Credit Course Schedules

Psychology - Spring 2020

General Psychology — 3117
PSY 1510 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
General Psychology — 3121
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Life Span Development — 3120
PSY 2510 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

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: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Child Development — 3841
PSY 2520 – 3 credits
Deborah H. Deppas

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: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Interpersonal/Group Dynamics — 3118
PSY 2540 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will demonstrate mastery of the theories involved in both interpersonal relations and group dynamics and will be able to apply those theories to their own lives. They will be familiar with the research in both areas and be able to critically analyze various types of group process. Students will do a process observation of an interpersonal and/or group interaction. Students will be committed to learning by experiential and more traditional methods. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall; spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Abnormal Behavior — 3119
PSY 2560 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

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: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm