Human Relations Courses

SOC 100 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to sociology through a study of the basic concepts used in sociological analysis, particularly culture, types of social groups, processes of interaction, social class, population traits and trends. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 133 AMERICAN SOCIETY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to sociology through an examination of the structure and dynamics of contemporary American society. Sociological concepts and methods of analysis are examined through the study of selected aspects of American society. Topics include social class, political power, the family, religion, education, race and ethnicity, crime and deviance and demography. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 136 SOCIAL PROBLEMS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to sociology through an examination of what society considers to be social problems with a view toward showing how society produces these phenomena and to what extent they are solvable. Areas include: crime, mental illness, drug abuse, alcoholism, other forms of deviance, poverty, racism, conflicts over power. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 140 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Scientific approach to social work as a profession within the structure of modern society, its principles and application of concepts. Techniques of observation, interviewing, elements of a social history, interpretation of case material. Methods of casework, group work, community organization, role of the social worker functioning in a variety of settings – as practitioner, as consultant to allied fields. This is a pre-professional course and may not be offered for core curriculum. Not open to freshmen. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 212 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An overview of the basic methods of social science research, exploring the ways social scientists develop research questions, collect and analyze data and present their findings. The course also includes an introduction to basic social science through the use of computer-based data sets for practical applications and analyses. Prerequisite: One social sciences 100-level core course. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 220 SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the various sociological approaches to understanding and explaining crime, delinquency, deviance, drug usage and other alleged aberrations in society and culture. Additionally, major case studies will be examined. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 230 SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A theoretical approach to the study of various organizations; examination of organizational structure and processes, role of environment and inter-organizational relations. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 232 SOCIOLOGY OF THE PARANORMAL

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A critical analysis of the methodology of parapsychology and other approaches to the study of psychic phenomena. The importance of the current interest in paranormal phenomena will be sociologically interpreted. 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 237 INEQUALITY AND SOCIAL CLASS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Topics include: the values, lifestyles and ideologies of the various classes, the relationship of the classes to economic, political and educational institutions; changes in the class structure. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 239 SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A theoretical examination of the character and internal structure of religious institutions and their relationship with other institutions of society. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 241 EXPERIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A planned field experience in a community social work agency; regular seminar meetings to evaluate, discuss and interpret this experience. Prerequisite: SOC 140. Enrollment limited to arts and sciences students. 6-8 hours placement a week, 1 seminar hour, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring. Insurance fee required.

SOC 242 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Supervised placement in a nonprofit, governmental or other organization providing opportunity to apply sociological concepts and research techniques to relevant issues and problems for policy and planning decisions. Regular readings and seminar meetings to evaluate, discuss and interpret this experience. Prerequisite: 15 credits toward the certificate in applied sociology or departmental approval. Six to eight hours placement a week, 1 seminar hour, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring. Insurance fee required.

SOC 243 CRIMINOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of sociological concepts, theories and perspectives regarding the study of crime. Topics include: the amounts and trends of crime, theoretical explanations and policies of crime control. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 244 SOCIOLOGY OF CORRECTIONS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An investigation into the various punitive and rehabilitative philosophies and practices employed by the correctional field in dealing with crime and criminality. Topics include: history of corrections, theories of punishment, death penalty, sentencing, effectiveness of rehabilitation, community supervision and restorative alternatives. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 245 COMMUNITY: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will emphasize the development of American communities – urban, suburban, small-town and rural. Particular emphasis will be placed on the sociological perspective but will include political, historical and design aspects of development. Classes will be devoted to issues including planning, suburban sprawl, the scale and pace of urbanization and social issues. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 246 SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Introductory review of economic, social and cultural changes that have modified the traditional definitions of femininity and masculinity in Western societies. Discussions include: socialization, sexual behavior, marriage and alternative life styles. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 247 HISPANIC CULTURE AND COMMUNITY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the social development and functioning of the Hispanic community. Pertinent sociological themes for discussion include immigration, religion, politics, cultural development, the media and the family. Special emphasis will be given to the Hispanic communities of the New York area. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 249 RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the race and ethnic relations in American society, including a discussion of assimilation vs. pluralism, minority status, group tensions and the dynamics of prejudice and discrimination. The experience of historic and contemporary ethnic groups in New York will be explored. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 250 (POL 250) SOCIAL CHANGE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Theories of social change will be examined in light of economic, social, political and cultural transformation that characterize industrializing and modern industrial societies. The focus will be on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 254 SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A social-psychological analysis of adolescence and the changing position of youth in society throughout history. The course examines both social structural conditions that have created adolescence as a position of uncertainty and vulnerability in modern society, as well as diverse subcultures, which youth have created as collective responses to this position. Cross-cultural and generational comparisons of adolescence will also be examined. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 256 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the institution of education and the structure, processes and interaction patterns within it. Sociological theories are presented to analyze the relationship between education and social change and other major social institutions in American society. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 257 (CJ 257) JUVENILE JUSTICE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A study of the history and current philosophy and practice of the juvenile justice system and the social, economic and political forces that have brought it to its present state. Students will examine the current levels and trends of juvenile delinquency and violence along with juvenile justice responses to them. Current issues such as transfer of juveniles to adult court, PINS law and coverage of New York State juvenile justice. Prerequisite: SOC 100, SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 265 POPULAR CULTURE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An application of the theory and methodology of sociology to a study of popular culture in America. Content will include an analysis of institutional and market processes. Emphasis will be placed on the decision-making processes in the mass media, music, film and television and their respective impact on society. Prerequisite SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 270 SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An exploration of the social and cultural facets of health and illness and the functioning of organizations involved in health care. The social behavior of health personnel and those who are the consumers of health care is stressed also. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 275 POVERTY AND SOCIAL WELFARE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course examines how Americans, both in the distant and recent past, have viewed the poor and conceptualized the problem of poverty. It also investigates the relevant cultural, economic and political factors that help to explain U.S. social policy development. The roles that social activists, intellectuals and social welfare specialists have played in framing poverty as a social problem and in raising awareness about poverty are also explored. Finally, the course investigates how poor people have worked collectively to respond to their circumstances and to the policies that have shaped their lives. Prerequisite: SOC 100, SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 285 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The family as a social institution examined in both historical and contemporary contexts with special emphasis on the American family patterns. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 310 THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An in-depth study of the movement for civil rights from its origins to the present. The struggle for African American freedom and justice is presented in the context of local and national organizations. Discussion topics include the formation of the NAACP, the Brown decision and school integration, the Montgomery bus boycott, voter registration, Freedom Summer, black power, student activism and woman activists. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 133 or SOC 136. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 312 SEMINAR ON AMERICAN FAMILY ISSUES

