College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
PSYC

PSYC 100 INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY I

This course introduces scientific approaches to the study of humans and other organisms, including: background, biological basis, development, perception, motivation, learning, states of consciousness, personality, abnormal behavior, and psychotherapy. (SS)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0)

PSYC 200 INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY II

A continuation of PSYC 100, Psychology II includes psychometrics, experimental methods, learning, cognitive processes, and classic and recent research.

Prerequisite: PSYC 100

(3: 3, 0)

PSYC 210 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course covers behavior during childhood, adolescence, and later life with emphasis on normal physical, intellectual, and social growth and development. Special attention is given to the sequential nature of development over the entire lifespan.

Prerequisite: PSYC 100

(3: 3, 0)

PSYC 220 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course focuses on the social experience and pressure on the development of human personality and behavior. Topics include social perception, leadership, attitude formation and change, conformity, norms, group dynamics, and communication.

Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or SOCI 100

(3: 3, 0)

PSYC 230 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course offers a critical approach to models of the unhealthy vs. healthy personality. Particular attention is given to the following topics: historical and theoretical influences pertaining to mental disorders, the use and misuse of diagnostic labeling, and the assessment and treatment of abnormal personalities and conditions.

Prerequisite: PSYC 100

(3: 3, 0)

PSYC 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY

This independent study course is designed to permit individual students to pursue topics or projects approved by supervising faculty.

Prerequisites:

1. Completion of at least one semester's work in a degree program at SUNY Delhi.

2. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.00, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

3. At least 3 credit hours in one foundation course specific to the discipline, with the permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

4. No more than 6 credit hours of independent study may be taken during any one semester, and no more than 15 credit hours of independent study may be applied toward an associate's degree. The total number of credit hours in independent study that may be applied toward a bachelor's degree depends on the specific bachelor's program.

5. The student and sponsoring faculty member will prepare and submit to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences an Independent Study contract proposal for approval.

(1-4: 1-4, 0) or, if lab included, (2: 1, 3), (3: 2, 3), or (4: 3, 3) Offered on request

PSYC 300 ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

This course is an analysis of methods and principles in the field of psychology that have been used to understand complex organizations. Topics include: organizational behavior; the individual and teambuilding; group dynamics; leadership; conflict and negotiation; and organizational systems, culture, and dynamics.

Prerequisites: PSYC 100 and one of the following: BUSI 343, BUSI 344, HOSP 205, or HOSP 210

(3: 3, 0)

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