Psychology - Summer 2018

General Psychology — 3145
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Joshua L. Zeiders-Weber

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
May 21 – Jul 2 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
General Psychology — 3151
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Tracey S. Mitchell

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jul 10 – Aug 16 Tue, Thu 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Life Span Development — 3142
PSY 2510 – 3 credits
Tara L. Swan

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jul 9 – Aug 16 Mon, Wed 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Vikings - Myth & Reality — 3167
PSY 7510 – 1 credit
Shannon E. Bessette, Joshua L. Zeiders-Weber

Students will examine several different social phenomena depicted in the popular TV show Vikings, including the cultural and psychological contexts of raiding, warfare, gender roles, games, myth, and ritual. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
May 22 – Jun 26 Tue 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm