Psychology

Courses

PSY 3933. Positive Psychology. Explores factors related to the enhancement of overall mental health and well-being. Focus on strengths-based and resiliency approach to psychology. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 and permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 3733. Psychology of Women. Issues in the development and behavior of women, including theoretical perspectives, male-female differences, achievement, motivation, stereotype, androgyny, sexuality, career choices, mental health and disorders, psychotherapy, life-span, and special sub-groups. Prerequisite: Must have completed PSY 1013. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 4013. Health Psychology. Examination of psychosocial factors in health and illness with emphasis on relevant research and health care delivery from a psychological perspective. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 and permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 4183. Global Perspectives in Psychology. Intercultural/international perspectives in psychology; psychology's relevance to the understanding of global problems and how psychology itself is affected by global events/cultures. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 and permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 4173. Foundations of Family Psychology. A survey of psychological bases for understanding and evaluating family structure and process family within the diverse American culture. Special attention to the study of patterns of family development across the life cycle. Research bases for clinical practice will be studied and evaluated. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 and permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 4153. Introduction to Counseling. Basic principles, history, theories, key domains, techniques, and experiences of counseling and psychotherapy. Experiential activities to help students develop basic helping skills. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 and PSY 2513 with a grade of C or higher, must have completed 15 psychology and 55 semester credit hours overall, and psychology majors only or permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

PSY 4133. Physiological Psychology. Fundamentals of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology; psychopharmacology; genetic, neurological, and endocrine bases of sensation, motivation, sleep and arousal, learning, memory, and psychopathology. Pre-requisites: PSY 1013 with a grade of C or higher, must have completed 15 psychology and 85 semester credit hours overall, and psychology majors only or permission of departmental advisor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.