Psychology - Summer 2018

General Psychology — 3148
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Lisa M. Leavitt

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
May 21 – Aug 16 TBD
Life Span Development — 3149
PSY 2510 – 3 credits
Katey E. Baruth

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 - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
May 21 – Aug 16 TBD
Child Development — 3100
PSY 2520 – 3 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will demonstrate an understanding of development from conception to adolescence, including knowledge of research methods, theories, and factual information. They will apply that knowledge to important issues that affect children from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Through a series of exercises, students will improve their ability to observe children and write about what they observe. Prerequisite: PSY 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
May 21 – Jul 2 TBD
Abnormal Behavior — 3150
PSY 2560 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

Students will demonstrate mastery of past and current theoretical perspectives on abnormal behavior. Students will critically evaluate issues relating to the classification, etiology, and treatment of basic abnormal behavior categories identified in the most current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Applications are made to specific case studies. Prerequisite: PSY 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
May 21 – Jul 2 TBD