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PSYC 240
Honors Seminar: Explorations in Psychology


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20


Description
Provide students with a chance to examine a specific area of Psychology in depth. The basic concepts of the particular area of study will be covered, in addition to discussion of related current events and specific issues of local, national or global interest. Includes lecture as well as student interaction, and will require critical thinking and consideration of relevant diversity issues. Prerequisite: Students must be enrolled in WWCC Honors Program, or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss basic concepts in Psychology, and advanced concepts in the area of study.
  • Apply those concepts to real-life examples and situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate research and information on the specific topic.

  • Course Topics
  • Specific topics will vary depending on the area of focus within Psychology.
  • Definition and general concepts within the specific topic.
  • Diversity issues related to the specific topic.
  • Basic research methods for finding more in-depth inforamtion on teh topic chosen.
  • Global, national and local instances of the specific topic at play in the world outside of the classroom.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC 240
    Spring 2012
    1042
    Cindy Stevenson-mc clure
    PSYC 240
    Spring 2011
    1042
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.