Jul 23, 2024  
2016 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER - FALL) 
    
2016 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER - FALL) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Course Descriptions


The figure in parentheses following the title of the course indicates the number of credit hours for that course. Courses with variable credit are shown with the range of credit available, for example (1 to 6). The College reserves the right to cancel any course if enrollment does not warrant its continuance, and make changes in the curriculum at any time.

Please consult your adviser for any prerequisites.

 

Physical Education

  
  • PED 180 - Tennis (0, 1)

    Information about specific course offerings and schedules is available from the office of the Director of Physical Education. Up to three credit hours in physical education may be elected for credit. Topics may be repeated. (Subject to change.)
  
  • PED 185 - Volleyball (1)

    Information about specific course offerings and schedules is available from the office of the Director of Physical Education. Up to three credit hours in physical education may be elected for credit. Topics may be repeated. (Subject to change.)
  
  • PED 190 - Weight Training (1)

    Information about specific course offerings and schedules is available from the office of the Director of Physical Education. Up to three credit hours in physical education may be elected for credit. Topics may be repeated. (Subject to change.)
  
  • PED 195 - Yoga (0, 1)

    Information about specific course offerings and schedules is available from the office of the Director of Physical Education. Up to three credit hours in physical education may be elected for credit. Topics may be repeated. (Subject to change.)
  
  • PED 203 - Aerobic Dance (0, 1)

  
  • PED 205 - Bowling (0, 1)

  
  • PED 210 - Lifeguard Training (0, 1)

  
  • PED 215 - Jazz Dance (1)

  
  • PED 220 - Martial Arts - Aikido (0, 1)


Physical Therapy

  
  • DPT 561 - Professional Development I: Introduction to Physical Therapy (1)

    Profession of physical therapy and future role of health care professional explored. Development of personal and professional values initiated using ability based assessment. Corequisite(s): DPT 564 .
  
  • DPT 564 - Human Gross Anatomy (0, 6)

    Human cadaver dissection and discussion. Clinical significance of structures related to physical therapy practice, approached through regional and systemic perspectives. Corequisite(s): DPT 561 .
  
  • DPT 582 - Clincal Sciences Foundation (3)

    Physiology, exercise-related physiology, pathophysiology, & basics of pharmacology and imaging. Theoretical constructs that support autonomous clinical practice. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 584 , DPT 586 , DPT 587 , DPT 588 , DPT 589 .
  
  • DPT 584 - Movement Science (3)

    Mechanical behavior of extremities and spine under normal and abnormal circumstances. Assimilates content fundamental to study of human movement science and integration of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 582 , DPT 586 , DPT 587 , DPT 588 , DPT 589 .
  
  • DPT 586 - Examination/Evaluation (0, 4)

    Entry level skills related to examination of impairments of the musculoskeletal,neuromuscular and cardiovascular systems. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 582 , DPT 584 , DPT 587 , DPT 588 , DPT 589 .
  
  • DPT 587 - Interventions (0, 4)

    Basic foundational interventions related to impairments/function associated with disorders of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiovascular systems. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 582 , DPT 584 , DPT 586 , DPT 588 , DPT 589 .
  
  • DPT 588 - Prevention, Health Promotion and Wellness (1)

    Dimensions of wellness (physical, mental and social) introduced and applied to individual and groups. Role of physical therapist as practitioner of choice in the area of health promotion and wellness. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 582 , DPT 584 , DPT 586 , DPT 587 , DPT 589 .
  
  • DPT 589 - Caring for the Community I (1)

    Students introduced to prevention and wellness in community program. Selected elements of assessment and intervention practiced under supervision of physical therapy program faculty and Module V students. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 564 . Corequisite(s): DPT 582 , DPT 584 , DPT 586 , DPT 587 , DPT 588 .
  
