Psychology Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

Skip list of courses.

  • PSY-101 General Psychology
  • PSY-102 Introduction to Experimental Psychology
  • PSY-104/AJ-119 Murder in America
  • PSY-105 Child Development
  • PSY-106 Adolescent Development
  • PSY-108 Human Development
  • PSY-112 Social Psychology
  • PSY-115 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY-120 Biological Psychology
  • PSY-139 Psychology in the Workplace

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with your instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity through knowledge of behavioral principles from a cross-cultural perspective.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary to critically assess real world issues and the various perspectives on them.
  • Evaluate scientific studies with an understanding of what constitutes a valid research method and publication source.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills by reading primary and secondary source material, discussing course content, and writing one or more papers.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the diverse assumptions and values that shape our experiences and/or attitudes of the world.
  • Articulate the major psychological theories.