Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 1A  Introduction to Psychology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 110)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Advisory: Eligibility for READ 100 or completion of AMLA 33R

Psychological approaches to the study of behavior and mental processes. Topics include the history of psychology, psychological research methods, biological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, intelligence, and language, lifespan development, motivation and emotion, applied psychology (e.g., gender and sexuality and stress and health), social psychology, personality, psychological disorders, and psychological treatment.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622514PSYC:1AMW6:20am - 7:45amK. Laub26A-2670
Fall 201622515PSYC:1AMW8:00am - 9:25amA. Couch26A-2670
Fall 201622516PSYC:1AMW8:00am - 9:25amT. Shaw26A-2891
Fall 201622517PSYC:1ATR8:00am - 9:25amQ. Li26A-2891
Fall 201622518PSYC:1ATR8:00am - 9:25amZ. Mirnajafizadeh26A-3630
Fall 201622519PSYC:1AT8:00am - 11:10amM. Dowdle26A-2670
Fall 201622520PSYC:1AR8:00am - 11:10amM. Nolan Marion26A-2670
Fall 201622521PSYC:1AMW9:45am - 11:10amA. Couch26A-2670
Fall 201622522PSYC:1AMW9:45am - 11:10amY. Daulatzai26A-2891
Fall 201622523PSYC:1ATR9:45am - 11:10amS. Bacigalupi26A-2891
Fall 201622524PSYC:1ATR1:15pm - 2:40pmR. Takla26D-2431
Fall 201622525PSYC:1AMW11:30am - 12:55pmS. Blacksher26A-2670
Fall 201622526PSYC:1ATR11:30am - 12:55pmS. Bacigalupi26A-2891
Fall 201622527PSYC:1ATR11:30am - 12:55pmS. Sabet61-2316
Fall 201622702PSYC:1AM11:30am - 2:40pmZ. Mirnajafizadeh26A-2891
Fall 201622706PSYC:1AT11:30am - 2:40pmM. Alcala26A-2670
Fall 201622707PSYC:1AW11:30am - 2:40pmK. Joneja26A-2891
Fall 201622708PSYC:1AR11:30am - 2:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201622709PSYC:1ATR1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Willis26A-2891
Fall 201622858PSYC:1AMW3:00pm - 4:25pmK. Joneja26A-2891
Fall 201622860PSYC:1AR3:00pm - 6:10pmR. Takla26A-2670
Fall 201622952PSYC:1AMW4:45pm - 6:10pmG. Ano26A-2670
Fall 201622953PSYC:1AMW6:30pm - 7:55pmG. Ano26A-2670
Fall 201622954PSYC:1AM7:00pm - 10:10pmJ. Willis26A-2891
Fall 201622961PSYC:1AW7:00pm - 10:10pmQ. Li26A-2891
Fall 201622984PSYC:1AR7:00pm - 10:10pmNotEntered-XXXX

PSYC 1AH  Introduction to Psychology - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 110)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Advisory: Eligibility for READ 100 or completion of AMLA 33R

Psychological approaches to the study of behavior and mental processes. Topics include the history of psychology, psychological research methods, biological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, cognition, intelligence, and language, lifespan development, motivation and emotion, applied psychology (e.g., gender and sexuality and stress and health), social psychology, personality, psychological disorders, and psychological treatment. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both PSYC 1A and PSYC 1AH.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622528PSYC:1AHTR8:00am - 9:25amM. Kolchakian26A-2620
Fall 201622529PSYC:1AHMW9:45am - 11:10amD. Fell26A-2831
Fall 201623510PSYC:1AHTR9:45am - 11:10amC. Louie26A-2821

PSYC 1B  Biological Psychology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 150)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: PSYC 1A or PSYC 1AH
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Biological mechanisms of behavior. Includes evolution and genetics with emphasis on neuronal and synaptic transmission. Develops a conceptual framework and awareness of the scientific method. Stresses specific methods of investigation for the discipline.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622530PSYC:1BMW9:45am - 11:10amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201622531PSYC:1BMW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Pivonka-Jones26A-2811
Fall 201622532PSYC:1BMW11:30am - 12:55pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201622533PSYC:1BT11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Pellitteri26A-2620
Fall 201622534PSYC:1BR11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Pellitteri26A-2831
Fall 201622872PSYC:1BMW1:15pm - 2:40pmS. Blacksher26A-2821
Fall 201622902PSYC:1BM3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Knapp26A-2620
Fall 201623072PSYC:1BR7:00pm - 10:10pmE. Berbiar26A-2620
Fall 201624284PSYC:1BMW3:00pm - 4:25pmE. Tate26A-2821
Fall 201624285PSYC:1BF11:30am - 2:45pmE. Tate26A-2620

