Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
PSY102Human and Work Relations3Emphasizes an awareness of the factors inherent in human relationships and psychological adjustment patterns of individuals and groups. Effort is made to develop the techniques of interpersonal relations and coping.Loading...
PSY111Introduction to Psychology3A survey of psychology including theoretical and experimental findings and applications from areas such as neurobiology, learning, memory, personality, social, abnormal and therapy.Loading...
PSY121Developmental Psychology3The study of factors that affect human development from conception to death, with emphasis on topics such as physical, cognitive and social changes, methods of study and current issues.Loading...
PSY140Exploring Mental Health3Explores the basic causes, manifestations and treatment of common psychological disorders. The course introduces mental illness along a continuum from functional to dysfunctional.Loading...
PSY172Stress and Stress Management3This course provides basic instruction in understanding stress reactions, their causes and effects and the theory and application of stress management techniques. Includes theories of stress and stress reduction, physiological/psychological reactions to stress, measurement of stress reactions, and application of stress reduction.Loading...
PSY241Abnormal Psychology3An introduction to the study of abnormal behavior, with emphasis on anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. The course includes understanding the personal dynamics of mental disorders and biopsychosocial factors involved in assessment, etiology and treatment. Recommend PSY 111 be taken prior to this course.Loading...
PSY251Social Psychology3This course surveys selected topics in social psychology, including social perception, social influence, attraction, altruism, aggression, persuasion, attitude formation, group processes, and applications of research to everyday situations.Loading...
PSY261Human Sexuality3This course provides students with definitive and precise information about the nature of human sexuality and gender roles. An interdisciplinary approach will be used to present a more comprehensive view, stressing the biological, social, and psychological aspects of sexuality and gender roles.Loading...
PSY281Educational Psychology3The principles of psychology applied to classroom teaching, with emphasis on such topics as development, learning, motivation, evaluation, adjustment, and educational techniques and innovations.Loading...
PSY291Prin. of Behavior Modification3The principles of learning theory with a major emphasis on operant conditioning will be studied. Emphasis will be on the practical application of these principles to the areas of mental health, mental retardation and education.Loading...
PSY926Honors Seminar3Discussion seminar whose topics will include a range of subjects determined by students' interest. Students will write in preparation for and response to in-class discussions. May be repeated up to eight semester hours.Loading...
PSY928Independent Study1 Loading...