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Psychology Courses

Psychology Courses

The following courses may or may not be available each semester. Please search below for current offerings.

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PSY - Psychology

PSY-001: General Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory:Eligibility for ENG 908 and REA 054. This course introduces major concepts, problems and methods that psychologists use to investigate and understand the human mind. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-001H: General Psychology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 908 and REA 054. This honors course introduces major concepts, problems and methods that psychologists use to investigate and understand the human mind. Students cannot get credit for both PSY 001 and PSY 001H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-007: Biological Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: PSY 001 or PSY 001H This course is an introduction to the physiological substrates of behavior. Among the areas covered are neurophysiology, the functional nervous system, senses, emotion, motivation, and learning. The course has value for behavioral science, paramedical, and pre-medical majors.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-010: Social Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course studies psychological and sociological influences on an individual while functioning in social contexts. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-012: Human Growth and Development (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory:PSY 001, Eligibility for ENG 908 and REA 054. The comprehensive coverage of the growth and development of humans from conception to death is examined. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

PSY-015: Introduction to Research Methods (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001H This course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology are examined through a review of research in a variety of sub-disciplines of psychology.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-015H: Introduction to Research Methods - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001H This honors course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology are examined through a review of research in a variety of sub-disciplines of psychology. Students cannot get credit for both PSY015 and PSY015H. Enrollment in the Honors Program is required.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-025: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: PSY 001 or Prerequisite: PSY 001H The classification and treatment of human maladaptive and maladjusted behavior are studied.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-030: Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 053. The study of the physiological and psychological processes of addiction and substance abuse. Pass/No Pass Option.

AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-045: Introduction to Human Sexuality (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054 This course is an introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

PSY-081H: Honors Seminar in General Psychology (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054. This honors course offers students the opportunity to investigate, in- depth, a comprehensive range of theories and perspectives of psychology, biological foundations of behavior, research methodology, memory, cognition and intelligence, personality, stress and health, abnormal psychology and therapeutic approaches, life span development, and social psychology. Honors coursework challenges students to be more systematic through expanded assignments, applied applications, and enriched opportunities. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

CSU - California State University