Psychology

Graduates from the Department of Psychology have found positions in psychological services, business, and other related areas such as government and education. Approximately, 25% of students pursue graduate or professional education in a variety of fields, ranging from service-oriented to science-oriented areas of the social sciences.   The Bachelor of Arts in the Department of Psychology is well grounded in scientific foundations and equally concerned with shared social responsibilities. It affords students the opportunity to gain new and fascinating understandings of human behavior.

To graduate, students must earn a C or better in all major courses.

Courses

PSYC 2010/2013 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to the various subfields of psychology such as developmental, biological, cognitive, clinical, and social psychology. May count either PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013.

PSYC 2017 HONORS INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. Honors College. Introduction to the various subfields of psychology such as developmental, biological, cognitive, clinical, and social psychology.

PSYC 2020 ORIENTATION TO PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR (1) LEC. 1. SU. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017). Orientation to the psychology major. Overview and design of psychology curriculum, faculty introduction, faculty expectations, student assessment, career development, study skills, diversity, and ethics.

PSYC 2130/2133 ANALYTICS FOR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1.5. Pr. (MATH 1100 or MATH 1120 or MATH 1123 or MATH 1130 or MATH 1133 or MATH 1150 or MATH 1153 or MATH 1610 or MATH 1613 or MATH 1617). The course introduces students to the cycle of collecting using surveys and experiments), analyzing (using Exel) and reporting conclusions about psychological and other social and behavioral sciences data. The course provides a critical thinking approach for quantitative argumentation with data.

PSYC 2140/2143 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1. Pr. (PSYC 2130 or PSYC 2133) and (PSYC 2017 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2010). Investigation of descriptive and experimental methods used in psychological research.

PSYC 2510 PSYCHOLOGY OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Biological, social, and psychological dimensions of human sexuality.

PSYC 3120/3123 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017. Introduction to physical, cognitive, social and emotional development across the lifespan.

PSYC 3500 APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Principles and procedures for management of human behavior. Fall, Spring.

PSYC 3510 BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Exploration of the relationships between the brain and behavior.

PSYC 3520 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Phenomena involved in the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and patterns of action.

PSYC 3530 SENSATION AND PERCEPTION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Study of perceptual phenomena and the structure and function of sensory systems.

PSYC 3540 COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Phenomena involved with thinking and remembering.

PSYC 3550 PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Survey of the ways culture shapes, modifies and adds distinctiveness to human behaviors.

PSYC 3560/3563 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Exploration of our attempts to understand, explain, and classify abnormal behavior patterns.

PSYC 3570 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Survey of selected classical and contemporary theories of personality.

PSYC 3580/3583 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another.

PSYC 3590/3593 PSYCHOLOGY IN THE WORKPLACE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Application of basic psychological principles and theories in the workplace. May count either PSYC 3590 or PSYC 3593.

PSYC 3600 TRAINING AND SUPERVISION IN INDUSTRY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Application of behavioral principles to problems common to the training and supervision of people in work organizations.

PSYC 3610 SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY (3) SEM. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Inquiry into how motivation, emotion, personality, and other mind-body variables influence physiology and athletic performance. Seminar class includes applied exercises in emotional expression, stress and pain management, hypnosis, and diet and exercise challenges.

PSYC 3620 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Exploration of how mental functions are linked to neural processes to enable the mind.

PSYC 3630 HUMAN MEMORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Theories and application of human memory research, emphasizing long-term and working memory. Applications include education, law, and aging.

PSYC 3640 MOTIVATION AND EMOTION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Overview of historical and contemporary perspectives on human motivation and emotion.

PSYC 3650 DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Introduction to the behavioral effects of drugs, including drug abuse and its treatment.

PSYC 3700 BEHAVIORAL GAME THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). This course is an introduction to behavioral economics involved in game theory using economics and psychological approaches to examine strategies and decision making when two or more people are involved with applications to real-world situations.

PSYC 3910 SUPERVISED RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (3) LEC. 3. SU. Pr., Departmental approval. Supervised experience in research settings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 3940 EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (3) PRA. 3. SU. Pr., Departmental approval. Supplementary instruction concurrent with job or volunteer experience involving the application of psychological perspectives to community life. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 3970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Theories, research and issues in contemporary psychology on selected topics. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 4010 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Introduction to clinical psychology focusing on techniques of assessment and intervention.

