Catalog of Courses

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Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks.

Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.

Students explore definitions of giftedness, ways of identifying gifted and talented students, and types of programs and services developed for this population. Students address issues in educating gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate.

Students explore the intellectual, social, emotional, developmental, and educational characteristics of gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the theory and practice of teaching methods and differentiating curriculum and instruction for gifted learners.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the concept of creativity, including theories and characteristics. Brain research on critical thinking and implications for gifted education is examined.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
PSY1101

Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, G, SB GE Codes

An introduction to basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics, with emphasis upon application to psychology. Consideration given to the methods of data collection, sampling techniques, graphing of data, use of statistical software, and the statistical evaluation of data collected through experimentation. Required of psychology majors.

Student may receive credit for only one (1) of the following courses: PSY230 or PSY230WL. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (PSY101 and eligibility for MAT14+ or higher as indicated by appropriate district mathematics placement) or permission of Instructor.
Equivalent course(s): PSY230/PSY230WL
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes

Human development from conception through death. Includes biological, physical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural development across various ages.

Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, behavioral, pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Distinguishes between healthy psychological functioning and psychological disorders. Includes topics in psychopathology such as problems with anxiety and depression, eating disorders, substance-use, schizophrenia, sexuality, and personality. Also covers causes and treatments of psychological disorders.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: SB GE Codes

Biological foundations of sensation, perception, motivation, emotion, cognition and psychopathology. Designed for students in the life sciences.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes

Planning, execution, analysis, and written reporting of psychological research using American Psychological Association guidelines (APA). Surveys the literature, procedures, and instruments in representative areas of psychological research.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107. Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY230 or PSY230WL or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: L, SG GE Codes
PSY2290