Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Psychology - Courses

PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
Psychology

General survey of perception; learning and memory; cognitive, developmental, personality, abnormal, and social psychology; and behavioral neuroscience. Requires participation in research or a short paper. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade other than W may repeat the course in the summer or winter; or only in the fall or spring semester with a petition to the College of Arts and Sciences Deans' Office.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PSY 121 Introduction to Substance Use and Abuse
Psychology

Substance Use and Abuse is a survey course designed to familiarize students with the terminology, concepts, and contemporary issues pertaining to drug and alcohol use from a social science perspective. In this course, you will become acquainted at the introductory level with the historical and cultural processes that define addictions today, the pharmacological aspects of drugs and their impact on humans and animals, psychological processes related to alcohol and drug use, the various treatment and recovery modalities available, and ever-evolving policies and public health debates regarding substance use. Students also will learn the methods that researchers use to study alcohol and drug use in animals and humans.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)



PSY 207 Psychological Statistics
Psychology

Graphs; permutations; combinations; probability; regression; correlation; analysis of variance; descriptive and inferential statistics; parametric and nonparametric tests appropriate to psychological research. Three hours of lecture and one hour of recitation weekly. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade other than W may repeat the course in the summer or winter; or only in the fall or spring semester with a petition to the College of Arts and Sciences Deans' Office.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ULC 148 or MTH 115 or any General Education Mathematical Sciences course.
Other Requisites: PSY 207


PSY 250 Scientific Inquiry in Psychology
Psychology

The research process; observational, correlational and survey, experimental techniques; nature of theory; hypothesis testing and empirical data; scientific knowledge and its applications.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 207 Or STA 119



PSY 321 Psychology of Personality
Psychology

Theory, research, and measurement related to the description, development, and dynamics of the normal personality.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 322 Abnormal Psychology
Psychology

Theory and description of the major behavior disorders and the psychopathology of everyday life; causes and treatment of these disorders.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 323 Community Psychology
Psychology

Introduces theoretical concepts and developing practices in community psychology and community mental health. LEC

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 324 Clinical Psychology
Psychology

Introduces clinical psychology. Methods of assessing abnormal behavior, modes of intervention, theories of treatment, and ethical issues.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 325 Health Psychology
Psychology

Introduces the scientific study of the behavioral and social aspects of health.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 331 Social Psychology
Psychology

Behavior of individuals and their relations with others; aggression; attraction; attitude formation and change; conformity; obedience; helping; stereotypes; group processes.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 332 Social Conflict and Its Resolution
Psychology

Overview of social conflict theory and of conflict resolution practice. Topics include the nature and cause of conflict, strategic choice in conflict, escalation, negotiation, and third-party intervention. Emphasizes psychological approaches, but is not limited to them.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 333 Psychology of Work in Organizations
Psychology

Theory, research, and practices of organizational psychologists; behavior of individuals within organizations; principles of industrial psychology.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 336 Developmental Psychology
Psychology

Major developmental changes in areas of human behavior, cognition, personality, and social life from the perspective of current theories about development across the lifespan.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 341 Cognitive Psychology
Psychology

Information-processing approach to human behavior; how people interpret and understand the environment; recognition; memory; language.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 342 Introduction to Cognitive Science: Concepts of the Mind
Psychology

An interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of knowledge and mind, guided by principles of formal systems and computation. Concepts and approaches from psychology, philosophy, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and neuroscience.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 343 Sensory Processes and Perception
Psychology

Surveys experimental data and theories of perception. Perceptual organization and neurophysiology of brain systems, and neural and computational representations involved in vision, hearing, and cutaneous and chemical senses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101



PSY 351 Biopsychology
Psychology

Physiological studies, mainly on the nervous system, relevant to selected theoretical issues in perception, learning, motivation, and problem solving.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 101


PSY 402 Psychopharmacology
Psychology

Basic brain chemistry and its influence on behavior. Distribution and elimination of drugs, drug-receptor interactions, and the neuroanatomical distribution of specific neurotransmitter systems. Special topics in biological psychiatry.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and Psychology majors only



PSY 404 Alcohol and Health
Psychology

The relationship between alcohol use and psychological, social, and physical well-being. Conceptualizes problem drinking within a social psychological paradigm; implications of different conceptions for the prevention and treatment of alcohol problems.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 405 Data Analysis Techniques
Psychology

Instruction and hands-on experience employing SPSS statistical package on desktop computers. Includes nonparametric statistics, T-tests, ANOVA (including factorial and repeated measures designs), and introduces correlation, regression, and factor analysis. Emphasizes appropriate choice among statistical methods.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 407 Consciousness and the Self
Psychology

Examines how the unconscious mind works, how much of the self resides in the unconscious, and how the unconscious can and can not be accesses. Class is broken up into a number of different activities; each is designed to develop different skills while learning about consciousness and the self.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 408 Small-Group Processes
Psychology

Reviews research on small-group dynamics, with attention to applying these concepts to improve groups in organizations.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 409 Organizational Development and Change
Psychology

