PSYX - Psychology

PSYX 100IS. Intro to Psychology. 4 Credits. (3 Lec, 1 Lab) F,S,Su

Introduction to methods and approaches to psychology including exploration of problems in physiological psychology, learning, memory and information processing, abnormal behavior, and social psychology, with selected individual study of other areas related to the student's interests.

2017 Summer Session10380001First Half SessionMWFJONH3469:00am - 10:55am
2017 Summer Session10381002First Half SessionMWTRAP10011:15am - 12:45pm

PSYX 223. Research Design and Analysis I. 4 Credits. (3 Lec, 1 Lab) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS and either M 105Q (formerly M 145Q) or STAT 216Q. For Psychology majors and minors only. Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Introduction to the design and analysis of psychological research. Topics include logic and philosophy of psychological research, conceptualizing research questions, hypothesis testing, data collection and analysis strategies used by researchers in psychology, and introduction to using statistical software for data analysis.

2017 Summer Session10991001First Half SessionTRTRAP1009:00am - 11:10am
2017 Summer Session10992002First Half SessionFREID30511:20am - 1:30pm

PSYX 225. Research Design and Analysis II. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 223. For Psychology majors and minors only. Continuation of PSYX 223. Topics include experimental, quasi-experimental, and non-experimental designs and methodological issues; assessing research questions; reliability and validity of psychological measures; ethics of psychological research; writing research reports; using statistical software for data analysis.

2017 Summer Session10993001First Half SessionTRTRAP10012:30pm - 3:45pm

PSYX 230. Developmental Psychology. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS. Human development across the lifespan using major theories of development including psychoanalytic, psychosocial, learning, and cognitive. Physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and personality development are explored from conception to death.

2017 Summer Session11419001Second Half SessionMWFTRAP3081:30pm - 3:00pm

PSYX 235D. Contemp Issues in Human Sexual. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS. Issues of diversity and difference in human sexuality will be examined. The development and expression of sexual behavior as a complex sociocultural, biological, psychological, and historic phenomenon will be discussed. Course will examine sexual behavior and identity in both the majority culture and other cultures in the U.S. and world.

2017 Summer Session11179001Full SemesterTRTRAP3089:00am - 10:40am

PSYX 263CS. The Psychology of Film. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITE: College Writing (W) and University Seminar (US) CORE. Uses psychological science to understand the persuasive power of media as portrayed in popular films. Evaluates the media's ability to both reflect and affect behavior. Focus is on contemporary themes such as aggression, drug use, sexuality, and prejudice.

2017 Summer Session10591001First Half SessionMWFTRAP3081:40pm - 3:50pm

PSYX 333. Psychology of Aging. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS and junior standing or consent of instructor. Surveys different domains in which human behavior is influenced by aging. Topics include the influence of age on cognitive processes (e.g., attention and memory), social processes (e.g., personality and wellbeing), and biological processes (e.g., brain-related changes).

2017 Summer Session11366001First Half SessionMWFTRAP3089:00am - 11:30am

PSYX 375. Behavior Modification. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS and PSYX 270 or PSYX 370. Human behavior change with emphasis on practical techniques for changing individual and group behavior in real-life situations.

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PSYX 380. Memory & Cognition. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS, Junior standing, or consent of instructor. Theories and evidence concerning human information processing, focusing especially on attention and memory, problem solving, decision making, reasoning, and related topics.

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PSYX 462. Psychology of Prejudice. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS or consent of instructor. Reviews theory and research on prejudice. Topics include stereotyping and discrimination, cognitive and affective dynamics of prejudice, causes of prejudice, eliminating prejudice, affirmative action and diversity programs, and psychological effects of prejudice.

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PSYX 494. Seminar. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 225 or consent of instructor. Topics in current Psychological Science offered at the upper division level that are not covered by cataloged courses. Topics vary each semester. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material based on primary journal articles.

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PSYX 495. Field Pract in Applied Psy. 3-12 Credits. (3 Ind; 12 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 225 or Consent of Instructor. Field Practicum gives psychology majors direct experience in applied settings relevant to psychology. Students arrange an internship and submit progress reports summarizing their field experience while relating it to psychological principles and readings. Graded A – F.

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PSYX 499R. Senior Thesis/Capstone. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F,S

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 490R or PSYX 495 (minimum 3 cr.). Senior capstone course. Written and oral presentation of senior thesis work.

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