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Examination and analysis of current issues related to defining the boundaries of families and intimate relationships, status and role assignments within them and their connection to the larger social environment. Organized as a seminar based on oral presentations and group discussions. A seminar paper will be required. Prerequisite: SOC 246 or SOC 285. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 347 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The development and continuities of theoretical concepts and orientations in sociology against the intellectual and social backgrounds of their times. Differing schools of thought and representative works. Prerequisite: 15 social science credits or departmental approval. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

SOC 348 RESEARCH METHODS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will provide students with an understanding of the major components and basic techniques involved in research process, including how to structure a research project and how to collect appropriate data. Students will have an opportunity to delve into the research venture first hand by completing individual and group projects. Prerequisite: SOC 212 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

SOC 350 APPLIED STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of statistical principles and techniques in the analysis of social science data. Application of computer software packages for statistical analysis will be emphasized. Prerequisite: SOC 212 or departmental approval. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

SOC 370 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will include sociological issues, developments or problems not covered in depth in the regular course offerings. It will enable students to take advantage of faculty expertise in diverse areas that are of interest to both faculty and students. With departmental approval. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.

ANT 151 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The basic principles, fundamental ideas and insights of cultural anthropology will be examined through comparative ethnographic accounts. The view of humans as both the products and creators of their culture will be explored through an analysis of cultural variation and culture change. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ANT 152 PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An exploration of the physical, behavioral and cultural heritage of man from an evolutionary point of view. Broad topics will include an assessment of the relevance of primate behavior theories on the origin of the human line; the evidence for human evolution in terms of stone tools and fossils. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ANT 261 NATIVE AMERICANS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A survey of American prehistory using both archaeological and ethnographic data, covering the past 30,000 years to the European invasion 500 years ago. The history, environment, culture and social institutions characteristic of Native Americans will be examined with the focus on adaptation and cultural development of pre-contact cultures. Prerequisite: ANT 151. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

Psychology Course Offerings

PSY 100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A broad introduction to the concepts, methodology and major content areas of psychology designed to provide the student with a scientific basis for understanding human behavior. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 130 LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A comprehensive review of human growth and development from the prenatal period through infancy, childhood, adolescence and the various stages of adulthood up to and including old age, death and bereavement. Each developmental era will be examined in terms of its psychological, emotional, cognitive, interpersonal/social and relevant existential/spiritual aspects. Not open to child study majors. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

PSY 150 GROUP DYNAMICS AND COMMUNICATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A theoretical introduction to small group processes, with an emphasis on the relationship between groups and the individual and the communication process. Students participate in small group exercises as part of the course requirements. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 180 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Examination of the biological, social and cultural influence on the psychological development of women. Focus on the vital issues that modern women face daily in a rapidly changing world. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

PSY 200 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the major theories of learning and the study of human and animal research in classical and operant conditioning, observation learning and verbal learning. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 210 COGNITIVE PROCESSES

