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Psychology
Human Growth & Development
DEP 2004
An introduction to developmental
psychology, the course explores
the different stages of human
life--prenatal, infancy, childhood,
adolescence, adulthood--and the
biological, psychological and social
changes occurring in individuals
during them. Topics include: Theories
of development, genetics and
development, birth and the neonate,
cognitive and brain development,
early experience, attachment, motor
and language development, social,
sex-role and moral development,
aging and death.
General Psychology
PSY 2012
An introduction to psychology
which exposes students to historical
and current discoveries about
the mind and behavior. Topics
include: history of psychology,
methods, psychobiology and brain
research, sensation and perception,
consciousness and altered states,
motivation, learning, cognition and
memory, language, intelligence,
creativity, personality, abnormal
psychology, therapies and social
psychology.
Reading
Developmental Reading I
REA 0007
This course is designed to develop
and improve reading and study
skills needed for college work.
Topics include identifying main
idea and supporting details,
determining author’s purpose and
tone, distinguishing between fact
and opinion, identifying patterns
of organization in a paragraph or
passage and the transition words
associated with each pattern,
recognizing the relationships
between sentences, identifying and
using context clues to determine
the meanings of words, identifying
logical inferences and conclusions,
and recognizing the point and
support of an argument. Students
must pass REA 0007 with a “C” or
higher. Upon successful completion,
students enroll in REA 0017.
Developmental Reading II
REA 0017
This course is designed to advance
reading and study skills needed for
college work. This course focuses
on vocabulary acquisition, critical
reading skills and study skills
necessary for college: Topics include
identifying main idea and supporting
details, determining author’s
purpose and tone, distinguishing
between fact and opinion,
identifying patterns of organization
in a paragraph or passage,
recognizing the relationships
between sentences identifying,
using context clues to determine
the meanings of words, identifying
logical inferences and conclusions,
reasoning, and analyzing argument
for bias. Upon successful completion,
students enroll in ENC 1101.
Seamanship and
Navigation
Basic Seamanship
MTE 1811
This course is not ordinarily
counted in the Associate in Arts
degree. Fundamentals of small boat
handling, chart reading, rules of
the road, rigging, safety and boat
licensing. Hands-on plotting with
local charts, practical knots and other
rope work. Weather permitting on
the water practice.
Sociology
Introduction to Sociology
SYG 1000
Conceptual elements of society,
outlining their development,
significance and dynamics of
interaction.
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