Courses

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology

An overview of the field of psychology w ith emphasis on basic processes in human behavior. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Angela A. Allen T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
B Dr. Angela A. Allen T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
C Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

PSYC 110 Pursuing Your Purpose

The goal of this course is to help you identify your vocation, as well as inform you of the resources available to you within the psychology department and across the college, as you find your niche and prepare yourself for post-graduation success. To promote your exploration in finding your vocation, this course will also have a community-based learning component. This course is primarily for psychology majors - ideally at the sophomore level - or those who are considering changing their major to psychology. This course will be graded on a pass-fail basis. (1/2) Lecture: 1.5 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Darcey N. Powell T 4:30PM-6:00PM

PSYC 202 Research Methods in Psychology

An examination of the research methods used in the fields of psychology. Topics include introductions to and evaluations of observational, relational and experimental research methods and designs. Ethics and research, communication and research, the development of research ideas and the reliability and validity of research are also examined. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or IN260PY or HNRS 260PY Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. David F. Nichols T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

PSYC 204 Quantitative Mthd. Psychology

An examination of techniques used by psychologists to measure behavior and to analyze and interpret the data. The course includes an introduction to computer data analysis through a laboratory component. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take PSYC-204L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Travis J. Carter M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 204L Quantitative Meth. in Psyc Lab

An examination of techniques used by psychologists to measure behavior and to analyze and interpret the data. The course includes an introduction to computer data analysis.

Requisites

  • Take PSYC-204 Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Travis J. Carter T 1:10PM-2:40PM
2 Dr. Travis J. Carter T 2:50PM-4:20PM

PSYC 221 Developmental Psychology

An examination of development of the individual across the lifespan (i.e., from conception until death). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Darcey N. Powell M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
B Dr. Darcey N. Powell M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

PSYC 241 Cognitive Psychology

An examination of the research and theory of complex cognitive processes. Topics covered include attention, perception, memory, language, problem solving, and reasoning. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
B Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PSYC 251 Social Psychology

A study of the influence of people on each other's behavior, including social influence and social interaction. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Travis J. Carter M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

PSYC 316 Internship

Practical experience in a setting in whi ch psychology is applied. Placements in mental health facilities and other commu nity agencies and institutions. Seminar on relevant topics. (One unit may be counted as an elective in the major). 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Danielle Findley-Van Nostrand

PSYC 322 Adolescent Development

An examination of development of the individual from puberty to early adulthood. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Danielle Findley-Van Nostrand T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

PSYC 329 Developmental Disabilities

A thorough examination of a particluar topic within the domain of human development that is not covered extensively in other regularly offered courses. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A V Staff T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

PSYC 332 Drugs and Behavior

An examination of the mechanisms of actions, uses, effects and abuse liability of range of drugs. Both therapeutic drugs (such as antidepressants and antipsychotics) and recreational drugs (such as alcohol, stimulants and marijuana) will be addressed. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY or PSYC 330. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
C Dr. Angela A. Allen M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PSYC 335 Neuropsychology

Examines the field of neuropsychology through the examination of common disorders found in neuropsychology, assessment techniques, and the application of knowledge of the relevant concepts to the interpretation and solution of disorders of brain-behavior relationships. (Cross-listed with NEUR 335). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • NEUR-330 or PSYC-330. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E V Staff M/W 6:00PM-7:30PM

PSYC 341 Human Memory

Examines the principles of memory processes, classic and contemporary theories, and methods of research. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS 260PY Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stacy A. Wetmore M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PSYC 359 Self and Identity

A thorough examination of a particular topic within the domain of social-personality psychology that is not covered extensively in other regularly offered courses. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Christopher Buchholz M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

PSYC 381 Abnormal Psychology

A study of individual psychopathology and deviant behavior, including diagnosis, theories, causes, and treatments. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or INQ-260PY or HNRS-260PY. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Dane Hilton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

PSYC 384 Clinical Psychology

This course exposes students to the field of clinical psychology. Over the course of a semester, students will learn the history of the field, the specific research methods used in mental health research, the assesment of psychological constructs, the diagnosis of psychological disorders, and the theories and intervention techniques used to treat individuals with psychological distress. Students will leave the course with a practical knowledge of psychologists as a clinician, researcher, consultant, and public health advocate. (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-101 or HNRS/INQ-260PY or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Dane Hilton T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

PSYC 390 History of Psychology

Examines the major philosophical and scientific trends that led to the establishment of scientific psychology, as well as the early paradigms and systems that helped shape modern psychology. This course also includes a careers component focused on preparing students for entering graduate school and/or the job market. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Three or more PSYC courses or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Christopher Buchholz M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PSYC 410 Res Sem: Social-Personality

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-202 OR PSYC-205 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • PSYC-204 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL PSYC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Christopher Buchholz T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

PSYC 410 Res Sem: Social Development

An advanced, research-oriented seminar where students in small groups propose and carry out an empirically based research study. May be repeated for credit. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PSYC-202 OR PSYC-205 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • PSYC-204 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 300-LEVEL PSYC COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Danielle Findley-Van Nostrand M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PSYC 430 Research Seminar: Neuroscience

An advanced, research-oriented seminar in human, invertebrate, or computational neuroscience. (Cross-listed with NEUR 430). (1) 1 Unit

Requisites

  • NEUR 330, PSYC-330, or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. David F. Nichols T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM