Overview of the field of psychology including learning, perception, motivation, emotion, heredity, personality, development, abnormal and psycho-therapy. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: SS, GT-SS3)
Explore psychology as a career in addition to an introduction to the basic skills required for conducting psychological research including APA writing style, journal article analysis, and basic statistics. (F, S)
Americans live in a complex and diverse society. This course examines the nature, impact and strategies for dealing with diversity in personal and social contexts. (*) (*)
Survey of human development through life span. A multi-disciplinary approach to the study of both change and stability in physical, cognitive, social and personality development Review of relevant developmental theory and research. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: SS, GT-SS3)
An introduction to psychological theories and constructs affecting performance, coaching & development in sports and athletics. (F)
Statistical overview of the current status of women, followed by examination of theories concerning equality of the sexes. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (F)
To raise awareness of social inequities, promote cultural competency & appreciation of differences. (*)
Principles of drug action with attention to beneficial and harmful uses of drugs. (F, S)
Basic comparative and ethological perspectives regarding animal behavior. Scientific techniques for observation of animal behavior may be demonstrated at the Pueblo Zoo. (F, S) (Gen Ed: SS, GT-SS3)
Marriage and family from an institutional and relationship perspective: cross-cultural diversity, mate selection, marital dynamics, parenting, divorce, remarriage, emerging patterns. (F, S) (Gen Ed: SS)
Psychological and biological aspects of human sexual behavior. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 and sophomore standing. (*)
Physical, social, cognitive, and emotional growth of the individual from childhood through adolescence. Topics include intelligence, social development, self development, moral development, family relations. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (F, S) (Gen Ed: SS)
Special Topics. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. (*) Repeatable (6).
Major theories of personality and the methods of personality investigation. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (F, S)
Application of the principles of psychology to the workplace, including personnel selection, motivation, group processes, leadership, job analysis, and organization. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (*)
The senses and how they cooperate with the brain to provide awareness and knowledge of the world about us. Empirical findings and theoretical analysis of the processes of seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling and touching. Role of learning in normal and illusory perception is considered. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. Corequisite: PSYCH 334L. (*)
Principles of learning and memory. Empirical findings and theoretical analyses of topics including conditioning, reinforcement and punishment. Research and application. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 or permission of instructor. (*)
Theory and research on current topics in cognition, including attention, concept formation, imagery, memory, decision making, language acquisition, problem solving and text comprehension. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (F)
Survey of characteristics of those individuals considered significantly above or below the norm of the population. Emphasis on behavioral identification and modification of the home, school and social environment. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (*)
General and applied psychological principles of the individual's interaction with a group. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (*)
Etiology, diagnosis and therapy of maladaptive or abnormal behaviors and mental functioning. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (F, S)
This course examines scientific research from the fields of Affective Neuroscience, Personality and Positive Psychology regarding emotional intelligence, specifically: emotional awareness, expressivity, motivation and regulation. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (*)
This course examines the latest scientific research constituting positive psychology. Topics include: Well-Being, Gratitude, Empathy, Forgiveness, Hope, Resilience, and Humor. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100. (*)
Advanced methods and techniques of behavior modification as practiced in various agencies and institutions. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 and junior or senior standing. (*)
Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (99).
Faculty directed research project for undergraduate student. Prerequisite: Junior or senior level standing or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (3).
Independent Study. Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 and junior or senior standing. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (3).