Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog 2013-1014: Lincoln College

Psychology

PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology (S6 900)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is an examination of the behavioristic, humanistic, and biological viewpoints in psychology. Included in the survey of the discipline are learning principles and applications, perception, motivation, emotions and stress, psycho-biology, thinking, psychological testing, theories of personality, sexual behavior, abnormal behavior, and approaches to therapy.

PSY 203: Educational Psychology

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is an examination of learning principles as they apply inside and outside the classroom. Developmental factors, research, testing, teaching models, and social contexts will be considered.

PSY 204: Social Psychology (S8 900)

Credits: 3:0:3
This is a study of the social interaction of individuals and psychological principles and concepts involved in these relationships, and includes discussion of social perception, values, attitudes, prejudice, group dynamics, leadership, and other group processes.
Prerequisite: PSY 101

PSY 207: Abnormal Psychology

Credits: 3:0:3
The focus of this course is an overview and appraisal of current theories regarding the causes and treatment of maladaptive behavior and mental disorders. The course examines the issues of classification and diagnosis, disorders of childhood and adolescence, anxiety and mood disorders, cognitive and personality disorders, and schizophrenia.
Prerequisite: PSY 101

PSY 208: Developmental Psychology (S6 902)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is a preliminary survey of the psychosocial stages of human development through life, and provides an introduction to the theories of human development, with an emphasis on the application of the theories.
Prerequisite: PSY 101