Psychology

A study of the research and theory in the psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation, factors that impact learning, and application of learning strategies. Theoretical models of strategic learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the conceptual basis for the introduction of the college-level student academic strategies. Students use assessment instruments (e.g. learning inventories) to help them identify their own strengths and weaknesses as strategic learners. Students are ultimately expected to integrate and apply the learning skills discussed across their own academic programs and become effective and efficient learners. Students developing these skills should be able to continually draw from the theoretical models they have learned.

This course is cross-listed as EDUC 1300. The student may register for either EDUC 1300 or PSYC 1300 but may receive credit for only one of the two.

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General Psychology is a survey of the major psychological topics, theories, and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

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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.

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Lifespan Growth and Development is a study of social, emotional, cognitive and physical factors and influences of a developing human from conception to death.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

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Study of the processes involved in adjustment of individuals to their personal and social environments.

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Study of individual behavior within the social environment. May include topics such as the socio-psychological process, attitude formation and change, interpersonal relations, and group processes.

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Last updated: 03/19/2018