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Psychology (AC)

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Psychology 1000 - Introduction to Psychology
An introductory survey of the methods and findings of modern scientific psychology. The following topics will be covered: history and methodology, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning and motivation, verbal and cognitive processes, developmental psychology, social psychology, individual differences (intelligence and personality), and clinical psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1100E, Psychology 1200.
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Extra Information: Note: Psychology 1000 will not serve as a substitute for Psychology 1100E for entry into any psychology module at Huron, nor will it provide access to any senior psychology course at Huron that requires Psychology 1100E.
3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 1001E - Laboratory Upgrade
This course is designed to provide students who have a credit in Psychology 1000 or equivalent with the laboratory experience that is part of Psychology 1100E but not Psychology 1000. Successful completion of Psychology 1000 plus 1001E will be accepted as the equivalent of credit in Psychology 1100E for purposes of entry into courses and modules at Huron.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1100E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in Psychology 1000 and a 70% average in the best 5.0 courses taken to fulfill first-year requirements.
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Extra Information: 1.0 hour per week, no credit.
(Huron)
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Psychology 1100E - Method in General Psychology
An introduction to method and content in psychology. The content areas covered include physiological psychology, perception, learning and motivation, memory and cognition, developmental psychology, individual differences, personality, social psychology, and applied psychology. Method is studied through direct experience with research design and the collection, statistical treatment and reporting of data.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 1000, Psychology 1200 and the former Psychology 100.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour, 1.0 course.
Note: Normally, a prerequisite for senior courses at Huron College.
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Psychology 2011A/B - Altered States of Consciousness
A survey of altered states of consciousness such as sleep, dreaming, hypnosis, drug-induced states, meditation and near-death experiences considered from a phenomenological perspective.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2012F/G - Psychology and Diversity
An analysis of major forms of human diversity and the ways that people respond to diversity. Topics include sources of differences, origins and forms of prejudice based on differences, the experience of being a target of prejudice, and techniques for promoting respect for diversity.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2020A/B - Drugs and Behavior
Survey of the major drugs of abuse used to treat psychopathological disorders including a brief section on methods of administration, drug distribution and elimination, neurotransmitters. The history and patterns of use and abuse, clinic indications, neurochemical bases for action for a variety of licit and illicit drugs.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2021A/B - Addictive Behaviors
Overview of addictive behaviors and issues concerning addiction. Addictive aspects of drug use, gambling, eating, exercise, sex, playing video games, and Internet use will be considered as well as psychological research, explanations for, and treatment of addictive behaviours.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2031A/B - Psychology and Law
This course provides an overview of theory and research in the field of psychology and law. Basic and applied research in cognitive, developmental, clinical, and social psychology is related to legal issues, such as eyewitness memory, face identification, polygraph testing, child witnesses, and jury decision-making.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3313A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2041 - The Exceptional Child
A study of the etiology, identification, training and/or treatment of the exceptional child. Emphasis will be given to the gifted, creative, mentally retarded, physically disabled and emotionally disturbed child.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2042A/B, 2043A/B, 3434E, 3320F/G.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2044 - Child Development
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology including learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2410A/B, the former Psychology 241, or 341E.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2050 - Human Adjustment
Theories of human adjustment and maladjustment will be considered. Major approaches to understanding personality such as psychoanalytic, humanistic, and social learning will be discussed. The various forms of maladjusted behavior will be surveyed and explanatory models for such behavior examined.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2030A/B, 2035A/B, 2550A/B, and the former Psychology 253E, 254G, 257E.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2060 - The Psychology of People, Work and Organizations
An introduction to the study and practice of industrial/organizational psychology with emphasis on personnel selection, performance appraisal, work related attitudes, work motivation, organizational processes and leadership.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2660A/B
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2075 - Human Sexuality
A survey of psychological study of human sexual behavior. Topics include history, methodology, theory, anatomy, physiology, attraction, sexual function, sexual orientation, contraception, conception and birth, sexual health, sexual coercion, and pornography.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2091A/B - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2092A/B - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2115A/B - Introduction to Sensation and Perception
An introduction to the study of the human senses and higher order perceptual processes. Data gathered from psychophysical research and studies of the nervous system in both humans and other animals will be discussed. The course will review the mechanisms and principles of operation of vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2015A/B
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 2135A/B - Introduction to Cognition
