Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 1111 Succeeding in Psychology

Description: This course will serve as a practical guide to making the most of your time as a psychology major at OSU and preparing for your work life beyond OSU, whether in graduate school or a career. You will learn about: resources that are available within the Psychology Department at OSU to help you succeed, strategies to maximize your competitiveness as a potential graduate student or future employee, and steps to take as you plan for your career after graduation.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 1113 Introductory Psychology (S)

Description: Principles, theories, vocabulary and applications of the science of psychology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 2313 Psychology of Adjustment

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: This course provides an introductory examination of the applied psychological theory and research concerning mental health and well-being. Subjects include stress and coping, identity, gender, personal growth, communication, interpersonal relationships, psychological disorders and treatment, and career issues.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 2443 Clinical Child Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 with grade of "C" or better.

Description: This course will present information from empirical research, key theories, and concepts that shape the current understanding of developmental psychopathology, and clinical child and adolescent psychology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 2583 Developmental Psychology (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: The nature of pertinent studies, causes, and theories of human developmental phenomena across the life span. Course previously offered as PSYC 3583.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 2593 Psychology of Human Sexuality

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Survey of behavioral, personality and psychophysiological components of human sexuality, with special emphasis on the delineation of facts from sexual myths.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 2743 Social Psychology (S)

Description: Theories and applications of social cognition, the self, pro-social and aggressive behavior, groups, attitudes and the environment. Course previously offered as PSYC 3743.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 2890 Honors Experience in Psychology

Prerequisites: Honors Program participation and concurrent enrollment in a designated PSYC course.

Description: A supplemental Honors experience in Psychology to partner concurrently with designated Psychology course(s). This course adds a different intellectual dimension to the designated course(s).

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Honors Credit

PSYC 3013 Psychology of Motivation

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Examines the initiation, persistence and achievement of goal-directed behavior. Theory, research and applications of these concepts are emphasized.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3033 Psychology of Humor (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: The course will examine theoretical perspective on the topic of humor, including cross-cultural and individual a well as the development of humor.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 3053 Psychology of Art

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: The course will examine psychological approaches to the understanding of how art is experienced and produced. The course will examine all forms of art, including visual art, music, sculpture, and other forms of artistic expression.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3073 Neurobiological Psychology (N)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Neural bases of human experience and behavior. Topics include sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and thinking.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Natural Sciences

PSYC 3113 Comparative Psychology (N)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Comparative study of behavior characteristics of selected samples of the animal kingdom from protozoa to humans.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Natural Sciences

PSYC 3120 Special Topics in Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Special topics in psychology to be determined by faculty. Offered for variable credit, 1-12 credit hours, maximum of 12 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-12

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3173 Introduction to Cognitive Science (N)

Description: Introduction to the study of human and artificial intelligence. The course will survey contributions to the understanding of intelligence from psychology, neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Natural Sciences

PSYC 3214 Quantitative Methods in Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, and either MATH 1483 or MATH 1513 or higher or STAT 2013 or higher.

Description: Design and evaluation of research in psychology including scales of measurement, basic research designs, and quantitative procedures for data analysis, with emphasis on problems encountered in psychological research. Course previously offered as PSYC 3213.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3343 Black Psychology (DS)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Students will gain an understanding of the psychology of African Americans drawing upon African and American cultures and perspectives. The course will cover the foundations of African American psychology, African psychology, Africentric psychology, intrapersonal and interpersonal topics such as family and community, peers and friends, racial identity, and select social issues among African Americans such as physical and mental health, education, racism, and employment.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity, Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 3413 Psychology of Social Behaviors

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, PSYC 3214.

Description: Contemporary theoretical and methodological issues in social psychology with special emphasis on the social psychology of the experiment and experimentation with the social aspects of human behavior.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3443 Abnormal Psychology (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, and 60 credit hours or 45 hours with GPA of 3.25.

