Courses in Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 109 - Psychology Research Methods I
Basic course in principles of research methodology, including design, statistical procedures, and reporting. Prepares students to understand and evaluate psychological research in a variety of areas of psychology. Prerequisite: PSYC 001.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
PSYC 269 - D1:Cross-Cultrl Psyc:Clin Pers
Introduction to issues posed for psychologists in their work with ALANA (African, Latino/a, Native and Asian American) and international populations. Critical appraisal of readings, research and case studies. Prerequisites: PSYC 001, PSYC 109. Cross-listed with: ALANA 269.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 301 - Faculty Seminar
Introduction to specialized areas of psychology.
Credits: 0.00
PSYC 302 - Faculty Seminar
Introduction to specialized areas of psychology.
Credits: 0.00
PSYC 334 - Organizational Behav&Cultures
Examination of the impact of various organizational cultures upon leadership, personnel selection, group processes, motivation, entrepreneurship, decision making, conflict, negotiation strategies, and organizational development.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 344 - Experimental Design
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 347 - Measurement & Scaling
Traditional psychophysical methods, Thurstonian judgmental methods, recent topics in unidimensional scaling. Techniques, applications in multidimensional scaling. Relation of these to mental test theory, factor analysis, cluster analysis. Prerequisites: PSYC 340, PSYC 341.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 350 - Family Therapy
An exploration of current theories and techniques in family therapy, through readings and discussion, as well as observation of taped and live family therapy sessions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Clinical Psychology.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 359 - Interpersonal Psychotherapy
An examination of psychotherapy as an interpersonal process. Resistance, transference, and counter-transference examined as interpersonal interactions and related to interpersonal personality theory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 362 - Community Clinical Psychology
Seminar examining community intervention strategies for psychological problems and health risk behaviors. Topics: history of community psychology, discussion of intervention programs, consultation issues, research.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 363 - Advanced Primary Prevention
Review of research literature on prevention of psychopathology and promotion of competence; development of model prevention programs; evaluation, ethical issues, and political issues.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 369 - Health Psychology
Psychological aspects of the etiology, treatment, prevention of physical illness. Topics include: stress and disease, compliance, health care systems, coping with illness, positive health behavior.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 370 - Adult Psychological Assessment
Intelligence, neuropsychology, interviewing, psychodiagnosis, objective and projective personality methods, behavioral assessment, report writing. Supervised assessment practicum (100 hours) in university and in-patient mental health settings.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 372 - Psychological Intervention I
Introduction to psychotherapy, theories, and strategies. Skill building in case formulation, therapeutic goals, and effective intervention techniques. Supervised therapy practicum (100 hours) in university setting.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 373 - Psychological Intervention II
Theories and strategies of psychological intervention. Supervised service delivery (150 hours) at University Counseling and Testing Center including individual and group therapy and crisis intervention.
Credits: 0.00
PSYC 381 - Clinical Research Seminar
Year-long seminar on methods and design in clinical research. Oral and written presentation of a research proposal and results. Required twice for clinical students.
Credits: 3.00
PSYC 382 - Adv Professional/Research Sem
Discussion of current research and student research presentation in areas of concentration ("clusters"). Prerequisite: Graduate standing in General/Experimental Program.
Credits: 1.00 to 2.00
PSYC 385 - Advanced Readings & Research
Readings, with conferences, to provide graduate students with backgrounds and specialized knowledge relating to an area in which an appropriate course is not offered.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
PSYC 410 - Preliminary Examination
Credits: 3.00