An introduction to empirical, computational, and theoretical approaches to the study of human cognitive processes. The topics surveyed will include: perception, attention, memory, concepts, language and problem-solving. The course will show how these diverse psychological processes are related to and influence one another.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2010A/B, Psychology 2180E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2180E - Method and Theory in Cognition
An Introduction to method and theory in the study of human cognitive processes. Topics covered may include: perception, attention, memory, concept formation, language, thinking, problem solving, and comparative cognition. The course will involve both theory and hands-on experience with the research methods used by cognitive psychologists.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2135A/B
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2210A/B - Introduction to Learning
An introduction to the fundamental phenomena and theories of classical and instrumental conditioning with an emphasis on animal learning.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2280E and the former 201F or 210E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2221A/B - Introduction to Biological Basis of Behavior
An introduction to the principles of evolutionary biology, genetics, and physiology in relation to behavior. This course is intended as an introduction to the biological basis of behavior for students who do not have a background in biology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Effective 1991, Psychology 2221A/B at Brescia or Main Campus no longer serves as a prerequisite for Psychology 3285F/G on Main Campus. Students wishing to take Psychology 3285F/G are advised to take Psychology 2220A/B on Main Campus.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2280E - Method and Theory in Learning and Motivation
A research oriented course with emphasis on the methodology. Operant conditioning with animals and motivation with animals and humans will be emphasized in lectures and laboratory work. Independent research is required.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2210A/B, the former Psychology 306F/G, Psychology 3209F/G, or the former Psychology 201F, 209G, 210.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2301A/B - Introduction to Clinical Psychology
This course offers a survey of major topics in clinical psychology, including assessment and intervention approaches; experimental psychopathology; ethical, professional and theoretical issues; and emerging trends.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2410A/B - Introduction to Developmental Psychology
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology including: learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 2480E - Developmental Psychology: Basic Principles
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology, including: learning, cognition, perception, personality, and social development in infancy and childhood.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2044, Psychology 2410A/B, the former 241.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture/demonstration hours, 1.0 course.
Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the department.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2550A/B - Introduction to Personality Theory and Research
A survey of the history, methodology and content of the study of individual differences. Topics to be covered include: evaluation of typical personality assessment methods and a consideration of modern empirical research in personality theory and assessment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2050
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 2610F/G - Introduction to Educational Psychology
Survey of psychological research and theory in terms of their implications for educational practice. Topics will include learning, motivation, development, problem-solving, individual differences, teacher effectiveness, and assessment.
Antirequisite(s): The former Psychology 146, 160, 265E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 4 hours lecture/discussion, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 2620A/B - Introduction to Educational Psychology
Survey of psychological research and theory in terms of their implications for educational practice. Topics will include learning, motivation, development, problem-solving, individual differences, teacher effectiveness, and assessment.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2610F/G
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2660A/B - Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings and applications of industrial and organizational psychology. Topics to be covered include: personnel recruitment and selection, employee training and development, performance appraisal, work attitudes and motivation, leadership and group processes, and organizational design. 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2060
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2712F/G - Introduction to Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings, and problems encountered in the study of people as social beings. Emphasis will be placed on experimental research, conducted both in the laboratory and in the field. Content areas include attitudes and social cognition, social interaction and influence, group processes and applications of social psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2070A/B, 2720A/B, 2780E or the former Psychology 170.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
Note: This is an essay course version of Psychology 2720A/B.
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Psychology 2720A/B - Introduction to Social Psychology
An introduction to the theories, methods, findings, and problems encountered in the study of people as social beings. Emphasis will be placed on experimental research, conducted both in the laboratory and in the field. Content areas include attitudes and social cognition, social interaction and influence, group processes and applications of social psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2070A/B, 2712F/G, Psychology 2780E, or the former Psychology 170.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2750E - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2760F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory Psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2780E - Selected Basic Problems in Social Psychology
A research oriented course in social psychology offering concentration in the methods and content of two major areas of social psychology, small group structure and functioning, and the measurement, change, and development of social attitudes.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 3780F/G or the former Psychology 170, 271.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.  Other introductory psychology courses may be substituted with the permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 hour to be assigned by the instructor, 1.0 course.
