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Psychology Course Descriptions

PSY 1010 - General Psychology (3)

A general introduction to psychology as the scientific study of behavior and mind. Sample topics include the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, emotion and motivation, development, abnormal behavior, personality, and social behavior.

PSY 1210 - Psychology of Adjustment (3)

The study of understanding personal and social adjustment. Topics covered include the pattern of healthy development, the demands occurring in everyday life, and the nature of effective adjustment.

PSY 2000 - Career Planning in Psychology (1)

Prerequisite: PSY 1010
Provides information for the student to derive the greatest benefit from the psychology program and helps the student achieve his or her career aspirations.

PSY 2010 - Statistics For The Behavioral Sciences (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 1530 with a grade of "C" or better
A basic introduction to statistics as they are applied in the behavioral sciences. Both descriptive statistics (measure of central tendency, variability, and correlation) and inferential statistics (hypothesis testing, parametric, and nonparametric tests of significance) are covered.

PSY 2210 - Human Interaction (3)

Directed toward helping persons establish, maintain, and improve human contacts. Focuses upon improving listening, assertiveness, problem solving, and leadership skills. Skill acquisition is enhanced through role play, taping, and group experiences.