Courses

Adult Development and Aging

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
351
Course Credits: 
3

Applied Cognition and Human Factors

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
390
Course Credits: 
3 cr.

Behavioral Science Research Methods

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
307
Course Credits: 
4

This course will provide students with an introduction to research methods most commonly used in the behavioral sciences. Also, emphasis will be placed on the ethical issues involved in human subject research. An important aspect of the course is getting students prepared to read academic, peer-reviewed journal articles and to write an APA formatted research proposal or research report. Prerequisites: PY 201 and PY 222. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10)

Behavioral Science Statistics

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
222
Course Credits: 
3

Biopsychology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
325
Course Credits: 
3

Child Psychology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
253
Course Credits: 
3

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of infant and child development. The course will cover child development research and the ways that such research can be used to enhance the lives of children and their families. Major child development theories will be discussed and provide the foundation for understanding the sequence of child development and the processes that underlie it. In addition, this course will highlight the impact of contact and culture on child development. Prerequisite: PY 201. (Program goals 1, 3, 7)

Cognitive Psychology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
380
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides the student with an introduction to research and theory on the nature of cognitive processes from an information processing perspective. The focus is on the processes used to transform, store, manipulate and retrieve information. A neurocognitive emphasis is given as well. Topics include attention, pattern recognition, memory and language. Students will do a mini-experiment in which they collect data, analyze and interpret the data and present the results of their research to the class. Prerequisite: PY 201. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 6, 7)

Conflict Management & Resolution

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
425
Course Credits: 
3

Discussion of sources and dynamics of conflict in interpersonal and group settings. Identification of conflict management strategies including mediation and negotiation. Development of skills for conflict management and resolution.

Counseling Theories and Practice

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
303
Course Credits: 
3

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of major approaches to counseling and psychotherapy including the therapeutic process, the client-therapist relationship and specific techniques used in practice. The historical origins of theories will be examined in addition to the specific application of theory to counseling and other settings. Students will become knowledgeable about ethical, legal and professional issues in counseling practice. Prerequisites: PY 201. (Program goals 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9)

Developmental Psychopathology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
399
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides an introduction to the definition and classification of abnormal behavior occurring from infancy through adolescence. The course will explore various contexts for development as well as models of the etiology of childhood psychopathology. Students will understand and identify psychological disorders and major theoretical approaches to the causes and treatment of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Prerequisites: PY 201 and PY 370. (Program goals 1, 3, 4, 9)

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