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
Spring 201940575PSYC:1AMW6:20am - 7:45amK. Laub26A-2670
Spring 201940576PSYC:1AMW8:00am - 9:25amB. Thomas26A-2670
Spring 201940577PSYC:1ATR8:00am - 9:25amA. Couch26A-2891
Spring 201940578PSYC:1ATR8:00am - 9:25amB. Ingersoll26A-2670
Spring 201940579PSYC:1AMW8:00am - 9:25amA. Couch26A-2891
Spring 201940580PSYC:1AMW9:45am - 11:10amM. Nolan Marion26A-2891
Spring 201940581PSYC:1AMW9:45am - 11:10amK. Laub26A-2670
Spring 201940582PSYC:1ATR9:45am - 11:10amZ. Keo-Trang26A-2670
Spring 201940583PSYC:1ATR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Willis26A-2891
Spring 201940584PSYC:1AMW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Nolan Marion26A-2891
Spring 201940585PSYC:1ATR11:30am - 12:55pmA. Melkonian26A-2670
Spring 201940586PSYC:1ATR11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Willis26A-2891
Spring 201940587PSYC:1ATR3:00pm - 4:25pm26A-2670
Spring 201940588PSYC:1ATR1:15pm - 2:40pmS. Chhun26A-2891
Spring 201940589PSYC:1AMW1:15pm - 2:40pmR. Seligman26A-2670
Spring 201940590PSYC:1AMW1:15pm - 2:45pmT. Shaw26A-2891
Spring 201940619PSYC:1AW3:00pm - 6:10pmK. Fritz26A-2670
Spring 201940620PSYC:1AM3:00pm - 6:15pmJ. Knapp26A-2670
Spring 201940621PSYC:1AMW7:00pm - 8:25pmM. Pace26A-2891
Spring 201940622PSYC:1AM6:30pm - 9:45pmR. Takla26A-2670
Spring 201940623PSYC:1ATR4:45pm - 6:10pmS. Chhun26A-2891
Spring 201940624PSYC:1AMW5:15pm - 6:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Spring 201941042PSYC:1AMW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Joneja26A-2670
Spring 201941043PSYC:1ATR1:15pm - 2:40pmK. Joneja26A-2670
Spring 201941099PSYC:1ATR3:00pm - 4:25pmS. Chhun26A-2891
Spring 201943028PSYC:1AW6:30pm - 9:40pmK. Fritz26A-2690
Spring 201944726PSYC:1AMW3:00pm - 4:25pm26A-2891

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
Spring 201940591PSYC:1AHTR9:45am - 11:10amC. Louie26A-2831
Spring 201943030PSYC:1AHTR8:00am - 9:25amM. Kolchakian26A-2620

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
Spring 201940592PSYC:1BMW8:00am - 9:25amA. Perry26A-2620
Spring 201940593PSYC:1BMW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Pivonka-Jones26A-2831
Spring 201940594PSYC:1BMW11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Knapp26A-2831
Spring 201940595PSYC:1BTR11:30am - 12:55pm26A-2620
Spring 201940596PSYC:1BTR1:15pm - 2:40pm26A-2620
Spring 201940901PSYC:1BW3:00pm - 6:10pmNotEntered-XXXX
Spring 201944701PSYC:1BMW1:15pm - 2:40pm26D-G471

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

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
Spring 201940612PSYC:3M8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell26D-3210
W8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell26D-3210
Spring 201940613PSYC:3T8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell18D-1105
R8:00am - 11:10amC. Powell18D-1105
Spring 201940628PSYC:3M12:00pm - 3:10pmS. Bacigalupi18D-1105
W12:00pm - 3:10pmS. Bacigalupi18D-1105
Spring 201940653PSYC:3T5:15pm - 8:25pmC. Lamar26D-3210
R5:15pm - 8:25pmC. Lamar26D-3210
Spring 201941160PSYC:3M5:15pm - 8:25pm26D-3210
W5:15pm - 8:25pm26D-3210

PSYC 3H  Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology - Honors

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

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 writing style. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both PSYC 3 and PSYC 3H.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 201943042PSYC:3HT11:30am - 2:40pmM. Kolchakian26D-3210
R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Kolchakian26D-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
Spring 201940617PSYC:5MW9:45am - 11:10amA. Couch26A-2811
Spring 201940618PSYC:5MW11:30am - 12:55pmA. Perry26A-2811

