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PSYC 101 - General Psychology (3).
Description: A survey of the major areas of psychological science. Core topics include human social behavior, personality, psychological disorders and treatment, learning, memory, emotion, motivation, human development, biological influences, and research methods. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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Course Attributes:
Social Science

PSYC 101H - General Psychology

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Psychology Department

Course Attributes:
Social Science

PSYC 104 - Entry to the Psychology Major (0).
Description: This course is for new psychology majors and should be completed the first full semester a student is a psychology major. Students will receive information through online information modules designed specifically to help new psychology majors acclimate to the department and the major (e.g. advising and course selection). Students will also complete assessments, including a baseline of psychology knowledge. Prerequisite: Psychology major Lab Fee: $18.
0.000 Credit hours
0.500 Lecture hours
0.500 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 198 - Psychology as a Discipline and Profession (1).
Description: Introduction to Psychology as a discipline and profession, intended for psychology majors and those considering psychology as a career choice. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 199 - General Psychology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 206 - Developmental Psychology (3).
Description: A survey course of theory and research examining stability and change associated with development across the lifespan. Conception, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death will be examined. Notes: Students who have received credit for PSYC 306 or 307 may not receive credit for this course. Offered fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 206H - Developmental Psychology (3).
Description: A survey course of theory and research examining the changes and consistencies associated with development from conception to death. Infancy, childhood, adolescence, and early, middle, and late adulthood will be examined. Notes: Students who have received credit for PSYC 306 or 307 may not receive credit for this course. Offered fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 213 - Abnormal Psychology (3).
Description: Introduction to the disorders of behavior. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 213H - Abnormal Psychology (3).
Description: Introduction to the disorders of behavior. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 299 - General Psychology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 301 - Statistics (4:3:2).
Description: Study of descriptive and inferential statistics as they apply to the behavioral sciences. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Lab Fee: $40. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 with a grde of C- or higher, and General Education Quantitative Skills requirement.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 301H - Statistics (4:3:2).
Description: Study of descriptive and inferential statistics as they apply to the behavioral sciences. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Lab Fee: $40 Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and General Education Math requirement.
4.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 302 - Research Methods in Psychology (4:3:2).
Description: Study of the scientific methods used in psychological research, including an opportunity to conduct research Notes: Intensive Writing Course. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Lab Fee: $40 Prerequisites: PSYC 301 with a grade of C- or higher.
4.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

PSYC 302H - Research II:Experimental Psych
Description: Study of the scientific methods used in research including an opportunity to conduct research. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Intensive Writing Course. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 301.
4.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

PSYC 303 - Ethics in Psychological Research (0).
Description: Study of the ethical principles that govern psychological research with human participants. Notes: Offered on S/U basis. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Corequisite: PSYC 302.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 305 - Social Psychology: The Individual and Other People (3).
Description: Examination of the intrapersonal factors that influence human social behavior. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 305H - Social Psychology

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 308 - Psychology of Women (3).
Description: Intensive study of the research and issues in psychology that pertain specifically to women. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 308H - Psychology of Women (3).
Description: Intensive study of the research and issues in psychology that pertain specifically to women. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 311 - Ecological Psychology (3).
Description: Study of modern self-conception from naturalistic, environmental perspective. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PSYC 311H - Ecological Psychology (3)
Description: Study of modern self-conception from naturalistic, environmental perspective. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PSYC 313H - Abnormal Psychology

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 314 - Theories of Personality (3).
Description: Advanced integrative study of the most important theories of personality. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 314H - Theories of Personality

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 316 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3).
Description: Introduction to psychology in industry, business, and other large organizations. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 316H - Industrial/Organiz Psych