Description: Review of major approaches to conceptualizing abnormal behavior including dynamic, social and learning-based theories. Discussion and illustration of the major forms of mental illness such as neuroses, psychoses and character disorders.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 3513 Psychology of Learning

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, PSYC 3413

Description: Behavior change as a function of experience from relatively simple learning processes such as classical and instrumental conditioning to relatively complex processes such as verbal learning and concept identification.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3713 Psychology of Memory

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 and three additional hours of psychology.

Description: Body of contemporary research on human memory and the process of knowledge acquisition with a focus on processes and strategies inside the human mind.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3823 Cognitive Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, PSYC 3214 or equivalent.

Description: Cognitive processes. Thinking, problem solving, visual imagery, attention, and memory search. Both theory and application emphasized.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3890 Advanced Honors Experience in PSYC

Prerequisites: Honors Program participation and concurrent enrollment in a designated PSYC course.

Description: A supplemental Honors experience in Psychology to partner concurrently with designated upper-division PSYC course(s). This course adds a different intellectual dimension to the designated course(s).

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Honors Credit

PSYC 3914 Experimental Psychology: Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 and PSYC 3214 with a grade of "C" or better.

Description: Examination of fundamentals of the scientific method as applied to research in psychology. Research design, sampling, measurement, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive skills needed to understand the professional research literature. Includes a laboratory component in which students conduct research, use SPSS for data analysis, and write APA style papers.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 3990 Teaching Practicum

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: For outstanding students. Students will work with a faculty instructor and assist in many aspects of teaching including guest lecturing, offering study sessions, office hours, among other duties as determined by instructor. May involve meetings and written papers. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4023 Evolutionary Psychology (N)

Prerequisites: Introductory Psychology.

Description: Evolutionary psychology is the scientific study of human nature that focuses on understanding the psychological adaptations that evolved to solve ancestral survival and reproductive problems. The course begins with a brief historical review of key themes in psychology and evolutionary biology. The adaptive problems of survival, long-term mating, sexuality, parenting, kinship, cooperation, aggression and warfare, conflict between the sexes, status, prestige, and social dominance are covered in the course.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Natural Sciences

PSYC 4123 Psychology of Women (DS)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Sex differences and the development of sex role behavior. Encompasses the psychological dynamics of developmental and social issues for women.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 2 Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Discussion, Combined lecture & discussion, Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity, Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 4133 Multicultural Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Psychological theories and research pertinent to multicultural psychology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4143 Psychology and Law

Description: The new psycho-legal literature reviewed with emphasis on the psychological basis of voir dire, eyewitness behavior, courtroom persuasion, jury deliberation and mental health issues.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4153 Psychology and Mass Media

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Examination of the role of mass media in shaping public perceptions of mental illness and mental health treatment with a focus on the role of popular films. Students will learn to critically evaluate the veracity of film portrayals as well as common themes involving mental health. Also, aspects of social and cognitive psychology in film.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4163 Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination (D)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Explores the nature and causes of stereotyping, discrimination and minority experience, mainly from a psychological perspective. Examines how these issues impact social group members, especially members of low status or minority groups.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity

PSYC 4183 Issues in Clinical Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 and 3 additional credit hours in Psychology.

Description: Problems of the individual in contemporary society and various clinical approaches that have been proposed as possible solutions to these problems.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4213 Conflict Resolution (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Interpersonal conflict studied from psychological perspectives. Types and uses of conflict, and conditions for constructive dispute settlement.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 4223 Decision Making and Problem Solving

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 or consent of instructor.

Description: An examination of the research literature on individual decision-making and problem solving with dual emphases on theory and application. A thorough prior understanding of the human cognitive system is desirable, but not required.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4233 The Nature of Leadership

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 or consent of instructor.

Description: The study of current psychological approaches to leadership, including trait, behavioral, and psychodynamic approaches. Psychological approaches to research and applied aspects of leadership.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4243 Psychology of Aging

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 or consent of instructor.

