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Index
Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
PSY-Psychology

PSY 2012 General Psychology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
A survey of methods, theories, and body of knowledge of contemporary psychology, including such topics as learning, motivation, sensation and perception, development, thinking, personality, social behavior, psychological adjustment, and methods of therapy. (General Studies Course: SS/BEH)

PSY 2038 General Honors Seminar . . . . . 1(S)
Pre/Corequisite: PSY 2012.
Intended as a supplement to enrollment in PSY 2012 for students in the Honors Program. It is intended to maximize understanding of the psychological concepts covered in PSY 2012 and to provide more depth and "hands-on" activities. Credit may not be earned in both PSY 2039 and PSY 2038.

PSY 2948 Service Learning Field Study I . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

PSY 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

PSY 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.

PSY 4383 Psychological Assessment . . . . . 3(F,S)
Fundamentals of testing and measurement of aptitude, achievement and personality. STA 2023 is recommended prior to taking this course.

PSY 4820 Health Psychology . . . . . 3(F)
Survey of contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention and treatment of illness. Application of biopsychosocial model to health.

PSY 4832 Sport and Exercise Psychology . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012.
Introduces students interested in psychology, exercise science, physical education, sports medicine, coaching, athletic training or fitness instruction, to principles of psychology as applied to sports and exercise. Topics covered include methods of performance enhancement and mental training, exercise adherence, violence in sports, effects of sports on children, team dynamics, and drug and steroid use among athletes.

PSY 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.

PSY 5016 Conjunctive Psychology . . . . . 2(F)
A practical and integrated overview of the fundamental dynamics of human behavior and consciousness, drawing from all the world's psychologies, and emphasizing contributions not well known in Western Psychology. Topics include breathwork, nutrition, ayurveda, pranayama, chi kung, chakras, yoga, behaviors of the mind, states and levels of consciousness, self and will, and transpersonal awakening, and their applications in professional settings.

PSY 5016L Conjunctive Psychology Laboratory . . . . . 1(F)
Corequisite: PSY 5016.
Practical experience and skill training that parallel topics of the lecture course. Grading is based on attendance and participation, and contribution to the class.

PSY 6217 Research Design in Psychology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EXP 3082, EXP 3082L, and STA 2023.
The logical and philosophical foundations of scientific research will be discussed. Topics include researching the literature, developing research questions, designing and evaluating empirical research, and communicating research methods and results in standard technical format (APA style). Ethical issues in the conduct of research will be addressed. Particular attention is given to the selection of procedures for obtaining empirical data that provide meaningful answers to research questions and to the relation between research design and statistical analysis. A major component is a written research proposal in which the student is expected to demonstrate his or her ability to review the psychological literature, develop a testable research hypothesis, design a sound study to test this hypothesis, identify the appropriate statistical analysis for the data this design would generate, and provide an interpretation of results.

PSY 6917 Supervised Research . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Credit is earned by serving in an apprenticeship position under a faculty member and assisting with one or more research projects. Although the student may enroll in more than one supervised experience in research or teaching (see PSY 6940), a maximum of 3sh in supervised experiences will be applied toward the degree requirements. Permission is required.

PSY 6940 Supervised Teaching . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Credit is earned by serving in an apprenticeship position under a faculty member and assisting with the teaching of one or more courses. Although the student may enroll in more than one supervised experience in teaching or research (see PSY 6917), a maximum of 3sh for supervised experiences will be applied toward the degree requirements. Permission is required.

PSY 6948 Internship . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Supervised experience in community, agency, school, or business organization where student serves as full-time staff member. Student participates in full range of services available in the setting. An internship portfolio and paper are required. May enroll for more than one term-total of 6sh required for M.A. degree. Minimum of 600 clock hours required. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.

PSY 6971 Thesis . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Includes research projects, theoretical treatises and case studies. May enroll for more than one term-total of 6sh required for M.A. degree. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.

PSY 8980 Dissertation . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Major individual research in an area of significant psychological interest; designed specifically for candidates in the Ed D Curriculum and Instruction Program-Social Sciences/Psychology Specialization. Reflects intensive social science research produced by the student with guidance from the major professor and doctoral committee members. Admission to candidacy and permission is required. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.