102: General Psychology. 0-3-3. A survey of fundamental processes and concepts of human behavior.
202: Advanced General Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102. An intensive survey of literature and procedures in general psychology.
204: Educational Psychology. 0-3-3. Education Majors only. A survey course designed to meet the needs of prospective teachers by bringing an application of psychological principles to the instructional setting.
205: Child Psychology. 0-3-3. Education Majors only. A study of the physical and mental growth of the child, the social, emotional, motor development, interests, and imaginative activities.
206: Adolescent Psychology. 0-3-3. Education Majors only. A study of the physical and mental growth of youth during the period of adolescence and the transition from childhood to adulthood.
300: Elementary Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences. 0-3-3. A course designed to provide an orientation to statistical concepts used in the behavioral science field.
301: Fields of Psychology. 0-3-3. A study of the history of major fields and trends in psychology.
302: Physiological Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., BISC 225 (or concurrent enrollment), PSYC 202. An intensive study of the physiology of the nervous system, and its relation to behavior.
303: Parapsychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102 and 202 Critical examination of theoretical and methodological issues in the study of non-conventional sensory, perceptual, and cognitive processes.
304: Social Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 202. A study of the nature of social behavior, social stimulation and response; a psychological analysis of society and social institutions.
305: Practical Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102. A survey of the practical application of psychological concepts to daily life. Emphasis on human social relationships, self-concept and personal growth.
307: Elementary Experimental Psychology. 3-2-3. Preq., PSYC 300. A beginning course in applying the scientific method to the problems of psychology.
310: Psychology of Personality. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 202. A study of major theories of personality.
312: Psychology of Learning. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 202. A survey of current theories of learning.
321: Psychological Testing. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 300. An introduction to the principles and practices of psychological testing and evaluation.
400: Behavior Modification. 0-3-3. Applied analysis to individual behaviors using concepts, and principles from experimental analysis of behavior. (G)
404: Seminar In Psychology. 0-3-3-(9). An intensive survey in selected current topics in the field of psychology. (G) (Graduate students should contact instructor for more specific criteria.)
407: Advanced Experimental Psychology. 3-2-3. Preq., PSYC 307. Emphasis on investigating specific learning, motivation, and perception topics from methodological and historical viewpoints.
408: Human Growth and Development. 0-3-3. A seminar for the study of human growth. (G)
411: Crisis Intervention. 0-3-3. Preq., 6 hours in PSYC and COUN 400 or approval of department head. Overview of theories, strategies, and service delivery systems in crisis intervention. (G)
414: Dynamics of Adjustment. 0-3-3. A comprehensive study of the problems of self-adjustment and self-management and the development of a well integrated personality. (G)
418: Abnormal Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 310 and 312. A study of the nature and development of abnormal behavior from a psychological viewpoint. (G)
450: Introduction to Clinical Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of instructor. Introduction to clinical psychology as a science and profession. Lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and field observations are provided for an overview of clinical psychology.
455: Environmental Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102. A survey of concepts about individual's interaction with the physical environment. Emphasis is placed upon designing physical surroundings to serve social and personal needs.
459: Research Methods in Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 300. An examination of the practical problems of designing, conducting, and interpreting research and of the structure and organization of research writing.
460: Field Research in Psychology. 1 - 3 hours credit (9). Preq., PSYC 459. Consent of the instructor. Supervised practice in methods of field research as a basic tool of psychology. Each student develops and executes a field research project. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours credit.
461: Data Analysis and Interpretation. 1-3 hours credit (3). Preq., PSYC 300 or equivalent. A course designed to provide the skills necessary to use currently existing computer software to analyze data encountered in the social sciences.
465: Industrial Psychology. 0-3-3. The application of psychological findings and concepts to the industrial environment. (G)
469: Psychology of Sexual Behavior. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102 and junior standing. Survey of both normal and abnormal sexual behavior and selected techniques employed in sex therapy and counseling. (G)
474: Psychology of Adult Learning and Development. 0-3-3. Provides understanding of cognitive and psychosocial development in young, middle, and later adulthood. Emphasis is on aging process and factors, which affect adult learning.
