Course List

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology with emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the department.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 B

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology with emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the department.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology with emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the department.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Psychology -

PSYC 101 D

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An overview of the field of psychology with emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. (This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the department.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Quantitative Meth. Psychology -

PSYC 204 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101; Co-req. PSYC-204L

Catalog Description:

An examination of techniques used by psychologiststo measure behavior and to analyze and interpretthe data. The course includes an introduction tocomputer data analysis.

Quantitative Meth. in Psyc Lab -

PSYC 204L 1

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block:
Time: M 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 527
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co Req: PSYC 240

Catalog Description:

An examination of techniques used by psychologiststo measure behavior and to analyze and interpretthe data. The course includes an introduction tocomputer data analysis.

Quantitative Meth. in Psyc Lab -

PSYC 204L 2

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 527
Pre-requisites/Comments: Co Req: PSYC 240

Catalog Description:

An examination of techniques used by psychologiststo measure behavior and to analyze and interpretthe data. The course includes an introduction tocomputer data analysis.

Research Methods in Psychology -

PSYC 205 A

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research methods used in thefield pf psychology. Topics include introductionsto and evaluations of observational, relationaland experimental research methods and designs.Ethics and research, communication and research,the development of research ideas and thereliability and validity of research is alsoexamined.

Child Development -

PSYC 210 A

Instructor: Dr. Denise R. Friedman
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

Behavior and development of the child from conception to puberty. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Adolescent Development -

PSYC 211 A

Instructor: Dr. Jan H. Lynch
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

Behavior and development of the individual from puberty to early adulthood. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Adolescent Development -

PSYC 211 B

Instructor: Dr. Jan H. Lynch
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

Behavior and development of the individual from puberty to early adulthood. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Child & Adol Development -

PSYC 215 A

Instructor: Dr. Denise R. Friedman
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

An examination of development from conceptionthrough adolescence. Physical, cognitive andsocioemotional development will be discussed inthe context of psychological theories, research,current applications and historical exents.Psychology 215 may not be counted towards themajor if 210 or 211 has been taken. Studuentswishing to complete the Concentration in HumanDevelopment should take 210 and 211. (1)

Abnormal Psychology -

PSYC 230 A

Instructor: Dr. Angela A. Allen
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 301
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

Study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sp Top: Creative Thnk Prob Sol -

PSYC 240 B

Instructor: Dr. Edward R. Whitson
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

A course offered in various formats, designed to give students instruction in a subject not regularly offered. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Human Sexuality -

PSYC 260 A

Instructor: Dr. Galdino F. Pranzarone
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101

Catalog Description:

Human reproduction and sexual behavior; contemporary and historical norms; dysfunction; cross-cultural perspective; the bonding function of sexuality; and its expression in the arts, religion, ethics, and law. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Evolutionary Psychology -

PSYC 280 A

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Why do humans like spicy food and drinkingalcohol? Why are younger women attracted to oldermen? Why would we risk our life to save a totalstranger? Evolutionary psychology suggests that aconsiderable amount of human activity can beexplained as evolutionary adaptations. Humanbeings like other animals on ths planet, evolvedcertain traits preferences, and abilities to dealwith their environment. This class will explorethe latest research applying evolution to humanpsychology.

Social Psychology -

PSYC 325 A

Instructor: Dr. Curt R. Camac
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 and 2 other PSYC courses

Catalog Description:

Study of the influence of people on each others behavior, including social influence and social interaction. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Physiological Psychology -

PSYC 330 A

Instructor: Dr. Galdino F. Pranzarone
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 305
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 and 2 other PSYC courses

Catalog Description:

Study of the neurological and endocrinologicalsubstrates of behavior. Lecture:3 hrs/wk.;Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Cognition -

PSYC 340 A

Instructor: Dr. Jan H. Lynch
Block: 9
Time: T/TH 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101 and 2 other PSYC courses

Catalog Description:

An examination of the research and theory of complex cognitive processes. Topics covered include memory, cognitive development, language, thinking, concept formation, pattern recognition, and problem solving. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Sensation and Perception -

PSYC 350 A

Instructor: Dr. David F. Nichols
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 515
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Study the functionality of the different sensesand how perception arises within the human brain.

Research Sem: Soc/Personality -

PSYC 420 A

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Buchholz
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 527
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 101, 200 and either PSYC 315 or 325

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in personality and/or social psychology. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Research Seminar: Cognition -

PSYC 440 A

Instructor: Dr. Mary K. Camac
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 527
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PSYC 200 and 340

Catalog Description:

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in cognition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

History of Psychology -

PSYC 450 A

Instructor: Dr. Charles E. Early
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIFE 502
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Senior standing or by permission

Catalog Description:

Examination of the major systems in psychology with an emphasis on its 19th-century origins to the present. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.