Psychology (PSY)

PSY 2012  General Psychology 1  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing  
General Education Category: Communications Skills Gen Ed, Social Science CORE COURSE  

This course explores the scientific field of psychology including research, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, personality, psychopathology, and therapeutic techniques. This course is a state-designated core course. Course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.

PSY 2012H  Honors General Psychology 1  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing and admission to the EFSC Honors Program  
General Education Category: Communications Skills Gen Ed, Social Science CORE COURSE  

This course explores the scientific field of psychology including research, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, personality, psychopathology, and therapeutic techniques. There is a special emphasis in the Honors class to include student leadership activities. This course is a state-designated core course. Course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.

PSY 2014  General Psychology 2  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: PSY 2012 or PSY 2012H with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course explores diverse topics related to the field of psychology and is a continuation of General Psychology 1. The course is designed to give students a solid foundation in a variety of topics/issues in psychology such as research topics, biological issues, human development, cognitive processes, social psychology, and mental health.

PSY 2014H  Honors General Psychology 2  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: PSY 2012 or PSY 2012H with a grade of "C" or higher and admission to the EFSC Honors Program  

This course explores diverse topics related to the field of psychology and is a continuation of General Psychology 1 or Honors General Psychology 1. The course is designed to give students a solid foundation in a variety of topics/issues in psychology such as research topics, biological issues, human development, cognitive processes, social psychology, and mental health. The Honors class will emphasize leadership as evidenced by student-led discussions and presentations.

PSY 2023  Career Exploration in Psychology  
Credit Hours:   3  

This course assists the student in examining career choices within the field of Psychology. Students learn what career opportunities are available in Psychology and its sub-fields. Opportunities will be provided for career decision making, educational planning, networking, interviewing, and job searching.

PSY 2948  Service-Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives the student the opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.