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Psychology 100
Introduction to Psychology (CAN PSY 2) - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture, 16 laboratory
Prerequisite: None
General introduction to the scientific approach to the understanding of behavior. Concentration upon principles of development, learning, motivation, emotion, adjustment, and abnormal behavior. Emphasis directed toward application of psychological principles to personal adjustment. This course is a prerequisite for most other psychology courses. Prerequisite for some psychology classes.  Offered Fall, Spring and Summer.
 
Psychology 100H
Honors Introduction to Psychology (CAN PSY 2) - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture, 16 laboratory
Prerequisite: A high school or college GPA of 3.0 or above
An enriched approach for honors students that addresses principles of research, perception, development, learning, motivation, emotion, and abnormal behavior.  Emphasizes application of psychological principles to personal adjustment. Prerequisite for some psychology classes.

Psychology 140
Introduction to Psychology of Adulthood and Aging - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture.
Prerequisite: None.
Examines psychological and related biological and social changes that occur in adulthood and old age and how these changes vary with ethnicity, gender and social class.  Topics include longevity, health, successful aging, intimate and family relationships and mental disorders of adulthood.  Designed to help students understand their own and others' aging and to familiarize them with the issues in the field of gerontology.  Not offered every semester.

Psychology 157
Introduction to Child Psychology - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture.
Prerequisite: None.
Survey of human development from conception through adolescence. Covers major theories of development (cognition, perception, language, personality, etc.) and their application to parenting, teaching and other interactions with children. (No credit if student has taken Human Developpment 107).  Offered Fall and Spring.
 
Psychology 170
Multicultural Psychology - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture
Prerequisite: None.
Explores issues related to cultural diversity in the field of psychology.  Focus on four of the major ethnic groups residing in the U.S.  Offered Fall semester only.
 
Psychology 200
Introduction to Biological Psychology - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture
Prerequisite: Psychology 100.
Explores relationships between the physiological structures of the body and human behavior. Focuses on the organization and function of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, glands,  sensory and perceptual systems. Relates physiological functioning to motivated behavior, addiction, and psychological disorders. Offered Fall and Spring.
 
Psychology 210 
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences - 4 units
Class hours: 64 lecture 
Prerequisite: Math 080 with a minimum grade of C or Math 081 with a minimum grade of C
Introduces psychology and behavioral science majors to descriptives and inferential statistical methods. Knowledge of these methods is essential to the understanding, interpretation, and performance of scienific research. Topics covered include probability theory, hypothesis testing, correlation, analysis of variance, the graphical representation of data, basic research design, and the use of computer software to perform statistical analyses.

Psychology 219
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (CAN PSY 8) - 3 units
Class hours: 32 lecture, 48 laboratory.
Prerequisite: Social Science 219 or Mathematics 219 which may be taken concurrently, and Psychology 100
Emphases methods of study in psychology, experimental designs, analysis of variables contributing to experimental results, and data treatment measurement.

Psychology 230
Psychology and Effective Behavior - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture.
Prerequisite: None.
Introduction to psychoanalytic, behavioristic, humanistic and existential theories of personality as they related to dealing effectively with the adjustment demands of everyday life.  Includes coverage of the dynamics of stress and coping, interpersonal relationships, and approaches to personal growth.

Psychology 240
Introduction to Social Psychology - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture.
Prerequisite: None.
An exploration of the interlocking dynamics of psychology and sociology focusing on the impact of social groups on individuals on groups.  Content includes self-development, interaction, attitudes, conformity, friendship, love, aggression, group dynamics.  Not offered every semester.

Psychology 250
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology - 3 units
Class hours: 48 lecture.
Prerequisite: Psychology 100.
Introduction to the commonly diagnosed behavior pathologies.  Includes psychophysiological disorders, anxiety, depression, antisocial patterns, addictions and alcoholism, sexual dysfunctions, schizophrenia, developmental and organic disorders.  Emphasis is on identification, symptomatology, etiology, and methods of therapeutic intervention.
 
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