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151. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
A general survey of principles, theories, and fields of psychology with emphasis on application. (Course is designed for the student who wishes to gain a greater understanding of human behavior, both adaptive and non adaptive.) P - eligibility for Eng 101

175. PSYCHOLOGY AS A PROFESSION (1 credit hour)
An overview of psychology as an undergraduate major, as well as an introduction to post baccalaureate education and career opportunities in the field.
Prerequisite: Psyc 151
 
200. STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES (4 credit hours)
A basic course designed to teach the major statistical concepts, procedures, techniques, and interpretations to beginning students in the behavioral sciences. Emphasis is on application rather than theory.
Prerequisite: Math 100 or BS 104

205. EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (4 credit hours)
This course includes an intensive study of the use of experimental methods in psychology. Additional topics include ethics, effective library utilization, professional writing and oral presentations. Students devise individual research projects to develop necessary skills in these areas.
Prerequisite: PSYC 151 and 200.

207. PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT (3 credit hours)
Dynamics, development and problems of human adjustment with emphasis on the normal personality.
Prerequisite: PSYC 151.

215. COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH (3 credit hours)
Introduction to the concepts of mental health and primary prevention with emphasis on the effect of social systems on mental health and performance.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151 or permission of the instructor.

245. SEX ROLES (3 credit hours)
This course examines sex roles from a gender and psycho-social perspective. The major impact of sex roles and sex role expectations upon major areas of psycho-social functioning will be examined.
Prerequisite: PSYC 151.

300. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
Survey of theories and evidence regarding social influences on behavior.
Prerequisite: PSYC 151.

301. TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS (3 credit hours)
Theory of psychological testing: Emphasis on statistics of test construction, reliability and validity. Includes a critical evaluation of the more common intelligence, achievement, aptitude, interest, and personality tests.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151, 200 and 205.

303. PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
A study of the physiological and neuroanatomical mechanisms underlying human behavior.
Prerequisite: PSYC 205 or permission of the instructor.

305. INTERMEDIATE BEHAVIORAL STATISTICS (3 credit hours)
Data analysis procedures and multivariate research design. Topics include analysis of variance, multiple regression analysis, simple discriminant function, factor analysis and computer application.
Prerequisites: PSYC 200 and permission of the instructor.

308. PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN DIFFERENCES (3 credit hours)
The study of age, sex, and environmental influences on individual differences. The course will also cover research and theory dealing with the interactions of genes and environment in the development of individual differences.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151 and 200.

309. MOTIVATION AND EMOTIONS (3 credit hours)
Classical and contemporary theories of motivation and emotion. Includes investigation of basic human biological, social and affiliative motives, and the relationship of those motives to emotional states.
Prerequisite: PSYC 205 or permission of the instructor.

310. LEARNING AND MEMORY (3 credit hours)
This course involves an examination of the basic principles of learning theory and the nature, structure, and processes of human memory.
Prerequisite: PSYC 205 or permission of the instructor.

312. INDUSTRIAL & ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCH. (3 credit hours)
This course involves the application of psychological principles, particularly of systems and organizations, to behavior in industrial, business and managerial environments.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151, 200 and junior standing or permission of instructor. (Formerly PSYC 208)

315. HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
A review of the history of psychology, including a survey of the philosophical and scientific antecedents of contemporary psychology.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

320. SENSATION AND PERCEPTION (3 credit hours)
This course includes an examination of the structure and function of the major sensory systems and their relationship to basic and complex perceptual processes.
Prerequisite: PSYC 205.

321-322. SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN PSYCHOLOGY (I -3 credit hours)
Independent work on a special problem with any member of the psychology faculty. For majors only.
Prerequisites: Junior standing in psychology and permission of the instructor and chairperson of the department. (Maximum of 6 hours may be earned.).

325. COMPARATIVE BEHAVIOR (3 credit hours)
A review of the various effects of evolution, structure and physiology on both innate and learned aspects of animal and human behavior.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

330. SPECIAL TOPIC SEMINAR (I-3 credit hours)
Seminars on special topics of psychological interest will be provided for majors and non-majors, as determined by need and availability of staff. Topics will include titles such as The Psychology of Women, Parapsychology. Human Sexual Behavior, Race Differences, Psychology of Aggression, Humanistic Psychology, Behavior Modification, and Psychology for Criminal Justice majors.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and permission of the instructor.

335. ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
This course is a study of the etiology, classification and treatments of abnormal behavior.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151 and junior standing.

340. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
Course is designed to introduce the students to the concepts, methods, and profession of Clinical Psychology. Focus is on maladaptive behavior, assessment and diagnostic techniques and methods of therapeutic intervention.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151, 335 and permission of instructor.

401. PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY (3 credit hours)
The study of classical and contemporary theories of personality including relevant research.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151 and junior standing or permission of the instructor.

411. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 credit hours)
An examination of the major theories, research and methods of developmental psychology.
Prerequisites: PSYC 151

412. SENIOR SEMINAR (3 credit hours)
A capstone course designed to prepare psychology majors for employment and/or graduate training in the discipline. Emphasis is on the skills which are essential to the practice of psychology, such as written and verbal communication,library utilization, and expansion of knowledge base, Assignments include completion of a written senior thesis, oral defense of same, and a comprehensive exam based on courses already completed.
Prerequisite: PSYC 151, 200, 205, 315, and senior standing.

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