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Course Descriptions Psychology (PSY)

PSYCHOLOGY (PSY)

Updated for 2014-2015

PSY 100 Survey of Psychology (3)

The basic principles of human behavior, motivation, learning, perception, and emotion, as they relate to the individual. (DS)

Prerequisite: ENG 21 and ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

PSY 202 Psychology of Gender (3)

Survey of topics relevant to gender and its impact on the lives of women and men: socialization of gender, mental health, racial identity, majority-minority status, sexual orientation, life-span issues and violence (cross-listed as WS 202). (DS)

Prerequisite: PSY 100 or WS 151 with a grade of C or better.

PSY 240 Developmental Psychology (3)

Emotional, mental, physical, social development from infancy to adulthood; interest and abilities at different age levels. (DS)

Prerequisite: PSY 100 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.

PSY 250 Social Psychology (3)

Interpersonal relations: social attitudes; group dynamics; intergroup relations, class cultural influence.

Prerequisite: PSY 100 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

PSY 260 Psychology of Personality (3)

Scientific study of personality, its theories, assessment, development and relationships to cultural-social determinants. (DS)

Prerequisite: PSY 100 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

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