Psychology is the study of human and animal behavior. It seeks to understand and explain both normal and abnormal behavior, mental ability, perception, development and individual differences. Psychological study explores human emotions, thoughts, and motives. Among the major sub-branches within psychology are educational psychology, social psychology, psychometrics, developmental psychology, comparative psychology, abnormal psychology, applied psychology, differential psychology, statistics, and child psychology.

101/101H-GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY/HONORS GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 101 is an intensive study of human behavior. The course examines scientific principles, biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, motivation, thinking, individual differences, intelligence, personality, behavior disorders, and therapeutic behavior change.

103 PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 103 is a exploration of the relationship between mind and body, emphasizing the neurological correlates of behavior. The course includes the structure and functions of the nervous system, methodology, concepts of physiological psychology, and current developments.

104 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 104 deals with people as social beings. Topics covered include moral development, cooperation and com petition, violence and war aggression, prejudice, attitudes, conformity, sexual behavior, group processes, non-verbal communication, interpersonal attraction, and altruism.

105 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
Psychology 105 i is an introductory overview of the fi eld of human sexuality. Human sexuality is examined from psychological, biological, sociocultural, and historical perspectives. Students are encouraged to become aware of their own sexual attitudes, values, and behaviors and to evaluate the consistency of their behaviors within their own moral frameworks. Current sex norms and various aspects of interpersonal and individual sexual adjustment are explored. 

106 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 106  provides an overview, from a psychological perspective, of human development from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences. Theories and research in physical, cognitive, personality, and social development are examined, as well as attention to developmental problems. 

110 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT
Psychology 110  has an applied focus for students interested in how psychology is used in everyday life and is related to other social sciences. The course surveys different psychological perspectives and theoretical foundations and how these are applied across a person’s life, taking into account the influence of factors such as culture, gender, ethnicity, historical cohort, and socioeconomic status. A broad understanding of how scientists, clinicians, and practitioners study and apply psychology is emphasized.

111 WOMEN MIND AND BODY
Psychology 111 iPSYCH 111 is an investigation into traditional and nontraditional medical model health delivery systems, with special emphasis on women and their bodies. Major topics covered are women as research subjects, cross-cultural perspectives on the use of health care, and current research findings on menstruation, pregnancy, menopause, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. Psychological concepts of fitness, nutritional awareness, belief systems and emotional management, and stress reduction are addressed.

113 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN
Psychology 113 is a study of the psychological factors which contribute to the present emotional, sexual and economic status of the American woman. This study is designed to help the student better understand the experiences of women through the examination of family structure, social structure, female sexuality and self-esteem.

115 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 115 deals with maladaptive or abnormal behavior of human beings. Topics covered include classifications, clinical pictures, causal factors, treatment and outcomes of maladaptive patterns, assessment, therapy, and prevention.

131 MARRIAGE AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
Psychology 131 studies, with an emphasis on psychological and sociological theories and research, the development of traditional and contemporary patterns of people living together. Topics examined include the historical development of marriage, diverse lifestyles (including single-parenting, the blended family, and gay and lesbian partnerships), partner compatibility, communication techniques, intimacy, conflict, child rearing, dissolution of partnerships, and speculation about the future of relationships.

150 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 150 is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the theoretical foundations of learning theories and their application in school settings. The course will focus on the evaluation of these applications as each contributed to the development of American Education. It will also provide a basis for understanding both failed and successful efforts toward remediations and reform, using psychology as a means of analysis

200 RESEARCH METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 200 is a lecture and laboratory course focusing on the nature of theory and the principles of descriptive and inferential research. Topics covered in the course include: an analysis of the scientific method, research design, ethical principles, internal and external validity, and scientific writing. The course is built around the application of these topics in a laboratory environment. Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed SOC S 200.

203 PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY LAB
Physiological Psychology Lab is an introductory science laboratory course that surveys structure and function of the nervous system, neurological correlates of behavior, psychophysiological research methodology, and scientific research investigation. Main topics include neuroanatomy, behavioral neuroscience, consciousness, emotion, stress, sensation and perception of vision, audition, touch, olfaction, and gustation.