Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5100. History of Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Psychology graduate students, others with permission (RG786).

Grading Basis: Graded

Intellectual antecedents to contemporary clinical, developmental, experimental, and social psychology.

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5101. Motivation

Also offered as: COMM 5101

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed PSYC 5101

Grading Basis: Graded

Theories of motivation considered in relation to their supporting data.

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5104. Foundations of Research in the Psychological Sciences I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students in Psychological Sciences; others by permission (RG4760)

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the logic of experimental design and data analysis in the psychological sciences. Analysis of group designs, especially analysis of variance, and introduction to hypothesis testing.

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5105. Foundations of Research in the Psychological Sciences II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5104 and Open to graduate students in Psychological Sciences; others by permission (RG5982)

Grading Basis: Graded

Expands on material covered in PSYC 5104, including the development and application of correlational methods specific to conducting and understanding research in the psychological sciences.

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5120. Health Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors in health. Topics include disease prevention and health promotion, psychosocial factors in treatment of illness, and stress and coping processes.

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5121. Research Methods in Health Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: STAT 3115Q (242) and STAT 5105 (379) or equivalent statistics course (RG 3725)

Grading Basis: Graded

Research designs, methods, and data analysis strategies used in health promotion and disease prevention research (e.g., case control studies, randomized clinical trials).

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5123. Occupational Health Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: STAT 5105 or NURS 5020 or PUBH 5434 (RG3496).

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to research in occupational health and the field of occupational health psychology in a proseminar format. Topics include work stress, worker participation in hazard management, epidemiology of occupational exposures, workplace incivility, and design of safe work environments.

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5131. Meta Analysis: Theory and Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: STAT 5105 (RG516).

Grading Basis: Graded

Methods of research synthesis, including the literature review and the place of quantitative methods in drawing conclusions from existing empirical research. Introduces the statistical techniques of meta-analysis, which integrates the results of independent studies addressing the same hypothesis.

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5140. Foundations in Neuropsychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to neuropsychology, including functional neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, neuropharmacology and cognitive/emotional function and dysfunction.

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5141. Neuropsychological Assessment

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5140 (RG513).

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to clinical neuropsychological assessment, including review of neuroanatomy and neuropsychological functions, common syndromes of neuropsychological dysfunction, specific tests to measure neuropsychological functions and professional issues for the neuropsychologist.

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5150. Neurodevelopment and Plasticity

Also offered as: COGS 5130

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in PSYC, SLHS, PNB; others with consent of instructor.

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of brain development including embryonic neurogenetics; evolution and evo-devo; how emergent behavioral capabilities reflect neural growth in neurobehavioral development; and how disruptions of neurodevelopment cause developmental disabilities. Offered alternating years in spring semester.

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5170. Current Topics in Psychology

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selected topics in psychology are studied with particular attention to recent developments in the field.

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5171. Special Topics in Cognitive Science

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for up to 12 credits with change in content.

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5200. Behavioral Neuroscience Research Seminar

2.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar on current research, with intra- and extra-mural colloquium speakers.

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5228. Neuropsychopharmacology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Review of the anatomy and physiology of the CNS and then discuss the effects of pharmacological agents on it. Topics include general anesthetics, hypnotics and sedatives, anticonvulsants, alcohol, muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, hallucinogens, and narcotics. Student presentations will treat topics relating the CNS and behavioral pharmacology.

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5251. Neural Foundations of Learning and Memory

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examination of the processes involved in habituation, conditioning, learning, and memory through a study of the neural elements and systems involved in their production and maintenance.

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5257. Physiological Psychology Laboratory

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Techniques used in the study of physiological psychology, including ablation, electrical and chemical stimulation, and electrophysiological recording of the nervous system.

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5270. Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special problems or areas of research are studied with particular attention to recent developments in the field.

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5271. Special Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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5285. Neurobiology of Aging: Changes in Cognitive Processes

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Neural basis of age-related changes in learning and memory. Both the normal aging process and age-related pathologies examined. Encompasses both animal models and human data.

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5300. Research Seminar in Clinical Psychology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Advanced seminar presentations by faculty, graduate students, and visiting speakers on current theoretical developments and empirical research in clinical psychology.

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5301. Practicum in Interviewing and Cognitive Assessment

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to psychological assessment with supervised practice in administering and interpreting clinical interviews and psychological tests.

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5302. Adult Psychopathology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

Theoretical and descriptive overviews of mental disorder that afflict adults, emphasizing etiology, diagnosis, and conceptualization.

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5303. Developmental Psychopathology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

An examination of diagnosis, etiology, and prognosis in child psychopathology.