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 320 - Racial, Cultural and Ethnic Influences on Identity Development (3).
Description: This course examines how race, ethnicity and culture influence the development of personal identity of self. Historical and contemporary models of ethnic, cultural and/or racial identity formation will be examined. Diversity in the developmental process and outcomes of identity formation for African Americans will be emphasized. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or AAMS 300 and WRIT 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 320H - Racial, Cultural and Ethnic Influences on Identity Development (3).
Description: This course examines how race, ethnicity and culture influence the development of personal identity of self. Historical and contemporary models of ethnic, cultural and/or racial identity formation will be examined. Diversity in the developmental process and outcomes of identity formation for African Americans will be emphasized. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or AAMS 300 and WRIT 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 335 - Biological Psychology (3).
Description: Study of how behavior contributes to and emerges from nervous system functioning. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 335H - Biological Psychology (3).
Description: Study of how behavior contributes to and emerges from nervous system functioning. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 340A - Field Placement in Psychology (1)
Description: Supervised field experience in a human service, health or mental health, educational, business, or related agency or organization. Notes: For Psychology majors only. A maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a degree in Psychology. A student may receive credit for either PSYC 461-462 or PSYC 340, but not both as credit for major. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in the fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Overall GPA of 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. Placement objectives must be approved by Department Chair prior to enrollment.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 340B - Field Placement in Psychology (2)
Description: Supervised field experience in a human service, health or mental health, educational, business, or related agency or organization. Notes: For Psychology majors only. A maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a degree in Psychology. A student may receive credit for either PSYC 461-462 or PSYC 340, but not both as credit for major. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in the fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Overall GPA of 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. Placement objectives must be approved by Department Chair prior to enrollment.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 340C - Field Placement in Psychology (3)
Description: Supervised field experience in a human service, health or mental health, educational, business, or related agency or organization. Notes: For Psychology majors only. A maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a degree in Psychology. A student may receive credit for either PSYC 461-462 or PSYC 340, but not both as credit for major. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in the fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Overall GPA of 2.5 and minimum of 24 earned undergraduate semester hours. Placement objectives must be approved by Department Chair prior to enrollment.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 399 - General Psychology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 400 - History and Systems of Psychology (3).
Description: Study of philosophical and scientific basis of modern psychology and the history of psychology as a modern scientific discipline. Notes: Lab Fee: $23. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 301 and 302, junior or senior status, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

PSYC 402 - Positive Psychology (3).
Description: This course examines an emerging paradigm shift in psychology away from an emphasis on pathology to greater consideration of positive aspects of human experience. Positive psychology emphasizes using science to explore optimal human functioning, strengths and virtues, positive coping, well-being and fulfillment in the lives of healthy people. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 402H - Positive Psychology (3).
Description: This course examines an emerging paradigm shift in psychology away from an emphasis on pathology to greater consideration of positive aspects of human experience. Positive psychology emphasizes using science to explore optimal human functioning, strengths and virtues, positive coping, well-being and fulfillment in the lives of healthy people. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 404 - Exit from the Psychology Major (0).
Description: This course is for senior psychology majors and should be completed the last or next to last semester before graduation. Students will receive information relevant to psychology seniors (e.g., preparing for career or graduate school). Students will also complete and receive feedback on assessments, including psychology knowledge accumulated over the major. Prerequisites: Psychology Major, PSYC 302, senior status, or permission of department chair. Lab Fee: $25.
0.000 Credit hours
0.500 Lecture hours
0.500 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 408 - Cognitive Psychology (3).
Description: This course will examine how people think and process information. It will cover such topics as attention, expertise, language, memory, and problem-solving, and the methods used to study them. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 408H - Cognitive Psychology (3).
Description: This course will examine how people think and process information. It will cover such topics as attention, expertise, language, memory, and problem-solving, and the methods used to study them. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 409 - Principles of Learning (3).
Description: Examination of the major theories of learning and conditioning with an emphasis on application to real world scenarios. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 409H - Principles of Learning (3).
Description: Review of the theoretical concepts and major variables relevant to animal and human motivation and conditioning. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 411 - Advanced Child Development (3).
Description: Study of current theory and research on the development of children from conception through middle childhood (12 years). Emphasis will be placed on describing normal development. Biological and contextual mechanisms that facilitate and hinder development in physical, neural, motor, cognitive, language, social-emotional and moral domains will be considered. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, PSYC 206.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 420 - Special Topics in Psychology
Description: In-depth study of a special topic in psychology. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 420H - Special Topics in Psychology

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 450H - Honors: Sel Topics in Psycholo
Description: Selected topics in psychology.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 461 - Academic Internships in Psychology (1) (2).
Description: Application of psychological principles in work settings. Course involves working in experiential settings in which psychological principles are applied and participating in a seminar. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Open to majors only. Approval from Department of Psychology.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 462 - Academic Intern in Psychology
Description: Application of psychological principles in work settings. Course involves working in experiential settings in which psychological principles are applied and participating in a seminar. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Open to majors only. Approval from Department of Psychology.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 463 - Academic Internships in Psychology (3).
Description: Application of psychological principles in work settings. Course involves working in experiential settings in which psychological principles are applied and participating in a seminar. Notes: Lab Fee: $23. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 301, 302, and junior or senior status as psychology major, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

