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
MW        03:00PM-06:15PM LEC K.Carbary            SCC MAIN RHS 263         16869 
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On-Campus

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Carbary            SCC MAIN Online          19127 Textbook
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
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.La Puma            SCC MAIN RHS 263         17415 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Moftakhar          SCC MAIN RHS 263         16865 Textbook
The above PSYC 300 section (16865) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHS 263         18370 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Lynch              SCC MAIN RHN 220         16864 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Dennis             SCC MAIN PAC 201         16866 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.La Puma            SCC MAIN RHS 263         18371 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Rickgauer          SCC MAIN LRC 121         16868 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHN 220         17404 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Arack              SCC MAIN LRC 121         16863 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Zeimet             SCC MAIN RHN 220         17435 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Stern              SCC MAIN RHS 263         18343 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC L.Zeimet             SCC MAIN RHN 220         18492 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Spencer            SCC MAIN RHS 263         18652 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Youngblood         SCC MAIN RHN 220         17561 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Spencer            SCC MAIN RHS 263         16871 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 108     16870 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Regalado           Davis Cntr Davis 205     18644 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 108     17436 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Eckley             West Sac WSC 221         17754 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Leber              West Sac WSC 323         17983 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN Online          17959 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN Online          16872 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN Online          18794 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN Online          18914 Textbook
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/

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Carbary            Off Campus Online        19244 Textbook
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.
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Austin             Off Campus Online        19876 Textbook
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
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHS 269         17270 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         18372 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHS 261         16874 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         16873 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Tromborg           Davis Cntr Davis 108     16875 Textbook
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
F         10:30AM-01:45PM LAB A.Keys               Davis Cntr Davis 123     19261 
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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
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         20166 
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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
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN RHS 261         20167 
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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
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Tromborg           SCC MAIN RHS 271         17823 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Carbary            SCC MAIN RHN 264         20169 Textbook
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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Youngblood         SCC MAIN PAC 105         17405 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Caballero          SCC MAIN RHS 263         16876 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Regalado           SCC MAIN Online          19191 Textbook
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
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC D.Rickgauer          SCC MAIN BUS 153C        18308 
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TTh       11:20AM-11:50AM LAB D.Rickgauer          SCC MAIN BUS 153C          
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Rickgauer          SCC 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.

MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC A.Keys               SCC MAIN BUS 153C        17564 Textbook
MW        12:50PM-01:20PM LAB A.Keys               SCC MAIN BUS 153C          
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Keys               SCC 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.

TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Arack              SCC MAIN BUS 153C        17437 Textbook
TTh       01:50PM-02:20PM LAB J.Arack              SCC MAIN BUS 153C          
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Arack              SCC 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.

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Carbary            Davis Cntr Davis 202     18062 Textbook
MW        11:20AM-11:50AM LAB K.Carbary            Davis Cntr Davis 202       
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Carbary            Off 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
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC A.Leber              SCC MAIN RHS 271         17287 
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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
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Dennis             SCC MAIN LIH 103         16882 
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The above PSYC 356 section (16882) is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Ackley             SCC MAIN RHS 271         16913 Textbook
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
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Austin             SCC MAIN RHS 263         16884 
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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
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Kiel               SCC MAIN RHS 269         16883 
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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
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Caballero          SCC MAIN RHS 263         18192 
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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
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Dennis             SCC MAIN LIH 103         17714 
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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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Rosen-Aydlett      SCC MAIN LUC 133         16881 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         16880 Textbook
The above PSYC 370 section (16880) makes extensive use of Desire to Learn (D2L) an online learning system.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         16879 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         17137 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Rosen-Aydlett      SCC MAIN RHS 261         17413 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Otto               Davis Cntr Davis 212     17430 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC TBA                  West Sac WSC 221         17753 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN Online          17432 Textbook
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.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN Online          17559 Textbook
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
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Austin             Off Campus Online        19059 
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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
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Moylan-Aube        SCC MAIN PAC 105         17622 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Moylan-Aube        SCC MAIN PAC 105         16878 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Szabo              SCC MAIN RHS 271         16877 Textbook
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
T         03:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Moylan-Aube        SCC MAIN PAC 103         17960 
Textbook
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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 103         17612 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 103         19080 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 103         19043 Textbook
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
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Szabo              SCC MAIN RHS 263         17961 
Textbook
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
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Regalado            TBA TBA                 18941 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 17, 2017