Psychology

Program Plan

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Psychology
3.0 credits PSYC-115: Interpersonal & Career Dev
An introductory study of communication and interpersonal relationships in the service occupations.
Offered: FALL
3.0 credits PSYC-120: Introduction to Psychology
Introduces students/learners to the science of human behavior and mental processes. The course will survey contemporary research and theory in psychology with the goal of broadening the students' understanding of self and others. [NM Common Course Number PSYC 1113, Area IV; Behavioral/Social Science Core]
Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL-095 and RDNG-095 or appropriate English and Reading Accuplacer scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits PSYC-210: Stats for Social & Behavioral Science
Presentation of the basic principles of statistics including description and interpretation of data. Provides an acquaintance to basic statistical principles that can be applied to the fields in the Social Sciences.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: FALL
3.0 credits PSYC-230: Human Development
Introduces learners to the study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects of human development from conception through adulthood. Emphasis is placed on research and applications.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits PSYC-246: Drugs and Behavior
Introduces the student to the effects of drugs on behavior. Brain-behavior interactions and how drugs affect this interaction will be presented. This course is co-listed with HMSV-246.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits PSYC-265: Abnormal Psychology
An introduction to the study of adjustment failures.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits PSYC-270: Human Sexuality
Introduces learners to an exploration of the physiological, psychological, and sociological factors that influence sexual behavior, sex roles, and sexual identity.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits PSYC-275: Theories of Personality
Introduces learners to the major theories in the development of personality.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits PSYC-286: Cognitive Psychology
Study of cognitive abilities such as attention, memory, problem solving comprehension, categorization and reasoning.
Prerequisites: Take PSYC-120. Complete RDNG-113 and ENGL-099 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores.
Offered: DMND

For more information, please call Dr. Kate Fulton at 505-566-3235. Or send us an email at Fulton_k@sanjuancollege.edu.