475: Death, Dying and Grievance Process. 0-3-3. Exploration of one's personal values toward death and the grieving process, funeral customs and practices, counseling the terminally ill, and various customs of death. Graduate students should contact instructor for more specific criteria. (G)
480: Psychology of Sex Roles. 0-3-3. Overview of psychology of sex roles including history, theory, methodology, sex differences, and implications for development, socialization, abnormal behavior, counseling and gender. (G)
484: Introduction to Human Relations. 0-3-3. An introduction to human relations factors in various work settings.
485: Industrial Behavioral Analysis. 0-3-3. Application to behavior change techniques in work settings. A study of how to effectively manage others' as well as one's own work habits.
486: Introduction to Decision Making. 0-3-3. An introduction to decision making models and methods.
487: Human Relations Communication. 0-3-3. A study of how communications influences human relation in different contexts.
490: Social and Psychological Aspects of Blindness. 0-3-3. Preq., enrollment in Educational Psychology Visual Impairments program or permission of instructor. Psychological and environmental aspects of blindness. Current and historical overview of practices & trends in the rehabilitation and education of individuals with visual impairments. (G)
499: Health Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102. A survey of the systematic application of psychology to the relevant areas of health, disease and the health care system.
502: Cognitive Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq. enrollment in graduate program in psychology, counseling, or permission of instructor. Contemporary approaches to cognitive psychology; a broad survey of social cognition including attention, cognitive organization, mental reasoning, information processing, decision making, and human memory.
505: Theories in Marriage and Family Therapy. 0-3-3. An overview of marital development and change; principles of family dynamics and functioning.
506: Strategies for Marriage and Family Therapy. 0-3-3. Techniques for aiding married couples and families in distress; parenting strategies.
507: Learning and Development. 0-3-3. Provides an understanding of forces, which propel learning and development and enables teachers to help students successfully meet the unique demands of school.
508: Psychological Aspects of Disability. 0-3-3. An examination of attitudes, adjustment problems, sexuality, family and program implications for disabled populations.
509: Psychology of Aging. 0-3-3. An analysis of changes that occur in middle and late adulthood from psychological, cognitive, and social viewpoints.
510: Principles of Human Development. 0-3-3. Biological, psychological, and cultural interrelationships in human development.
512: Advanced Abnormal Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., Enrollment in Counseling MA Program or permission of instructor. Comprehensive review of the major characteristics, etiology, and implications for treatment of the major psychological disorders. Clinical and research findings are emphasized.
513: Organizational Psychology. 0-3-3. A survey of current research and theories comprising organizational psychology. Critical-thinking skills are used to evaluate empirical research and current theories in the field.
516: Personnel Psychology. 0-3-3 Topics covered include the professional and legal requirements for personnel selection instruments; design and evaluation of personnel selection systems, designing and conducting job analyses and selection interviews.
517: Training and Development. 0-3-3. Provides the skills necessary to analyze, design, and evaluate training in organizations. Topics include determining training needs, task analysis, learning objectives, training methodologies, and evaluation.
518: Behavioral Analysis in Industry. 0-3-3. Application of behavioral analysis in industry. A study of concepts, principles, and skills essential for designing and implementing a behavior change plan in organizational settings.
519: Advanced Theories in Counseling. 0-3-3. Preq., COUN 508. Further analysis of theories of counseling as is evidenced by a review of current counseling literature.
522: Communication in Human Relations. 0-3-3. A review of the concepts, principles, and skills essential for effective communication in working with people.
523: Leadership and Decision-Making. 0-3-3. Examination of the various skills, behaviors, and attitudes required for effective leadership. Includes practices, decision-making, communication and ethical issues related to leadership.
524: Internship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. 20-1-3 (6). Supervised experiences in an applied setting involving application of skills and field work in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
533: Community Psychology/Rural Mental Health. 0-3-3. A study of community systems, intervention techniques, consultation methods, history and current status of the community mental health movement with particular emphasis on rural mental health research. Addresses psychological practice issues in the rural environment.
