Course Descriptions
2022-2023 School Year

DEP2002  Introduction to Child Psychology  3.0   P
A study of childhood from conception to puberty. This includes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development. The child is studied in the context of his/her family and our larger society. This course should appeal to all who plan to parent, or to those in such professions as nursing or teaching.... Full Description

DEP2004  Developmental Psychology: Life Span  3.0   P
A basic social sciences course which introduces the student to the major theories and principles of life span development in our times and cultural framework.... Full Description

PPE2001  Psychology of Personality  3.0   P
Psychology of Personality explores the major approaches to personality theory including psychodynamic, psychosocial, Gestalt, humanistic, behavioral, and cognitive systems. In addition, the course will encompass therapeutic techniques and practical applications for the areas of counseling, health professions, business, education, childcare, vocational skills, and personal growth.... Full Description

PSY1920  Group Study: Psychology     P
Specialized Group Study - course content and subject are variable. Offered as it seems required or desirable to supplement existing credit courses.... Full Description

PSY2012  General Psychology  3.0   P
This course will examine the elements and the determinants of human behavior and mental processes, covering the basic terms and concepts used in psychology. Topics include the principles of physical, emotional, and cognitive growth, learning and memory, personality functioning and coping, motivation, states of consciousness, health, stress, and emotion, functional and dysfunctional behaviors, psychotherapies, and behavior in social and cultural context.... Full Description

SOP2002  The Psychology of Social Behavior  3.0   P
This course is an introduction to the social psychology perspective which involves the scientific study of the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals as they influence and are influenced by other people, groups, and the social environment. In this writing intensive course, students will study social psychology through a variety of college-level writing exercises that may include essay exams, literature reviews, research papers, reaction papers, research proposals, research designs, bibliographic reference pages, and other writing assignments utilizing the American Psychological Association (APA) writing style. The primary General Education learning outcome for this class is Information Literacy: Collect, verify, document, and org Full Description

CLP2140  Abnormal Psychology  3.0   P
The examination of the major types of psychological disturbances, terminology in use today, the diagnostic categories and criteria, as well as a general introduction to treatment methods.... Full Description