PSY 106: Positive Psychology(3) F, S - CSU, UC Scientific study of psychological strengths and optimal functioning including (1) positive subjective states, such as happiness, satisfaction, love and contentment; (2) positive individual traits, such as courage, honesty, kindness and wisdom; and (3) positive institutions, such as healthy families, work environments and communities.
(*UC Transfer Limit: PSY 100, 100H and 120 combined: maximum credit, one course) PSY 100N: Supplemental Instruction In General Psychology(0.5-1) F, S - CSU Basic concepts of behavior analysis, and application of these principles to various life domains (increasing physical activity, athletic performance, coaching, education, substance-dependence, psychotherapeutic treatment).
Single-subject research methods, and social, ethical and professional issues relevant to applied behavior analysis.
PSY 120: Introduction To Psychology(3) F, S - CSU, UC* Introduces students to the general field of psychology.
Examines basic principles of human behavior and how they may be applied effectively in daily living situations.
Theories and research pertaining to the biological basis of behavior, human development, perception, emotions, learning, cognition, consciousness, intelligence, motivation, personality, social influences on behavior, mental disorders and psychotherapy are covered.
(CAN PSY 2) (*UC Transfer Limit: PSY 100, 100H and 120 combined: maximum credit, one course) PSY 100H: General Psychology, Honors(4) F, S -CSU, UC* Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program Survey of psychology as a science.
Physiological mechanisms underlying sensation, perception, emotion, arousal, motivation, learning, and cortical specialization. Intended primarily for psychology majors as part of the lower-division pre-major pattern. PSY 115: Psychology Of Health And Effective Behavior(3) F, S - CSU, UC Issues in personal and social adjustment to prepare students for a life-long understanding of themselves as integrated persons.
Study of personality, personal development, psychological and physical aspects of stress and health, abnormal behavior, coping skills, therapy, interpersonal communication, intimacy, family relationships, gender issues, and effective functioning at work and as a parent.
PSY 125: Psychology Of Human Sexuality(4) F, S - CSU, UC* Focuses on major aspects of human sexuality: psychological perspectives, research findings, human sexual response cycles, gender differentiation, sexuality through the life span, and diversity in human sexuality.