PSYC 3  Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 205B)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PSYC 1A or PSYC 1AH and PSYC 10 or MATH 110 or MATH 110H
Advisory: ENGL 1A

Research methods in psychology. Includes systematic observation, research design, survey development, execution and analysis of experimental and other research methods, and American Psychological Association (APA) publication style writing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622553PSYC:3M8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell18D-1105
W8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell18D-1105
Fall 201622711PSYC:3T8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell26D-3210
R8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell26D-3210
Fall 201623040PSYC:3T11:30am - 2:40pmM. Kolchakian26D-3210
R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Kolchakian26D-3210
Fall 201623063PSYC:3M3:30pm - 6:40pmS. Bacigalupi26D-3210
W3:30pm - 6:40pmS. Bacigalupi26D-3210

PSYC 5  Psychology of Reasoning and Problem Solving

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

The components involved in problem solving and reasoning from a psychological perspective. These components assess many facets of the critical thinking process, including perception, learning (classical and operant conditioning, behavior modification, observation, cognitive models), memory, logical fallacies, heuristics, cognitive distortions, decision-making processes, argument, and judgment. This course also contains a practical application element involving systematic introspection and analysis of one's cognitive processes.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622556PSYC:5TR9:45am - 11:10amA. Couch26A-2620
Fall 201622557PSYC:5MW11:30am - 12:55pmD. Fell26A-2831
Fall 201622778PSYC:5MW3:00pm - 4:25pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201624286PSYC:5M1:15pm - 4:25pmNotEntered-XXXX

PSYC 10  Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PSYC 1A or SOC 1 and eligibility for MATH 110

Statistical principles of the behavioral sciences emphasizing research design, scales of measurement, distributions, graphing, descriptive statistics, measures of central tendency, measures of variability, z-test, independent and dependent t-tests, inferential statistics, confidence intervals, linear correlations and regression, and analysis of variance, including multivariate factorial designs and chi square analyses. Statistical analyses through the use of computerized statistical packages are interpreted through lab experience.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622535PSYC:10M8:00am - 11:10amM. Dowdle26D-3210
W8:00am - 11:10amM. Dowdle26D-3210
Fall 201622536PSYC:10T11:30am - 2:40pmS. Blacksher18D-1105
R11:30am - 2:40pmS. Blacksher18D-1105
Fall 201622807PSYC:10M11:30am - 2:40pmM. Dowdle26D-3210
W11:30am - 2:40pmM. Dowdle26D-3210
Fall 201622899PSYC:10T5:15pm - 8:25pmS. Blacksher18D-1105
R5:15pm - 8:25pmS. Blacksher18D-1105

PSYC 14  Developmental Psychology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 180)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Psychological principles of human development across the lifespan, from birth to death. This course does not fulfill the Title 22 requirements for Child Development majors.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622537PSYC:14MW8:00am - 9:25amD. Fell26A-2831
Fall 201622538PSYC:14MW8:00am - 9:25amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201622539PSYC:14TR8:00am - 9:25amS. Sabet26A-2821
Fall 201622540PSYC:14M8:00am - 11:10amH. Lucas26A-2620
Fall 201622871PSYC:14MW9:45am - 11:10amK. Laub26A-2821
Fall 201622900PSYC:14TR9:45am - 11:10amS. Sabet26A-2831
Fall 201622903PSYC:14MW11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Pivonka-Jones26A-2811
Fall 201622951PSYC:14TR11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Willis28B-212
Fall 201623069PSYC:14M11:30am - 2:40pmH. Lucas26A-2620
Fall 201623070PSYC:14T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Beakes26A-2811
Fall 201623071PSYC:14T3:00pm - 6:10pmE. Berbiar26A-2620
Fall 201623073PSYC:14T7:00pm - 10:10pmE. Berbiar26A-2620
Fall 201624287PSYC:14M3:00pm - 6:10pmZ. Keo-Trang26A-2831
Fall 201624288PSYC:14W11:30am - 2:40pmC. Powell18D-1105

