Psychology syllabi for the Spring 2009 semester.|
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (PSYC 2301)
An introductory course dealing with the elementary principles of human behavior. Designed especially for those students majoring in the social or biological sciences, premedicine or education.
HUMAN SEXUALITY (PSYC 2306)
An examination of sexual myths, functions, attitudes, behaviors, dysfunctions and variations in sexual behavior in order to increase knowledge, awareness and understanding. Class experience will emphasize the value- clarification process and examine the role of values in personal decision making.
LIFE-SPAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PSYC 2314)
A study of development from conception to death with emphasis on factors which influence growth and development. Consideration will be given to social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth and development at each period of the lifespan. Students who have taken PSYC 2308 must have instructor approval to enroll in PSYC 2314.
PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT (PSYC 2315)
An examination of psychological issues common to everyday life. Topics include issues of personal growth and development, relationship factors, stress and behavioral control and behavioral change.
BASIC STATISTICS (PSYC 2317)
Introduction to basic statistical concepts including measures of central tendency, variability and statistical inference. Some emphasis is placed on t-test, correlation, and analysis of variance.