Studies methods of working with organizations to improve their effectiveness. Involves individual, group, and organizational-level change processes.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 410 Existential Psychology
Psychology

Existential thinking pervades our concepts of personality, motivation, learning, cognition, and more. In addition, this course explores how our views of human relationships influence our satisfaction in love, therapy, and family.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 411 Self and Self-Esteem
Psychology

Social psychological theory and research on the self. How the self-concept and self-esteem develop; consequences of self-views on affect, cognition, and behavior.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 412 Psychology of Aggression and Violence
Psychology

Theory and data about the causes and control of human violence and aggression.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 413 Social Cognition
Psychology

Overview of recent theory and research in social cognition, including attribution theory, schema, social memory, stereotyping, and heuristics.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 331 and Psychology majors only


PSY 414 Assessment of Individual Differences
Psychology

Personality differences and intellectual functioning; IQ tests; projective tests; behavioral assessments.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 415 Psychology and Law
Psychology

Examines legal issues related to selected social problems in light of psychological theory, research, and clinical experience.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 416 Reasoning and Problem Solving
Psychology

Discusses some principles of rational thought and some of the psychological processes that lead to successful and unsuccessful resolution of problems and other conceptual tasks. Explores how age and experience affect these processes.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341 or PSY 342
Psychology majors only



PSY 417 Psychology of Identity
Psychology

Conceptions of identity or self as they appear in current psychological literature; how people develop and maintain a view of self and the self-referent nature of their world.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 418 Behavior Modification and Behavioral Medicine
Psychology

Introduces current knowledge in behavior modification and behavioral medicine; critical examinations of the limitations, as well as the assets, of particular methods; ethical issues raised by work in this area.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 322 and Psychology majors only



PSY 419 Biological Bases of Memory
Psychology

Surveys recent research in the neurosciences concerning the processes involved in long-term registration of information in the central nervous system. These processes range from the level of single synapses to complex brain systems.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only


PSY 420 Close Relationships
Psychology

Focuses on current research and theory concerning close relationships. Topics to be covered will include attachment, attraction, love, interdependence, communication, relationship conflict, social support, and health.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 421 Systems and Theories of Psychology
Psychology

Historical antecedents and the evolution of contemporary theoretical approaches and concepts of psychology.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 422 Anxiety Disorders
Psychology

In-depth analysis of the symptoms, etiology, and treatment of the major anxiety disorders from the perspective of both the practicing clinician and the research scientist.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 322 and psychology majors only



PSY 423 Mood Disorders
Psychology

Contemporary ideas and research on mood disorders, including their classification, epidemiology, etiology, and treatment.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 322 recommended; Psychology majors only


PSY 424 Abnormal Child Psychology
Psychology

Description, diagnosis, causes, and treatment of childhood disorders, including ADHD, aggresion, depression, anxiety, autism, and others.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 322 recommended; Psychology majors only.
Other Requisites: PSY 424



PSY 425 Psychology of Human Sexuality
Psychology

Why and how we behave sexually; biological origins, and psychological and social determinants; private and public morality; absolute versus relative standards; hormones; psychosexual development; variations and deviations in sexual behavior.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 426 Biological Bases of Mental Disorders
Psychology

Biological factors in mental disorders; for example, in schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 427 Adult Development and Aging
Psychology

Developmental theory, methods, and empirical evidence needed to describe and understand the psychological changes that take place in adulthood and old age.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 428 Language Development
Psychology

Starting with a consideration of the infant's basic perceptual capacities, examines the role of innate and experiential factors in developing the capacity to speak and understand language.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341 or PSY 342 or PSY 343
Psychology majors only



PSY 429 Psychophysiology
Psychology

Basic physiological processes; physiological aspects of behavior, emotions, and cognition; psychophysiological methods.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 431 Mind-Body Connection in a Social World
Psychology

The connection between mind and body from a social psychological perspective; effects on various physiological systems; using body responses to understand psychological process.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 432 Psychology and Environmental Hazards
Psychology

Psychological approaches to understanding the effects of environmental hazards, including background in epidemiology, cancer, clinical psychological assessment, and case studies.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 434 Animal Behavior
Psychology

Analyses instinctive and learned behavior in characteristic animal types, correlating structure and function, fundamental principles of adaptation.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only



PSY 435 Psychology of Reproduction
Psychology

Research on brain and hormone involvement in the control of behaviors relevant to all phases of reproduction (parental behavior and sex); infrahuman and human systems.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and Psychology majors only


PSY 436 Neuropsychology
Psychology

Reviews and, wherever possible, synthesizes research studies carried out mainly on humans that increase our understanding of how the brain works.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only



PSY 437 Cross-Cultural Psychology
Psychology

Examines the difference in concepts of the self, interpersonal processes, and group processes across cultures.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 438 Sport and Exercise Psychology
Psychology

Topics include the nature of sport psychology, personality and sport, motivational orientations in sport, self-referent thought in sport and physical activity, the arousal-athletic performance relationship, gender and sport behavior, and group dynamics.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 439 Biopsychology of Stress
Psychology

Stress and the body's various reactions to it.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only


PSY 440 Hormones and Behavior
Psychology

Familiarizes students with the structure, function, and principles of the endocrine/neuroendocrine system and how this system helps to initiate and regulate behavior (e.g. stress, reproduction, cyclicity in behavior, ingestion, and aggression).

