COURSES 200 Introduction to Psychology (3) A survey of psyc hology as an empiri­ cal/ behavioral science with a consid­ erati on of underlying philosophical bases in li ght of a Christi an world view. Topics to be surveyed include deve lopment , cogniti on, lea rning, mot ivation, ph ys iology, social ization , personali ty and psychopathology. 206 Psychology and Christian Thought (3) An introduction to the nature and process of the application of Christian thought to the study and practice of psychology. Pre requi sites: 200 and Biblical Studies 101. 21 0 Statistics with Computer Applications (4) Elementary statisti cs for psychological research; literature and computer analy­ sis in sampling, probabili ty, descriptive statistics, basic nonparametric sta tistics, t-tests, correlation, regression equations and data processing. Not for general education math/ science requirement. Th ree hours lecture, two hours labora­ tory. Either semester. Lab fee :$25. 303 Human Sexuality (3) An examin atio n of human sex ual functioning , behavior, rela ti onships, and fee lings. Issues of sexuality are discussed within spiri tual, psychologi­ ca l, cu ltur al, and medi cal / hea lth related perspectives. Prerequisite: 200 or Biology I00 or 111. 305 Experimental Psychology (4) Philosophy, methodology and analys is of the experimental method. Discus­ sions of problems in conducting and eva luatin g psyc holog ica l research. Th ree hours lecture, two hours labo­ ratory. Prerequisite: 210. Lab fee : $25. Spring semester. 306 Introduction to Measurement (3) Theory and principles of measurement including the construction , reliabili ty, validity and applicat ion of measure­ ment de\~ces in various professional set­ tings. Prerequisite: 210. Fall semester. 309 Abnormal Psychology (3) Nat ure, ca uses and treatment of abnormal behavior, including the full range of mental disorde rs identified within current categorical systems. 310 Learning (4) Empirica l findin gs and theoretica l deve lopment in the area of learning and their application to human behav­ ior. Three hours lecture, three hours labo ratory. Prerequisite: 305 . Lab fee : $25. Fall semester.

Group II: Psychology of Religious Experience (313) Developmental Psychology: Life-Span (320) Developmental Psychology: Childhood (321) Developmental Psychology: Adolescence (322) Social Psychology (405) Group Ill: Experimental Psychology (305) Introduction to Measurement (306) Advanced Statistics (502) Group IV: Abnormal Psychology (309) Theories of Personality (411 ) Personality and Psychopathology l (515) AU students are encouraged lo take al least one course from the following: Group V: Human Sexuali ty (303) Industrial/Organizational Psychology (315) Crosscultural/Ethnic Issues in Psychology (319) Seminar in Therapeutic Techniques (418) Seminar in Group Process (426) All majors must complete an out­ come examination prior to gradua­ tion to be taken during the student 's last semester in the program. Graduate School Preparation The following courses are recom­ mended forgraduate school preparation: Experimental Psyc hology (305), Int roduction to Measurement (306), Learning (3 10), Developmental Psy­ chology: Life-Span (320), Social Psy­ chology (405) , Theories of Personality (4 11 ), Physiological Psychology (4 12) or Ne urobiology (Biology 311 ), His­ tory and Sys tems of Psychology (530). Undergraduate Permission to Take Graduate Courses Senior level undergraduate psy­ chology majors may take certain grad­ uate courses (listed at the end of this section) with permission. Aspecial form maybe obtained in the graduate Psychology Department. It must be fill ed ou t and signed by the student's advisor , dean of Rosemead, and instructor of the course. MINOR A Psychology Minor is offered with the completion of 18 units, 12 of which must be upper division. Psychol­ ogy 200 is a prerequisite for the minor.

A DMSION OF ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY Undergraduate Coord inator: Gary H. Strauss, Ed.D. FACULTY Professors: Guy, Narramore, Poelstra Associate Professors: Grace, Ingram, Pike , Quek, Strauss OBJECTIVES Th e psychology major provides opportunities to study a broad spec­ trum of issues co ncern ing human nature and fu nctioning from a dis­ tinctly Christian world view. Since stu­ dents select a psychology major for a variety of reasons, course offerings are designed to provide as much fl exibil­ ity as possible. Only three courses are required of all students (Introduction to Psychology, Psychology and Christ­ ian Thought, and Statistics with Com­ puter Applications). Students preparing for graduate study in psychology take a broad set of courses in the research and theory of psychology as well as fou ndational courses in appli ed areas. Studen ts majoring in psychology as a terminal degree or those preparing fo r the ministry or other professional areas may select from both theoretical and applied courses those most suited to their vocational and personal goals. DEGREE PROGRAM A Bache/,or of Ans degree in PS)' chowgy is offered upon completion of the university baccalaureate and major requirements. All students desiring to major in psychology must complete an application for admission to the major and meet the requirements specified thereon. The app lication forms are av-dilable in the Undergraduate Psychol­ ogy Program Office. The psychology major requires the completion of a mini­ mum of35 units beyond Introduction to Psychology (200) , 24 of which must be upper division. Psychology 200 is pre­ requisite to all other psychology courses. All majors are required to take Psychol­ ogy and Christian Thought (206), Statis­ tics 1vi th Computer Applications (2 10) and to select at least one course from each of the foUowing groups of courses: Group I: Learning (310)

313 Psychology of Religious Experience (3) An examination of the nature and scope of religious experience including such issues as the development of religious con­ cepts and values, conversion , the experi­ ence of prayer and spiri tual maturity. Attention isalso given to issues in the inte­ gration of psychology and theology. 315 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3) Astudy of the application of the prin­ ciples of psychology in industrial and organizational settings. Prerequisite: 200 or consent. 319 Crosscultural/Ethnic Issues in Psychology (3) The psychological dynan1ics involved in the formation and reduction of preju­ dices, discrimination, and stereotypes will be ex pl ored. The cou rse is designed to increase student awareness of the historical treatment of crosscul­ tural issues \vithin a psychological con­ text, and to sensiti ze students to ethnic minorities and issues. Prerequisite: 200. 320 Developmental Psychology: Lifespan (3) A study of the th eory and research concern ing life-span developmen t. Consideration will be give n to th e phys ical, emotional , cognitive, social and moral aspects of human develop­ ment across the enti re span from con­ cep ti on to dea th. Discussion will include timely issues of personal rele­ vance to th e student 's own develop­ mental pathway. Spring semester. 321 Developmental Psychology: Childhood (3) An in-depth study of theory an d research concern ing the childhood period from conception th rough pre­ adolescence. Particular attention will be given to the issues of parent-<:hild bonding and the impact of famil y dynamics and in te rac tion upon the development of ch ildren. Ge neti c­ maturational factors along with their in te raction with experienti al factors wi ll be exam in ed as to their effect upon behavior. Both pathogenic and adaptive patterns wi ll be addressed with a view to facilitating optimal development and sociali zation of chi l­ dren. Fall semester, alternating years. 322 Developmental Psychology: Adolescence (3) An in-depth studyof theory and research concerning the adol escent period including the transition from childhood to adolescence and from adolescence to adttlthood. Issues to be considered will include physiological, psychological and


Phys iological Psychology (412) or Neurobiology (Biology 311 ) Motivation (410)

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