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Psychology (PSYC)

506. Psychological Measurements (3). Study of the construction, evaluation and application of individual and group tests and the analysis and interpretation of their results.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall.

508. Principles of Learning: Cognition (3). The human viewed as a system that processes information. Topics include sensory processes, memory, language and thinking. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 301 or permission of chair, Department of Psychology. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.

510. Behavior Analysis and Behavior Change (3). Study of application of behavior management techniques in educational, clinical and domestic settings. Additional requirements for graduate students: Graduate students must complete a behavior change project in an educational, work, clinical, or domestic setting. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101. Notes: Cross-listed with SPED 510. Offered in fall and spring.

512. The Exceptional Child (3).Study of individuals with special problems in cognitive, emotional or motor ability.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101. Notes: Offered in fall.


515. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (3). Study of the biological, social and psychological factors that combine to influence human health and health practices. Models and methods of
identification, prevention and treatment applicable to behavioral medicine will be reviewed. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 and 505 or equivalent, or graduate standing in psychology or an allied profession.
Notes: Offered in fall.

520. Special Topics in Psychology (1-3). In depth study of a special topic in psychology. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 or permission of instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered on demand.

601. Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (3). Advanced study of preventive methods, etiologies, identification and interventions related to psychopathology. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 206 and PSYC 503 or 512. Note: Offered in spring.

602. Introduction to Counseling (3). Study of the major theories of personality development and the techniques of counseling derived from them. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.Note: Offered variable times.


603. Therapeutic Psychology: Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3). Therapeutic and empirical aspects of psychotherapy and behavior change. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 602 or permission of instructor. Note: Open to majors only. Offered in fall.

604. Advanced Studies in Human Development (3). Intensive study of human development with emphasis on recent research.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 and a course in human growth and development.
Note: Offered in fall.

606. Applied Behavior Analysis and Intervention (3). Study and application of behavior analysis and intervention techniques. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 and permission of instructor. Note: Offered in fall.

607. Curriculum-Based Assessment and Academic Interventions (3). Study and practice of curriculum-based assessment and interventions for academic skills and problems. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring.

608. Psychological Assessment for Intervention I (3). Competency based instruction in individual psychological assessment and use of results for problem-solving and intervention planning.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 506 or equivalent and permission of instructor (open to majors only). Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring.

609. Psychological Assessment for Intervention II (3). Competency based instruction in individual psychological assessment and use of results for problem-solving and intervention planning. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 608 and permission of instructor (open to majors only). Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring.

611. Advanced Therapeutic Psychology: Techniques for Mental Health Services in the Schools (3). Advanced study and practice of therapeutic psychology with an emphasis on mental health services in schools. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 603 and/or permission of instructor (open to majors only). Offered in spring.

612. Psychological Assessment for Intervention III (3). Competency-based instruction in individual psychological and developmental assessment with an emphasis on infants and special populations of children and youth. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 608 and 609 and permission of instructor (open to majors only).Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall.

613. Advanced Statistics and Data Analysis (3). Statistical analyses of psychological data with emphasis on applied settings.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 301. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall.

614. Research Methodology and Applications (3). Survey of research methodology and design as applied to research and evaluation in psychology and education. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 613. Offered in fall.

615. Seminar in Professional School Psychology (3). Review of the development and current status of school psychology as a professional specialty. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 and permission of instructor.
Note: Open to majors only. Offered in fall.

617. Understanding and Counseling the Adolescent (3). A course to familiarize the helper with the psychological/culture forces which shape the behavior of the adolescent, and counseling techniques to help the adolescent.Note: Offered variable times.

618. Consultation and Indirect Services (3). The study of indirect service roles and responsibilities in school psychology, including consultation, supervision, in service training, organizational development and prevention.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 615 and permission of instructor. Notes: Open to majors only. Offered in summer.

620. School Psychology Traineeship I (3). Applied, closely supervised experience in the schools. Students will perform many functions of school psychologists, including assessment,
behavior analysis and intervention, counseling, consultation and academic interventions. Prequisite(s): PSYC 615, 606 or 510, 607 and permission of instructor (open to majors only).
Notes: Course may be taken for graduate credit only. Offered in fall.

621. School Psychology Traineeship II (3). Applied field experience in the schools under close supervision of the instructor. Students will perform many functions of school psychologist at an advanced level including assessment, behavior management, academic interventions, consultation and counseling. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 620 and permission of instructor. Notes: Open to majors only. Offered in spring.

625. Advanced Seminar in School Psychology (3). Review of coursework and discussion of current issues and trends. Includes a comprehensive examination of all program training experiences.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101, 615 and permission of instructor. Note: Open to majors only. Offered in spring.

651. School Psychology Internship I (3). Supervised introduction to the provision of school psychological services emphasizing an
orientation to the educational system. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 608, 615, and permission of instructor. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Offered in fall.

652. School Psychology Internship II (3). Supervised experience providing school psychological services emphasizing assessment and psychoeducational program planning.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 608, 609, 615 and permission of instructor. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Offered in fall.

653. School Psychology Internship III (3). Supervised experience providing school psychological services emphasizing techniques of intervention and consultation.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 652 and permission of instructor. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Offered in spring.

654. School Psychology Internship IV (3). Supervised experience providing indirect psychological services in educational settings
emphasizing administrative roles and research. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 653 and permission of instructor. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Open to majors only. Offered in spring.

670-678. Continuing Professional Development in School Psychology (1). Current topics in school psychology for practicing school psychologists. Prerequisite(s): Licensure or certification in School Psychology or allied profession. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. May be retaken for additional credit. Offered variable times.

679. Continuing Professional Development in School Psychology (2). Prerequisite(s): Licensure or certification in School Psychology or allied profession. Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. May be retaken for additional credit. Offered variable times.

690. Special Topics in Psychology (3). Advanced study of a topic of relevance to psychology or allied disciplines. May be offered under various topics/titles.Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered variable times.

 

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