534: Psychology of Creativity. 0-3-3. Preq., enrollment in Educational Psychology or Counseling Psychology graduate programs or permission of instructor. Reviews theories, defining characteristics, and empirical research literature on the creative process. Identifies relationships of creativity to ability/personality variables, and measurement/research issues.
541: Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 542. A study of the research methods and designs commonly used in the Behavioral Sciences. Emphasis on quantitative methodology and APA writing style.
542: Statistical Methods in Behavioral Sciences. 0-3-3. A study of the statistical methods used to study problems in Behavioral Sciences.
543: Psychometrics. 0-4-3. Preq., Graduate enrollment in I/O Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Counseling Psychology, or permission of instructor. Test and measurement theory, including classical, true score, and item response theory models. Covers reliability, validity, scaling, norms, and score transforming issues.
544: Qualitative Research Methods. 0-3-3. Concepts and applications of qualitative research methods including techniques for data collection and analysis are explored.
580: Developmental Psychology of Blindness. 0-3-3. This course emphasizes knowledge of physical, social, and emotional development of the blind including acquisition of motor, language, and cognitive skills, birth through adulthood.
589: Special Topics in Psychology. 1-4 hours credit, may be repeated. Preq., enrollment in relevant graduate program in Psychology or permission of instructor. Current or specialized topics in psychology.
599: Master's Thesis. 0-3-3 (6 hours minimum). Original research conducted under the supervision of a departmental faculty member in the student's program area. Student must be enrolled whenever university facilities or faculty are used. (Pass/Fail).
600: Seminar: Issues in Academic Psychology & Teaching. 0-1-1 (9). May be repeated. Required of resident Counseling Psychology PhD students each quarter. Study of professional issues and research applications in counseling psychology. Non-degree credit.
601: Historical Foundations of Modern Psychology. 0-3-3. Historical development of psychology from its philosophical beginnings to the present.
602: Physiological Psychology. 0-3-3. A study of the neuroanatomical and neurochemical bases of behavior; contributions of physiological processes to fundamental behavioral processes.
603: Sensation and Perception. 0-3-3. Sensory and perceptual phenomena that influence motivation, cognition, and learning.
604: Theories of Social Psychology. 0-3-3. Theory and research concerning interpersonal perceptions, attitude formation and change, social motivation, and interactive processes.
605: Child Psychopathology. 0-3-3. Examines diagnosis and treatment of child and adolescent disorders from empirical, theoretical, and practical viewpoints.
606: Comparative Psychology. 0-3-3. A study of the phylogenetic bases of behavior. Interspecies behavioral similarities and differences are examined as they relate to human behavior.
607: Fundamentals of Psychopharmacology. 0-4-3. Preq., enrollment in Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology or permission of the instructor. Biochemical substrates of emotion, affect, and behavior are reviewed. Psychopharmaceutical mechanisms and intervention strategies are emphasized along with a review of the treatment research literature
608: Developmental Psychology. 0-3-3. An advanced theory and research based study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural processes in human growth and development. Counseling Psychology PhD students only.
609: Personality Theory. 0-3-3. Comparative approach to personality theory from the framework of philosophical issues, definitional problems, and current research issues.
610: Professional Issues and Ethics. 0-3-3. An investigation of legal and ethical issues relevant to the practice of counseling psychology.
611: Advanced Group Counseling and Psychotherapy. 2-3-3. Group counseling theories with emphasis on advanced techniques and application, ethical responsibilities, and current trends with group research methodology. Practicum experience required.
612: Advanced Learning Theory. 0-3-3. Psychological aspects of learning, including theoretical and practical applications.
613: Career Assessment and Counseling. 4-3-4. Preq., enrollment in Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program, PSYC 531, 616, and 617. Assessment and counseling of career clients using interest, ability, and personality tests.
614: Professional Seminar in Counseling Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. A survey of trends and issues pertinent to the professional activities of counseling pspychologists.
616: Intellectual Assessment. 0-3-3. Preq., Enrollment in Counseling Psychology PhD program and approval of instructor. This course focuses on psychological assessment and interpretation of tests of ability, achievement, and higher cognitive functions. Differential psychodiagnosis and formal report writing are emphasized.
617: Personality Assessment: Objective and Projective. 0-3-3. Preq., approval of instructor. This course focuses on psychological assessment using tests of personality, DSM-IV psychodiagnosis, and DSM-IV Axis II disorders. Psychological report writing and interpretation are emphasized.
618: Motivation. 0-3-3. The study of levels of motivation from ethological to cognitive-social motives; relevant motivational theories are used to explain human behaviors.
619: Psychopathology. 0-3-3. Comprehensive review of the etiology of psychological disorders and their diagnosis; clinical research findings are emphasized.
620: Sex Roles and Behavior. 0-3-3. An investigation of the effect of gender upon cognition, affect, and behavior.
621: Career Development Theories. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. Intensive review of theories and research literature on career development across the life span. Application of theories to current career- and work-related problems.
622: Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. A comparative approach to theories of counseling and psychotherapy at an advanced level.
623: Integrative Assessment. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 616 & 617, Counseling Psychology PhD students only. Emphasis on selection, administration, and combination of results from various assessment instruments into an integrated whole. Integrative report writing is emphasized.
624: Counseling Psychology Internship. 1-3 hours credit. Minimum credit allowed is 12 hours. Preq., completion of departmental requirements and approval of Counseling/Psychology Program Director and Department Head. One calendar year (or two half-years) of supervised full-time, counseling psychology experience in a Department-approved (typically, APA-approved) internship facility.
625: Research Seminar. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only, or signature of instructor. Integration of research design, methodology, and statistics in psychological research.
627: Advanced Assessment Topics. 0-3-3 (9). Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. A rotating topics course providing advanced training in selected assessment instruments and processes. May be repeated twice.
628. Special Topics in Psychology. 1-3 hours credit (9). May be repeated. Counseling Psychology PhD students only or permission of instructor. Intensive study of a selected topic in psychology.
629: Advanced Seminar in Counseling Theories & Techniques. 0-3-3 (9). May be repeated. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. A rotating topics course providing advanced study of selected counseling theories and therapeutic techniques.
630: Supervision in Counseling & Psychotherapy. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. Overview of supervision/consultation models, including application of principles to clinical practice.
632: Psychotherapy Research. 0-3-3. Preq., Counseling Psychology PhD students only. Investigation of research on change elements and outcome research in psychotherapy, including factors impacting change processes and cost-benefit issues raised by managed mental health care.
641: Advanced Experimental Design and Analysis. 0-3-3. Theory and technique for maximizing the validity of psychological experiments and analyzing results via ANOVA, factorial ANOVA, ANCOVA, repeated measures ANOVA, and higher-order analyses.
642: Advanced Statistical Methods. 0-3-3. Techniques such as multiple regression, canonical correlation, discriminant analysis, MANOVA, and factor analyses in behavioral research are present.
643: Multivariate Statistics. 0-4-3. Advanced multivariate topics including multiple regressions, factor analyses, MANOVA, multi-dimensional scaling, structural equation modeling, path analysis, discriminant analysis, and meta-analyses.
650: Practicum in Counseling Psychology. 3 hours credit (9). May be repeated. Supervised counseling experience within a practicum setting.
651: Advanced Practicum in Counseling Psychology. 1-3 hours credit (9). Preq., PSYC 650 (9 hours total). May be repeated. Progressive development of advanced clinical skills within an approved practicum setting. Counseling Psychology PhD students only.
652: Field Placement in Practicum Setting. 1-3 hours (18). May be repeated. PSYC 650 & 651 (three quarters each), Counseling Psychology PhD students only. Advanced practicum in a field setting.
660: Dissertation Research. 1-3 hours credit. Proposal, research, and defense of original doctoral-level research study. May be repeated each quarter for 3 credit hours per quarter. Minimum credit allowed is 6 hours. Enrollment is minimally required during the term in which the dissertation proposal is defended and the term in which the dissertation research is defended.