PSYC 4080 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Psychological principles in health maintenance and health problems.

PSYC 4110 INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Psychological principles in the care and treatment of developmentally disabled persons.

PSYC 4220 CHILD PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Child psychology from a life-span developmental perspective, emphasizing social-emotional development in infancy.

PSYC 4250 PSYCHOLOGY OF CHOICE AND DECISION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). In-depth exploration of the psychological science of choice and decision making.

PSYC 4260 PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Overview of various psychological features of addictive behaviors including alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders, gambling and excessive sexual behavior.

PSYC 4270 QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 1. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). An in-depth course in quantitative methods and statistical reasoning for undergraduate psychology students.

PSYC 4910 HUMAN SERVICE PRACTICUM (3) PRA. 3. SU. Pr., Departmental approval. Supervised experience in service-delivery settings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 4930 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. Pr., Departmental approval. In-depth study of a psychological topic under the direction of a faculty member. Only 6 credit hours may be applied to the psychology major. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

PSYC 4967 HONORS SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-3) IND. Pr. Honors College. 2.30 GPA. STAT 2010. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

PSYC 4997 HONORS RESEARCH AND THESIS (1-3) IND. Pr. Honors College. STAT 2010. Research in specialized topics. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 5020 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Description, etiology, and treatment of psychological disturbances in children and adolescents.

PSYC 5610 BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Laboratory, occupational and epidemiological assessment of neurotoxic chemicals; risk analysis; developmental and policy considerations. Coverage includes heavy metals, pesticides, solvents, and abused drugs.

PSYC 5620 DRUGS, BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). A review of drugs affecting nervous system function and behavioral or neural mechanisms that modify these effects. Topics include substance abuse, preclinical and clinical psychopharmacology, learning and memory, behavioral mitigation of drug effects. Course meets APA criteria for Level 1. May count either PSYC 5620 or PSYC 6620.

PSYC 5690 ADVANCED ANALYTICS FOR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 2130. Application and interpretation of quantitative approaches used in social and behavioral sciences. May count PSYC 5960 or PSYC 6960.

PSYC 5960 SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (PSYC 2010 or PSYC 2013 or PSYC 2017) and (PSYC 2140 or PSYC 2143). Seminar in research and theory on psychological topics. Course may be repeated with changes in topic. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 6020 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 2120 and PSYC 3560. Description, etiology, and treatment of psychological disturbances in children and adolescents.

PSYC 6610 BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS (3) LEC. 3. Laboratory, occupational, and epidemiological assessment of neurotoxic chemicals; risk analysis; developmental exposures; and policy considerations. Coverage includes heavy metals, pesticides, solvents, and abused drugs.

PSYC 6620 DRUGS, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. A review of drugs that affect nervous system function and their behavioral and neural mechanisms.

PSYC 6690 ADVANCED ANALYTICS FOR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (3) LEC. 3. Application and interpretation of quantitative approaches used in social and behavioral sciences. PSYC 5690 or PSYC 6690.

PSYC 6960 SPECIAL PROBLEMS (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Departmental approval. Seminar in research and theory on psychological topics. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours.

PSYC 7050 ASSESSMENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Survey of clinical methods of assessment, including test construction and validation.

PSYC 7100 HISTORY OF IDEAS IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Historical developments in psychology with emphasis on the major theories and systems.

PSYC 7110 ETHICS AND PROBLEMS OF SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (1) LEC. 1. Survey of ethical issues and current problems in psychology.

PSYC 7120 TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Problems and practices of teaching psychology at the college level. In addition to seminar meetings, students work with faculty in appropriate courses.

PSYC 7130 RESEARCH SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY (1) SEM. 1. Overview of the research process, including the development of research questions, proposal writing, and issues involved in protecting the welfare of research participants.

PSYC 7140 LEARNING AND CONDITIONING (3) LEC. 3. Respondent conditioning and operant behavior, including acquisition of language and other forms of individual and environmental interactions.

