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Psychology (PSY)

PSY 501 Seminar in General Psychology (1) Orientation course for first-year graduate students in Psychology.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: graduate standing in the Psychology Department  

PSY 502 (BB H 502) Health: Biobehavioral Perspectives (3) Introduction to the role of psychology in maintaining health and in treating nonpsychiatric disorders.
Effective: Summer 1992
 

PSY 507 Analysis of Psychological Data I (3) Overview of analysis techniques for psychological data.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology  

PSY 508 Analysis of Psychological Data II (3) Overview of advanced analytic techniques for psychological data.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: graduate standing in Psychology;PSY 507  

PSY 511 Seminar in Contemporary Psychology (1-3 per semester/maximum of 12) Critical review of readings on a topic of current interest, either in content or methodology, within psychology.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: 9 credits in psychology  

PSY 517 Advanced Social Psychology (3) Problems of theory and of research methods with emphasis on persisting issues relevant to contemporary developments in social psychology.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 420;PSYCH 200 orSTAT 200  

PSY 520 (LING 520) Seminar in Psycholinguistics (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Considerations of theoretical and research issues relevant to psychological aspects of language sounds, syntax and semantics, and other cognitive support.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

PSY 521 Cognitive Studies (3) Survey of theories, methods, and issues in cognitive science.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 456  

PSY 522 Personnel Selection and Appraisal (3) Evaluation of models for personnel selection, placement, and performance appraisal in business and industry.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 404, PSYCH 482  

PSY 523 Social-Organization Psychology in Industry (3) Analysis of the role of social and organizational variables as they affect employee performance and employee attitudes.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 484  

PSY 524 Proseminar in Cognitive Psychology (3) An historical introduction to theories and critical findings in the field of cognitive psychology.
Effective: Summer 1997
Prerequisite: graduate standing in the Psychology Department  

PSY 525 COG PSY SEM (3 per semester/maximum of 12) An advanced seminar in a topical or research area in the field of cognitive psychology.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: graduate standing in the psychology department  

PSY 526 (HD FS 526) Measurement in Human Development (3) Principles and methods for assessment of human developmental processes across the life span.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: EDPSY 450 orPSYCH 404;HD FS 519  

PSY 528 (HD FS 528) Observational Methodologies for Development (3) Design and application of observational methods in developmental research.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: graduate student standing in HD FS or psychology  

PSY 529 (HD FS 529) Seminar in Child Development (1-6) Readings and reports on recent findings in child development.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: 6 graduate credits in child development child psychology or educational psychology; 3 in statistics  

PSY 532 Psychological Foundations of Leadership (3) Students will examine the social and psychological processes underlying leadership in organizations.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

PSY 533 Ethics and Leadership: Psychological and Social Processes (3) Students will examine the role of ethics in leadership with an emphasis on supporting ethical decision-making in organizations.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532  

PSY 534 Practicum in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (1-3) Supervised application of psychological principles in industrial and governmental settings.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 484, PSYCH 482  

PSY 536 (HD FS 536) Research Methods in Developmental Processes (3) Methodological issues in research on varying stages of development across the individual life-span.
Effective: Summer 1990
Prerequisite: 6 credits in individual development or psychology and a course in statistics  

PSY 538 Psychology of Personnel Development (3) Industrial training in relation to psychological learning theory and experimental findings.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 482 orEDPSY 421  

PSY 539 Foundations of Behavior, Motivation, and Attitudes at Work (3) Students will examine the psychological and social processes underlying behavior, motivation, and attitudes in work settings.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

PSY 540 Seminar in Clinical Problems (1-9) Contemporary psychological theory, research, and methodology in relation to clinical psychology.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: PSY 542, PSY 560  

PSY 541 Personality Theory (3-4) Contemporary theories of personality; relevant research.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 438  

PSY 542 Lifespan Development and Psychopathology - Adulthood (3) This course covers knowledge about typical development in adulthood and about atypicality and the development of adult psychological disorders.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 470  

PSY 543 Research Design in Clinical Psychology (3) Experimental and quasi-experimental designs, methodological problems, and techniques of experimental control in clinical psychology research.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: 3 credits of statistics  

PSY 547 Fundamentals of Social Development (3) An introduction to theories, current issues, and critical psychological research findings relating to social and emotional development.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

PSY 549 (HD FS 549) Developmental Theory (3) Conceptual frameworks and major contributions to the study of individual development across the life-span.
Effective: Summer 1990
Prerequisite: 6 credits at the 400 level in individual development or psychology  

PSY 554 Clinical Assessment (3) Development of psychological measures; evaluation of reliability and validity. Predictive utility of tests in clinical settings emphasized.
Effective: Summer 1990
Prerequisite: PSY 541 orPSY 542 ; a course in measurement  