Description: This course aims to increase your understanding of the human aging process through traditional classroom experiences focusing on knowledge of the physical, cognitive, and social changes that are part of late adulthood. Additionally, students will learn more actively by working with older adults who are living in our community. Our overall goal is to enhance our understanding of the psychology of aging by integrating our classroom-acquired knowledge with our community service experiences.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4263 Affective Neuroscience

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: This course will examine biological mechanisms underlying emotions. Topics include basic theories of emotion, the neural circuits associated with emotion generation, as well as related cognitive processes.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4283 Health Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: This course will explore the interplay between psychology and health, including the psychological impact of illness, psychological contributions to illness and wellness, health behaviors, and psychological interventions to improve health and healthcare.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4293 Forensic Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: This course provides an introduction to forensic psychology, the relationship between psychology and law. The course examines five subspecialties of forensic psychology including associated careers.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Other: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4333 Personality

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 or consent of instructor.

Description: Basic assumptions, research, and clinical issues relating to the major personality theories.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4343 Language Development (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 or consent of instructor.

Description: Current theory and research on the development of language throughout the lifespan. The nature of language, first language acquisition, second and third language acquisition, brain and language, language processing, social aspects of language, gender differences in language use and language processing, language use by older adults, language use directed at older adults, language disorders, and language use in special populations.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 4353 Personalism and Modern Psychology

Description: Students read from the original works of Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and others to address the question of anthropology: "what is a human being?" Modern theories and methods of psychology are then explored and critiqued in light of these works. The overarching goal is to develop an integrated view of what it means to be a person.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4483 Psychology of Parent Behavior (S)

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: Historical and contemporary conceptions of parent-child relationship and approaches to communication and discipline; special problems in parenting.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 4493 History of Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113.

Description: History of psychology as an aspect of European intellectual history. Psychological thought from early philosophical roots to modern conceptions of psychology as a science.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4573 Victimology

Description: This course combines various academic disciplines to introduce the field of Victimology. This course represents an overview of the Victimology field; courts, victim services, victimization, and personnel issues. Students use the on-line and reading material to build a framework for understanding the wide field of Victimology together with victim issues and career opportunities. Same course as SOC 4573.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4770 Undergraduate Senior Thesis

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, PSYC 3214, PSYC 3914, junior or senior standing and consent of instructor.

Description: The thesis is an empirical study that results in a manuscript conforming to APA style. It should contain a literature review that informs specific hypothesis, as well as method, results, discussion, and reference sections. The results section of the manuscript is typically based on data collected by the student, but it is also acceptable for it to stem from an original analysis of an archival dataset. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4813 Psychological Testing

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113 and PSYC 3214.

Description: Quantitative aspects of measurement and testing, with emphasis on scaling, standardization, reliability and validity. Basic principles of construction and the ethics of use.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4880 Senior Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: PSYC 3214, departmental invitation, senior standing.

Description: The thesis is an empirical study that results in a manuscript conforming to APA style. It should contain a literature review that informs specific hypothesis, as well as method, results, discussion, and reference sections. The results section of the manuscript is typically based on data collected by the student, but it is also acceptable for it to stem from an original analysis of an archival dataset. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4883 Current Issues in Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 3214, PSYC 3914..

Description: A capstone course examining current issues in psychology, their relationship to current issues in other academic disciplines, and their relevance in an educated society.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 4990 Research Practicum

Prerequisites: PSYC 1113, PSYC 3214 and consent of instructor.

Description: Supervised research experiences in psychology with a faculty member. May involve meetings and written paper(s). Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5000 Thesis

Description: Required of all graduate students majoring in psychology and writing a thesis. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5113 Psychopathology

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in psychology or consent of instructor.

Description: Principles of diagnosis and treatment of major disorders.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5120 Psychology Workshop

Description: Provides an opportunity to study specific psychological problems, both applied and theoretical. Offered for variable credit, 2-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 2-6

Contact hours: Other: 2

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5153 Cognitive Assessment

Prerequisites: PSYC 3443, PSYC 4813; graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology or consent of instructor.