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5304. Practicum in Personality Assessment

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised practice in administration and interpretation of clinical tests and case history material, report writing and discussion of implications of diagnostic data for therapeutic procedures.

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5305. Psychodynamics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of theoretical and empirical literature about theories of personality development and models of behavior change processes.

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5306. Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

An examination of the relations among the law, ethical issues, and professional practices of clinical psychologists and of other providers of mental health services.

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5307. Empirically Supported Therapy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and to others with permission (RG 3643)

Grading Basis: Graded

Instruction in and supervised practice of empirically supported therapeutic techniques and treatments.

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5322. Methods of Child and Family Therapy in Clinical Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite PSYC 5307 and open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology (RG5983)

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of multiple intervention models for therapy with children and families.

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5332. Research Design and Test Construction

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

Theoretical issues and practical problems in developing valid measures of personality variables and in designing experimental and quasiexperimental research.

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5344. The History and Systems of Psychology

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite PSYC 5307 and open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology (RG5983)

Grading Basis: Graded

An overview of the trends in philosophy and early psychology that shaped the present course of the discipline.

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5370. Current Topics in Clinical Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5371. Special Topics in Clinical Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

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5399. Clinical Psychology Research Group

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open only to graduate students in Clinical Psychology (RG 4358).

Grading Basis: Graded

Discussion of ongoing research of faculty and graduate students

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5400. Research Seminar in Developmental Psychology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open only to graduate students in Psychology (RG 4359).

Grading Basis: Graded

Current research in developmental psychology, with intra- and extramural speakers and directed readings.

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5410. Advanced Developmental Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Undertakes, at an advanced level, a developmental treatment of child behavior on the basis of experimental findings and psychological theory.

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5420. Cognitive Development

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Current theory and research on children's conceptual development.

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5424. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Across the Lifespan

Also offered as: COGS 5150

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to Graduate students in PSYC, LING, SLHS; others with consent of instructor.

Grading Basis: Graded

The cognitive neuroscience approach to the study of language across the lifespan. Recent advances in neuroimaging techniques such as MRI, ERP, TMS, and fNIRS are combined with classic lesion studies to address the neurobiological bases of typical and atypical language processing.

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5425. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Survey of current research and methods in developmental cognitive neuroscience, an interdisciplinary scientific field at the boundaries of neuroscience, developmental psychology, and cognitive science.

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5440. Development of Language and Related Processes

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Psychology graduate students, others with permission (RG786).

Grading Basis: Graded

Experimental and descriptive study of the child's language processes, with emphasis on acquisition, structure, meaning, thought, and the influence of verbal processes on nonverbal behavior.

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5441. Language Modality, Neural Plasticity, and Development

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students in PSYC, LING, SLHS; others with consent of Instructor (RG 5944)

Grading Basis: Graded

An integrative approach that reveals the contribution of sign language research to the understanding of human neural plasticity. Diverse research programs and methodologies (e.g., emerging languages, neuroimaging) are combined with behavioral studies (e.g., cognitive psychology) to address the effects of variable language experiences on language development, cognitive development, and neural organization for language.

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5445. Neurobiology of Language: Typical and Atypical Cognition and Language Development

Also offered as: COGS 5140

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in PSYC, SLHS, PNB; others with consent of instructor. Recommended preparation: one of COGS 5110, 5120, 5130, 5150; LING 5110; PSYC 5440; or SLHS 5348.

Grading Basis: Graded

Survey of current research on language acquisition in developmentally delayed/pathological populations, including but not restricted to Autism, Williams Syndrome, Down Syndrome, and Specific Language Impairment. Examination of what the language delays and deficits reveal about each disorder, the processes of language acquisition, the representation and organization of language, and the biology/neuropsychology/genetics of language.

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5450. Infancy and the Effects of Early Experience

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Data and theory concerning the effects of early experience in infancy on behavioral and physiological development. Cross-species comparisons are emphasized.

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5460. Social and Personality Development

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Fundamental research and theory on social behavior, social cognition, and interpersonal relations in the preschool period (2-6 years) and in middle childhood (6-12 years). Early childhood precursors and consequences in adolescence. Both normative and atypical development.

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5470. Current Topics in Developmental Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selected topics in developmental psychology are studied with particular attention to current research and theoretical trends.

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5471. Special Topics in Developmental Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

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5499. Research Team in Developmental Psychology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students in Psychological Sciences; others by permission (RG4760)

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Planning and execution of both individual and collaborative research projects in developmental psychology.

