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					Psychology                                                                                 psY 202 introduction to psychology - part 2 4.00 The second term of
                                                                                           a two-term sequence in introductory psychology, covering emotion, motivation, intelli-
                                                                                           gence, personality theory, health psychology, abnormal psychology, therapies, and social
cascade campus                                                                             psychology. Recommended: PSY 201 or 201A. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH
liberal Arts & Mathematics Division                                                        20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
Terrell hall (Th), Room 220
971-722-5251                                                                               psY 202A introduction to psychology - part 2 4.00 The second term
Rock creek campus                                                                          of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology, covering emotion, motivation, in-
Building 3, Room 201                                                                       telligence, personality theory, health psychology, abnormal psychology, therapies, and
971-722-7327                                                                               social psychology. Course taught from a sociocultural approach which assumes that gen-
                                                                                           der, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion.
southeast center                                                                           Meets cultural diversity requirements for Associate Degree. Recommended: PSY 201 or
Mt. scott hall (Msh), Room 103                                                             201A. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
971-722-6146                                                                               Audit available.
sylvania campus
social science Building (ss), Room 215                                                     psY 213 introduction to Behavioral neuroscience 4.00 Provides an
971-722-4289                                                                               interdisciplinary scientific introduction regarding how the brain produces behavior and
                                                                                           psychological functions. Presents essential neurophysiological processes that underlie
Description                                                                                topics such as human development, cognitive and emotional functions, psychological
                                                                                           disorders and addictions, cellular neuroanatomy and neurofunction form a key founda-
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental pro-
                                                                                           tion for understanding sensorymotor systems, brain rhythms, (including sleep), and brain
cesses. Psychologists investigate how the individual’s immedi-
                                                                                           plasticity. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores,
ate environment, as well as how the individual’s past experi-
                                                                                           and PSY 201 or one year biology. Audit available.
ence, physiological makeup, and sociocultural context influence
current thoughts, emotions and behavior. Psychology students
                                                                                           psY 214 introduction to personality 4.00 Covers personality theories in-
pursue careers in a wide variety of settings in the public sector and
                                                                                           cluding the theoretical and scientific explanations for individuals’ characteristic patterns
private industry after a transfer to four year colleges and universi-                      of perception, thought, emotion, and behavior. Incorporates activities which help students
ties. Psychology students are also completing certificates and two                         apply what they have learned about personality theories to their personal and professional
year degrees.                                                                              lives. Recommended: PSY 201A or 202A Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or
At Pcc, psychology courses introduce students to the field of psy-                         equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
chology and prepare them for further study at four year colleges
and universities. Psychology courses are also an integral compo-                           psY 215 Human Development 4.00 Surveys major theories of behavior and
nent of many career technical programs. In addition, students take                         patterns of change and continuity in people over the life span. Emphasizes development
psychology courses for personal enrichment and as preparation                              from physical, cognitive, social, emotional, moral, and cultural perspectives from prenatal
for further post graduate study. see the course Description (Psy                           development through development of infants, children, adolescents, adults, and the el-
prefix) section of this catalog for individual Psychology courses                          derly. Recommended: PSY 201A or 202A. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or
and course prerequisites.                                                                  equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

                                                                                           psY 216 social psychology 4.00 Examines how society affects human behav-
coUrse Descriptions                                                                        ior, including persuasion, conformity, aggression, conflict, and interpersonal attraction.
                                                                                           Applications to business, politics, environment, health, the legal system and human rela-
psY 101 psychology and Human relations 4.00 Applies psychological                          tions. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
principles to relationships in both personal and professional environments. Includes an    Audit available.
overview of basic personality and social psychology concepts, as well as specific skill
development in the areas of communication, listening, and conflict resolution. Prerequi-   psY 222 Family & intimate relationships 4.00 Explores processes in-
site: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.      volved in both traditional and non-traditional relationships and families; including love,
                                                                                           cohabitation, dating, marriage, parenting, communication and conflict resolution, sexu-
psY 201 introduction to psychology - part 1 4.00 First term of a two-                      ality, balancing work and family, domestic violence, divorce, remarriage, and blended
term sequence in introductory psychology covering the history of psychology, scientific    families. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
methods, the brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, states of conscious-      Audit available.
ness, human development, learning, memory, language, and cognition. Prerequisite: WR
115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.               psY 231 Human sexuality 4.00 Part one of two-term sequence exploring sex-
                                                                                           ual issues from scientific and humanistic perspectives. Topics: historical, cultural, cross-
psY 201A introduction to psychology - part 1 4.00 First term of a                          cultural perspectives on sexuality, sex research, female and male sexual and reproductive
two-term sequence in introductory psychology covering the history of psychology, scien-    anatomy and physiology; gender issues; sexual response, communication, and behavior
tific methods, the brain, nervous system, sensation, perception, consciousness, human      patterns; love and sexual orientations. Recommended: PSY 231 taken before PSY 232.
development, learning, memory, language, and cognition. Taught from a sociocultural        Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit
approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understand-    available.
ing behavior, thought, and emotion. Meets cultural diversity requirements for Associate
Degrees. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Audit available.




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psY 232 Human sexuality 4.00 Part two of sequence exploring sexual is-
sues from scientific and humanistic perspectives. Topics: sexuality through the life cycle,
sexual problems, sexual satisfaction, contraception, conception, sexuality and disability,
sex and chronic illness, sexually transmitted infections, sexual victimization, atypical
sexual behavior, commercialization of sex. Recommended: PSY 231 taken before PSY
232. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Audit available.

psY 236 psychology of Adult Development and Aging 4.00 Provides
an overview of the biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of adulthood and aging.
Emphasis on theories of aging, factors that influence health and aging, and the challenges
and opportunities of aging. Attention will be also given to contextual, cultural, gender, and
ability issues as we age and their effects on the individual. Recommended: PSY 201/A
or PSY 215. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test
scores. Audit available.

psY 239 introduction to Abnormal psychology 4.00 Surveys the his-
tory, theories, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of the major mental disorders. Prerequi-
site: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores, and PSY 201 or
201A or 202 or 202A. Audit available.

psY 240 personal Awareness and Growth 4.00 Provides theory and ex-
perience to acquire a comprehensive perspective on intra- and inter-personal dynamics
related to personal growth and awareness. Activities provide opportunities to increase
self-understanding, awareness, and acceptance, identify areas for potential growth, and
explore awareness of self as perceived by others to improve effectiveness relating to other
people. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Audit available.

psY 280A cooperative education: psychology - Worksite place-
ment Extends knowledge of Psychology through work in settings which provide learn-
ing experiences supplementing classroom learning. Department permission required.
Prerequisite: Placement in WR 121 or completion of WR 115 with a “C” or better. Audit
available.

psY 285 psychology seminar and practicum 4.00 Designed for psy-
chology majors, the class consists of two hour weekly seminar and a practicum placement
in the community (60 hours). The seminar will focus on career paths in psychology at
both the undergraduate and graduate levels, research methods, and professional writing
and presentation skills. Highly recommended: MTH 243 Prerequisites: PSY 201 or 201A
and PSY 202 or 202A. Prerequisite/Concurrent: WR 122. Audit available.

psY 298 independent study: psychology 3.00 Advanced individualized
study of psychology not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program
requirements. Complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Recom-
mended: Prior study of psychology. Prerequisite: Placement in WR 121 or completion of
WR 115 with a “C” or better. Instructor permission required. Audit available.




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