PSYC 7150 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Behavior from a biological perspective, including theory and research from the neurosciences and biopsychology.

PSYC 7160 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to conceptual and substantive issues of developmental psychology from a life-span developmental perspective.

PSYC 7170 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY (3) LEC. 3. Analysis of current issues in personality theory.

PSYC 7180 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Topics and literature on the social foundations of behavior.

PSYC 7190 COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Survey of the nature of human intellectual functioning, including pattern recognition, memory, problem solving, reasoning, and language comprehension and generation.

PSYC 7200 ANIMAL COGNITION (3) SEM. 3. Experimental analysis of the mechanisms that underlie animal cognition, including attention, concept formation, counting, language, memory, perception, timing, and problem solving.

PSYC 7210 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7140. Evolution of animal behavior, including mating, parental care, feeding, social, predatory, and defensive behavior.

PSYC 7220 BEHAVIORAL PRINCIPLES (3) LEC. 3. Concepts and principles of operant and respondent conditioning and their relevance to changing and interpreting human behavior.

PSYC 7230 PSYCHOMETRIC THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. P/C PSYC 7270 and P/C PSYC 7280. Introduction to basic quantitative theory behind the construction and interpretation of test scores and scales.

PSYC 7240 METHODS FOR STUDYING INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Examination of strategies for measuring individual and environment interaction, using environmental interventions and identifying behavior change and its causes.

PSYC 7250 CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to research methods and ethics in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on critical analysis of the scientific literature.

PSYC 7260 ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 3. Ethical and professional issues relevant to the practice of applied behavior analysis.

PSYC 7270 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN IN PSYCHOLOGY (4) LEC. 4. Introduction to the analysis of data collected under various different experimental designs. Credit will not be given for both PSYC 7270 and STAT 7270.

PSYC 7280 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN IN PSYCHOLOGY II (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. PSYC 7270. and Enrollment in Psychology PhD program. Correlational and regression models. Matrix based multiple and logistic regression, moderation and mediation, and introduction to path models.

PSYC 7300 ADULT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Current theoretical conceptions and research in adult psychopathology.

PSYC 7310 AUTISM AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Survey of the definitions, terms, epidemiology, etiologies, and current issues in autism and intellectual disabilities.

PSYC 7320 CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. The basic principles of psychopharmacology with special attention given to drugs used in applied or therapeutic settings, their effects, and their potential interactions with behavioral interventions.

PSYC 7400 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE (3) LEC. 3. Exploring how mental functions are linked to neural processes to enable the mind.

PSYC 7700 FOUNDATIONS IN INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) SEM. 3. This course is designed to be an advanced survey of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology field.

PSYC 7710 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS (3) SEM. 3. A graduate seminar that focuses on critical conceptual and empirical issues facing training and development in the workplace.

PSYC 7720 PERSONNEL SELECTION (3) SEM. 3. Analysis of classical, contemporary, theoretical, and practical issues related to personnel selection.

PSYC 7730 RESEARCH METHODS IN INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) SEM. 3. An overview of basic research methodology applicable to the investigation of organizational phenomena.

PSYC 7740 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE (3) SEM. 3. Gain an understanding of organizational culture and provides the context in which organizational behavior may be understood.

PSYC 7750 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) SEM. 3. An introduction to issues faced in professional practice and importance of ethical behavior in the practice of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

PSYC 7760 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (3) SEM. 3. Occupational health psychology (OHP) is an emerging interdisciplinary field concerned with psychological factors in employee health, safety, and well-being.

PSYC 7910 PRACTICUM IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY (1-10) PRA. Pr., Departmental approval. Supervised practicum in applied psychology. A maximum of 12 hours will apply toward degree. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 30 credit hours.

PSYC 7930 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. Pr., Departmental approval. Work under the direction of a faculty member on a psychological topic of mutual interest. No more than 3 hours count toward major. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

PSYC 7970 RESEARCH IN SPECIAL TOPICS (3) IND. 3. Pr., Departmental approval. Supervised scholarly activity related to student's field of study. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

PSYC 7980 APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS CAPSTONE PROJECT (1-10) PRA. Pr., Departmental approval. Supervised practicum in applied psychology behavior analysis project involving delivery of services to a consumer. Maximum of 6 credit hours will count toward degree. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 30 credit hours.

