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PSYCHOLOGY (PSY)


PSY 108. STRESS MANAGEMENT (2-0-2)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is designed to improve the stress management skills of its students. Stress management techniques will be described and evaluated. The relationship between stress and disease will also be discussed.

PSY 110. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This is a structured group experience that emphasizes effective
living through developing one's own internal resources. Topics included are self programmed control, relaxation training, and interpersonal skills. The course is designed to translate other life skills into successful college adjustment. Study skills, library skills, and life planning are also discussed. This course may not transfer to some four year institutions.

PSY 200. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is a survey of behavior with emphasis upon psychological processes. This course includes the biological bases for behavior, thinking, emotion, motivation, and the nature and development of personality.

PSY 207. PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE
: As required by program.
This course provides an understanding of the basic principles of mental health and an understanding of the individual modes of behavior.

PSY 210. HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE: PSY 200.

This course is the study of the psychological, social, and physical factors that affect human behavior from conception to death.

PSY 211. CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE: PSY 200.

This course is a systematic study of the behavior and psychological development of the child from conception to adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on principles underlying physical, mental, emotional and social development, methods of child study, and practical implications.

PSY 230. ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE: PSY 200.

This course is a survey of abnormal behavior and its social and biological origins. The anxiety related disorders, psychoses, personality disorders and mental deficiencies will be covered.

PSY 260. STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is an introduction to the basic statistical concepts, measures, and techniques used in social science research and report writing. It includes both descriptive and inferential statistics.