PSYCHLGY 5130 3 credits Child Psychology
Surveys the psychological facts, principles, and methods relative to child development from conception to the onset of puberty. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 or equivalent.
PSYCHLGY 5230 3 credits Adolescent Psychology
(Offered under ETHNSTDY 5230 and SOCIOLGY 5230.) A sociological analysis of selected aspects of human relations that are assumed to be socially structured and primarily group relations. The central focus is on relations between groups of people who are in unequal positions in society, based on the central dimensions of class, race/ethnicity and sex/gender.
PSYCHLGY 5990 3 credits Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
The purpose of this course is to provide a general introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of gerontology and examine the biological, social and psychological dimensions of adult development. While the primary focus is on an examination of the theoretical and empirical research on the aging process, students will also have the opportunity to be exposed to aging from an experiential perspective. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 or equivalent.
PSYCHLGY 6020 1-3 credits Contemporary Issues in Psychology
This course provides students an opportunity to explore the current issues of academic and applied psychology through research and discussion. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 and other prerequisites as appropriate to the topic.
PSYCHLGY 6030 3 credits Theories of Personality
The views of leading personality theorists regarding such central issues as the organization of normal personalities, its development and dynamics, socialization, description, assessment, and understanding. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 or equivalent.
PSYCHLGY 6130 3 credits Interpersonal Psychology: Applied Techniques of Humanistic Psychology
This course involves explorations and applications in humanistic psychology. Topics include humanistic theories, human potentials, self-awareness, and interpersonal interaction techniques. Methods and procedures of applying concepts and ideas will be emphasized. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 or equivalent.
PSYCHLGY 6430 3 credits Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of abnormal behavior; biological and social factors in the genesis of behavioral, emotional, and personality disorders. Brain disorders, psychoses, and substance abuse are also presented and discussed. P: PSYCHLGY 1130 or equivalent.
PSYCHLGY 6930 3 credits Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
Survey of procedures used by psychologists, including counseling, psychotherapy, and limited psychodiagnostics. Practice procedures and applications are also emphasized. P: Nine credits in the behavioral sciences.
PSYCHLGY 6940 3 credits Advanced Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy
This course provides students opportunities to expand, implement, and refine counseling skills. It affords opportunities for students to learn more advanced techniques as well as practice basic counseling skills. The course covers processes of counseling, ethical considerations, theoretical applications, and special populations. P: PSYCHLGY 4930/6930 or COUNSLED 7020.
PSYCHLGY 6950 3 credits Human Service Work With Groups and Organizations
Expands upon the approaches learned in PSYCHLGY 6930 and extends them to work with families, groups, organizations, and the community. Students learn the assessment and intervention techniques used by human service workers. This course emphasizes the general systems theory and the ecological perspective. P: PSYCHLGY 4930/6930 or COUNSLED 7020, or consent of instructor.
PSYCHLGY 7980 1-4 credits Independent Study in Psychology
The amount of graduate credit allowed for independent study may not exceed a total of four credits. Approval must be secured before independent study courses are begun. Students registering for independent study must submit at or before registration a description signed by the instructor conducting the independent study of the subject to be covered. Independent study may not be used for collecting information for the seminar paper.