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Psychology 2800E - Research Methods in Psychology
Using selected examples, this course will introduce students to the variety of ways to conduct research in Psychology. Topics to be covered include: the scientific approach; ethical issues in human and animal research; designing, running, analyzing and writing up a research project; experimental, observational and correlational research strategies.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2820E, 2840F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2814F/G - Ethics in Psychology
This course will introduce concepts of ethics and cover different professional and research ethics guidelines, with more in-depth study of particular and current controversies. Topics may include research in human genetics, animal research and concept of animal rights, professional relationships, and psychometry and reporting of test results.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000-level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2830A - Research in Psychology
An advanced treatment of the collection, analysis and interpretation of behavioral data, reviewing and extending the topics covered in Psychology 1100E; problems in the design and conduct of studies and experiments, operational definitions, experimental control and recording of behavior; statistical treatment of data, including descriptive and inferential statistics.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2810 or the former 283Y.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1100E.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 2840F/G - Research Methods in Psychology
This course is an introduction to basic issues in psychological research. Topics covered include issues in observation and measurement, ethics, and basic issues involved in doing both nonexperimental and experimental research.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2800E, Psychology 2820E, the former Psychology 284a/b.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 2885 - Psychological Measurement and Statistics
This course is designed to introduce students to psychological statistics and measurement. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, correlation, and an introduction to inferential statistics. Also included will be issues related to psychological testing, norms, reliability, validity, and test development as a foundation for understanding psychological testing and research.
Antirequisite(s): All University level statistics courses numbered 2000 or above, including Psychology 2810, 2820E, 2830A.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level course in Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 2990A/B - Applications of Psychology
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with some of the ways in which psychological evidence and techniques can be applied to the practice of law, business, education, health sciences, etc.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in a 1000 level Psychology course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3120F/G - Altered States of Consciousness:  Selected Topics
Selected topics in altered states of consciousness. Topics may include physiology, psychopathology, effects on experiments, the ontological status of perceptions during altered states of consciousness, dreams, dissociative states, drug-induced states, and experiences associated with death.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization, or Honors Specialization in Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course
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Psychology 3170F/G - Psychology of Creativity
Origins of imaginative thinking; perceptions, emotions, memory, language and symbolic expressions in creative processes; child's intellectual functions and creative potential; psychopathology and creativity; theories of psychology of art; assessing creative thinking; criterion and prediction studies; creativity in special fields and settings; scientific and artistic creativity.
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Prerequisite(s): Any 2100-level Psychology full or half course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3177F/G - Consciousness
Survey of contemporary issues in consciousness studies considered from a phenomenological perspective.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3410F/G
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in any 2100 level psychology half or full course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3209F/G - Neuroscience of Motivation and Emotion
An examination of motivation and emotion from a variety of perspectives. Biological, cognitive, developmental, evolutionary, physiological and social approaches to motivation and emotion may be considered.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2280E
Prerequisite(s): One half Psychology course for the series numbered 2100-2799 and registration in third or fourth year of Psychology program.  Special Students who receive 70% in the prerequisite course(s) may enrol in this course.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3229A/B - Evolution and Human Behaviour
A survey of evolutionary approaches to the study of human behaviour, including evolutionary psychology.
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Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2220A/B or 2221A/B and registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3304G - Human Learning. Behavior Modification
This is a course in behavior modification and behavior therapy in both clinical and non-clinical settings with an emphasis on methodology. A sound knowledge of operant and classical conditioning techniques is mandatory. Topical readings will be discussed in seminars and the course includes a practicum.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2210A/B or 2280E and permission of the instructor. May be taken concurrently with Psychology 2280E.
