Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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PSY 202 - General Psychology II

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSY 201  

Course Description: Continues the overview of the general psychology curriculum begun in PSY 201  and prepares students for continued study in more advanced psychology classes. This course is designed to help students gain an understanding of human development including personality testing, personality development and intelligence; psychopathology and current methods of treating psychopathology; social psychology; and human sexuality and gender development. Provides training in the application of study skills, critical thinking, and cross-cultural awareness.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Compare and contrast the major theories of human development.
  • CLO#2: Compare and contrast the major theories of personality. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Discuss symptoms of psychopathology, in general, and describe various types of psychopathology.
  • CLO#4: Discuss the history and development of the field of social psychology.
  • CLO#5: Discuss human gender development and human sexual response.

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