Service Learning Courses in Psychology

PSY 200 - Behavior Modification | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
PSY 200 - Behavior Modification

A study of the principles of conditioning and learning as applied to practical approaches of behavior management and change. Special attention will be given to behavior change in institutional and personal settings. Self-regulation and cognitive-behavioral techniques will also be discussed. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: PSY 101.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (PSY 200-001):
    To be determined.
    (30 hours - Option) F-12
 
PSY 201 - Developmental Psychology - Child | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
PSY 201 - Developmental Psychology - Child

This course is an introduction to the foundations of development from conception through childhood. The course will explore the interdependence among the physical, cognitive, and social domains of development, and will examine various theories and research methods used to understand and study the development of infants and children. Current issues in the field and their impact on the developing child will also be highlighted. Students will be encouraged to investigate and critique recent research and its application. (SUNY-SS)

3 Credits

Prerequisite: PSY 101.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (PSY 201-006):
    Students will work in groups to create developmentally appropriate learning activities for children. Several activities will be created throughout the semester and donated to local childcare centers and schools for use in classrooms. The focus of these kits will be primarily science and math.
    (10 hours) F-12
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