Santa Clara University

Psychology department

Courses

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Winter 2015 Anticipated Course Offering List

Spring 2015 Anticipated Course Offering List

Easy Guide to Psychology Classes that Fulfill  Univ. Requirements

Lower division requirements.
  • Introductory Courses
  • PSYC 1: General Psychology I * Social Science
  • PSYC 2: General Psychology II * Social Science
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • PSYC 40: Statistical Data Analysis
  • PSYC 43: Research Methods in Psychology

Upper division courses.

  • Biological (Choose one)
  • PSYC 165: Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 166: Human Neuropsychology
  • PSYC 167: Psychopharmacology * Global Health
  • Developmental (Choose one)
  • PSYC 172: Adolescent Development * Children, Family, Society
  • PSYC 185: Developmental Psychology I * ELSJ
  • PSYC 197: Psychology of Aging * Diversity & ELSJ
  • Applied (Choose one)
  • PSYC 115: Abnormal Psychology * ELSJ once a year
  • PSYC 117: Health Psychology
  • PSYC 157: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social / Personality (Choose one)
  • PSYC 150: Social Psychology
  • PSYC 160: Personality
  • Learning / Cognition / Perception (Choose one)
  • PSYC 120: Perception
  • PSYC 130: Psychology of Learning
  • PSYC 131: Cognitive Psychology
  • Senior Capstone (Choose one)
  • PSYC 113: Advanced Topics in Health Psychology
  • PSYC 132: Advanced Topics in Learning
  • PSYC 133: Advanced Topics in Cognitive
  • PSYC 151: Advanced Topics in Social Psychology
  • PSYC 161: Advanced Topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 168: Advanced Topics in Neuroscience
  • PSYC 178: Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 199C: Directed Reading/Research
  • Electives (Choose three, more in course catalog)
  • PSYC 102: Writing in Psychology * Advanced Writing
  • PSYC 114: Ethics in Psychology * Ethics
  • PSYC 155: Psychology and Law * Civic engagement
  • PSYC 156: Managing Diverse Workforce * Diversity
  • PSYC 158: Conservation Psychology * Science and Technology
  • PSYC 182:Psychology of Gender * Diversity

Emphasis in Psychobiology.

In addition to the Bachelor of Science and departmental requirements, students who wish to study neuroscience may elect the psychobiology concentration, which requires completing the following courses in addition to requirements for the psychology major.

  • Mathematics
  • MATH 11: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • MATH 12: Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • Chemistry
  • CHEM 11: General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 12: General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 13: General Chemistry III
  • CHEM 31: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 32: Organic Chemistry II
  • Biology
  • BIOL 21: Introduction to Physiology
  • BIOL 22: Introduction to Evolution and Ecology
  • BIOL 23: Investigations in Evolution and Ecology (L&L)
  • BIOL 24: Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 25: Investigations in Cellular and Molecular Biology (L&L)

Emphasis in Gerontology:      

          Please see the Gerontology homepage.

Emphasis in Liberal Studies:  

     Please see the  Liberal Studies homepage