  • DPT 591 - Professional Development II (2)

    Healthcare policy, regulatory issues, reimbursement and roles of health care professionals. Access to health care. Defensible documentation. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 592 , DPT 593 , DPT 595 , DPT 596 , DPT 597 , DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 592 - Clinical Sciences: Musculoskeletal System (3)

    Pathophysiology, pharmacology and diagnostic imaging related to disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 591 , DPT 593 , DPT 595 , DPT 596 , DPT 597 , DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 593 - Case Analysis Musculoskeletal (2)

    Integration of pathology, strategies for examination/evaluation and interventions to inform the physical therapist’s management of the disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 591 , DPT 592 , DPT 595 , DPT 596 , DPT 597 , DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 595 - Evidence in Clinical Practice I (2)

    Effective use of research and evidence central to patient management and clinical decision making. Students are guided to interpret published research and incorporate knowledge into practice through critical inquiry. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 591 , DPT 592 , DPT 593 , DPT 596 , DPT 597 , DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 596 - Examination/Evaluation of the Musculoskeletal System (0, 3)

    Integration of pathology, strategies for examination/evaluation and interventions to inform the physical therapist’s management of the disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 591 , DPT 592 , DPT 593 , DPT 595 , DPT 597  and DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 597 - Interventions for the Musculoskeletal System (0 to 3)

    Interventions appropriate to managing disorders/pathology of the musculoskeletal system and associated impairments and functional limitations. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s): DPT 591 , DPT 592 , DPT 593 , DPT 595 , DPT 596 , and DPT 599 .
  
  • DPT 599 - Caring for the Community II (1)

    Students participate in assessment and intervention in local community program. Students practice selected elements of the client management process under supervision of physical therapy program faculty members and Module IV students. Prerequisite(s); if any: DPT 589 . Corequisite(s):  DPT 591 , DPT 592 , DPT 593 , DPT 595 , DPT 596 , DPT 597 .
  
  • PHT 538 - Introduction to Teaching and Learning (1)

    Learners participate in seminars with facilitator(s) to develop an understanding of theoretical constructs behind problem-based learning and self-direction in learning. Characteristics of the adult learner including readiness for learning and learning styles are discussed. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 PHT 553 , PHT 554 , PHT 557 , PHT 569  .
  
  • PHT 541 - Case Based Discussion I (6)

    Discussion groups integrate foundational and clinical sciences using case studies. Emphasis on theoretical constructs that support autonomous clinical practice. Primary patient diagnoses involve the musculoskeletal system. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 .
  
  • PHT 543 - Clinical Laboratory I (0, 3)

    Students integrate knowledge, acquire basic clinical skills and develop professional behaviors through application of the patient/client management process consistent with autonomous clinical practice expectations for individuals with primary musculoskeletal diagnoses. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 .
  
  • PHT 544 - Anatomy I (0, 3)

    Human cadaver dissection and discussion that explores structures of the thorax and extremities using regional and systemic perspectives. Students explore the clinical significance of these structures related to physical therapy practice. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 .
  
  • PHT 545 - Critical Inquiry Seminar I (2)

    Group discussions, panel presentations and focused lectures provide students with foundational and clinical science knowledge, behavioral abilities, and practice expectations to meet the needs of patients/clients with primary musculoskeletal pathologies. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549.
  
  • PHT 546 - Applied Clinical Kinesiology (1)

    This course is designed to present data from research, clinical practice and tools of mechanical analysis that describe the mechanical behavior of the tissues under normal and abnormal circumstances. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549.
  
  • PHT 548 - Therapeutic Foundations (1)

    Basic techniques and foundational skills for examination and intervention through case study of individuals with simple diagnoses across practice settings. Students apply knowledge, acquire clinical skills, and develop professional behaviors. Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 549.
  
  • PHT 551 - Case Based Discussion II (6)

    Discussion groups integrate foundational and clinical sciences using case studies. Emphasis on theoretical constructs that promote autonomous clinical practice. Primary patient diagnoses involve the neuromuscular system. Prerequisite(s); if any:  PHT 553 , PHT 554 , PHT 557 , PHT 559, PHT 565, PHT 569 . Corequisite(s): PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549.
  
  • PHT 553 - Clinical Laboratory II (3)

    Students integrate knowledge, acquire clinical skills and develop professional behaviors through application of the patient/client management process consistent with autonomous clinical practice expectations for individuals with primary neuromuscular diagnoses. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549. Corequisite(s): PHT 551 . PHT 554 , PHT 557 , PHT 559, 565, PHT 569 
  
  • PHT 554 - Anatomy II (0, 3)

    Discussion and dissection provide basic scientific foundation of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, with introduction to clinical consequences of insult to nervous system. Students explore the clinical significance of these structures related to physical therapy practice. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549. Corequisite(s): PHT 551 , PHT 553 , PHT 557 , 559, 565, PHT 569 .
  
