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.
A general introduction to the field of psychology. Explores a wide variety of topics.
Introduction to physiological psychology, the study of how the nervous system produces behavior and cognition. Further topics will include consciousness, sleep, memory, and language.
Principles of learning and social psychology, the study of how groups affect the individual. Further topics may include motivation, personality, human development, and stress.
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. Provides students with on-the-job work experience in the field of psychology. Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.