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Introduction to Psychology - 201

Psychology 201 examines the history, theories and major concepts involved in the field of psychology.  This course is required prior to enrollment in Psyc 220 or Psych 250.


Lifespan Development/ Developmental Psychology - 220

Womb to tomb.  This course studies the developmental changes (cognitive, physical, social and in personality) occurring in humans beginning at the moment of conception through death.


Abnormal Psychology - 250

This course focuses on the abnormal aspects of psychology, including areas such as psychopathology (especially as it related to behaviors), causal theories and assessment/ treatment considerations.  Special attention is paid to the practical application of abnormal psychology to real-world tasks and situations.

Health Psychology - 260
Health Psychology is the study of how psychosocial factors relate to the promotion and maintenance of good health/ wellness and with the causation, prevention and treatment of illness.  A biopsychosocial approach is applied to this understanding. 
Criminal Psychology - 275

An examination of the psychological and sociological theories and processes utilized to  evaluate,  analyze and predict deviant human behavior and criminal conduct. This course also examines the relationship between the mental health professional and the legal system/ law enforcement. Students also receive an introduction to the profiling of criminal behaviors and the prediction and prevention of violence.

Social Psychology - 290 &  SHU 450

Social Psychology attempts to understand and explore how the physical, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of humans are influenced by the actual, implied or imagined presence of others or the subsequent beliefs and expectations of the society as a whole. 





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