Las Positas College | Summer-Fall 2022 Class Schedule

33 SUMMER 2022 925.424.1000 | [email protected] SUMMER 2022 - COURSE LISTINGS Please refer to the onl ine schedule on CLASS-Web to access course section detai ls and the course record numbers (CRNs) for registration. and art, addresses a multiplicity of photographic themes and purposes, and considers the intersections of photography and technology, history, art, and everyday life. PHYSICS PHYS 1A GENERAL PHYSICS I 5.0 Units Introduction to the principles of Newtonian Mechanics and analytical methods of physics using calculus as needed. Topics covered include vectors, kinematics, forces, energy, momentum, rotation, and gravitation. Prerequisite: MATH 1 with a minimum grade of C POLITICAL SCIENCE POLI 7 INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 4.0 Units Introduction to the principles, problems and basic issues of government with particular emphasis on the national government in the United States, including discussion of the American Constitution, and California state and local government. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A PSYCHOLOGY COUNSELING PCN 10 CAREER AND EDUC. PLANNING 2.0 Units Exploration of the concept of career, educational and life planning focusing on personal career development through self-assessment. Emphasis on clarification of individual interests, values, needs, abilities and decision-making styles, investigation of occupational opportunities in the world of work, and introduction to job search strategies, resume writing and interview skills. Designed for those undecided or uncertain about their career and educational plans. PCN 13 MULTICULTURAL ISSUES: AMERICA 3.0 Units Exploration of issues relating to the multicultural community in whichwe live today. Interpersonal relations andcommunication. Focus on improving individuals understanding of other cultures and how those cultures impact the American lifestyle. Includes exploration of myths and misunderstandings. Discussion of four specific cultures or sub-cultures from the following groups: 1)African-American, 2) Asian-American, 3) HispanicAmerican, 4) Native-American, 5) Middle Eastern-American, 6) European-American, 7) Gay/Lesbian American, 8) Disabled American. PCN 18 UNIVERSITY TRANSFER PLANNING 1.0 Units Introduction to the resources and planning process needed to ease transition from community college to a four-year college or university. Development of a transfer action plan. Preparation for major and general education requirements. Application cycles and important deadlines. Recommended for those transferring to four-year colleges or universities. PCN 30 STUDENT SUCCESS: COLLEGE EXP. 3.0 Units This course explores concepts, knowledge, and skills relevant to college success. Students will engage in critical analysis on a variety of topics, including motivation, decision making, interpersonal communication, multicultural awareness, and learning theory. Problem solving strategies will be applied to areas including goal setting, career development, wellness, and accessing campus resources. PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 1 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0 Units Introduces students to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Provides an overview of major psychological concepts and theories in such areas as consciousness, learning, memory, motivation, perception, personality, stress, and social behavior. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1Awith aminimumgrade of C PSYC 3 INTRO. TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0 Units This course will introduce theories and concepts that explain individual behavior insocial settings. The topics include research methods, social perception, social cognition, beliefs, prejudice/ discrimination, interpersonal relationships, aggression, and group behavior. Strongly Recommended: PSYC 1 with a minimum grade of C PSYC 4 BRAIN, MIND, AND BEHAVIOR 3.0 Units Introduction to the field of biopsychology. The biopsychology of cognitive, perceptual, emotional, developmental, and social processes. Includes the biopsychology of personality, gender, emotions, learning, learning disabilities, drugs, neurological and developmental disorders, and mental health. Examination of information and theory for practical application. Prerequisite: PSYC 1 with a minimum grade of C PSYC 6 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0 Units An introduction to mental health and the major mental health disorders in adults and children; includes anxiety, mood, personality, sexual, and psychotic disorders. The course will include the study of the major psychological, biological, and sociocultural models of mental health disorders and their treatment. PSYC 10 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY 3.0 Units Physiological and psychosocial aspects of sexual health in our contemporary society. Understanding the interrelationship of attitude and behavior as it relates to sexual well-being and sexual integrity. PSYC 12 LIFE-SPAN PSYCHOLOGY 3.0 Units Introduction to the psychological, physiological, and sociocultural factors influencing development from conception throughdeath. Emphasis on theprocess of normal development and its variations. Examination of theoretical models and research for practical application. Scan here to visit the current Summer 2022 class schedule online

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