PSY Psychology

 

PSY 101 - General Psychology I - GT-SS3 3 Credits
Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory.
(Contact hours - 45)

PSY 102 - General Psychology II - GT-SS3 3 Credits
Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, and social psychology.
(Contact hours - 45)

PSY 231 - Positive Psychology GT - SS3 3 Credits
Focuses on human strengths rather than the traditional view of psychology that tends to focus on the worst of human nature. This course is designed to explore strengths-based research, concepts of happiness, helpfulness, and resiliency. The research and theories about human nature will go beyond simply not being mentally ill as a form of mental health, which will include optimism, post-traumatic growth, and how to increase emotional, psychological and social functioning. Overall, this course will be focused on understanding one’s own sense of life satisfaction and how to further improve well-being.
(Contact hours - 45)
Prerequisite: PSY 101

PSY 235 - Human Growth and Development - GT-SS3 3 Credits
Examines human development from conception through death, emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial factors.
(Contact hours - 45)
Prerequisite: Three hours of psychology or permission of instructor

PSY 238 - Child Development - GT-SS3 3 Credits
Focuses on the growth and development of the individual from conception through childhood, emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial factors.
(Contact hours -45)
 Prerequisite: Three hours of psychology or permission of instructor

PSY 249 - Abnormal Psychology - GT-SS3  3 Credits
Examines abnormal behavior and its classification, causes, treatment, and prevention.
(Contact hours - 45)
 Prerequisite: PSY 101. 

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