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Course Number: PSYC 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: General Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: General Psychology is a survey of the major psychological topics, theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015125


Course Number: PSYC 2306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Mountain View Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Human Sexuality

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This course will provide an overview of the broad field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered from various perspectives – biological, sociological, anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the psychological perspective. The goal is for each student to learn factual, scientifically-based information that will provoke thought and contribute to his/her own decision-making on sexual issues outside of the classroom. This course is cross-listed as SOCI 2306. The student may register for either PSYC 2306 or SOCI 2306 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015325


Course Number: PSYC 2314 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Lifespan Growth & Development

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Life-Span Growth and Development is a study of social, emotional, cognitive and physical factors and influences of a developing human from conception to death. (3 Lec)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4227035125


Course Number: PSYC 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Psychology of Adjustment

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the processes involved in adjustment of individuals to their personal and social environments. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015625


Course Number: PSYC 2316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Psychology of Personality

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Study of various approaches to determinants, development, and assessment of personality. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015725


Course Number: PSYC 2317 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 5, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Statistical Methods in Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: PSYC 2301 and MATH 1314.
Course Description: This course covers descriptive and inferential statistics used in psychological research and assessment. It includes measurement, characteristics of distributions; measures of central tendency and variability; transformed scores; correlation and regression; probability theory; and hypotheses testing and inference. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015225


Course Number: PSYC 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Social Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Study of individual behavior within the social environment. May include topics such as the socio-psychological process, attitude formation and change, interpersonal relations, and group processes. This course is cross-listed as SOCI 2326. The student may register for either PSYC 2319 or SOCI 2326 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4227075125


Course Number: PSYC 2320 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 5, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Abnormal Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: PSYC 2301.
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the psychological, biological, and socio-cultural factors involved in the development, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders. It includes a review of the historical understanding of abnormal behavior and the development of modern diagnostic systems. It includes discussion of psychological research and practice as it relates to mental health and psychological functioning, as well as legal and ethical issues. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015225


Course Number: PSYC 2330 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 5, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Biological Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: PSYC 2301.
Course Description: An introduction to the biological bases of behavior. Topics include evolution, genetics, research methods in behavioral neuroscience, motivation and emotion, sensation and perception, learning and memory, lifespan development, cognition, psychological disorders, and other complex behaviors. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015225



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.