  • PHT 557 - Professional Practice I (3)

    Role, responsibility and accountability of the autonomous practitioner relative to the current health care environment Emphasis on theoretical constructs underlying models of health care delivery, reimbursement and public and political systems. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , PHT 549. Corequisite(s): PHT 551 , PHT 553 , PHT 554 , PHT 559, 565, PHT 569 .
  
  • PHT 569 - Research Foundations (1)

    Scientific inquiry explored, experimental and non-experimental designs examined. Students learn how to appraise and incorporate evidence base practice and examine future applications of research as consumers, practitioners, collaborators, educatiors and administrators. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHT 538 , PHT 541 , PHT 543 , PHT 544 , PHT 545 , PHT 546 , PHT 548 , and PHT 549. Corequisite(s): PHT 551 , PHT 553 , PHT 554 , PHT 557 , PHT 565 and PHT 559.

Physics

  
  • EGR 323 - Statics and Dynamics (4)

    Composition and resolution of forces and torques, conditions of static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, friction, laws of motion, work and energy, momentum and impulse, applications. Same as PHY 323 .
  
  • EGR 351 - DC and AC Electronics (0 to 4)

    Analysis of DC, AC, LRC, filter and resonant circuits, and their instrumentation. Kirchhoff’s laws; network theorems; branch, loop, and nodal analysis. Laboratory includes oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, digital/analog multimeters, soldering and breadboarding. Same as PHY 351 . Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 262 .
  
  • HPS 105 - Computers and Society (3)

    An introductory course to the role of the computer, its uses in society, and its future. The course will attempt to place the computer within the context of science and technology and also within a broad socio-cultural perspective.
  
  • HPS 126 - The Rise of Modern Science: Aristotle to Newton (3)

    A survey of Greek science, the history of astronomy from Eudoxus to Kelper, selected problems in the history of mechanics to Newton.
  
  • HPS 127 - The Development of Modern Science: Newton to Einstein (3)

    The scientific revolution; history of theories of electricity, heat and optics, the chemical revolution, developments in biology; the structure of scientific revolutions.
  
  • PHY 111 - Intelligent Life in the Universe (3)

    Examines probability of extraterrestrial intelligence. Topics include star and planet formation, habitable conditions, physics and biochemistry of carbonbased life and intelligence, technical civilizations, and methods of communication with extraterrestrial civilizations.
  
  • PHY 115 - Principles of Astronomy: The Solar System (3)

    Study of the sun, planets, meteors, comets, their origins, the celestial sphere, ancient astronomy, and modern space exploration. Construction and use of models supplement lecture, readings, films, and observation. Some arithmetic used.
  
  • PHY 116 - Astronomy: A Study of the Universe (0, 4)

    Introductory astronomy. Celestial sphere and planetary positions; history of astronomy; survey of the solar system; the ‘message’ of starlight; H-R diagrams; stellar evolution; quasars; cosmology and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. No physics or astronomy background is required. Some elementary algebra is used. Lecture and laboratory.
  
  • PHY 123 - Physics for Liberal Arts (3)

    Exploration of what the physical world is like, how it fits together, and some of its implications. The course covers classical mechanics and modern physics (special relativity and quantum physics). No formal mathematics will be used, but all the central concepts will be there.
  
  • PHY 151 - General Physics I (0, 4)

    Introduction to principles of kinematics, dynamics, machines, energy, momentum, heat, oscillations, waves, sound, and fluids. Applications to biomechanics and to energy generation, storage, and transfer. Lecture and three-hour laboratory. Prerequisite(s); if any: MAT 124  or satisfactory performance in Mathematics Placement Test administered by UC mathematics department.
  
  • PHY 152 - General Physics II (0, 4)

    Introduction to principles of electricity, magnetism, optics and radiation, atomic and nuclear physics. Applications to electronics and instrumentation. Lecture, laboratory, and demonstrations. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 151 .
  
  • PHY 163 - How Things Work (3)

    Practical introduction to science in everyday life. Discover how things work using case-studies of real-world objects such as baseballs, rockets, vacuum cleaners, faucets, wood stoves, air conditioners, flashlights, lasers, clocks, guitars and microwave ovens. Some elementary algebra is used. Lecture/demonstration/discussion.
  
  • PHY 200 - Select Topics: Physics (1)

    A seminar course on current topics in physics. Meetings will be held weekly to discuss selected topics. May be taken twice for credit.
  