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5500. Research Seminar in Language and Cognition

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

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5513. Memory

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Contrasts associationist, cognitive, connectionist, and cognitive neuroscience approaches to issues involving short-term memory, long-term memory, and the representation of knowledge.

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5515. Connectionist Models

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Connectionist models in psychology and computational neuroscience. Topics include learning, memory, and language processes in both intact and damaged networks.

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5553. Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Basic concepts and methods of nonlinear dynamics systems theory applied to behavioral time-series data.

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5554. Advanced Nonlinear Dynamics for the Behavioral Sciences

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5553 (RG2945).

Grading Basis: Graded

Advanced concepts and methods of nonlinear dynamics systems theory applied to behavioral time-series data.

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5564. Dynamics of Language and Cognition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application of dynamical systems theory to language modeling.

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5567. Cognition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to theories of human cognition.

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5568. Psychology of Language

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Psychological aspects of linguistic structure, with particular attention to phonology.

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5570. Current Topics in Cognitive Science

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Special topics in cognitive systems theory are reviewed with particular emphasis on techniques for the intrinsic measurement of systems behavior including information processing capacities and goal achievements. Students are required to apply the techniques discussed to an ongoing research topic of their own choosing.

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5571. Sensation and Perception I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Relations among physical, physiological, and psychological variables in selected sensory and perceptual processes. Attention is given to problems of measurement, empirical findings, and theoretical interpretations.

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5572. Sensation and Perception II

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5571 (RG518).

Grading Basis: Graded

A continuation of Psychology 5571.

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5574. Control and Coordination of Action

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Covers the ecological approach; movement as the product of a representational/computational system; intentionality; physical principles of self-organization and cooperativity; task dynamics. Problems in the physiology of activity, prosthetics and robotics are addressed.

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5583. Sentence and Discourse Processing

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

How psychological theories of perception and learning provide insight into language processing at the level of sentence structure and discourse structure.

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5600. Research and Practice of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Current research and practice in industrial/organizational psychology, with intra- and extramural speakers.

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5611. Work Motivation

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5613 (RG519).

Grading Basis: Graded

Major theoretical approaches to work motivation, and their implications for the design of work settings and the treatment of workers.

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5612. Leadership in the Workplace

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5613 (RG519).

Grading Basis: Graded

Theoretical and research issues associated with leadership in the workplace. Classical and current theories of leadership, research in leadership development, and evaluation of various leadership models.

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5613. Organizational Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to doctoral students in Industrial/Organizational psychology, others with permission (RG3497).

Grading Basis: Graded

Major research lines in organizational behavior (work motivation, leadership, work attitudes, job design, turnover, absenteeism), with attention to emerging areas (e.g., women in management). Emphasis on research methods and analytic strategies.

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5614. Personnel Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to doctoral students in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, others with permission (RG797).

Grading Basis: Graded

Techniques of personnel psychology: recruitment, selection, placement, evaluation, training, development, and related areas.

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5615. Human Factors

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to doctoral students in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, others with permission (RG797).

Grading Basis: Graded

Theories of design and analysis of man-machine systems in an industrial/organizational context. Special emphasis on the human as an information-processing sub-system operating with other people and machines in complex systems. Application of psychological principles to design of industrial workplaces, military systems, and consumer products; and to the design of simulation systems for training.

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5616. Human Judgment and Decision Process

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to doctoral students in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, others with permission (RG797).

Grading Basis: Graded

Examination of social judgment methodology, judgmental heuristics and biases, process tracing, bootstrapping, behavioral decision theory, and multi-attribute utility measurement.

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5617. Occupational Health and Safety

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5615 (RG521).

Grading Basis: Graded

Research methods, theories and findings related to the impact of work duties and environmental conditions on occupational safety and health.

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5618. Selection and Placement

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5614 (RG522).

Grading Basis: Graded

Theory and research on employee selection and placement. Selection models, employee testing, statistical methods in selection and placement, equal opportunity and EEOC guidelines and related ethical issues.

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5619. Performance Appraisal

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5614 (RG522).

Grading Basis: Graded

Methods and issues in performance rating in organizations. Classic studies and current models of performance evaluation are used to explore factors which enhance or hinder the accurate gathering, evaluation, and communication of employee performance information.

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5620. Design and Analysis of Human-Machine Systems

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5615 (RG521).

Grading Basis: Graded

The basis, in theories of perception and learning, for design of complex human-machine systems.

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5670. Current Topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Selected topics in industrial/organizational psychology are studied with particular attention to current research and theoretical trends. Topics vary by semester.

