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.

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2018 Summer Session10380001June-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP10012:00pm - 2:30pm
2018 Summer Session10381002June-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP1002:45pm - 5:45pm

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.

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2018 Summer Session11600001May StartMTWRTRAP1008:00am - 10:35am
2018 Summer Session11601002May StartMTWRREID30510:45am - 1:45pm

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.

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2018 Summer Session10993001May StartMTWRTRAP3088:00am - 10:35am

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.

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2018 Summer Session11419001May StartMTWRTRAP30811:00am - 1:35pm

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

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2018 Summer Session11603001July-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP3082:00pm - 4:35pm

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.

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2018 Summer Session10591001May StartMTWRWIL11178:00am - 10:35am

PSYX 291. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits. (1 Lec; 12 cr max) On Demand

Max 12 cr. PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

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2018 Summer Session11681802First 4 Weeks-- -

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).

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2018 Summer Session11366001June-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP3088:00am - 10:35am

PSYX 354. Sensation & Perception. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 350. Basic principles of sensory systems (with emphasis on the visual system), contemporary psychophysical procedures, and principles of perception.

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2018 Summer Session11604001July-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP30811:00am - 1:35pm

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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2018 Summer Session10731801First Half Session-- -
2018 Summer Session10994802Second Half Session-- -

PSYX 380. Memory & Cognition. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)

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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2018 Summer Session11180801First Half Session-- -

PSYX 400. History & System in Psychology. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS. Examination of the historical development of major concepts, theoretical ideas, and approaches to psychology, with emphasis on perspectives of broad current interest such as behavioral science, cognitive science, and neuroscience.

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2018 Summer Session11602001June-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP30811:00am - 1:35pm

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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2018 Summer Session10585801First Half Session-- -

PSYX 481. Judgment & Decision Making. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100IS, Quantitative (Q) CORE, and Junior standing. Theories and evidence on the psychology of judgment and decision making, including rationality, normative rules for choice, irrationality of some human judgments, and group decision making. Applications of decision theory at the personal, organizational, and societal levels are reviewed.

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2018 Summer Session11605801First Half Session-- -

PSYX 491. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits. (1 Lec; 12 cr max) On Demand

Max 12 cr. PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

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2018 Summer Session11676001July-start: 4x4MTWRTRAP3088:00am - 10:35am

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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2018 Summer Session10995801First Half Session-- -

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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2018 Summer Session10434801Full Semester-- -

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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2018 Summer Session10568001May Start-- -