PSYC 7990 RESEARCH AND THESIS (1-10) MST. Departmental approval. Pr., Course may be repeated with change in topics.

PSYC 8180 ADVANCED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7180. and Departmental approval. Theories, research and issues in contemporary social psychology.

PSYC 8250 MULTIVARIATE METHODS (4) LEC. 3. LAB. 2. Pr. PSYC 7270 and PSYC 7280. Introduction to the theory behind multivariate analyses and the statistical programs that support them.

PSYC 8260 ANALYSIS OF TIME-RELATED DATA IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. STAT 7020 or PSYC 8250. Theory and practical applications of statistical approaches for time-related data.

PSYC 8270 FACTOR ANALYSIS (3) SEM. 3. Theoretical and statistical applications of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis.

PSYC 8280 META-ANALYSIS (3) SEM. 3. Meta-analysis is a quantitative analysis using techniques to analyze and integrate effect sizes that accrue from research studies.

PSYC 8300 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to contemporary concepts, constructs, and controversies in developmental psychopathology.

PSYC 8310 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL METHODS AND ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. Enrollment in Clinical Psychology Program. Interviewing introduction to interviewing skills, behavioral assessment, crisis intervention, professional and ethical issues in providing clinical services.

PSYC 8320 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF ADULTS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (STAT 7270 or PSYC 7270) and PSYC 8310. Theories and techniques of the psychological assessment of adults.

PSYC 8330 COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 8310. Conceptual and applied issues related to behavioral principles of assessment and treatment.

PSYC 8340 SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7300. Survey of theories and research related to modern systems of psychotherapy.

PSYC 8350 APPLIED PSYCHOMETRIC PRINCIPLES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. STAT 7020. Analysis of classical and modern test theory, with an emphasis on applied psychometric principles.

PSYC 8360 ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE ABILITIES AND ACHIEVEMENT (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Theories and techniques for the assessment of cognitive abilities and academic achievement.

PSYC 8370 FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT (3) LEC. 3. Enrollment in Clinical Psychology program. Measurement theory and introduction to widely used objective personality and behavioral checklists with attention to ethics and diversity.

PSYC 8400 ADVANCED CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7300. Examination of current research and theory of behavioral, cognitive, and emotional disorders in childhood and adolescence.

PSYC 8410 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 8310. Theories and techniques of the psychological assessment of children and their families.

PSYC 8420 BEHAVIOR CHANGE IN CHILDREN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 8310 and (PSYC 8400 or PSYC 8410). Introduction to methods of prevention and treatment of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional disorders of children.

PSYC 8430 CONCEPTUALIZATION AND TREATMENT OF CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of developmental psychopathology and evidence-based treatment strategies for childhood disorders.

PSYC 8440 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE (3) LEC. 3. Contemporary research in health psychology and behavioral medicine and the empirical foundations of clinical practice.

PSYC 8450 THEORY AND METHOD IN HUMAN ALCOHOL AND DRUG RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Departmental approval. Theoretical framework and methodological practices in basic research on human alcohol and drug abuse.

PSYC 8460 ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROBLEMS (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Departmental approval. Conceptual and empirical bases of clinical assessment and intervention for alcohol and drug problems.

PSYC 8470 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to behavioral theories of choice and behavioral economics and the application of these theories to the study of substance abuse.

PSYC 8480 ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Enrollment in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program. Advanced discussion of professional issues and ethical mandates of contemporary clinical psychology, emphasizing critical thinking skills and planning for a successful career in psychology.

PSYC 8500 COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES SEMINAR (1) SEM. 1. SU. Pr., Enrollment in Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences PhD program. Examination of professional preparation issues and recent scientific developments relevant to careers in the cognitive and behavioral sciences. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

PSYC 8510 CONTEXT AND CONSEQUENCES OF BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7140. Advanced survey of the role that consequences play in acquisition, maintenance, and structure of behavior, and the methods by which this role is studied.

