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Psy 208 Syllabus
Psy 136 Syllabus
Psy 101 Syllabus
Psy 200 Syllabus
Psy 215 Syllabus
ORI 100 Syllabus
PSY 215 ALP Syllabus
PSY 136 ALP Syllabus
PSY 204 Syllabus

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

Credits: 3.00

Basic preparation for advanced work in pure and applied psychology through an acquaintance with the fundamental principles of human behavior. The nature of psychology, biosocial basis of behavior, individual differences, dynamics of behavior, personality and mental health will be examined.

PSY 204 Adolescent Psychology

Credits: 3.00

The effect of experiences in childhood and of cultural institutions on puberty is examined. Included are major areas of progression and regression of personality, central conflicts and methods of coping with stress, characteristics of adolescent phases of development.
 

PSY 208 Psychology of Except Child

Credits: 3.00

This course is designed for individuals who wish to learn about the developmental process in exceptional children, for individuals who wish to work with children and adolescents with special needs, as well as for persons having children with special needs in their families. The course will define and describe the various categories of children with special needs (for example, gifted children, mentally retarded children, emotionally disturbed children and children with sensory handicaps). The course will identify the conceptual frameworks and therapeutic interventions that are useful in meeting these needs. Family dynamics, the importance of social experiences, care giving and delivery systems, an activity programming are some of the topics covered in an attempt to prepare the worker for the realities of working in the therapeutic milieu.

PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology

Credits: 3.00

Biology, behavior and environment interact in complex ways to produce what is defined as abnormal. Historical material, pertinent research and relevant case studies provide an understanding of abnormal psychology and its impact on all of us.

PSY 136 Personality

Credits: 3.00

A comparison of major approaches to the study of the development and structure of normal personality. Topics include the applications of psychological research to understanding and promoting mental health and human resilience. Consideration is given to the role of healthy personality in managing frustration, conflict, adjusting to predictable and unpredictable life changes, and achieving maximum well-being.