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This is a draft version of the LCC Catalog and is intended for review purposes only.

Psychology


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Course Listings


PSYC& 100General Psychology5 CR SOCSS, F, W, Sp

Studies the science of behavior and fosters understanding of human development, learning, motivation, emotions, reactions to frustration, mental health and therapy, perception, and personality.

Prerequisite: None


PSYC& 200Lifespan Psychology5 CR SOCSS, F, W, Sp

Studies the physical, emotional, and social developmental behavior of the individual from childhood through adolescence, early adulthood, and late adulthood, and emphasizes specific stages encountered at various developmental levels.

Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 (was PSYC 111) or instructor permission.


PSYC& 220Abnormal Psychology5 CRW

Presents a study of abnormal psychopathology, specifically a study of abnormal human behavior, its description, causes, and diagnosis. Emphasis on treatment and major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia, personality, mood, and organic brain disorders.

Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 (was PSYC 111) or instructor permission.


PSYC 140Introduction to Sport Psychology3 CR

Emphasizes the psychological factors affecting individual behavior as it relates to sport performance and provides student athletes the resources to better understand, predict, and modify competitive sport performance as a result.

Prerequisite: None


PSYC 150Psychosocial Issues in Health Care I2 CR SOCSF, W, Sp

Presents concepts necessary for the provision of psychosocial healthcare. Examines determinants of health and illness across the lifespan, including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions, within the context of health care. Topics include coping mechanisms, therapeutic communication, culturally sensitive nursing care and social determinates of health. Fulfills distribution requirement for AN-DTA only. Course offering to nursing program students only.

Prerequisites: NURS 152 with a grade of 'C' or higher or instructor permission.


PSYC 198Special Topics in General Psychology1 CR - 2 CR SOCSSp

Discusses selected topics in psychology, with an emphasis on health care. Restricted to students majoring in nursing who have successfully completed PSYC& 100 at another institution but require one to two additional credits for the AN DTA/MRP degree. Course intended for nursing students who have transferred in three or four credits of PSYC& 100 from another institution. Five credits are required for the AN DTA/MRP degree.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission and PSYC& 100.


PSYC 204Applied Psychology5 CR SOCS

Studies applications of psychology in such areas as human motivation, business, industry, education, psychiatry, law, death and dying, combat, violence, and problems related to development.

Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 (was PSYC 111) or instructor permission.


PSYC 214Psychology of Adjustment5 CR SOCS

Studies the nature of the personality, personality formation, and adjustment to environment. Dynamics of adjustment, normal and abnormal patterns of adjustment, the development of emotional, social, and intellectual competencies, and a survey of applicable theories of personality are included.

Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 (was PSYC 111) or instructor permission.


PSYC 250Psychosocial Issues in Health Care II3 CR SOCSF, W, Sp

Presents additional concepts necessary for the provision of psychosocial healthcare. Analyzes determinants of health and illness across the lifespan, including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions, within the context of health care. Topics include care of the client experiencing mental health challenges, anxiety disorders, thought disorders, mood disorders and chemical dependency. Fulfills distribution requirement for AN-DTA only. Course offering to nursing program students only.

Prerequisites: NURS 251 and PSYC 150 (or 2 credits of PSYC 255 with a grade of 'C' or higher.


PSYC 255Psychosocial Issues in Health Care2 CR - 5 CR SOCSF, W, Sp

Presents additional concepts necessary for the provision of psychosocial healthcare. Analyzes determinants of health and illness across the lifespan, including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions, within the context of health care. Topics include care of the client experiencing mental health challenges, anxiety disorders, thought disorders, mood disorders and chemical dependency. Fulfills distribution requirement for AN-DTA only. Restricted to students admitted to the nursing program.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing program.


PSYC 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CRS, F, W, Sp

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be taken prior to or concurrent with this course.


PSYC 298Special Topics in Lifespan Psychology1 CR - 2 CR SOCSSp

Discusses selected topics in lifespan psychology. Restricted to students majoring in nursing who have successfully completed PSYC& 200 at another institution but require one or two additional credits for the AN DTA/MRP degree. Course intended for nursing students who have transferred in three or four credits of PSYC& 200 from another institution. Five credits are required for the AN DTA/MRP degree.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission and PSYC& 200.


PSYC 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.


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