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
Spring 201940597PSYC:10T8:00am - 11:10amM. Dowdle26D-3210
R8:00am - 11:10amM. Dowdle26D-3210
Spring 201940598PSYC:10M8:00am - 11:10amS. Blacksher18D-1105
W8:00am - 11:10amS. Blacksher18D-1105
Spring 201940629PSYC:10M11:30am - 2:40pmM. Dowdle26D-3210
W11:30am - 2:40pmM. Dowdle26D-3210
Spring 201940654PSYC:10T11:30am - 2:40pmS. Blacksher18D-1105
R11:30am - 2:40pmS. 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
Spring 201940599PSYC:14MW8:00am - 9:25amM. Pace26A-2821
Spring 201940600PSYC:14TR8:00am - 9:25amM. Pace26A-2811
Spring 201940601PSYC:14MW8:00am - 9:25amK. Laub26A-2811
Spring 201940630PSYC:14TR9:45am - 11:10amS. Sabet26A-2811
Spring 201940637PSYC:14TR9:45am - 11:10amG. Klee26A-2620
Spring 201940638PSYC:14MW11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Pivonka-Jones26A-2821
Spring 201940639PSYC:14TR11:30am - 12:55pmG. Klee21J-1
Spring 201940648PSYC:14TR11:30am - 12:55pmS. Sabet26A-3610
Spring 201940650PSYC:14M3:00pm - 6:15pmE. Berbiar26A-2620
Spring 201940651PSYC:14MW3:00pm - 4:25pmA. Perry26A-2821
Spring 201940652PSYC:14T3:00pm - 6:10pmR. Takla26A-2821
Spring 201940899PSYC:14M7:00pm - 10:15pmE. Berbiar26A-2620
Spring 201941111PSYC:14TR1:15pm - 2:40pmB. Ingersoll21J-2
Spring 201943037PSYC:14T6:30pm - 9:40pmR. Takla26A-2821

PSYC 14H  Developmental Psychology - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PSY 180)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors program

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. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both PSYC 14 and PSYC 14H.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 201944102PSYC:14HTR11:30am - 12:55pmC. Powell26A-2811

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
Spring 201940602PSYC:15MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Beakes26D-G471
Spring 201940640PSYC:15TR11:30am - 12:55pmB. Ingersoll21J-2
Spring 201940900PSYC:15MW1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Beakes26A-2821
Spring 201941104PSYC:15T6:30pm - 9:40pmR. Seligman26A-2831

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.

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
Spring 201940604PSYC:19MW8:00am - 9:25amT. Shaw26A-2831
Spring 201940605PSYC:19TR11:30am - 12:55pmC. Louie26A-2831
Spring 201940606PSYC:19MW1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Nolan Marion26A-2811
Spring 201940607PSYC:19T7:00pm - 10:10pmE. Berbiar26A-2620

PSYC 20  Introduction to Social Psychology

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

Individual human behavior in relation to the social behavior and social influences on behavior. Topics include: aggression, prejudice and stereotypes, interpersonal attraction, attitudes and attitude change, conformity and obedience, group phenomena, gender roles, cultural norms, person perception, and social cognition and perception.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 201943041PSYC:20MW11:30am - 12:55pmS. Blacksher26A-2620

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
Spring 201940608PSYC:25TR11:30am - 12:55pmS. Bacigalupi21C-2
Spring 201940641PSYC:25TR1:15pm - 2:40pmC. Lamar26A-2831
Spring 201941106PSYC:25MW9:45am - 11:10am26A-2821

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
Spring 201940609PSYC:26MW3:00pm - 4:25pmJ. Beakes26A-2831
Spring 201940610PSYC:26TR11:30am - 12:55pm26A-2821
Spring 201940611PSYC:26MW1:15pm - 2:40pmK. Joneja26A-2831
Spring 201940902PSYC:26W7:00pm - 10:10pmB. Green26A-2620
Spring 201941107PSYC:26TR1:15pm - 2:40pmG. Klee26A-2821

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
Spring 201940615PSYC:33TR8:00am - 9:25amJ. Willis26A-2831
Spring 201940616PSYC:33MW9:45am - 11:10amB. Thomas26A-2620
Spring 201940642PSYC:33TR1:15pm - 2:40pmB. Thomas26A-2811

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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