Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 101  - Introduction to Psychology  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to and survey of the basic concepts and findings within the field of psychology.

Carolina Core: GSS

PSYC 103  - Psychology of Adjustment  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to theories and processes underlying and facilitating human adjustment in the community, family, and workplace.

PSYC 226  - Research Methods in Psychology  (3 Credits)  

Basic principles and methodology.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SCHC 130.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research

PSYC 227  - Psychological Statistics  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to statistical methods essential for psychological research.

Prerequisites: PSYC 226 and MATH 111 or placement out of MATH 111.
PSYC 300  - Human Sexual Behavior  (3 Credits)  

Psychological, physiological, and sociological factors of human sexual behavior and attitudes.

PSYC 399  - Independent Study  (1-6 Credits)  

Closely supervised project or research experience in psychology. Approved contract required. May be repeated for up to six credits. Not for psychology major credit.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research

PSYC 410  - Behavioral and Mental Disorders  (3 Credits)  

Covers the classification, diagnosis, etiological theories, and treatments of the major mental and emotional disorders.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SCHC 130.
PSYC 420  - Survey of Developmental Psychology  (3 Credits)  

Psychological development from conception to late adulthood. Topics include physical, cognitive, and social processes associated with development at each stage of the life cycle.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or EDPY 335 or SCHC 130.
PSYC 430  - Survey of Social Psychology  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to theory and research in social psychology from a psychological viewpoint. Topics include social perception, social cognition, attitudes, interpersonal relationships, aggression, prosocial behavior, and group processes.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SCHC 130.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences

PSYC 465  - Health Psychology  (3 Credits)  

Application of psychological theories and assessment and treatment methodologies for health maintenance and the diagnosis and treatment of illness.

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SCHC 130