Courses

Psychology Foundations

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
202
Course Credits: 
3 cr.

This course will introduce students to the discipline of psychology. It will cover a broad range of topics including the nature of the science of Psychology, the current state of the field including career opportunities and development, scientific methodology, and an introduction to the applied fields of Psychology. Students will be required to complete individual and small group projects applying and synthesizing the information introduced in the course. (Program goals 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) Prerequisite: Psychology major.

Psychology of Gender Differences

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
301
Course Credits: 
3

This course will provide an introduction to the study of the psychological differences and similarities between women and men. Students will examine gender-related beliefs, stereotypes and behavior. In addition, they will study the evidence for male-female similarities and differences and understand the mutual links between gender roles and the structure of relationships. Students will demonstrate skills through personal reflection and critical writing and reading. Prerequisites: PY 201 and sophomore standing or departmental permission. (Program goals 3, 4, 7, 8)

Psychology of Personality

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
375
Course Credits: 
3

Psychology of the Abnormal

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
370
Course Credits: 
3

Psychology of the Adolescent

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
254
Course Credits: 
3

Selected Topics

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
291, 292, 293

Selected Topics

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
391, 392, 393, 394
Course Credits: 
1-3 cr.

Senior Seminar

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
498
Course Credits: 
3

This course focuses on the integration of psychological methods and theories. Psychology majors, with faculty assistance, choose a major issue in psychology to investigate and discuss on an ongoing basis in seminar sessions. This work culminates in a major class presentation and theoretical paper written in APA format. Prerequisite: Senior Standing or Departmental approval. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10)

Sensation and Perception

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
425
Course Credits: 
3

Social Institutions

Course Prefix: 
SO
Course Number: 
310
Course Credits: 
3

An overview of major American social institutions (economy, family, education, religion, politics) and an examination of their role in the formation and maintenance of society.

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