Description: Issues of psychological testing and assessment, psychometric theory, and ethics of testing as well as fundamental skills of cognitive and intellectual assessment, including administration, scoring, and interpretation of cognitive tests and report writing. Application of cognitive tests to specific clinical problems.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5193 Ethics and Professional Development in Psychology

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the Department of Psychology.

Description: Principles of ethics with a focus on the guidelines and standards for psychology. Legal and ethical issues for the practice of clinical psychology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5233 Introduction to Clinical Methods

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Introduction to a variety of topics relevant to clinical psychology training and professional development. Course will provide a foundation for subsequent training experiences. A special emphasis is placed upon developing the common therapy skills that will form a foundation for future clinical training experiences.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5304 Quantitative Methods in Psychology I

Prerequisites: PSYC 3214 or equivalent.

Description: Hypothesis testing, chi-square, student's t, bivariate correlation and linear regression in psychology. Critical thinking regarding the application of statistical methods is stressed. The use of contemporary statistical software for analyses is covered. Course previously offered as PSYC 5303.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5314 Quantitative Methods in Psychology II

Prerequisites: PSYC 5304.

Description: Higher-order analysis of variance designs, correlation and regression techniques, and analysis of covariance, with emphasis on applications to psychological experimentation. Computer applications of all procedures using SPSS and/or SAS during the lab. Course previously offered as PSYC 5313.

Credit hours: 4

Contact hours: Lecture: 3 Lab: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lab, Lecture, Combined lecture and lab

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5333 Systems of Psychotherapy

Prerequisites: PSYC 5113; graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology or consent of instructor.

Description: The major approaches to psychotherapy. Methods for creating multiple impact for behavioral change, including interpersonal, social, community and preventative interventions.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5380 Research

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Research project on some psychological problem. Offered for variable credit, 1-12 credit hours, maximum of 24 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-24

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5620 Seminar in Psychology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Consideration of special topics that are particularly timely or technical in nature. Offered for variable credit, 1-12 credit hours, maximum of 12 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-12

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5660 Teaching Practicum

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Primarily for graduate students with well-defined new teaching responsibilities. Offered for variable credit, 1-2 credit hours, maximum of 2 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-2

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5813 Lifespan Cognitive Developmental Psychology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Examines theory and basic research related to the age-related changes in human cognition that occur for a typically developing individual during infancy, childhood, early adulthood, middle age and late adulthood.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5823 Cognitive Processes

Description: Theory and experimental research findings dealing with human thought processes from a developmental and functional standpoint.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 5913 Lifespan Social Developmental Psychology

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Examines theory and basic research in social, emotional, and personality development in infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6000 Dissertation

Description: Research and report thereon by graduate students in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Offered for variable credit, 1-16 credit hours, maximum of 60 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-16

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6083 Principles of Behavior Therapy

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology or consent of instructor.

Description: Principles and procedures of behavior therapy and modification.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6133 Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Psychotherapy

Prerequisites: Six credit hours of psychology and consent of instructor.

Description: Increasing understanding and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity in the psychotherapy context. Critical examination of theory and research related to psychotherapy with multicultural populations.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6143 The Psychology of Substance Abuse

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Introduction to psychological classification of psychoactive substance (alcohol and drug) use disorders. Theory and research on psychological, biological, and environmental factors that are concomitants of substance abuse. Overview of major research techniques and treatment modalities in this area.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6173 Child Psychopathology and Treatment

Prerequisites: PSYC 2583, PSYC 3443 or equivalent; graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology, the doctorate school psychology program or the psychometry program, or consent of instructor.

Description: Theoretical positions and issues in child psychopathology. Procedures used in the treatment of psychological disorders of children.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6223 Research Design

Prerequisites: PSYC 3914 and doctoral level standing.

Description: Experimental techniques in psychophysics, sensory processes, attention and perception, motivation and emotion, and learning and memory.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6233 Clinical Research Design

Prerequisites: PSYC 5304 and PSYC 5314 or consent of instructor.