PSYC 470 - Undergraduate Research in Psychology (0).
Description: Participate as co-experimenter in ongoing research programs or perform guided research. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and the Department Chair, and PSYC 101.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 471 - Undergraduate Research in Psychology (1) (2).
Description: Participate as co-experimenter in on-going research programs or perform guided individual research. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and the Department Chair and PSYC 101.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 471A - Undergraduate Research in Psychology (1:0:1).
Description: Preparation of research conducted in a prior class for presentation at a professional conference under faculty mentorship. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 Notes: This section of PSYC 471 is intended specifically for students wishing to prepare research done in prior courses for conference presentations. Lab fee: $25. Fee will be applied toward conference preparation materials.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 471H - Undergraduate Research in Psychology (1) (2).
Description: Participate as co-experimenter in on-going research programs or perform guided individual research. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and the Department Chair and PSYC 101.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 472 - Undergraduate Research in Psychology
Description: Participate as co-experimenter in on-going research programs or perform guided individual research. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and the Department Chair and PSYC 101.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 472H - Undergraduate Research in Psychology
Description: Participate as co-experimenter in on-going research programs or perform guided individual research. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Prior approval by an assigned faculty member and the Department Chair and PSYC 101.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 498 - Senior Seminar in Psychology (3).
Description: An advanced capstone seminar for psychology majors who have completed the majority of their degree requirements, emphasizing integration of knowledge gained in psychology, application of psychological principles to issues and problems, and exploration of postgraduate options for psychology majors. Notes: Lab Fee: $23. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 301, 302, each with grades of C- or higher and junior or senior standing as a psychology major.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

PSYC 498H - Senior Seminar in Psychology
Description: An advanced capstone seminar for psychology majors who have completed the majority of their degree requirements, emphasizing integration of knowledge gained in psychology, application of psychological principles to issues and problems, and exploration of postgraduate options for psychology majors. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Lab fee: $23. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 301, 302, and junior or senior standing as a psychology major.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

PSYC 503 - Psychology of Gender and Sexuality (3).
Description: This course will explore psychological theories related to the development and expression of gender and sexuality. Students will gain an understanding of the psychological research and methodologies used to answer questions related to gender and sexuality. Students will engage in critical evaluations of personal and lay beliefs, attitudes, and values, as well as the scientific evidence related to these topics and beliefs. Prerequisites: PSYC 101. Cross Listing: WMST 503
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 504 - Social and Individual Aspects of Aging (3).
Description: This course will examine the emotional, intellectual, and biological changes that characterize different stages of adulthood and end-of-life, as well as how major social forces influence and respond to an aging population. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or SOCL 101 or SOCL 201; or graduate status. Notes: Cross-listed as GRNT504 and SOCL504. Offered at variable times. Previously offered as PSYC 517.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 506 - Psychological Measurements (3).
Description: Study of the construction, evaluation and application of individual and group tests and the analysis and interpretation of their results. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 506H - Psychological Measurements

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 509 - Principles of Learning: Conditioning (3).
Description: Review of the theoretical concepts and major variables relevant to animal and human motivation and conditioning. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 301 or permission of chair, Department of Psychology.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 510 - Behavior Analysis and Behavior Change (3).
Description: Study of the science of behavior analysis and its application to addressing and solving problems of behavioral and social significance in educational, clinical, occupational, and social settings. Notes: Cross-listed with SPED 510. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, EDUC 210, or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 510H - Behav Analysis & Behav Change

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 512 - The Exceptional Child (3).
Description: Study of individuals with special problems in cognitive, emotional or motor ability. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 515 - Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (3).
Description: Study of the biological, social and psychological factors that combine to influence human health and health practices. Models and methods of identification, prevention and treatment applicable to behavioral medicine will be reviewed. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 101.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 515H - Hlth Psyc & Behavioral Medicin

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 517 - Psychology of Aging (3).
Description: An overview of the psychological processes of adulthood, aging, and dying. This course will examine the emotional, intellectual, biological, and social changes that characterize different stages of adulthood and end-of-life. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 520 - Special Topics in Psychology
Description: In-depth study of a special topic in modern psychology. Notes: Offered on demand. May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 520H - Contemp Issues in Psychology
Approved Titles: Cross Cultural Psychology Intimate Relations Intimate Relationships Diversity in Families Advanced Statistics and Data Analysis

