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Course Descriptions

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

 

PSYCH 1A, 3 Units

Introduction to General Psychology

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Scientific principles of psychology: Application of scientific research in understanding learning, human development, biological processes, personality, behavior disorders, social psychology, and adjustment of the human organism.

 

PSYCH 6, 3 Units

Social Psychology

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Psychological aspects of human social life involved in the relationship between identity and social structure: Human behavior in the context of the individual as an acting and interacting member of various groups in society.

 

PSYCH 7A, 3 Units

Psychology of Childhood

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Physical, intellectual, and emotional growth of children from conception to puberty: Factors of heredity and environment as determinants of this development. 2001.00

 

PSYCH 10, 3 Units

Psychology and Life: Basic Principles

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Basic principles of psychology and recent research developments: Contemporary psychological issues pertaining to individuals and their interactions.

 

PSYCH 21, 3 Units

Lifespan Human Development

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for Credit: UC/CSU

Human development from conception to death: Theories of development, research methods; physical, cognitive, social, and emotional changes of the life span with developmental issues; nature vs. nurture, continuity vs. discontinuity, stability vs. instability.

 

PSYCH 28, 3 Units

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

3 hours lecture (GR/PNP). Prerequisites: PSYCH 1A and MATH 13. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Introduction to research methods for psychology: Research design; experimental procedures; descriptive methods; instrumentation; collection, analysis, and reporting of research data; review of research design and methodology in various sub-disciplines of psychology.

 

PSYCH 30, 3 Units

Psychology of Men and Women

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Factors contributing to a sense of self as man or woman: Biological and cultural determinants of sex roles and psychological implications including heredity, development, identity, social role, perception, and personality.

 

PSYCH 48UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in Psychology

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Selected Topics.

 

PSYCH 49, .5-5 Units

Independent Study in Psychology

0-5 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Independent Study.

 

PSYCH 248UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in Psychology

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)

See section on Selected Topics.

 

(Source: 2013-2015 Berkeley City College Catalog)

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