Description: Methodology and research practices in clinical psychology, including experimental design, research practice, data analysis and interpretation, ethics, and dissemination of research findings.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6253 Seminar in Human Development

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Description: Behavioral aspects of development from the prenatal period to senescence. Normal development contrasted to exceptional development.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6353 Psychology of Motivation

Prerequisites: PSYC 3914.

Description: Outline of theory and research in human and animal motivation.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6393 Language Development

Description: Review of data and theories of language development. Laboratory techniques and experimental designs will also be reviewed to emphasize understanding of past and contemporary research in language.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6443 Behavioral Medicine

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology; consent of instructor.

Description: An advanced graduate course for students in training for a PhD in clinical psychology. General considerations for psychophysiological disorders, general intervention strategies in behavioral medicine, including biofeedback and specific consideration and intervention strategies for specific disorders.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6453 Pediatric Psychology

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the Department of Psychology; consent of instructor.

Description: Overview of the field of pediatric psychology, including historical perspectives, theoretical underpinnings, and application to a variety of child health problems. Childhood chronic illness, injury prevention, pain management, and consultation and intervention in medical contexts.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6483 Neurobiological Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 3073 and PSYC 3914 or consent of instructor.

Description: Physiological, neuroanatomical, and neurochemical underpinnings of human behavior. Emphasis on effects of central nervous system dysfunctions on behavioral processes ranging from sensation to concept formation.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6523 Family Treatment Methods

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology or the doctorate counseling psychology program.

Description: Introduction to techniques and philosophies of family treatment. Includes marital counseling and emphasis on family dynamics.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6563 Advanced Social Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 2743.

Description: History, theory and experimentation of dynamic interaction of group membership and individual behavior.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6583 Developmental Psychobiology

Prerequisites: PSYC 3073 or equivalent; consent of instructor.

Description: An exploration of the biological aspects of human development with particular emphasis on the physiological, ethological, and genetic perspectives.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6613 Experimental Learning Theories

Prerequisites: Nine credit hours of psychology.

Description: Basic concepts and empirical findings in animal and human learning.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6640 Clinical Practicum

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology.

Description: Practicum experience for graduate students in the clinical psychology program. Offered for variable credit, 1-12 credit hours, maximum of 17 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-12

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6650 Practicum

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology.

Description: For the marriage and family practicum only, doctoral level counseling psychology students may also enroll. Practicum experience for graduate students in the clinical program of the Department of Psychology who are doing supervised practicum in specific clinical areas of specialization. Offered for variable credit, 1-16 credit hours, maximum of 16 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-16

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6723 Child Diagnostic Methods

Prerequisites: PSYC 5153, graduate standing in the clinical program in psychology or the doctoral school psychology program or consent of instructor.

Description: Administration and interpretation of diagnostic instruments used specifically with children.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6753 Assessment of Personality

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in the clinical program or consent of instructor.

Description: Personality assessment and training in the practice of clinical assessment. Trait theory and assessment, techniques of test construction, contemporary assessment techniques including the MMPI-2, test result interpretation and communication, and behavioral methods of assessment.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6813 Multivariate Statistics for Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 5304 and 5314 or permission of instructor.

Description: A variety of multivariate statistical methods are covered with emphasis on their application to psychological research. Factor analysis, MANOVA, CANONA, Generalized Procrustes Analysis, as well as other topics are covered. Matrix algebra is also reviewed, and the geometric approach to multivariate statistics is introduced.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6913 Multilevel Modeling in Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 5304 and 5314; or permission of instructor.

Description: Trains students in the theory and application of multilevel models for nested and repeated measures data in psychology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

PSYC 6990 Advanced Internship in Clinical Psychology

Description: Graduate standing in the clinical psychology program or consent of instructor. Designed to provide advanced clinical training in preparation for receipt of the Ph.D. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Lecture: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology