Psychology Courses

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 2301)

This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of behavior. Special emphasis is placed on methods of research and critical thinking skills. This is a survey course and covers a variety of topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. PSYC 2301 is reading and writing intensive and is a college sophomore course.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week.

Human Sexuality (PSYC 2306)

This course will provide an overview of the broad field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered from various perspectives - biological, sociological, anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the psychological perspective. The goal is for each student to learn factual, scientifically-based information that will provoke thought and contribute to his/her own decision-making on sexual issues outside of the classroom. This course is cross-listed as SOCI 2306. (Fall)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week.

Lifespan Growth and Development (PSYC 2314)

This course is designed for students who wish to learn more about the study of human growth, development, and behavior, while considering the impact of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional aspects of growth from conception to maturity. Students will gain a better understanding of the study of human growth from conception to death, acquire a basic knowledge of human development and develop a familiarity with psychological terms. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Credit Hours: 3

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week.

Social Psychology (PSYC 2319)

Theories, methods, and applications of social psychology are presented. Topics include group behavior, interpersonal attraction, pro-social behavior, aggression and conflict, communication, and research methodology. This is the same course as SOCI 2326. (Spring)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week

Prerequisites:

PSYC 2301 or SOCI 1301.

For More Information Contact

Melissa Fulgham
903-434-8253
mfulgham@ntcc.edu