Psychology Courses

Psychology Courses

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PSY - Psychology

PSY-001: General Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course introduces major concepts, problems and methods that psychologists use to investigate and understand the human mind. C-ID # PSY 110.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-001H: General Psychology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This honors course introduces major concepts, problems and methods that psychologists use to investigate and understand the human mind. Students cannot get credit for both PSY 001 and PSY 001H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu. C-ID # PSY 110.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-007: Biological Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: PSY 001 or PSY 001H This course is an introduction to the physiological substrates of behavior. Among the areas covered are neurophysiology, the functional nervous system, senses, emotion, motivation, and learning. The course has value for behavioral science, paramedical, and pre-medical majors. C-ID # PSY 150.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-010: Social Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course studies psychological and sociological influences on an individual while functioning in social contexts. C-ID # PSY 170.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-012: Human Growth and Development (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: PSY 001 The comprehensive coverage of the growth and development of humans from conception to death is examined. C-ID # PSY 180.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

PSY-015: Introduction to Research Methods (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001H This course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology are examined through a review of research in a variety of sub-disciplines of psychology. C-ID # PSY 200.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-015H: Introduction to Research Methods - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001 or Prerequisite: MAT 010, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 010H, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: MAT 009, PSY 001H or Prerequisite: SOC 016, PSY 001H This honors course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology are examined through a review of research in a variety of sub-disciplines of psychology. Students cannot get credit for both PSY015 and PSY015H. Enrollment in the Honors Program is required. C-ID # PSY 200.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-025: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: PSY 001 or Prerequisite: PSY 001H The classification and treatment of human maladaptive and maladjusted behavior are studied.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-030: Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

The study of the physiological and psychological processes of addiction and substance abuse. Pass/No Pass Option.

AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

PSY-045: Introduction to Human Sexuality (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is an introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society. C-ID # PSY 130.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California