  • PHY 261 - Physics I (0, 4)

    Calculus-based general physics. Introduction to principles of kinematics, forces, statics, dynamics, rotation, work, energy, gravitation, equilibrium, scientific methodologies and their development. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite(s); if any: MAT 201  or Permission of Instructor.
  
  • PHY 262 - Physics II (0, 4)

    Calculus-based general physics. Electricity and magnetism, radiation, optics, and elementary atomic physics. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 261  and MAT 202  or Permission of Instructor.
  
  • PHY 323 - Statics and Dynamics (4)

    Composition and resolution of forces and torques, conditions of static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, friction, laws of motion, work and energy, momentum and impulse, applications. Same as EGR 323  
  
  • PHY 345 - Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics & Kinetics 3 (3)

    Classical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and reaction kinetics. Applications to chemical and biological phenomena. Same as CHE 345 . Prerequisite(s); if any: CHE 212 , MAT 202  and one year of college physics.
  
  • PHY 350 - Research (1 to 3)

    An introduction to a field of physics research under the guidance of a staff member. Students must submit a plan of work for approval, hand in a final report, and perhaps give a colloquium. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s); if any: Permission of the Instructor.
  
  • PHY 351 - DC and AC Electronics (0, 4)

    Analysis of DC, AC, LRC, filter and resonant circuits, and their instrumentation. Kirchhoff’s laws; network theorems; branch, loop, and nodal analysis. Laboratory includes oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, digital/analog multimeters, soldering and breadboarding. Lecture and laboratory. Same as EGR 351 . Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 262 .
  
  • PHY 355 - Electronics (0, 4)

    Kirchhoff’s laws, complex phasors, branch current, loop and nodal analysis, and network parameters. Theory and applications of semiconductor devices.  Lecture, demonstrations, and laboratory. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 261 , PHY 262 , and PHY 351  or Permissions of Instructor.
  
  • PHY 363 - Physics III (0, 4)

    The physics developed in the 20th century by Einstein, Schrodinger, Planck and others. Relativity theory, thermal physics, introduction to quantum theory, atomic, molecular and nuclear theory. Lecture, laboratory. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 262 . Pre or Co-requisite(s): MAT 302 .
  
  • PHY 390 - Independent Study in Physics (1 to 3)

    Independent study in areas not covered by regularly offered courses. Students must submit a plan of study, meet periodically with an instructor, and submit a final report in addition to problems and/or exams. Prerequisite(s); if any: Permission of the department and at least a 3.0 average in physics courses.
  
  • PHY 400 - Select Topics: Physics (1)

    A seminar course on current topics in the physics literature Meetings will be held weekly under the guidance of a staff member to discuss topics and prepare colloquia. May be taken twice for credit. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 261  and PHY 262  or Permission of Instructor.
  
  • PHY 423 - Geophysics: Theory & Applications (0, 4)

    Theoretical justification of four geophysical methods commonly used to explore the shallow and deep subsurface: gravity, magnetics, seismic, and electrical resistivity. These methods are applied to real world situations in lab. Prerequisite(s); if any: GOL 398 , PHY 152  or PHY 262 , or Permission of Instructor.  Meets with GOL 423 .
  
  • PHY 455 - Physical Electronics (3)

    Vacuum, gaseous, solid state, and quantum electronics including charged particle dynamics, the band theory of solids with application to semiconductor devices, electron emission, assemblies of particles and gaseous processes, plasma physics and modem amplifiers. Prerequisite(s); if any:  PHY 261 , PHY 262  and PHY 363 .
  
  • PHY 461 - Classical Mechanics (3)

    Fundamentals of Newtonian dynamics, work-energy concepts, conservation laws, an introduction to Hamilton’s Principle and Lagrange’s Equations. The study of oscillatory motion, central force motion, rigid body dynamics, and accelerated reference systems. Prerequisite(s); if any:  PHY 261  and PHY 262 . Pre or Co-requisite(s): MAT 317 .
  
  • PHY 462 - Electricity & Magnetism (3)

    The classical theory of static and dynamic electricity and magnetism including solution of Maxwell’s equations for special cases. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 262  and MAT 302 .
  
  • PHY 465 - Physical Optics (3)

    Wave theory of interference, diffraction, polarization, and double refraction. Propagation of light in crystals, magneto-optics, and electro-optics. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 261  and PHY 262 .
  
