PSY: Psychology

Courses

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PSY 2012. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY.

330

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY This course is designed to provide students with an overview of theory and research in the major areas of psychology, biological, experimental, developmental, social, cognitive, personality, and clinical. This factual and conceptual foundation in psychology will help students understand behavior and apply psychological principles in a variety of settings and to their own lives.

PSY 2012H. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - HONORS.

330

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - HONORS Same as PSY 2012. In addition, course content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required.

PSY 2050. SURVEY OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY.

330

SURVEY OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY Prerequisite: PSY 2012 Survey course in forensic psychology, designed to give the student the factual foundation, history, and vocabulary used in the field of forensics. This course provides an overview of the criminology, forensic science, and psychological aspects of criminal behavior.

PSY 2830. SPORT PSYCHOLOGY.

330

SPORT PSYCHOLOGY Pre-requisite: PSY 2012 The study of people and behavior in sport and exercise contexts. It examines the practical application of this knowledge towards training the mind for better performance. This course is focused on understanding how psychological factors influence our performance and understanding how participation in sport/exercise affects psychological health and well-being. Lastly, this course will teach a rudimentary level of psychological skills training to understand the tools involved in enhancing performance across various environments. Topics will include motivation, goal setting, stress and coping, visualization and more.

PSY 2861. POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY.

330

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY This course is designed to introduce a strength-based psychology that scientifically studies positive human functioning, specifically, the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Emphasis will be placed on studying and applying topics such as: happiness, gratitude, flow, optimism and hope, wisdom and courage, positive affect, resilience, coping friendship, and positive development.

PSY 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY .

1-3variable

SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY Prerequisite: PSY 2012 For students interested in exploring special topics in psychology through research, discussion and observation. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

PSY 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN PSYCHOLOGY.

1-4variable

INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN PSYCHOLOGY Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits, including PSY 2012. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).