Registration for the Spring 2019 semester is open now! For information about signing up for spring classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration. To apply to KCC online for free, visit www.kellogg.edu/step1.
Interested in psychology? Here’s a list of psychology (PSYC) classes offered at Kellogg Community College during the Spring 2019 semester. For a complete list of Spring 2019 semester classes offered at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu and click on “Class Schedules” in the top menu to search for sections.
PSYC 201: Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)
Psychology is the science of behavior. Topics investigated include biological foundations of behavior, learning, child development, sensation and perception, thinking, emotion, motivation, individual differences, personality, frustration and adjustment, abnormal behavior, and techniques of psychotherapy.
PSYC 220: Developmental Psychology (3 Credits)
A survey of physical, cognitive and psychosocial development through the total life span. Emphasis is on the normal changes in human behavior that result from continuous interaction of maturation and experience. Cross-cultural comparisons of developmental patterns are also considered.
PSYC 240: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 Credits)
This course provides the foundation for many other courses in the psychology and education majors by introducing students to the principles of conditioning and learning, and behavior analysis concepts. Basic concepts and skills assist students in the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions in a variety of applied settings.
PSYC 250: Abnormal Psychology (3 Credits)
The study of psychopathology in individuals from four current points of view: psychiatric (biophysical), intrapsychic, phenomenological and behavioral. Special attention will be paid to describing psychopathology in terms of behaviors. The course will also include current approaches to assessment and treatment.
PSYC 260: Health Psychology (3 Credits)
Health psychology is the study of how psychosocial factors relate to the promotion and maintenance of good health/wellness and with the causation, prevention and treatment of illness. A biopsychosocial approach is applied to this understanding.
PSYC 265: Addiction and Human Behaviors (3 Credits)
This course is designed as an overview and introduction of some common drugs and the subsequent behaviors/outcomes related to their use (e.g. addictions, abuse and dependence). The societal impact, as well as the affects drugs have on the individual (psychologically and physiologically) will be explored. In addition, the issues of treatment and prevention will be investigated and identified.
PSYC 275: Criminal Psychology (3 Credits)
Students will explore current research and psychological and sociological theories regarding the effects of specific mental disorders, personality, biological influences, developmental issues, and social/environmental contributors to both general criminal behaviors, as well as specific crimes and criminal conduct. Also discussed/explored will be the psychological effects of crime on the victim and society at large, as well as introduction to the profiling and prediction of criminal and violent behaviors.
For More Information
The first Spring 2019 classes start Jan. 11, and the semester ends May 6. For information about signing up for spring classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration. For more information about studying psychology at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/psychology.