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 599 - General Psychology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 601 - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (3).
Description: Advanced study of preventive methods, etiologies, identification and interventions related to psychopathology. Notes: Offered in summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 306 and either PSYC 503 or 512.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 603 - Therapeutic Psychology: Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3).
Description: Therapeutic and empirical aspects of psychotherapy and behavior change. Notes: Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 602 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 604 - Advanced Studies in Human Development (3).
Description: Intensive study of human development with emphasis on recent research. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and a course in human growth and development.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 606 - Applied Behavior Analysis and Intervention (3).
Description: Study and application of behavior analysis and intervention techniques. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 607 - Curriculum-Based Assessment and Academic Interventions (3).
Description: Study and practice of curriculum-based assessment and interventions for academic skills and problems. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 608 - Psychological Assessment for Intervention I (3).
Description: Competency-based instruction in individual psychological assessment and use of results for problem solving and intervention planning. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered every spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 506 or equivalent and permission of instructor (open to majors only).
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 609 - Psychological Assessment for Intervention II (3).
Description: Competency-based instruction in individual psychological assessment and use of results for problem-solving and intervention planning. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 608 and permission of instructor (open to majors only).
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 611 - Advanced Therapeutic Psychology: Techniques for Mental Health Services in the Schools (3).
Description: Advanced study and practice of therapeutic psychology with an emphasis on mental health services in schools. Prerequisites: PSYC 603 and/or permission of instructor (Open to majors only).
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 612 - Psychological Assessment for Intervention III (3).
Description: Competency-based instruction in individual psychological and developmental assessment with an emphasis on infants and special populations of children and youth. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 608 and 609 and permission of instructor (Open to majors only).
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 613 - Advanced Statistics and Data Analysis (3).
Description: Statistical analyses of psychological data with emphasis on applied settings. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: PSYC 304.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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PSYC 614 - Research Methodology and Applications (3).
Description: Survey of research methodology and design as applied to research and evaluation in psychology and education. Prerequisites: PSYC 613.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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PSYC 615 - Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in School Psychology (3).
Description: Study of legal, ethical, and policy issues and trends in the profession of school psychology. Notes: Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PSYC 618 - Consultation and Indirect Services (3).
Description: The study of indirect service roles and responsibilities in school psychology, including consultation, supervision, in-service training, organizational development and prevention. Notes: Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 615 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 619 - Contemporary Issues in Family Diversity & Schools (3).
Description: The psychological study of the American family with a focus on individual, cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and structural diversity, and relationships between families and schools. Prerequisite: Admission to the School Psychology Program or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PSYC 620 - School Psychology Traineeship I (3).
Description: Applied, closely supervised experience in the schools. Students will perform many functions of school psychologists, including assessment, behavior analysis and intervention, counseling, consultation, and academic interventions. Prerequisites: PSYC 615, 606 or 510, 607 and permission of instructor (Open to majors only).
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

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PSYC 621 - School Psychology Traineeship II (3).
Description: Applied field experience in the schools under close supervision of the instructor. Students will perform many functions of school psychologist at an advanced level including assessment, behavior management, academic interventions, consultation and counseling. Notes: Open to majors only. Offered in the spring. Prerequisites: PSYC 620 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

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PSYC 625 - Advanced Seminar in School Psychology (3).
Description: Review of course work and discussion of current issues and trends. Includes a comprehensive examination of all program training experiences. Notes: Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 615 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

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PSYC 651 - School Psychology Internship I (3).
Description: Supervised introduction to the provision of school psychological services emphasizing an orientation to the educational system. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 608, 615, and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 652 - School Psychology Internship II (3).
Description: Supervised experience providing school psychological services emphasizing assessment and psycho educational program planning. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 608, 609, 615, and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 653 - School Psychology Internship III (3).
Description: Supervised experience providing school psychological services emphasizing techniques of intervention and consultation. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 652 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 654 - School Psychology Internship IV (3).
Description: Supervised experience providing indirect psychological services in educational settings emphasizing administrative roles and research. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Prerequisites: PSYC 653 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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PSYC 670 - Continuing Professional Development in School Psychology (1-3).
Description: Current topics in school psychology for practicing school psychologists. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Licensure or certification in School Psychologist or allied profession.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 679 - Continuing Professional Development in School Psychology (2).
Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. May be retaken for additional credit. Prerequisites: Licensure or certification in School Psychology or allied profession.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 690 - Special Topics in Psychology (3).
Description: Advanced study of a topic of relevance to psychology or allied disciplines. May be offered under various topics/titles. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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PSYC 699 - General Psychology Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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