  • PHY 467 - Introduction to Statistical Mechanics (3)

    Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics, applications, Fermi Dirac statistics, applications, temperature and entropy, thermodynamics and gases, applications of statistical thermodynamics, the Canonical Ensemble. The Grand Canonical Ensemble. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 345 .
  
  • PHY 471 - Introduction to Quantum Physics I (3)

    Wave particle duality, uncertainty principle, atomic structure, Black Body Theory, quantization, Bohr Theory, Schrodinger equation, Vector coupling, Stern-Gerlach experiment, periodic table, atomic spectra, selection rules, bonding, molecular spectra, masers and lasers, Band Theory, and applications to semiconductors. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 363 .
  
  • PHY 472 - Introduction to Quantum Physics II (3)

    Eigenvalues, Orthonormal functions, superposition principle, potential well, harmonic oscillator, Heisenberg picture, Schrodinger picture, perturbation theory, degeneracies, one electron atoms, angular momentum, quantum numbers, many electron atoms, coupling, multiplicities, magnetic and electric interactions. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 471 .
  
  • PHY 475 - Nuclear Physics (3)

    Basic properties of nuclei, radioactivity, Alpha, Beta, and Gamma decay, nuclear reactions, nuclear forces, nuclear models, nuclear instrumentation, and elementary particles. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 363 .
  
  • PHY 477 - Introduction to Solid State Physics (3)

    The fundamental properties of the solid state from a microscopic point of view. Includes crystal structure, lattice vibrations, theory of metals, magnetism, and special topics culled from current areas of interest. Prerequisite(s); if any: PHY 363 .
  
  • PHY 503 - The History of Physics (3)

    The development of physics since the time of Aristotle and the early Greek scientists. Emphasis on physical theories and their historical significance.
  
  • PHY 517 - Principles of Physical Science (3)

    Important principles of physics, chemistry, earth science. Historical contexts. Integration of principles to address complex global problems.
  
  • PHY 590 - Independent Study (0 to 6)

    Individual reading or research in a topic of interest between the student and the instructor. Must be approved in advance by the appropriate graduate program director.

Psychology

  
  • PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology (3)

    Survey of the various fields of psychology including human development, learning and memory, sensation and perception, psychopathology and psychotherapy, physiology and behavior, social psychology, psychological testing, motivation and emotion.
  
  • PSY 202 - Advanced General Psychology (3)

    Reviewing major subfields of psychology through classic works of research. Exploration of scientific reasoning about behavior. Using reference works and databases to access sources in psychology. Correct use of American Psychological Association (APA) citation style. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 207 - Human Sexuality (3)

    Exploration of the nature and historical perceptions of human sexuality, its biological foundations, social and behavioral implications, cross-cultural comparisons, encouraging personal reflection and self-discovery while improving interpersonal communication and understanding. Open to all majors but may not count as a major elective for biology majors as BIO 112 ​. Same as BIO 112  
  
  • PSY 211 - Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences (3)

    Application of statistical methods in psychological research. Descriptive statistics, tests of significance, correlation, simple analysis of variance, chi-square, and some nonparametric methods. Students may not also take ECN 241, MAT 112 for credit towards Core Goal 4: Quantitative Reasoning. Same as SOC 211 . Prerequisite(s); if any: Core Component I Mathematics.
  
  • PSY 223 - Life Span Developmental Psychology (3)

    Study of normal sequences of biological and socio-cultural development and their relationship to behavior from infancy through old age. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of developmental milestones and changing roles throughout the life span continuum. Students may not also take for credit HLS 245 . Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 237 - Group Dynamics - Introduction to Group Development & Group Process (3)

    Study of the development of, and interaction within, groups with special emphasis on small, task-oriented groups.
  
  • PSY 256 - Principles of Behavior Change (3)

    Study of laboratory-derived techniques used in the modification of human behavior. Emphasis placed on the application of behavioral techniques to maladaptive behavior, with extensions to one’s own behavior and society as a whole. Theory and application discussed. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 270 - Introduction to Community Field Work (1)

    Volunteer assistance in community service agency to experience working with children and /or adolescents. Prerequisite(s); if any: Transfer status with course work in infancy and childhood, adolescence, the exceptional individual, and/or therapeutic use of play, without fieldwork. Permission of Instructor required.
  
