Psychology

PSYCH 10 – FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction to psychology and the principles of human behavior and relationships. Studies in sensation, perception, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence and emotion. Emphasis is on general psychological principles. Use of individual and group exercises. (3 units)

PSYCH 170 – PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS
An integral approach to the understanding of human behavior. Concepts of personal and social adjustment as related to employment, morale, employee relations, supervisory techniques, and business efficiency. (3 units) Prerequisite: PSYCH 10

PSYCH 175 – PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY
Survey of current scientific knowledge about human personality.  Consideration will be given to both the universal, shared aspects of personality and those upon which people differ (e.g., shyness, self-esteem, and need for achievement). Methods of personality assessment and applications of personality research will be discussed. (3 units) Prerequisite: PSYCH 10

PSYCH 220 – PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY
This course provides an introduction to personnel psychology. Topics include job analysis, performance appraisal, testing and assessment, employee selection, equal employment opportunity, criterion development, selection interviewing, validation, legal issues, human resources planning, recruitment, classification, utility analysis, training, compensation, organization, career development and consulting strategies. (3 units) Prerequisite: PSYCH 175

PSYCH 286 – SPECIAL TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
The course offers topics of specialized interest, can be given as a special study. (1-4 units) Prerequisite: Instructor's permission