PSYC 8520 CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Techniques of conceptual analysis relevant to the evaluation of theories and the interpretation of psychological data.

PSYC 8530 BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Examination of conceptual, theoretical, and scientific issues relevant to the study of psychological development from a behavior analytic perspective.

PSYC 8540 BEHAVIORISM (3) LEC. 3. Exploration of the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of behavior analysis.

PSYC 8550 APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 7140. and Departmental approval. Scientific and conceptual foundations of applied behavior analysis and its strategies of intervention and evaluation.

PSYC 8560 HUMAN OPERANT BEHAVIOR (3) LEC. 3. Pr. PSYC 8510. and Departmental approval. Strategies and tactics specific to the experimental analysis of operant processes in human learning and performance.

PSYC 8570 APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS 2 (3) LEC. 3. Applications of behavioral principles to the assessment and treatment of problem behavior.

PSYC 8700 ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Analysis of methods and content of industrial psychology.

PSYC 8710 ADVANCED ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Departmental approval. Analysis of major issues in organizational psychology.

PSYC 8730 PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL (3) LEC. 3. Analysis of classical, contemporary, theoretical, and practical issues related to the appraisal of employee work performance.

PSYC 8740 LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATION SEMINAR (3) SEM. 3. Analysis of historical and contemporary theories of leadership and motivation and related research.

PSYC 8750 PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN I/O PSYCHOLOGY (1) LEC. 1. Pr., Departmental approval. Analysis of contemporary professional issues in I/O psychology. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

PSYC 8760 DECISION MAKING IN THE WORKPLACE AND ORGANIZATIONS (3) SEM. 3. The application of behavioral decision theory and research to problems in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

PSYC 8770 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE (3) SEM. 3. A conceptual overview of organizational change and organizational transformation and related specific topics.

PSYC 8780 WORK AND FAMILY (3) SEM. 3. A survey of research and theory in work and family, a content area of organizational psychology.

PSYC 8910 CLINICAL PRACTICUM (1-4) PRA. Pr. PSYC 8320 or PSYC 8410. Supervised practicum experience in clinical assessment and intervention techniques. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 30 credit hours, with 24 counting toward the degree.

PSYC 8920 INTERNSHIP (0) INT. Pr., PhD candidacy. Enrollment in full-time APA-approved 1-year pre-doctoral internship required for the PhD in Clinical Psychology. Student may not enroll in other course work.

PSYC 8930 DIRECTED STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY (3) IND. Pr., Approved PhD plan of study. Review of literature leading to the writing and defense of the Major Area Paper (written portion of the general PhD examination). Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

PSYC 8970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3) SEM. Pr., Departmental approval. In-depth study of issues related to selected specializations in psychology. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours.

PSYC 8990 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Departmental approval. Pr., Course may be repeated for a maximum of 98 credit hours.

Psychology

  • BARDEEN, JOSEPH, Assistant Professor
  • BHUIYAN, NADIA, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • BURKHART, BARRY R., Professor
  • CHEN, PETER Y., Professor and Head
  • CHENG, DOMINIC, Assistant Professor
  • CORREIA, CHRISTOPHER J., Professor and Director of Clinical Program
  • FAN, JINYAN, Associate Professor
  • FRANCO-WATKINS, ANA, Professor and Director of I/O Program
  • GITTER, SETH, Lecturer
  • KATZ, JEFFREY S., Alumni Professor
  • KNIGHT, ELIZABETH BRESTAN, Professor
  • LAZARTE, ALEJANDRO A., Associate Professor
  • MICHEL, JESSE, Associate Professor
  • NEWLAND, M. CHRISTOPHER, Alumni Professor
  • NEWMAN, JAN, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • PENCE, SACHA, Assistant Professor
  • RAPP, JOHN, Professor and Director of ABA Program
  • RICHLIING, SARAH, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • ROBINSON, JENNIFER, Associate Professor and Director of CaBS Program
  • SHAPIRO, STEVEN K., Associate Professor
  • SVYANTEK, DANIEL, Professor
  • TOTURA, CHRISTINE, Assistant Professor
  • WEATHERS III, FRANK W., Professor
  • WITTE, TRACY, Associate Professor