  • PSY 276 - Addictions Counseling (3)

    Techniques of addictions counseling. In-depth study of addictions disease process, relapse prevention and support services, individual counseling techniques, treatment assessments and plans, and self-help groups. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101  
  
  • PSY 300 - Topics in Psychology (1 to 3)

    Advanced consideration of selected topics in psychology. Involves lecture and discussion of areas with contemporary interest. Up to six credits, provided the topic is not the same. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101  and Permission of Instructor.
  
  • PSY 311 - Psychological Assessment & Testing (3)

    General principles, applications, and issues of psychological testing and assessment. It is recommended that psychology majors take Psychology 311L concurrently in order to obtain a practical knowledge of testing theory and procedures. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101  and PSY 211  or PCL 214  or MAT 112  or ECN 241 .
  
  • PSY 311L - Laboratory in Psychological Assessment and Testing (1)

    Practical laboratory experience in the administration, interpretation, and construction of psychological tests. Pre or Co-requisite(s): PSY 311 .
  
  • PSY 312 - Research Methods in Psychology (0, 4)

    Principles of experimental design and methods. Laboratory in data analysis. Three lecture hours and one three - hour lab period weekly. Students design an original experiment proposal to be conducted in PSY 412 . Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101  and PSY 211 .
  
  • PSY 321 - Infancy and Childhood (3)

    Principles of growth and development from conception to twelve years. Requires 20 hours of volunteer work with normal children. Pre or Co-requisite(s): PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 322 - Adolescence (3)

    Growth and development from puberty to young adulthood. Requires 20 volunteer hours with normal adolescents. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 327 - Adulthood and Aging (3)

    Growth and development from young adulthood through old age. Development tasks as well as changes in cognition, perception, learning, and performance. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 331 - Social Psychology (3)

    Theories and related research in areas of social learning, attitude change, interpersonal and self perception, aggression, prejudice, and group behavior. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 331L - Laboratory in Social Psychology (1)

    Research methods in social psychology emphasizing field and laboratory studies, laboratory experience included to practice field and experimental setup, data collection, and analysis. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 331 .
  
  • PSY 337 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3)

    Behavior in industrial work environments; attitudes toward work, organizational climate, performance and interest appraisal, engineering psychology, worker efficiency, accident behavior, leadership styles, and effectiveness. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 343 - Sensation and Perception (0, 4)

    Study of the senses, including background in sensory physiology, development of perceptual abilities, and appropriate research methodology. Laboratory emphasis on elementary research on sense-organ functioning and perceptual phenomena. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 345 - Drugs, Brain, and Behavior (3)

    An introduction to the basic principles of psychopharmacology. Drugs of abuse are explained with regard to their effects on the body, brain, and behavior.
  
  • PSY 347 - Basic Psychobiology (3)

    First course in physiological psychology. Focus on anatomy, biochemistry, and physiology of biological systems in terms of relevance to study of behavior. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 351 - Learning and Behavior (0, 4)

    Classical and operant conditioning. Schedules of reinforcement, aversive control; biological constraints on learning. Research data discussed in relation to theory. Laboratory emphasis on basic learning process in animal subjects. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 352 - Motivation and Emotion (3)

    Biological drives such as hunger, thirst, sleep, and sex; psychological drives such as curiosity and arousal; and learned social drives such as academic achievement, affiliation, altruism, and aggression; experimental study of emotion. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 354 - Cognitive Psychology (0, 4)

    Basic principles underlying discovery and retention of new modes of human behavior. Topics include attention, information processing, language learning, concept formation, sources of forgetting, and dynamics of memory. Laboratory supplements lecture with emphasis on information processing in human subjects. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 356 - Positive Psychology (3)

    How humans prosper in the face of adversity; strengths and virtues that make life worth living; concepts and supporting research, techniques, and exercises enhancing well-being. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 361 - Abnormal Psychology (3)

    Approaches to classification which are consistent with current diagnostic criterion will be covered. Correlated work will include major theoretical approaches to causation and treatment of maladaptive behavior. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
  
  • PSY 363 - Health Psychology (3)

    Research, theory, and methods of health psychology. Includes health behaviors, risk detection and prevention, social support and health, stress and stress management, management of chronic illness, and the patient-practitioner relationship. Prerequisite(s); if any: PSY 101 .
 

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