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PSY 101 General Psychology (3 credits)
Survey of the discipline introducing psychological theories, research methods, and principles of behavior.

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PSY 102 Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment (3 credits)
A study of personality and adjustment in normal persons. Adjustment techniques and reactions to frustration and conflict in the content of various social groups considered.

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PSY 130 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
Provides a practical, informational approach to this subject. Surveys the biological, cultural, and ethical aspects of human sexuality.

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PSY 208 Psychology of Human Relations (3 credits)
Explores the relationships between human beings and assists in the development of interpersonal communication skills which can be used personally and professionally.

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PSY 233 Child Psychology (3 credits)
An overview of the theories, stages, and development of the child. Provides a practical and informational view of a child's cognitive, social, and personality development.

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PSY 234 Psychology Of Adolescence (3 credits)
Examines psychological development during adolescence with emphasis on special problems in American society including drug abuse, pregnancy, and familial problems.

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PSY 241 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
An overview of abnormal psychology with emphasis on the symptomology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the major psychological disorders.

Prerequisite: Must have completed PSY 101.

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PSY 276 Aging in Modern American Society (3 credits)
The psychological and sociological development and the changes attendant to the process of aging in society. The course presents theory and research in the field, implications for social policy, and discusses perspectives on death and dying. Also available as SOC 276.

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PSY 290 Special Topics in Psychology (1-4 credits)
Selected problems and conceptual issues in psychology. Issues selected will depend upon current interest of staff and students.

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PSY 412 Motivation and Emotion (3 credits)
Basic principles and theories of motivation and emotion. Examination of major themes and contemporary research in the field.

Prerequisite: Must have completed PSY 101.

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PSY 435 Personality (3 credits)
Study of personality as a psychological construct with emphasis on its structure, development, and measurement.

Prerequisite: Must have completed PSY 101.

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PSY 460 Social Psychology (3 credits)
Social and group factors affecting individual behavior. Topics include social perception, opinions, and attitudes; influence processes; and small group behavior.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSY 101.

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