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of models of human cognition focusing on perceptual processes, mental representation, thinking and problem solving, reasoning, language, intelligence and creativity. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 220 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A comprehensive survey of adolescent behavior in its intellectual, emotional and social aspects. Techniques for enhancing the adolescent’s potential for growth and productivity are given special consideration. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 230 ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Focus on human development from early adulthood through middle age, aging and death. Emphasis on the growth of the individual in relation to contemporary society, with theoretical viewpoints and empirical results from individual, social and developmental psychology. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 251 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An analysis of the processes of social interaction and their effects upon the behavior and attitudes of individuals and groups. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 261 PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A survey of the major contemporary theories of personality and the important applications associated with each theoretical approach. Prerequisite: PSY 100 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 271 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the diagnostic classifications of abnormal with an emphasis on causation and treatment. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 280 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Application of psychology to business and industry in the area of personnel selection, training and evaluation, job satisfaction, motivation, communication and man-machine interface. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

PSY 281 (BUS 130) (HA 130) ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to the study of management theory concerning human behavior in formal organizations. The student is given the opportunity to test theories through analysis and discussion. Prerequisite: BUS 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 282 (BUS 210) CONSUMER MOTIVATION AND BEHAVIOR

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The examination of consumer motivation and behavior employing the disciplines of anthropology, psychology and sociology. Freud, Skinner and Maslow’s theories are utilized. The purpose of the course is to enable the student to understand what motivates the consumer to buy and why. Prerequisite: BUS 200. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

PSY 290 FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the application of psychology to the legal system including mental health law, the rights of special groups, domestic violence and child abuse, child custody, sexual harassment and abuse, assessing competency and insanity, psychological damage, psychological autopsy, jury selection and behavior, eyewitness testimony, polygraphs and mental health professionals as expert witnesses. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 300 PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to psychological measurement including the history of mental testing; the statistical concepts of test construction; and a survey of tests of intelligence, aptitude, achievement, personality and tests for special populations. Students will administer practice tests and participate in demonstrations of the major types of assessment techniques. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

PSY 310 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The basics of statistical analysis needed for conducting research and for understanding experimental literature in the behavioral sciences. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 315 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the various inferential statistics for hypothesis testing in psychological research, including bivariate analysis; analysis of variance; linear, curvilinear and multiple regressions; and non-parametric approaches. Prerequisite: PSY 100 and PSY 310. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 325 INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Introduction to the methods and theory of behavior modification and its application to specific behavior problems. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 330 SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Focus on areas of psychological inquiry not covered in depth in the regular course offerings of the department. The selected topic can change each time the course is offered. It will enable students to take advantage of faculty expertise in areas of interest to both faculty and students. Prerequisite: at least 12 psychology credits or departmental permission. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Offered at department’s discretion.

PSY 340 HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Traces the development of psychology from it roots in philosophy to the evolution of psychology as a science over the last 100 years. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

PSY 350 HUMAN SEXUALITY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Examination of the biological, behavioral and cultural aspects of human sexuality with emphasis on current research. Prerequisite: PSY 100. Students may not take CH 407 Human Sexuality in Health and Disease. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits, Fall.

PSY 355 INTRODUCTION TO SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to the field of school psychology with an emphasis on assessment, counseling and consultation as they are practiced in the school setting. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 357 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The major emphasis of the course will be on understanding individual and group behavior within the context of communities. Topics will include strategies for the prevention of mental illness and mental health promotion, collaborative community research, psychological stress and social support, the development of community intervention, organizing community change and citizen participation in mental health initiatives. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

PSY 360 COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An examination of the origins and characteristics of the counseling relationship, including an analysis of the major contemporary theories and techniques of counseling. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

PSY 370 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

An introduction to the principles and techniques of clinical interviewing, evaluation, referral and the planning of treatment. Field placements will provide students with an opportunity to observe the various institutional settings in which clinical psychologists work and the variety of psychological services offered there. Prerequisites: PSY 100, PSY 271 and permission of the instructor. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours placement a week, 3 credits. Additional conferences will be scheduled on a regular basis for supervision of the placement experience. 1 semester. Fall and spring. $35 insurance fee.

PSY 380 PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

A survey of the physiological bases of behavior, including an overview of the nervous system and the structure of the brain; a discussion of the influence of hormones and chemical transmitters within the brain on psychological functions; and an examination of the influence of physiological process on such activities as sleep, emotional states, eating behavior and learning and memory. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

PSY 391 INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL METHODOLOGY

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Theory and technique in the experimental study of behavior, including research projects and formal written reports. Prerequisites: PSY 100 and PSY 310. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring. Lab fee-$30.

HR 400 SEMINAR IN HUMAN RELATIONS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The course stresses the interdisciplinary approach of the major. Selected topics will be investigated from a human relations perspective. Major emphasis will be placed on an intensive individual research project. Prerequisite: SOC 348 or PSY 391. Restricted to seniors. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

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