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Extra Information: 2 seminar hours: 1 hour to be assigned by the instructor, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3311 - Abnormal Psychology
An introduction to psychopathology. General principles such as description and classification, development and dynamics, causation, evaluation, treatment, research design. Application of these principles to the analysis of the main syndromes of abnormal behavior.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2050, 3310F/G and 3320F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in any 1.0 or 0.5 course in Psychology at the 2100 level.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 3313A/B - Fundamentals of Forensic Psychology
This course introduces students to central issues in the area of forensic psychology, including recent theoretical and research developments. Topics may include detecting deception, eyewitness testimony, police selection and training, investigative interviewing, jury selection and decision-making, offender profiling, special populations (e.g., psychopathy, domestic violence), and fitness to stand trial.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2031A/B.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in Psychology 1000 and registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, King's)
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Psychology 3330F/G - Health Psychology
This course will focus on the scientific and professional contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health, the prevention and treatment of illness, and the identification of etiologic correlates of health, illness, and related dysfunction.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2036A/B
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3370E - Therapeutic Counseling
Professional counselling and psychotherapy; various processes and techniques of therapeutic counselling; special relationship problems; transference, resistance; interpretation techniques and group counselling; special areas of application of sychotherapeutic counselling: marriage, family, human relations in education and in industry, counselling and problems of values.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): One of: Psychology 2550A/B, 3311, the former Psychology 257E or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3410F/G - Cognitive Development
A review of theories and data related to how cognition develops in children. Topics may include the development of memory, perception, language, strategies, spatial cognition, and problem solving.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of a Major, Specialization or Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of instructor.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3434E - The Exceptional Child
The course covers major areas of exceptionality, such as above-and below-average intelligence, various physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and social and emotional disturbances. The etiology, diagnosis and management of exceptionality are examined.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2041, the former Psychology 340, 342.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of an Honors Specialization in Psychology or permission of the Division.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 hours to be assigned by the instructor, 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3450F/G - Development During Infancy
This seminar course will investigate the processes of development and major developmental milestones that occur during the first year of life, with an emphasis on developmental theories and empirical findings from the literature. Topics covered include: physical development, perceptual development, cognitive development, language development and social development.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2480E and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology, or permission of the deaprtment.
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Extra Information: 4 lecture/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Psychology 3695F/G - Special Topics in Educational Psychology
This course will cover selected topics of current interest in Educational Psychology. Both research and theory in this field will be discussed, and their implications for educational practice. The course will build upon topics covered in the introductory course (261F/G or 262a/b), such as learning, development, teaching styles, and effectiveness and assessment.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2610F/G or Psychology 2620A/B, and registration in third or fourth year of Psychology program or special permission of Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3710F/G - The Psychology of Social Influence
A review of psychological theory and research relating to the interplay of influence, direct behavior change phenomena, persuasion-based and behavior-based attitude change, the influence of mood states, hypnosis, cognitive processes in influence, and resisting influence.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 2720A/B or 2780E and registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3720F/G - The Psychology of Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior
The course will consider the social, situational and personality factors responsible for the occurrence of antisocial behaviors such as violence and aggression, and of prosocial behaviors such as helping others in disaster or crisis situations.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or permission of the Department.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3721F/G - The Psychology of Persuasion
An examination of social, psychological theories and research relating to attitude formation and change. Both persuasion of others and self-persuasion will be considered. Specific topics to be covered include the effects of fear appeals, race relations and prejudice, mass media, communications, advertising, and sex role stereotypes.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2712F/G, 2720A/B or 2780E.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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Psychology 3750E - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology Program, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3760F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year Honors Specialization Psychology Program or permission of Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3771F/G - Humanistic Psychology
An examination of meaning, authenticity and self-transformation from humanistic and transpersonal perspectives. Implications for personal growth, counselling and global concerns.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in any 2100 level psychology half or full course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3772F/G - Psychology of Religion
An examination of selected topics in the psychology of religion.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in any 2100 level psychology half or full course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3773A/B - Special Topics in Social Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Social Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of honors Specialization Psychology Program, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3800F/G - Psychological Statistics Using Computers
This course covers most statistical procedures used in psychological research, and the use and interpretation of SPSS for Windows. Topics covered include the t test, various forms of analysis of variance, chi-square, bivariate and multiple regression and correlation, factor analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, and Monte Carlo methods.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3830F/G
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2800E, 2810 or 2885, and registration in third or fourth year of the Honors Specialization Psychology program or permission of the department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour, 0.5 course.
