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Psychology CC
PSY 1 General Psychology 3.00 Units
Introduces students to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Provides an overview of major psychological concepts and theories in such areas as consciousness, learning, memory, motivation, perception, personality, stress, and social behavior. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 2 Psychological Methodology 3.00 Units
This course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology will be examined through a review of research in a variety of the subdisciplines of psychology. Prerequisite: PSY 1 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) and PSY 5 equivalent statistics course (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 3 Social Psychology 3.00 Units
Introduction to theories and concepts that explain individual behavior in social settings. Topics include research methods, social perception, social cognition, beliefs, prejudice/discrimination, interpersonal relationships, aggression, and group behavior. Strongly Recommended: PSY 1
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 4 Brain, Mind and Behavior 3.00 Units
This course introduces the scientific study of the biological bases of behavior and its fundamental role in the neurosciences. Physiological, hormonal, and neurochemical mechanisms, and brain-behavior relationships underlying the psychological phenomena of sensation, perception, regulatory processes, emotion, learning, memory, neurological, developmental and psychological disorders will be addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 1 Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 5 Intro Stats for Beh & Soc Sci 4.00 Units
Statistics as applied to the behavioral and social sciences. Applications using data from disciplines including psychology, social sciences, business, life science, health science, and education. The use of probability techniques, hypothesis testing, and predictive techniques to facilitate decision-making. Topics include: descriptive and inferential statistics; probability and sampling distributions; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance (ANOVA), chi-square and t-tests; and application of technology for statistical analysis including the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A. Prerequisite: MTH 53 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , MTH 53B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , MTH 54 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , MTH 54L (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , MTH 55 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or , MTH 55B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or MTH 55L (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or an appropriate skill level demonstrated through the Early Assessment Program or an appropriate skill level demonstrated through the Mathematics Assessment process.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 5W Introductory Statistics .50 to 1.00 Unit
Practice and application of statistics through study group, additional support, collaborative workshop and computer lab time. Support workshop for Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences PSY 5 course. Corequisite: PSY 5
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
Co-Requisites: PSY 5
 
PSY 6 Abnormal Psychology 3.00 Units
An overview of the field of abnormal psychology. Introduces students to the major classifications of mental health disorders from the perspective of symptoms and behavior, causes, diagnosis and treatment. Examines historical, socio-cultural and contemporary understanding of mental illness. Includes disorders of mood, anxiety, psychosis, substance abuse, personality and other disorders in adults and children. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 8 Human Sexuality 3.00 Units
This course is an introductory overview of the field of human sexuality. Human sexuality will be examined from biopsychosocial perspectives.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 12 Lifespan Psychology 3.00 Units
Introduction to the psychological, physiological, socio-cultural and socio-historical factors influencing development from conception through death. Emphasis on the process of normal development and its variations. Examination of theoretical models and research for practical application.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
PSY 33 Personal & Social Adjustment 3.00 Units
Personality and behavior theory, personality assessment, and techniques of increasing personal effectiveness; basic human nature and the development of human potentialities through genetic inheritance, maturation and learning in a physical and socio-cultural environment; dynamics of individual and group behavior, motivation, stress, adjustive and maladjustive behavior and group and individual interaction. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 

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