Focuses on developing skills and strategies necessary to build and maintain successful personal and professional relationships. Applies psychological principles to understanding relationships with ourselves and others in social, workplace, and digital contexts. Includes an overview of basic psychology principles in addition to skill development in the following areas: dealing with emotions, interpersonal communication, developing close relationships, resolving conflicts, and managing stress. Includes individual and group activities, lecture, and discussions with an emphasis on student participation.
Introduction to the science of psychology and the application of psychological concepts as they relate to everyday life. Emphasis will be placed on building a foundation of psychological concepts, theories, and principles related to research methods, the biological basis of behavior, human development, memory, cognition and language, consciousness, sensory processes, perception, and related topics. PSY-200 and PSY-205 are not sequential.
Introduction to the science of psychology and the application of psychological concepts as they relate to everyday life. Emphasis will be placed on building a foundation of psychological concepts, theories, and principles related to social psychology, learning, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders, therapies, and related topics. PSY-200 and PSY-205 are not sequential.
Research and theories regarding the development of the individual from conception to death, including physical, social and cognitive changes.
Introduction to abnormal psychology, including disorders and approaches to treatment.
Introduction to research and theories of human sexual behavior, including: sexual relationships, communication and intimacy, sex roles, the development of gender, social trends regarding sexuality, human sexual response, biology of sexuality, and conception.
Cooperative work experience. This course allows students to engage in real-world learning and apply their academic knowledge in the field of psychology. Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.