Psychology 3800F/G is a mandatory course for students taking an Honors Specialization in Psychology at Brescia. Priority in enrolment will thus be given to Brescia University College Honors Specialization students.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3830F/G - Computers and Research in Psychology
Topics include: fundamentals of operating microcomputers, use of statistical packages (e.g., SPSS/PC+), interpretation of computer output from univariate and multivariate statistical analyses.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G or the former Psychology 381E.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2830A and registration in an Honors Specialization or Major in Psychology or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3840F/G - Test Construction
A review of methods for developing psychological tests, questionnaires, and surveys. Topics will include reliability and validity, norming and standardization, attitude measurement, and observational methods. Opportunities for developing measures of human abilities and personality will be provided.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2080A/B
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 2810 (or Psychology 2830A at Huron University College) and registration in third or fourth year Honors Psychology (or in a Major in Psychology at Huron University College).
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
Note: Other Psychology students and Special Students who receive a 70% in Psychology 2810 or Psychology 2820E (or Psychology 2830A at Huron University College) may also enrol in this course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 3891F/G - Experimental Research Methods and Analysis
Examination of methods and data analyses in experimental research in psychology. Topics may include theory, hypothesis generation, sampling, manipulation, measurement, data analysis, generalizability and the use of computers for stimulus presentation, data collection and data analysis.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Third year honors Specialization psychology status or an overall average of 70% in Mathematics 1228A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, and Psychology 2840F/G with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3892F/G - Correlational and Multivariate Research Methods and Analysis
Examination of methods and data analyses in non-experimental research in psychology. Topics may include inference of causality, measurement of association, partial correlation, simple and multiple linear regression, interactions and non-linear effects in regression analyses, test construction, reliability, factor analyses, quasi-experimental designs, longitudinal research and the use of computers in non-experimental data analyses.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and Psychology 3830F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Third year honors Specialization psychology status or an overall average of 70% in Mathematics 1228A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, and Psychology 2840F/G with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3893F/G - Theory in Psychology
An examination of theoretical approaches and major systems in psychology. In addition to examining the content of a variety of theories in psychology, this course will emphasize the role of theory in general as part of the scientific process.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3950F/G
Prerequisite(s): Third year honors Specialization psychology status or registration in third year psychology with a minimum average of 70% in all courses taken with no mark in any course less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3950F/G - History of Psychology
A study of persistent problems in the history of psychology and an introduction to traditional systems in psychology.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 3893F/G (King's).
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of a Psychology program or permission of Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/discussion hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron)
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Psychology 3990F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year or Honors Specialization Psychology Program or permission of Department.Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3991F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of Honors Specialization Psychology or permission of Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course
(Brescia)
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Psychology 3992F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of the Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3993F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of the Honors Specialization in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 3998F - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and Department of Psychology and an A average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 3999G - Independent Study
Individual reading and research at an advanced level under faculty supervision. Students are responsible for arranging independent study credit with an individual faculty member of their choice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Written permission of instructor and Department and an A: average the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
(Brescia, Huron, King's)
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Psychology 4692F/G - Practicum
Practical psychology-related experience in selected community settings and seminar to facilitate integration of psychological knowledge into practice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year honors Specialization psychology at Kings University College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 field placement hours, 2 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4842E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E and the former Psychology 459.
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 3800F/G and registration in 4th year of Honors Specialization Psychology or the Honors Specialization module at Brescia University College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
(Brescia)
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Psychology 4880E - Honors Thesis
Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E and the former Psychology 459.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the fourth year of the Honors Specialization Psychology Program at Huron College.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
(Huron)
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Psychology 4891E - Honors Thesis
Independent Research under the direction of a faculty member.
Antirequisite(s): Psychology 4850E, 4880E.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the fourth year of the Honors Specialization.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4990F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year honors Specialization Psychology status.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4991F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topic available in Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Fourth year honors Specialization Psychology status.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(King's)
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Psychology 4992F/G - Special Topics in Psychology
Selected topics of current interest in Psychology. Topics available in Department of Social Sciences.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year of Psychology program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
(Brescia)
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Academic Calendar 2009 AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COURSE INFORMATION Psychology (AC)
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