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PSY 573. Aggression, Anger and Violence

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Origins and determinantions of human and animal aggression: psychological theories, research, and applications.
Semester Offered: Spring


PSY 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 589. Psychology of Learning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Psychological theories of learning. Human and animal research. Constraints on learning.
Prerequisites: PSY 282, PSY 325
Semester Offered: Spring


PSY 590. Psychological Disorders

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Classification, description, etiology and treatment of the disorders of personality organization and behavioral integration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 592. Health Psychology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research, theory and practice involved in the interrelationship of behavior, psychological states, physical health and social well being. Discussion of prevention, development of major illness, and health care policy.
Semester Offered: Spring


PSY 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 602. Psychometrics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Measurement theory in psychology, scaling, correlation-based statistics, test development and evaluation, reliability, validity, norms, measurement error, quasi-experimental designs.
Semester Offered: Fall


PSY 603. Inferential Statistics I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Set theory, probability theory, and statistical inference, linear correlation and multiple regression, analysis of variance. By permission only.
Semester Offered:


PSY 604. Inferential Statistics II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Quantitative methods in psychology. Design and analysis of multivariate experiments.
Prerequisites: PSY 603
Semester Offered:


PSY 630. Seminar in Psychology

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: In-depth study of selected topics in psychology, such as attention, personality and individual differences, human factors, job analysis and consumer psychology.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 640. Advanced Developmental Psychology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Human growth and development. Trends, problems, theory, and contemporary research.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


PSY 647. Psychology of Aging: Theory and Research

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and research on the psychology of aging. Physical, social, and cognitive aspects of aging.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 661. Criterion Development and Performance Assessment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research, theory, and practice involved in the assessment of employee performance: development of assessment criteria, job analysis, performance appraisal methods.
Prerequisites: PSY 502, PSY 603
Semester Offered:


PSY 662. Psychology of Training and Organizational Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Psychological theory and research relating to employee training and organizational development. Development and delivery of training programs and organizational development interventions.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 663. Psychology of Personnel Selection

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Psychological issues and techniques underlying employee hiring, placement, and classification decisions. Legal and affirmative action issues, reliability and validity, validity generalization, utility, and psychological testing.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 664. Job Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory, research, and application of job analysis methods.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 671. Advanced Social Psychology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories and research in social psychology. Attitudes, social cognition, groups, social influence and interpersonal processes.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 686. Neuropsychology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integration of psychological theory and concepts, neurophysiology, and neuroanatomy to describe adaptive and maladaptive behavior.
Semester Offered: Fall


PSY 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PSY 696. Practicum

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Field experience at a business or agency applying psychological theory and research. Prior approval of the psychology graduate committee and site supervisor required.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PSY 699. Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Prior approval from psychology graduate committee.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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