PSYC 15  Introduction to Child Psychology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Examines the psychology of the child from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development as it pertains to the child's psychological experiences. Includes psychological disorders and therapies specific to children and adolescents. This course does not fulfill Title 22 requirement for child development majors.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622541PSYC:15TR8:00am - 9:25amJ. Beakes26A-2831
Fall 201622955PSYC:15MW1:15pm - 2:40pmT. Shaw26A-2831
Fall 201623068PSYC:15TR1:15pm - 2:40pmT. Shaw26A-2821

PSYC 17  Introduction to Human Services

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: PSYC 1A or PSYC 1AH or SOC 1 or SOC 1H

History, philosophy, and development of human services in America. Explores careers in human services, self-exploration in matching personal and professional interests to entry levels of human services employment.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622542PSYC:17MW8:00am - 9:25amK. Laub26A-2821

PSYC 19  Abnormal Psychology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 120)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: PSYC 1A or PSYC 1AH

Students will be familiarized with psychological, biological, and sociocultural approaches to understanding abnormal behavior, including DSM-5 psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depressive, and psychotic disorders and explore psychological principles underlying psychopathology.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622543PSYC:19F8:30am - 11:45amC. Louie26A-2821
Fall 201622544PSYC:19R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Nolan Marion26A-2811
Fall 201622710PSYC:19W3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Knapp18D-1101
Fall 201622859PSYC:19T3:00pm - 6:10pmM. Nolan Marion26A-2811

PSYC 25  The Psychology of Women

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: PSYC 1A (taken prior or concurrently), and ENGL 1A (taken prior or concurrently)

A biopsychosocial analysis of the role of gender in the experience of women. Psychological, sociocultural and biological factors, and current scholarly research relating to women's gender identity, development, socialization, motivation, mental health, and relationships.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622545PSYC:25T11:30am - 2:40pmC. Powell26A-2831
Fall 201622546PSYC:25MW3:00pm - 4:25pmH. Lucas26A-2670

PSYC 26  Psychology of Sexuality

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 130)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Explores the factors involved in establishing and maintaining intimate sexual relationships. The focus of the course is on the findings of social psychologists concerning sexuality and love relationships in our culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622547PSYC:26TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Beakes26A-2811
Fall 201622548PSYC:26R11:30am - 2:40pmG. Martin26A-2620
Fall 201622549PSYC:26MW1:15pm - 2:40pmG. Ano26A-2811
Fall 201622550PSYC:26MW3:00pm - 4:25pmG. Ano26A-2811
Fall 201622551PSYC:26W3:00pm - 6:10pmB. Green26A-2831
Fall 201622552PSYC:26R3:00pm - 6:10pmG. Martin26A-2620
Fall 201622712PSYC:26W7:00pm - 10:10pmB. Green26A-2831

PSYC 33  Psychology for Effective Living

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: PSY 115)
Lecture: 54   

Emphasis on comprehension and application of psychological principles to daily life and personal growth. Topics include interpersonal relationships, sexuality, self and social influence, positive psychology, career and work, marriage and intimate relationships, parenting, aging, physical health, and other circumstances encountered in the life cycle. Considers personality development, psychological disorders, and therapeutic approaches, while emphasizing the importance of multicultural sensitivity and scientific research in the aforementioned topics.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622554PSYC:33TR8:00am - 9:25amJ. Willis26A-2811
Fall 201622555PSYC:33W8:00am - 11:10amM. Kolchakian26A-2620
Fall 201622771PSYC:33TR11:30am - 12:55pmC. Louie26A-2821

PSYC 99  Special Projects in Psychology

1-3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 18-54   
Prerequisite: PSYC 1A or PSYC 1AH and Eligibility for ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH
Advisory: READ 100

Offers selected students recognition for their academic interest in psychology and the opportunity to explore the discipline of psychology in greater depth. The content of the course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.

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