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5671. Special Topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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5699. Research Team in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate degree program in Psychology (RG 4425).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Planning and execution of both individual and collaborative research projects in industrial/organizational psychology. This course may be repeated for credit.

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5700. Proseminar in Social Psychology

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 10 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to Social Psychology graduate students, others with permission (RG787).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Presentations on current research in all areas of social psychology.

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5701. Experimental Social Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

A critical overview of the various laboratory methods and techniques in social psychology.

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5702. Field Research Methods

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PSYC 5701 (RG515).

Grading Basis: Graded

An examination of various methods of field research, focusing on design, analysis, theory, and practical issues.

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5703. Advanced Social Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Social Psychology graduate students, others with permission (RG787).

Grading Basis: Graded

An overview of the field of social psychology organized around the major underlying theoretical orientations. Several positions are critically examined along with representative empirical work.

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5711. Behavioral and Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students across all departments and advanced undergraduates with permission.

Grading Basis: Graded

Comprehensive overview of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and its behavioral underpinnings, including the consequences of HIV/AIDS epidemics for individuals, families, communities, and societies.

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5770. Current Topics in Social Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 28 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Topics vary by semester. Recent topics have included Professional Development, Health Psychology, Morality, Cross-cultural Psychology, Social Processes of AIDS, Ecological Social Psychology, Stereotypes and Prejudice.

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5771. Special Topics in Social Psychology

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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5799. Research Team in Social Psychology

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Planning and execution of both individual and collaborative research projects in social psychology.

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5800. Research in Psychology

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 60 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

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5801. Independent Study in Psychology

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 48 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

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6136. Seminar in Quantitative Research Methods

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Quantitative research culminating in a research methods paper. Intended as the capstone course for the Quantitative Research Methods graduate certificate following completion of other courses in the certificate program.

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6141. Practicum in Neuropsychological Assessment

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: PSYC 5301, PSYC 5140, and PSYC 5141 (RG514).

Grading Basis: Graded

Field placements in clinical neuropsychology. Students will be placed in area hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or on campus, where they will perform neuropsychological evaluations under supervision and attend clinical rounds and team meetings.

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6300. Clerkship in Clinical Methodology

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Supervised clinical training in a community facility.

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6301. Practicum in Adult Psychotherapy

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Supervised psychotherapy training with adults including diagnostic procedures.

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6302. Practicum in Child Psychotherapy

1.00 - 3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in Clinical Psychology and others with permission (RG2160).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Supervised psychotherapy training with children and parents including diagnostic procedures.

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6303. Didactics of Supervision and Consultation

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Clinical Psychology. Prerequisites: PSYC 5301, PSYC 5304, PSYC 6301, and PSYC 6302 (RG2159)

Grading Basis: Graded

Exposure to theories, models, and empirical data pertinent to providing quality supervision of the psychodiagnostic and psychotherapeutic activities of mental health professionals.

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6304. Practicum in Clinical Supervision

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Clinical Psychology. Prerequisites: PSYC 5301, PSYC 5304, PSYC 6301, and PSYC 6302 (RG2159)

Grading Basis: Graded

Supervised training in supervising psycho-diagnostic and psychotherapeutic activities of less advanced clinical psychology students.

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6310. Internship in Clinical Psychology

Zero credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Registered

Students assume professional psychological assessment, psychotherapeutic, and consultation responsibilities under the direct supervision of licensed clinical psychologists.

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6505. Teaching Experimental Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

The lecture method applied to teaching undergraduate courses in experimental psychology (introductory, cognition, learning and memory, sensation and perception) and giving conference presentations. Attention is given to presentation style and content.

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6732. Attitude Organization and Change

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Psychology graduate students, others with permission (RG786).

Grading Basis: Graded

An overview of the field of attitude theory and research focusing on problems of attitude formation, attitude organization, and attitude change.

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6733. Social Cognition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Study of causal attribution, stereotyping, evaluating, judgement and decision-making, persuasion, expectancies, memory, attention as they pertain to social life.

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6750. The Social Psychology of Stigma

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Classic and current theories and research on stigma are covered. General stigma processes as well as group-specific (e.g., race, gender, mental illness) issues will be discussed.

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6771. Intergroup Relations

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Marxism, social identity theory, realistic group conflict theory, elite theory, equity theory, relative deprivation, authoritarian personality, social dominance theory and evolutionary theory as it pertains to intergroup and gender relations.

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6782. Cross-Cultural Psychology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Cultural issues in human behavior and thought including topics on self, emotion, language, work, society, relationships, and health.

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6783. Tools to Analyze Language

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Focus on the applied use of text analysis tools to analyze the links between natural language and psychological processes.

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