Courses

Introduction to Sociology

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
201
Course Credits: 
3

This introductory course examines the science of social relationships and organizations, presents basic social concepts and examines the culture and complex functioning of humans in groups and institutions. Suggested as a prerequisite for all sociology courses.

Learning and Memory

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
340
Course Credits: 
3

This course introduces the student to theory and research in the area of learning processes and memory processes and systems. The course focuses on the historical movement of research and theory in the area of learning and memory from behaviorism to the cognitive revolution up to the more modern day research on the neurobiology of learning and memory. Prerequisites: PY 201 and PY 325. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 7)

Lifespan Development

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
251
Course Credits: 
3

The course will provide an overview of current research and theories of human development from conception to death with an emphasis on physical, cognitive and social development. The student will be able to conduct theory evaluation and comparison, and be able to identify and evaluate contemporary and global aspects of development. (Program goals 1, 3, 4, 7, 9)

Marriage and Family in a Diverse Society

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
320
Course Credits: 
3

The family as a social institution; history, current status, and evolution. Linkages between interpersonal dynamics and social structure. Multi-ethnic and cross cultural perspectives on relationships. Application of social theory to everyday life.

Mental Health & Aging

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
378
Course Credits: 
3

Minority Groups

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
305
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of diversity in the United States; historical antecedents; dynamics of assimilation, prejudice, and discrimination.

Multicultural Psychology

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
225
Course Credits: 
3

Practicum

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
400
Course Credits: 
3

A capstone course for psychology majors. It is the supervised application of psychological principles and techniques in appropriate mental health settings. Prerequisites: must have senior standing or completion of most course requirements for the psychology major. Admission granted on an individual basis by the department chairperson. The psychology department chairperson must approve the practicum site before the student makes a commitment for the 75 hours. (Program goals 3, 7, 9, 10)

Problems of Contemp Society

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
222
Course Credits: 
3

Examines major social problems facing contemporary American social institutions and explores alternative solutions.

Psychological Tests and Measurements

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
385
Course Credits: 
3

This course provides a survey and evaluation of current psychological tests with a focus on the areas of personality testing, intelligence/achievement tests and neuropsychological test batteries. Test construction, reliability, validity and ethical issues will be addressed at length for all tests studied. Prerequisite: PY 201. (Program goals 2, 3, 4,)

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