Psychology - Fall 2017

General Psychology — 3283
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Rodney A. Valandra

Students will demonstrate an understanding of theories and research as they apply to fundamental concepts in psychology. As they complete readings and activities on the history of psychology, models of learning, biology and behavior, personality theory, psychological disorders, social psychology and other selected topics students will apply their knowledge to better understand the causes of thought, feeling, and behavior. They will be able to comprehend and apply the methods of scientific inquiry to the science of psychology. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
General Psychology — 3284
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Rodney A. Valandra

Students will demonstrate an understanding of theories and research as they apply to fundamental concepts in psychology. As they complete readings and activities on the history of psychology, models of learning, biology and behavior, personality theory, psychological disorders, social psychology and other selected topics students will apply their knowledge to better understand the causes of thought, feeling, and behavior. They will be able to comprehend and apply the methods of scientific inquiry to the science of psychology. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
General Psychology — 3285
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Tabatha J. Whiting

Students will demonstrate an understanding of theories and research as they apply to fundamental concepts in psychology. As they complete readings and activities on the history of psychology, models of learning, biology and behavior, personality theory, psychological disorders, social psychology and other selected topics students will apply their knowledge to better understand the causes of thought, feeling, and behavior. They will be able to comprehend and apply the methods of scientific inquiry to the science of psychology. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
General Psychology — 3286
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Rodney A. Valandra

Students will demonstrate an understanding of theories and research as they apply to fundamental concepts in psychology. As they complete readings and activities on the history of psychology, models of learning, biology and behavior, personality theory, psychological disorders, social psychology and other selected topics students will apply their knowledge to better understand the causes of thought, feeling, and behavior. They will be able to comprehend and apply the methods of scientific inquiry to the science of psychology. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 211
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
General Psychology-HONORS — 3287
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Rodney A. Valandra

Students will demonstrate an understanding of theories and research as they apply to fundamental concepts in psychology. As they complete readings and activities on the history of psychology, models of learning, biology and behavior, personality theory, psychological disorders, social psychology and other selected topics students will apply their knowledge to better understand the causes of thought, feeling, and behavior. They will be able to comprehend and apply the methods of scientific inquiry to the science of psychology. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 211
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Life Span Development — 3288
PSY 2510 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will demonstrate an understanding of human development from conception to late adulthood. Students are expected to engage in critical thinking concerning the developmental processes and issues characterizing the various stages of the life cycle. Emphases will be placed on integrating theory and research and appreciating the practical application of life span development to real-life concerns and problems. Prerequisite: PSY 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 211
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Social Psychology — 3289
PSY 2530 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will demonstrate mastery of theories and research in the field of social psychology. The course focus is on the influence of groups on individuals. Topics include prejudice, aggression, conformity, group decision making, and leadership. Students apply class material to real-life situations and will demonstrate an understanding of cultural diversity, including ethnic, racial, and gender issues. Prerequisite: PSY 1510 or SOC 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 211
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm