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Graduate Courses in Psychology

  • PSY 5110 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on inferential statistics. No credit for both 2110 and any of the following: MATH 2500, QBA 2010, COMS 3520, ECON 3810.

    Credits: 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5111 - Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    Continuation of 2110. Statistical techniques through multifactor analysis of variance and multiple regression analyses. Integration of experimental design with statistical analyses. Does not apply to Arts and Sciences social sciences or natural sciences requirement.

    Credits: 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5120 - Research Methods in Psychology

    Training in scientific methods and techniques of modern experimental psychology with individual reports of experiments.

    Credits: 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5121 - Tests and Measurements

    Tests, psychophysical methods, scaling techniques, and questionnaires. Basic criteria including reliability, homogeneity, and validity.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5700 - Clinical Orientation

    Orientation to the clinical psychology doctoral program

    Requisites: Clinical PSY major

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5710 - First-Year Seminar in Experimental Psychology

    This course introduces first-year experimental psychology graduate students to research and training in experimental psychology.

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 5900 - Special Topics in Psychology

    Specialized seminars on psychology related topics.

    Credits: 1 - 15

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6100 - Data Management

    This course is an introduction to the principles of data management and analysis using statistical software. Topics include forming datasets, merging datasets to add cases and/or variables, creating and transforming variables, selecting subsets of cases, creating graphs, conducting basic descriptive and inferential analyzes, and restructuring datasets. Special emphasis will be placed on insuring the integrity of a dataset, including detecting and correcting errors.

    Requisites: PSY 6111 or concurrent

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 laboratory

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6111 - Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    The first half of the course is a review of the fundamental concepts of statistical inference, including the rationale for and the principles of statistical estimation and hypothesis testing. The second half of the course is devoted to analysis of variance models, including the between-subject, within-subject, and mixed designs as well as the testing of contrasts, the investigation of interactions, and power.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6112 - Introduction of Linear Regression Analysis

    This course is an introduction to linear regression models, including the principles and procedures involved in the estimation and testing of parameters, the use of diagnostic procedures, the representation of categorical predictors, and the exploration of higher-order effects, including interactions.

    Requisites: PSY 6111 or 621

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6120 - Advanced Research Methods in Psychology

    This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles of behavioral science research and the rationale underlying various research strategies. After the course, the student should have a critical understanding of the research process.

    Requisites: PSY 6111 or 621

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6210 - Human Psychophysiology

    Introduces student to the relationships between psychological variables and physiological events in humans. Examines the fundamental concepts that define the science and practice of Psychophysiology.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6220 - Physiological Psychology

    Biological basis of behaviors with emphasis on central nervous system and neurological disorders.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6310 - Cognitive Processes

    Theory and research on human cognitive processes such as perception, learning, attention, similarity, concepts and categorization, memory, knowledge structures, affective states, language, reasoning, problem solving and judgment and decision making.

    Requisites: Graduate Standing

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6410 - Developmental Psychology

    Principles and research covering development of human abilities and behavior. Topics include developmental research methodology; overview of physical, motor, perceptual, linguistic, emotional, motivational, social, affective, and personality development.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6510 - Experimental Social Psychology

    Examine major theoretical and research trends in social psychology with an emphasis on the study of attitudes, social perception, social influence, interpersonal dynamics, and small-group behavior.

    Requisites: Graduate Standing

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6610 - Survey of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Application of psychological theories and research to topics in organizational behavior and personnel psychology.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6710 - Clinical Psychopathology

    Survey of theoretical and empirical literature on descriptive features, etiology, and development of psychopathology.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6712 - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence

    Survey of the theoretical and empirical literature on the descriptive features, correlates, and etiology of abnormal behavior first manifest in childhood and through maturation into young adulthood.

    Requisites: PSY 6710

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6720 - Psychology of Personality

    Development and organization of personality; evaluation of major theoretical viewpoints; relationship of personality theories to psychopathology and psychotherapy approaches.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6730 - Fundamentals of Clinical Assessment

    Introduction to personality and psychopathology assessment, including psychometric properties of measures and criteria for selecting among assessment tools; professional issues and professional roles related to assessment; practical experience in clinical interviewing and mental status assessment; administration, scoring, interpreting, and writing results from basic personality and psychopathology measures.

    Requisites: Doctoral student in clinical psychology

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6740 - Fundamentals of Psychotherapy

    Survey of theory and approaches in psychological intervention, with emphasis on major schools and systems of psychotherapy; practical experience in relationship and rapport building skills.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 or concurrent

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6750 - Issues in Professional Psychology

    Examines ethical, professional, and training issues associated with the field of clinical psychology.

    Requisites: Graduate student in psychology

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6760 - Diversity Issues in Research and Clinical Practice

    Examination of the sociocultural context of human behavior and, in particular, issues of diversity in research and clinical practice. Methodological and epistemological issues in the study of culture in psychology; influence of culture on psychiatric diagnosis and the prevalence of mental disorders; effect of culture on the therapeutic relationship.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 and 6730 and 6740

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6900 - Special Topics in Psychology

    Specific course content will vary with offering.

    Credits: 1 - 15

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6930 - Readings in Psychology

    To broaden training of master's or doctoral students in areas in which they need further work that cannot be obtained through specific courses.

    Credits: 1 - 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: independent study

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6950 - Thesis

    Develop and complete a thesis.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 1 - 8

    Lecture/Lab Hours: thesis/dissertation

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6970 - Preparing Psychology Papers

    Preparation of professional papers in psychology: application of technical style principles to experimental papers and psychological reports. Tasks include writing and rewriting psychological information aimed at an informed reader and reviewing psychological writings that illustrate both correct and incorrect psychological style.

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 laboratory

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 6980 - Research Seminar

    Presentations by faculty, graduate students, and visiting lecturers. Students who are enrolled are required to attend seminars and to give one research presentation each academic year during the seminar.

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7010 - History and Systems of Psychology

    Historical review of major systematic position in psychology since the 18th century. Philosophy of science for psychology, including issues in theory construction and evaluation, consciousness, and reductionism.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7110 - Multivariate Statistics

    Introduction to multivariate statistics. Topics covered are matrix algebra, multiple regression, canonical correlation, discriminant analysis and classification, and factor analysis. Variety of commercial computer programs used.

    Requisites: PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7120 - Advanced Testing Principles

    The purpose of the course is to provide the knowledge and skills in understanding, selecting, scoring, and interpreting individual and group administered psychological and educational tests. An expansion and review of statistical constructs and test construction principles will be in order to critique the appropriateness of available psychological and academic achievement tests.

    Requisites: PSY 6111 or 621

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7130 - Advanced Regression Analysis

    The first half of this course is an introduction to generalized linear regression models, including logistic regression, multinomial logistic regression, ordinal logistic regression, and Poisson regression models; the second half of this course is an introduction to multilevel linear models. Topics include the principles and procedures involved in the estimation and testing of parameters, the use of diagnostic procedures, the representation of categorical predictors, and the exploration of higher-order effects, including interactions.

    Requisites: PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7150 - Structural Equation Modeling

    Modeling causality using linear models as in confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling.

    Requisites: PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7170 - Health Statistics

    This course provides an introduction to specialized statistical techniques that have been developed for the analysis of health-related data. Major topics include the evaluation of diagnostic tests, the measurement and modeling of health states or events, and the analysis of survival time data.

    Requisites: Permission required and PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7210 - Neuropsychology

    Didactic training in structure of the central nervous system; overview of research on major neuropsychological disorders; introduction to neuropsychological assessment and diagnosis. Clinical case material is presented to illustrate brain behavior relationships.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 or concurrent

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7240 - Psychoneuroimmunology

    Provides a broad survey of psychosocial research in the psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) literature. PNI is the study of the interactions among behavior, psychosocial factors, and the nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7250 - Health Psychology

    Overview of theory and research in health psychology, with a focus on the interactive relationship between biological, developmental, psychological, and sociocultural contributors to health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management (e.g., cardiovascular, pain, respiratory, and immune disorders). The course will also provide an introduction to applications and effectiveness of selected psychological interventions to promote health and treat illness.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7270 - Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy

    Nature and clinical use of major types of psychotropic medications, with emphasis on antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, antianxiety and hypnotic agents, psychostimulants, and related drugs. Biological models of mental disorders, mechanisms of drug action, evidence for drug effectiveness and clinical use of psychotropic medications. Use of psychotropic medications in the context of psychological treatments.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 and 7210 and 7920

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7280 - Pediatric Psychology

    Theory and research on the relationship between the psychological and physical well-being of children and adolescents; behavioral and emotional concomitants of disease and illness as they affect children/adolescents and their families, applications and effectiveness of psychological interventions for health related problems in children and adolescents.

    Requisites: PSY 7250 and 7750

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 1.0 practicum

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7310 - Psychophysics & Theories of Perception

    Experimental and theoretical approaches to the problem of sensing, perceiving, and interpreting sensory information. Psychophysical models and laws, receptor function and physiology, discrimination, adaptation, attention, perceptual learning, and psychophysical methods of research and assessment. Theories of the human perceptual system with an emphasis on vision.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7320 - Psycholinguistics

    How people produce, understand, and acquire language within framework of major psychological and linguistic theories of language. Emphasis on user of language rather than on language.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7330 - Judgment and Decision Making

    This course is an introduction to the psychology of judgment and decision making research. As such, it is a survey course designed to expose students to a wide array of topics that deal with the psychological factors affecting judgments and choices. These factors include (but are not limited to) cognitions, emotions, and informational characteristics of the environment. The course also presents an introduction to decision analysis.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7340 - Advanced Learning

    Lectures and readings covering theoretical works in field of learning.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7350 - Concept Learning and Categorization

    An in depth discussion on the nature of concepts, concept learning, and categorization behavior in humans and non-human animals. The prominent paradigms on the nature of concepts (e.g., concepts as rules, exemplars, prototypes, boundaries, and structures) will be discussed in detail in light of key empirical findings in the human and non-human animal categorization literature. The major competing models, such as the context model, GCM, ALCOVE, MPM, CIM, and MINC will be compared and contrasted in the context of other cognitive facilities such as attention, similarity assessment, discrimination, perception, and memory.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7360 - Mathematical Modeling of Cognition

    Formal modeling is an essential research tool in cognitive psychology and cognitive science. In this seminar we shall discuss and critically evaluate a wide variety of key formal models and modeling approaches to cognition (e.g., algebraic, geometric, analytic, qualitative, statistical, probabilistic, computational, connectionist, dynamical, structural, and process). We shall do this with three goals in mind: 1) to become aware of the wide range of modeling techniques at our disposal, 2) to achieve a basic understanding of these techniques and the modeling process in general, and 3) to get us to start thinking strategically and analytically about how to construct an effective formal model (i.e., one that predicts and explains our empirical results). Discussions will assume no previous modeling background.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7510 - Advanced Social Psychology

    The main goal of this course is for graduate students to gain expert knowledge about the psychology of social psychology, including social cognition, social relationships, and social behavior. This will be accomplished via lecture, and through reading classic and contemporary works in this area. One manifestation of students' mastering the material is their ability to take over the class for an hour and lead a class discussion on a selected topic. A final paper is required to demonstrate their mastery of the material; this involves either a critical review of one of the topics covered in the course or a research proposal on the topic. Upon completion of the course, students should be in a position to design research related to the psychology of social psychology and should also be able to teach this material to undergraduates.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7520 - Social Cognition

    Examine major theoretical and research trends in social cognition, the dominant perspective in social psychology. Readings will focus on attribution theory, person perception, stereotyping and prejudice, attitudes, automaticity and control, and the relationship between affect and cognition.

    Requisites: PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7530 - Social Psychology of the Self

    The main goal of this course is for graduate students to gain expert knowledge about the psychology of the self, including how the self is constructed, maintained and regulated. This will be accomplished via lecture, and through reading classic and contemporary works in this area. One manifestation of students' mastering the material is their ability to take over the class for an hour and lead a class discussion on a selected topic. A final paper is required to demonstrate their mastery of the material; this involves either a critical review of one of the topics covered in the course or a research proposal on the topic. Upon completion of the course, students should be in a position to design research related to the psychology of the self and should also be able to teach this material to undergraduates.

    Requisites: PSY 6510

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7550 - Motivation

    Survey of traditional and current theories of motivation. Focus on older learning theories from the classical, operant and observational learning perspectives, and update these with more current thinking on cognitive processes. Integrate older findings with current research on goals. Discuss practical ways to increase motivation in specific areas.

    Requisites: PSY 6310 or 6510

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7621 - Organizational Psychology: Organizational Behavior

    Individuals are complex systems behaving within complex organizational systems. This course will explore in depth the motivational, affective, and cognitive subsystems of humans, and how they are affected by and affect leaders, groups, and organizations. Attention will be paid to understanding the operation of the systems and the consequences of applications and interventions on these systems. The boundaries of the field's knowledge of these issues are explored and students are expected to describe how they could add to the field's knowledge store either empirically, theoretically, or both.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7623 - Organizational Psychology: Organizational Theory

    Study of organizational theory: classical and contemporary perspectives on the process and structure of organizations.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7625 - Employee Turnover and Retention

    Introduces doctoral students to the research literature on organizational withdrawal, notably turnover. As distinguished motivational scholars (Katz & Kahn, 1978) long noted, organizations must not only motivate their members to perform their work roles effectively but also induce them to remain in these work roles. Indeed, employees who quit obviously cannot be productive or contribute effectively to their organization's mission.

    Requisites: PSY 6610

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7630 - Context Analysis

    Introduces students to the theories and methods for analyzing contexts (e.g. environments, situations) for the purpose of selection, training, design, or diagnosis of individuals in these contexts. Methods of organizational, job, and task analysis will be emphasized.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7631 - Performance Appraisal and Management

    Provides student with a survey of the issues in the performance appraisal/performance management area.

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7633 - Selection and Placement

    Psychological, measurement, and legal perspectives on selection and placement of individuals and teams in organizations.

    Requisites: PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7635 - Training & Development

    This course is designed to introduce students to the psychological theories, research, and application of learning, training and individual development. The course will focus on adult populations, but research from other populations (e.g., children, animals) may be reviewed. The course will also focus on application in organizational settings.

    Requisites: PSY 6111 and 6610

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7730 - Adult Assessment

    Overview of theories of intelligence and other cognitive constructs; discussion of professional issues relative to cognitive assessment in adults; supervised practice in administration, scoring, and interpretation of selected adult cognitive measures; integration of cognitive test results with other clinical information; writing integrated psychological assessment reports.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 or concurrent

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7732 - Child and Adolescent Assessment

    Survey of theoretical and empirical literature on psychological assessment of children and adolescents; supervised practice in administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests assessing cognitive abilities, achievement, and other domains of performance with children and adolescents; diagnostic interviewing techniques with parents and children; integrative report writing; professional and diversity issues in child and adolescent assessment.

    Requisites: PSY 6712 and 6730

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7740 - Adult Psychotherapy

    Theory, research, and practice of individual approaches to psychotherapy with adults, with emphasis on evidence-based aspects of practice.

    Requisites: PSY 6710 and 6740

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7742 - Child and Adolescent Therapy

    Theory, research, and practice of psychological interventions for child and adolescent psychological disorders.

    Requisites: PSY 6712 and 6740

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7750 - Interventions in Health Psychology

    Theory and use of assessment and intervention procedures in health psychology; practical application of assessment, consultation, and intervention procedures in health promotion and in the prevention and management of disease (e.g., cardiovascular disorders, pain disorders, diabetes, asthma).

    Requisites: PSY 7250

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7910 - Fieldwork in Psychology

    Supervised experience in applied setting approved by department.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 1 - 12

    Lecture/Lab Hours: field experience/internship

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7911 - Practicum in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Supervised field experience in organizational settings.

    Requisites: PSY 6112 and 6120

    Credits: 1 - 6

    Lecture/Lab Hours: field experience/internship

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7920 - Clinical Practicum

    Practicum experience for graduate students in clinical psychology. Psychological services provided under supervision in a clinical setting.

    Requisites: PSY 6730 and 6740 and graduate student in psychology

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 6.0 practicum

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7925 - Advanced Clinical Practicum

    Advanced practicum experience for doctoral students in clinical psychology. Psychological services provided under supervision in a clinical setting.

    Requisites: PSY 6730 and 6740 and 7920

    Credits: 1 - 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: practicum

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7926 - Practicum in Teaching of Psychology

    Mentored teaching experience for graduate student instructors in the Department of Psychology.

    Requisites: PSY 7960 and concurrently assigned to teach

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 practicum

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7930 - Readings in Psychology

    To broaden training of master's or doctoral students in areas in which they need further work, which cannot be obtained through specific courses.

    Credits: 1 - 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: independent study

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7940 - Research in Psychology

    Student assist in the planning, designing, data collection, interpretation, and writing of research projects.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 1 - 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: research

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 7960 - Seminar in Teaching of Psychology

    Issues in and approaches to teaching in the field of psychology. Includes such topics as characteristics of good classes and teachers, syllabus preparation, lecture and discussion techniques, exam preparation, and grading. Includes experiences with feedback.

    Requisites: Graduate student in psychology

    Credits: 1

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8900 - Special Topics in Psychology

    Specific course content will vary with offering.

    Credits: 1 - 15

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8901 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Quantitative

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required and PSY 6112

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8902 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Physiological

    Course topics vary.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8903 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Cognitive

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required and PSY 6310

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8904 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Developmental

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8905 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Social

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required and PSY 6510

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8906 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Industrial/Organizational

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8907 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: Clinical

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8908 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology: General

    Seminar contents varies.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8920 - Clinical Supervision

    An overview of the fundamentals of clinical supervision for the mental health professional. Topics addressed include the major models of supervision, ethical, diversity, and legal issues, evaluation procedures, process issues, and current research. Practicum experience in supervision for graduate students in clinical psychology, under the umbrella supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist, which will guide the implementation of the models and concepts reviewed in the didactic portion of the course.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 3

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 practicum

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8940 - Research in Psychology

    Student may assist in the planning, designing, data collection, interpretation, and writing of research projects.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 1 - 4

    Lecture/Lab Hours: research

    Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

  • PSY 8950 - Dissertation

    Develop and complete a dissertation.

    Requisites: Permission required

    Credits: 1 - 15

    Lecture/Lab Hours: thesis/dissertation

    Eligible Grades: F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I

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