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Psychology Dept Courses

PY:195, 196, 295, 296, 395, 396, 495, 496
Course Credits: 3 cr.

PY 195 and 196: Freshman (fall and spring semesters, respectively)PY 295 and 296: Sophomore (fall and spring semesters, respectively) PY 395 and 396: Junior (fall and spring semesters,...

PY:201
Course Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to the science of human behavior and mental processes. Emphasis is placed on the principles, methods and theories of modern psychology. Major topics covered...

PY:202
Course Credits: 3 cr.

This course will introduce students to the discipline of psychology. It will cover a broad range of topics including the nature of the science of Psychology, the current state of the field...

PY:204
Course Credits: 3

See description for ED 204.

PY:210
Course Credits: 3

This course is an introduction to the psychological study of how thoughts, feelings and behaviors of individuals are influenced by group settings. Students will learn social psychological...

PY:222
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide instruction in the application of descriptive and inferential statistics to the analysis and interpretation of data in the social sciences with an emphasis on hypothesis...

PY:225
Course Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to theories and research in the study of psychosocial issues of racial, ethnic and cultural groups. Students will examine the relationship of race, culture...

PY:235
Course Credits: 3

This course is an introduction to the psychological study of people and their behavior in sport environments. Emphasis will be on the mental skills associated with high-level performance in...

PY:251
Course Credits: 3

The course will provide an overview of current research and theories of human development from conception to death with an emphasis on physical, cognitive and social development. The student...

PY:253
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of infant and child development. The course will cover child development research and the ways that such research can be used to...

PY:254
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide students with knowledge about the biological, cognitive and socioemotional processes that are characteristic of adolescence. The course will be a comprehensive overview...

PY:260
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide an introduction to the methods used by industrial/organizational psychologists to increase organizational effectiveness. The emphasis is on understanding employees,...

PY:291, 292, 293
PY:301
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide an introduction to the study of the psychological differences and similarities between women and men. Students will examine gender-related beliefs, stereotypes and...

PY:303
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of major approaches to counseling and psychotherapy including the therapeutic process, the client-therapist relationship and specific techniques...

PY:307
Course Credits: 4

This course will provide students with an introduction to research methods most commonly used in the behavioral sciences. Also, emphasis will be placed on the ethical issues involved in human...

PY:325
Course Credits: 3

This course will introduce the student to the idea that behavior is controlled by neurophysiological processes. Three content areas covered in the course include: 1) an in-depth examination of...

PY:330
Course Credits: 3

This course explores the contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health related issues. Topics include the biopsychosocial view of health, pain...

PY:340
Course Credits: 3

This course introduces the student to theory and research in the area of learning processes and memory processes and systems. The course focuses on the historical movement of research and theory...

PY:351
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide a study of the full scope of family therapy including its history, the classic schools and the latest developments in the field. Students will understand and define key...

PY:355
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide an introduction to the definition and classification of abnormal behavior. In addition, the course will explore various theoretical approaches to the causes and...

PY:360
Course Credits: 3 cr.

This course will survey a wide range of psychological principles and research findings that have been applied to the criminal justice system. It will encompass both the contributions of the more...

PY:370
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide an introduction to the definition and classification of abnormal behavior. In addition, the course will explore various theoretical approaches to the causes and...

PY:375
Course Credits: 3

This course will assist students in understanding personality – both their own and others – through an understanding of the field of personality psychology. The course is designed to...

PY:378
Course Credits: 3

This course focuses on the nature and problems of old age, including change and stability associated with the aging process; mental health issues; assessment and treatment of emotional and...

PY:380
Course Credits: 3

This course provides the student with an introduction to research and theory on the nature of cognitive processes from an information processing perspective. The focus is on the processes used...

PY:385
Course Credits: 3

This course provides a survey and evaluation of current psychological tests with a focus on the areas of personality testing, intelligence/achievement tests and neuropsychological test batteries...

PY:390
Course Credits: 3 cr.

This class will provide a survey of our current knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of human operators. It will focus on how this knowledge can be used to guide the design of systems...

PY:399
Course Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to the definition and classification of abnormal behavior occurring from infancy through adolescence. The course will explore various contexts for...

PY:400
Course Credits: 3

A capstone course for psychology majors. It is the supervised application of psychological principles and techniques in appropriate mental health settings. Prerequisites: must have senior...

PY:406
Course Credits: 3

This course will provide a study of the field of group dynamics. Students will incorporate classic and modern theory and research on group dynamics to deepen their understanding of basic group...

PY:425
Course Credits: 3

This course provides the students with an in-depth look at how the sensory systems (visual and auditory systems) and the brain transform physical stimuli into mental representations. The course...

PY:498
Course Credits: 3

This course focuses on the integration of psychological methods and theories. Psychology majors, with faculty assistance, choose a major issue in psychology to investigate and discuss on an...

SO:201
Course Credits: 3

This introductory course examines the science of social relationships and organizations, presents basic social concepts and examines the culture and complex functioning of humans in groups and...

SO:215
Course Credits: 3

Examination of current perspectives on gender roles in American social institutions. Gender role socialization, development and cultural variations.

SO:222
Course Credits: 3

Examines major social problems facing contemporary American social institutions and explores alternative solutions.

SO:305
Course Credits: 3

An examination of diversity in the United States; historical antecedents; dynamics of assimilation, prejudice, and discrimination.

SO:310
Course Credits: 3

An overview of major American social institutions (economy, family, education, religion, politics) and an examination of their role in the formation and maintenance of society.

SO:320
Course Credits: 3

The family as a social institution; history, current status, and evolution. Linkages between interpersonal dynamics and social structure. Multi-ethnic and cross cultural perspectives on...

SO:391, 392, 393, 394
Course Credits: 1-3 cr.
SO:410
Course Credits: 3

Analysis of major historical and contemporary theories and their impact on the discipline of sociology.

SO:425
Course Credits: 3

Discussion of sources and dynamics of conflict in interpersonal and group settings. Identification of conflict management strategies including mediation and negotiation. Development of skills...

SO:491, 492, 493, 494
Course Credits: 1-3