- Psychology 130:
Personality Theories (Spring 2013)
Catalog description: A detailed examination of classic and contemporary
personality theories such as those of Freud, Jung, Adler, Horney, Fromm,
Skinner, Dollard and Miller, Rotter, Bandura, Kelly, Rogers, Maslow,
and May. Theories will be considered with respect to content, conceptual
image of the individual, and current status. Prerequisite: PSYC 002.
- Psychology 160:
Homosexuality (Spring 2013)
Catalog description: Exploration of the psychological world of gay men and lesbians. An examination of psychological theories, empirical research, and phenomenological perspectives. Covers psychological functioning, homophobia, disclosure, relationships, parenting, and aging.
- Psychology 168:
Abnormal Psychology (Fall 2012)
Catalog description: A detailed consideration of behavior disorders
and maladaptive behavior: theories of causation, descriptions of the
disorders, and strategies of various therapies. Prerequisite: PSYC 002.
- Psychology 200:
Methods in Empirical Psychology (Spring 2008)
Catalog description: Philosophy of science, critical thinking in the
design of research studies, and professional issues. Topics include:
nature of science; observational, experimental, & case study designs;
formulating research questions; measurement strategies; scaling and
coding; internal and external validity; naturalism in research; quasi-experiments;
archival research; physical traces; data collection; interpreting results;
program evaluation; professional writing; and ethics. Prerequisites:
PSYC 008, PSYC 101, PSYC 102.
268: Advanced Psychopathology (Fall
Catalog description: Covers an advanced and detailed discussion of the
description, etiology, development, dynamics and treatment of individuals
with mental disorders. Since the DSM-IV is the major classification
system used by mental health professionals, it will also be discussed.
This manual describes essential features of a variety of disorders and
outlines the basis on which an experienced clinician can differentiate
one disorder from another. Note: May substitute EDC 231.
- Psychology 410: Fieldwork in Clinical and Counseling Psychology (Spring 2012)
Supervised experience in various community and governmental
agencies. The experience must be of an applied psychological
nature, determined collectively by the agency, the supervising
faculty member, and the student. Note: Students may be required
to have professional liability insurance in force with minimum limits of $1 million per incident and $3 million per year. Students
should contact the Psychology Graduate Coordinator and the
supervising instructor for more information about this requirement. Prerequisites:
PSYC 201, PSYC 223, PSYC 227, PSYC 268, and one of PSYC 225, PSYC 235 or PSYC 253.