Standard Concentration

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
 

Human Development Concentration

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
 

Human Services Concentration

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
 

Community Concentration

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Comprehensive Evening Program

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

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PSY 340

STATISTICS II

Introduction to advanced statistical techniques such as analysis of variance and regression models.
Prerequisites:
PSY 240 or equivalents is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 342

RESEARCH METHODS III

Advanced research methods; topics will vary by instructor. In addition to the prerequisites, completion of PSY 340 is highly recommended.
Prerequisites:
PSY 241 and PSY 242 are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 343

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT

Measurement in psychology; emphasis on standardization, reliability, validity; test and scale development.
Prerequisites:
PSY 241 and PSY 242 are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 347

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Survey of social psychological theory and research on how individual behavior, thoughts, and feelings are influenced by the social context in which they occur.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105, PSY 106 or the equivalent of Introduction to Psychology is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 351

THEORIES OF PERSONALITY

Survey of major personality theories with separate emphasis on clinically-derived and research-derived theories. Freudian psychoanalysis is especially emphasized in the clinical area. Personality research philosophy is presented separately and as part of the research-derived theories.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 360

THEORIES OF LEARNING AND COGNITION

Explores classical and modern theories and research in the science of learning and cognition.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 377

PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Nervous system and endocrine functions as related to behavior.
Prerequisites:
(PSY 105 or PSY 106) and PSY 242 are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 333

CHILD PSYCHOLOGY

Infancy and childhood. Description and evaluation of principles and theories of development from conception through childhood.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or PSY 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 334

ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY

Biological, cognitive, emotional and social development. Covers theories and research on normal and abnormal development during adolescence.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or PSY 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 353

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Description of the nature, symptoms, treatment applications, and cause of psychological disorders.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 357

APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY I

Overview of behavioral principles, strategies, and system approaches to individual, organizational, and community change. Generally taken in junior year.

PSY 358

APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY II

Approaches to counseling, psychotherapy and helping relationships. Generally taken in junior year.
Prerequisites:
PSY 357 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 395

FIELD WORK/INTERNSHIP

Supervised experience in selected off-campus settings and associated readings. Generally taken in senior year.
Prerequisites:
PSY 357 and PSY 358 are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 380

INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Application of theories and methods of psychology to the study of human behavior in business, industry, and other organizations. Cross-listed with PSY 680.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 355

TEAMS AND WORK GROUPS IN ORGANIZATIONS

The behavior and thinking of individuals in teams and work groups and the functioning of teams in organizational settings.
Prerequisites:
(PSY 105 or PSY 106) and (PSY 347 or PSY 380) are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 381

PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY

Application of concepts from differential psychology and measurement to employee selection, performance appraisal, placement and training in business and other organizations.
Prerequisites:
PSY 380 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 382

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Theories in learning, personality, work motivation, job attitudes, and organizational culture, and application to employee behavior.
Prerequisites:
PSY 380 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 385

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS

Issues related to training in industry and other organizations. Such topics as needs assessment, training program design, and program evaluation will be covered, along with relevant ethical, social and economic issues.
Prerequisites:
PSY 380 is a prerequisite for this class.

A&S 491

ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND BEHAVIOR

This course concerns theoretical concepts and empirical research relating to administrative behavior in organizations with special reference to educational organizations. Concepts are examined within the typical decisional framework of supervisors, chief school business officers, principles, and superintendents, and similar positions in the helping professions. Assignments are individualized.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Advanced Masters Education student is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 388

TOPICAL SEMINAR IN INDUSTRIAL - ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Current topics and issues in I-O Psychology beyond the introductory course with particular emphasis on recent developments and research. Topics vary.
Prerequisites:
PSY 380 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 354

COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY

Focus on systemic and ecological theories of human behavior, diversity, social support, community intervention and evaluation, empowerment, social change, and working with underserved populations. Community service project strongly encouraged. Cross level with PSY 654.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105, PSY 106 or the equivalent of Introduction to Psychology is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 356

PRINCIPLES OF FIELD RESEARCH AND ACTION

Basic knowledge of program development, program evaluation, consultation, human diversity, ethics, group dynamics, and interpersonal skills.
Prerequisites:
PSY 354 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 359

FIELD WORK IN COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND ACTION

Field work in community research and action.
Prerequisites:
PSY 356 and senior standing are a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 325

PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN

A review of research and theory on women, including sexist bias in methodology, violence and discrimination against women, gender differences in power and nonverbal behavior in relationships.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 326

PSYCHOLOGY OF MEN

This course evaluates and investigates research and theory of the psychology of males in present society.

PSY 345

CULTURAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY

Race and ethnic relations in the U.S. is not a fixed, static phenomenon, but rather a dynamic, ever-changing pattern of relationships. This course assists students in understanding the diversity, heterogeneity, and complexity of race relations in American society.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 346

PSYCHOLOGY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILD

Development and socialization of the African-American child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on psychological and cultural factors which influence these processes. Understanding the child, family and the child, language and IQ, education and learning styles, and cultural identity are all emphasized. Cross-levelwith PSY 521.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 302

PERSONAL ADJUSTMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH

Psychological principles involved in personality and interpersonal adjustments. May only be taken for credit toward psychology major by students in the Comprehensive Evening Program. May be taken as general elective by all students.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105, PSY 106 or the equivalent of Introduction to Psychology is a prerequisite for this class.

PSY 303

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Principles of development from conception through maturity. May only be taken for credit toward psychology major by students in the Comprehensive Evening Program. May be taken as general elective by all students.
Prerequisites:
PSY 105 or PSY 106 is a prerequisite for this class.

PSC 347

ETHICS IN WORLD POLITICS

Drawing on general theories of international relations and historical cases, this course examines both the forces that inhibit the development and effectiveness of ethical norms at the international level and the conditions under which such norms develop and affect the behavior of states and other actors.

PSC 358

GLOBAL GENDER ISSUES

This course examines how inequalities between women and men are connected to the global politics of power, security, the political economy, and ecology. It focuses on the theoretical and practical linkages between "women's issues" and political matters such as wars of secession, arms proliferation, global economic recessions, and environmental degradation. Questions of the nature of power, abuses of human rights, the human costs of global inequality, and the meaning of a just world order are explored.

PSC 353

COMPARATIVE DEMOCRACY AND DICTATORSHIP

This course compares democracies and dictatorships in order to ascertain how they differ and what are the requisite conditions for each type of political system. Among the concepts to be examined are elections, participation, distribution of resources, corruption, and transparency.