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PSYCH 1, General Psychology   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This survey course introduces modern psychology by presenting scientific and humanistic interpretations of the human mind and behavior. Topics discussed include the methods psychologists use to gather data, the biological bases of behavior, the basic processes of perception, learning and motivation, the development of thinking and personality, and social influences on behavior.

1184   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 254   Sage R

1185   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 255   Neswald D W

1186   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 254   Guild L A

1187   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 254   Edney J J

PSYCH 11, Child Growth and Development   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course will examine the major developmental milestones for children, both typically and atypically developing, from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Emphasis will be on interactions between maturational and environmental factors within a culturally sensitive framework. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.

NEW 1293   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 255   Schwartz A F

1189   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 253   Schwartz A F

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