SRJC Course Outlines

6/18/2021 1:23:48 PMPSYCH 1A Course Outline as of Spring 1999

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PSYCH 1ATitle:  GENERAL  
Full Title:  General Psychology
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Scientific study of human behavior; emotions, thinking, heredity, environment, learning, intelligence, and human diversity. Emphasis upon the principles, practices, and problems of the experimental method.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Scientific study of human behavior; emotions, thinking, heredity, environment, learning, intelligence & individual differences.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:D
Social and Behavioral Sciences
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 2010
 D9Psychology  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1991Fall 2010
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
 D9Psychology  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981Fall 1991
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981
 4IPsychology  
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: PSY 110 Introductory Psychology SRJC Equivalent Course(s): PSYCH1A

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students completing this course will be able to comprehend and
demonstrate basic knowledgeability in the following areas.  They will
also be expected to apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate their
knowledge and comprehension of the areas.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Learning
 2.  Perception
 3.  Motivation
 4.  Emotion, Stress, and Comfort
 5.  Psychobiology
 6.  Thinking
 7.  Human Development
 8.  Personality
 9.  Abnormal Behavior
10.  Therapy
11.  Social Behavior
12.  Cross-cultural and Gender Studies

Assignments:
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Reading and writing assignments, and other homework will be assigned:
approximately 2 hours of homework for each hour of class meeting.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 25%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
75 - 90%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  Wade/Tavris
   1999, INVITATION TO PSYCHOLOGY
 Lonne and Malpass
   1994, PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURE
 Morris and Maisto
   1998, PSYCHOLOGY. . . AN INTRODUCTION
 Uba and Huang
   1999 PSYCHOLOGY

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