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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
PY 102 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Introduction to the fields and research methods of psychology, including such topics as biological bases of behavior, human development, perception, learning, mental disorder, and social behavior. (BSSD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
PY 102HC GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Introduction to the fields and research methods of psychology, including such topics as biological bases of behavior, human development, perception, learning, mental disorder, and social behavior. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
PY 102HM GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Introduction to the fields and research methods of psychology, including such topics as biological bases of behavior, human development, perception, learning, mental disorder, and social behavior. (BSSD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
PY 203 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Studies the life span; data, concepts, theories, and methods of contemporary psychology by focusing on the physical, intellectual, and social development of human behavior from conception through late adulthood. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
PY 204 INTRO PSYCH OF PERSONALITY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the psychology of human personality including topics such as personality theories, adjustment, personality description, and assessment. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 206 PSYCH HUMAN SEXUALITY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the study of the psychology of human sexuality including the study of human sexual behavior, sexual attitudes, sexual motivation, sex roles, relation between sexual behavior and attitudes and personality characteristics, sexual variance, sexual problems, etc. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 207 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the issues and research in the psychology of women. Topics include biological and social factors, gender roles, sex differences and similarities, mental health, pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, work, women of color, love relationships, and sexuality. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 207HC PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN-HONORS 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the issues and research in the psychology of women. Topics include biological and social factors, gender roles, sex differences and similarities, mental health, pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, work, women of color, love relationships, and sexuality. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
PY 207HM PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN-HONORS 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the issues and research in the psychology of women. Topics include biological and social factors, gender roles, sex differences and similarities, mental health, pregnancy, menstruation, menopause, work, women of color, love relationships, and sexuality. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A, and a grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 211 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    An introduction to the field of social psychology emphasizing the experimental and the experiential approach. Various theoretical orientations and relevant research are considered covering such topics as group structures and group processes, formation, measurement and changing of attitudes (including prejudice), communication and persuasion, leadership, interpersonal relations, and social influence. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 213 CRIMINAL & LEGAL PSYCH 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Aspects of psychology that specifically relate to police work. Applications of current research about law enforcement, juvenile behavior, and witness credibility. Special police problems, including the relation of mental illness and mental retardation to crime. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department Three hours each week.
PY 215 CHILD PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Emotional, intellectual, social, physiological, and cognitive growth of the child based on pertinent psychological principles, research findings, and methodology. Critical periods in maturation and learning. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
PY 216 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    The interaction of physical, intellectual, emotional, and environmental forces as they influence the psychological functioning of the adolescent. Theories and research findings as they relate to adolescent adjustment. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours each week.
PY 221 INTRO ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Provides an introduction to and understanding of behavior disorders and insight into the personality of the disturbed person. Symptoms, contributing factors, treatment, diagnosis, and classification of the mentally ill and the mental defective, as well as the maladjusted person, will be studied. Roles of various members of the mental health team in the prevention, analysis, and rehabilitation of disturbed individuals will be discussed. (BSSD) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department.
PY 227 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 semester hours PY-Psychology
Course Description:    Studies the principles of psychology that relate to the teaching-learning process. Topics include theories of learning and cognitive development, motivation, methods and media of instruction, individual differences, measurement, and evaluation. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in PY 102, or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

 
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