PSY 555 Theory and Practicum in Clinical Assessment (3-9) Theoretical issues and research in clinical assessment with special reference to administration and interpretation of testing procedures and clinical interviewing.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: PSY 541 orPSY 542 and a course in measurement  

PSY 556 Neuropsychological Assessment (4) Survey of human neuroanatomy, neuropathology, behavioral correlates of cerebral dysfunction, and the assessment of neurological disorders.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 478, PSY 554  

PSY 558 (PHP 558, HLS 558) Disaster Psychology (3) Explores psychological impact of disasters and terrorist attacks on victims, families, rescuers, and society and methods of reducing negative effects.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: PHP 510 or permission of program  

PSY 560 Practicum in Clinical Methods (1-6) Supervised practice in the Psychology Clinic, including assessment, therapy, report writing, and staff participation.
Effective: Fall 1987
Prerequisite: PSY 555  

PSY 561 Clinical Practicum with Children (1-6) Diagnosis and counseling of child-parent problems of learning and adjustment.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 415, PSYCH 412, PSY 555  

PSY 563 Behavior Modification I (3) Conceptual foundations of principles, assessment methods, and research strategies.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

PSY 566 Multicultural Perspectives in Clinical Psychology (3) Experimental and descriptive research on culture and behavior in both Western and non-Western settings.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 420, PSYCH 438 and 6 credits of statistics  

PSY 569 Advanced Theory and Practicum in Counseling and Psychotherapy (3-9) Theoretical issues, research, and practicum experience in psychotherapy.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

PSY 571 Seminar in Social Psychology (3-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Historical development of theory and methods; determinants and principles of complex social or interactional behavior; contemporary problems and research.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

PSY 572 Psychology of Gender (3) Theory and research on the psychology of gender, emphasizing gender in social interaction, and in individual identity.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology women's studies or allied field  

PSY 575 Lifespan Development and Psychopathology - Childhood and Adolescence (3) This course covers knowledge about typical development in childhood and about atypicality and the development of child psychological disorders.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

PSY 576 Clinical Child Interventions (3) Clinical-child therapeutic techniques from a developmental-clinical perspective with emphasis on theoretical basis and empirical evaluation of various techniques.
Effective: Summer 1988
Prerequisite: PSY 575  

PSY 577 Clinical Child Assessment (3) Overview of major methods used in clinical assessment of infants, pre-school children, and grade-school children with emphasis on social-emotional functioning.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: PSY 575 or background in psychological assessment  

PSY 578 (HD FS 578, EDPSY 578) Contemporary Issues in Interdisciplinary Educational Intervention Sciences (2-3) Proseminar exploring contemporary issues in the design and evaluation of educational interventions from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

PSY 583 Designing Research in Social Psychology (3) Designs and procedures useful in social psychology and cognate disciplines; quasiexperimental designs and analysis, field experimentation, validity of inferences.
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: 3 credits of 500-level statistics  

PSY 584 (SOC 584) Attitude Formation and Change (3) Theory and method in research on attitude formation and change with emphasis on critical analysis.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PSYCH 420 orSOC 403 ; 3 credits in statistics  

PSY 585 Interaction Processes Within and Between Groups (3) Interactions in personal, group, and intergroup relations; theory and observational methods.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: SOC 403 orPSYCH 420  

PSY 589 Social Cognition and Social Perception (3) Overview of how social behavior and social perception (e.g., impression formation, attitudes, the self, stereotyping) are influenced by cognitive processes.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

PSY 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

PSY 591 Seminar on Teaching Psychology (1-3) Objectives and content of psychology; organization and presentation of material; teaching aids and techniques.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

PSY 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

PSY 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised training in lecture content and presentation, examination construction, and individual instruction.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

PSY 811 Global and Cross-Cultural Leadership (3) Students will examine the relation of cultural variations in psychological and social factors affecting the effective leadership of individuals and groups in work organizations.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 812 Group Leadership and Effective Decision Making (3) Students will examine the influence of leadership on the psychological and social processes related to effective decision making in work groups.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 813 Leadership for Creativity and Innovation (3) Students will examine the influence of leadership on the psychological and social processes related to developing creative ideas and implementing them within work groups and organizations.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 814 Psychology of Leading Work Groups and Teams (3) Students will examine the psychological and social processes related to leading work groups and teams.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 815 Psychology of Servant and Authentic Leadership (3) Students will examine the importance of developing followers and leader-follower relationships, by investigating servant and authentic leadership.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 816 Dysfunctional Leadership (3) Students will explore the impact of negative and destructive leader behaviors including toxic leadership, abusive supervision and leader error.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 817 Psychology of Shared and Collective Leadership (3) Students will examine the topic of shared and collective leadership, which includes the psychological processes surrounding collective, team-based, and dyadic leadership in organizations.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: PSY 532 andPSY 539  

PSY 894 Capstone Experience (3) Supervised, professionally oriented student activities that constitute the culminating experience for the program.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

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