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only



PSY 442 Biopsychology of Ingestive Behavior
Psychology

Familiarizes students with the biological basis of feeding and drinking. Covers broader concepts including homeostasis, sensory systems, structure and function of the nervous system, chemical signaling, learning and public health, all in the context of the control of feeding and drinking.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351


PSY 443 The Neurobiology of Communication in Animals
Psychology

Focuses on the evolution, function, design, and diversity of animal communication systems such as song and visual signaling in birds, calls and echolocation in dolphins, echolocation and olfactory signaling in bats, olfactory signaling in insects, and electrical signaling in fish.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only



PSY 445 Memory
Psychology

How knowledge is represented, stored, and retrieved by humans; attention; language comprehension; nature and causes of forgetting.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341, 342, or 343 and Psychology majors only


PSY 446 Animal Cognition
Psychology

Focuses on animal minds, including perception, attention, representation, concept and rule learning, judgments of time and number, tool use, communication, self-awareness, and awareness of the other.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341, 342, or 343; Psychology majors only



PSY 447 Psychology of Music
Psychology

How we perceive, remember, and respond to music. Representation of musical knowledge, emotional and aesthetic response to music, listening styles of novices and experts, music's role in human culture.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341 or 342 or 343; Psychology majors only.


PSY 448 Psycholinguistics
Psychology

What individuals know when they know a natural language; how that language is acquired; what the facts of language tell us of the structure of the mind.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 341, 342, or 343 and psychology majors only



PSY 449 Motivational Theory
Psychology

Development of ideas concerning the problem of motivation; important experiments in the development of these ideas; current theories of motivation; data relevant to an examination of these theories.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 450 Advanced Research Methods in Psychology
Psychology

Development and application of skills needed to conduct and evaluate research. Strongly recommended for students who plan to attend graduate school.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 250 and psychology majors only



PSY 451 Drug Addiction
Psychology

The scientific study of drug addiction, emphasizing biological and psychological theories.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PSY 351 and psychology majors only


PSY 452 Psychology of Prejudice
Psychology

Psychological aspects of historical and contemporary race and gender relations in the United States. Topics include stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, conflict, and cooperation.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 455 Applied Behavior Analysis with Children 1
Psychology

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 456 Applied Behavior Analysis with Children 2
Psychology

PSY 455 and PSY 456 offer students the opportunity to 1) learn about current assessment and treatment methodologies for school-age children with disruptive behavior problems and 2) apply this knowledge in hands-on interactions with children within actual school settings. Topics covered include an overview of disruptive behavior disorders found in school-age children, functional behavioral assessment tools used with children, and empirically supported treatments for children with disruptive behavior problems.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 457 Cognitive Development
Psychology

The growth of cognitive functioning from infancy to adolescence. Considers the major theoretical approaches that are taken in studying cognitive development.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 458 Adolescent Development
Psychology

Emphasizes how growth and development during the adolescent period are influenced by contemporary culture. Three major themes of adolescent development (self, stress, and love) are examined, and the course considers various psychological, biological, and sociological theories which attempt to explain changes associated with these themes.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 461 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 464 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 465 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 466 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 467 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 1-3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 468 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 469 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 470 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses. PSY 470-PSY 475 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 471 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses. PSY 470-PSY 475 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 473 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses. PSY 470-PSY 475 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 474 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses. PSY 470-PSY 475 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 475 Senior Seminar
Psychology

Topical seminars and laboratory courses. PSY 470-PSY 475 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 476 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 477 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 478 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 479 Sepcial Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 480 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 481 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 482 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 483 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 484 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 485 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 486 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 487 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 488 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 489 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 490 Special Topics
Psychology

Current theories, research, and controversies in the major subareas of psychology. PSY 485-PSY 490 are part of the Cognitive and Behavioral neurosciences courses. Specific topics and content change each semester.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 495 Undergraduate Supervised Teaching
Psychology

Undergraduate teaching assistant (UTA) positions are available for certain psychology courses to those students who have completed the course or its equivalent with a grade of A, have achieved junior status, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall. Students must apply for UTA positions with the appropriate instructor. Credit does not count toward the major. Graded P/F.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 496 Supervised Applied Experience
Psychology

A program of applied work in a community, government, or private agency or organization related to the major in psychology. Must be agreed upon by the student and a faculty sponsor in the department. Credit does not count toward the major. Graded P/F.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 497 Honors
Psychology

Independent research for two semesters with a faculty member. Apply in junior year.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only



PSY 498 Undergraduate Research
Psychology

A program of supervised research to be agreed upon by the student and a faculty sponsor in the department, including procedures for evaluating student performance.. Student receives a letter grade.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only


PSY 499 Independent Study
Psychology

A program of scholarship to be agreed upon by the student and a faculty sponsor in the department, including procedures for evaluating student performance. Student receives a letter grade.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Other Requisites: Psychology majors only




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