Course List

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology w ith emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisit e for all other courses in the departmen t.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 B

Instructor: Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology w ith emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisit e for all other courses in the departmen t.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Evolutionary Psychology -

PSYC 280 A

Instructor: Dr. Lindsey L. Osterman
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC-101 or permission.

Catalog Description:

Why do humans like spicy food and drinking alcohol? Why are younger women attracted to older men? Why would we risk our life to save a total stranger? Evolutionary psychology suggests that a considerable amount of human activity can be explained as evolutionary adaptations. Human beings like other animals on this planet, evolved certain traits preferences, and abilities to deal with their environment. This class will explore the latest research applying evolution to human psychology.