PSY 200 Principles of Psychology (3 cr.) Surveys the basic concepts of psychology. Covers the scientific study of behavior, behavioral research methods and analysis, and theoretical interpretations. Includes topics  such as physiological mechanisms, sensation/perception, motivation, learning, personality, psychopathology, therapy, and social psychology. Prerequisite: Placement in English 111 eligible.  This is a passport transfer course. Lecture 3 hours per week.

PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) Explores historical views and current perspectives of abnormal behavior. Emphasizes major diagnostic categories and criteria, individual and social factors of maladaptive behavior, and types of therapy. Includes methods of clinical assessment and research strategies. Prerequisite: PSY 200 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.

PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (3 cr.) Studies the development of the individual from conception to death. Follows a life-span perspective on the developmental tasks of the person’s physical, cognitive, and  psycho-social growth. Lecture 3 hours per week.