714Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Same As: FCS 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
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 including atypical aspects of development. Major developmental theories concerning life span development will be studied. Topics from conception to death will be presented including: conception, prenatal development, including prenatal developmental complications, physical, cognitive, social, emotional developmental, and developmental issues. Included in these broad developmental areas are learning, brain development, personality, morality, and societal influences on development. Atypical development and challenges to optimal development will be included. The course also examines end of life issues and bereavement. This is a foundational course for careers in the educational, social, psychological, and medical fields. Students may receive credit for FCS 324 or PSYC 370, but not both. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.Rosen-AydlettSCC MAIN LUC 13316881Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECN.LorenzSCC MAIN CDC 20816880Textbook
The above PSYC 370 section (16880) makes extensive use of Desire to Learn (D2L) an online learning system.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECN.LorenzSCC MAIN CDC 20816879Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECN.LorenzSCC MAIN CDC 20817137Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECV.KolesnikovSCC MAIN RHS 26117413Textbook
On-Campus

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.OttoDavis Cntr Davis 21217430Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECV.KolesnikovWest Sac WSC 22117753Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBATBALECA.StrimlingSCC MAIN Online 17432Textbook
Online Class. Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/amystrimling/ for details.

TBATBALECA.StrimlingSCC MAIN Online 17559Textbook
Online Class. Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/amystrimling/ for details.


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

Same As: GERON 302
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101, 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: This course examines the physical, psychological, social, and emotional aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social connections, environmental influences, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Credit may be earned for either PSYC 374 or GERON 302, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECG.AustinOff Campus Online 19059Textbook
Online Class. This class has a required online orientation, and an optional meeting with the instructor on campus. Details will be emailed to enrolled students one week before the class starts through their Los Rios Gmal. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at
https://apps.losrios.edu/


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 51 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. One field trip to visit a cemetery, attend a funeral/memorial, or tour a funeral home is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.Moylan-AubeSCC MAIN PAC 10517622Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.Moylan-AubeSCC MAIN PAC 10516878Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECP.SzaboSCC MAIN RHS 27116877Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 392    Loss and Grief    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore the causes of grief reactions and the dynamics of bereavement. Expressions of normal grief will be compared with pathological reactions, and suggested interventions for resolving grief reactions will be addressed. Techniques for the resolution of loss and coping strategies will be presented.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

T03:00PM-07:05PMLECJ.Moylan-AubeSCC MAIN PAC 10317960Textbook
On-Campus


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

Same As: ADMJ 303
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will educate students in drug identification, signs and symptomatology, methods of use, duration of effect, behaviors, addiction, and treatment options. The course examines historical and contemporary perspectives of substance abuse issues, epidemiologic data used to establish the prevalence, incidence, and identity of at risk groups, and trends of substances of abuse and approaches to treatment. 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 may be earned for either PSYC 405 or ADMJ 303, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.TrujilloSCC MAIN PAC 10317612Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.TrujilloSCC MAIN PAC 10319080Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.TrujilloSCC MAIN PAC 10319043Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 410    Psychology of Creativity, Intuition and Problem Solving    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 51, and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to define and encourage the creative process and how it relates to personal success and expression, problem solving, and intuition. It will feature writing, art, music, movement, creative visualization, and stress management in a supportive group atmosphere.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W07:00PM-10:05PMLECP.SzaboSCC MAIN RHS 26317961Textbook
On-Campus


PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regular offered courses, pursuant to agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent studies in psychology offers students a chance to do research that is more typical of theoretical and applied psychology. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Regalado TBA TBA18941Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2018