Spring 2017 semester

PSYC 120 Introduction to the Psychology Major (Sections 001, 002, 003)

PSYC 120 INTRODUCTION TO THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR (2-0-2)(F,S). This course is designed to orient the prospective psychology major to the field of psychology and to inform the student about academic requirements, expectations, opportunities, career options and limitations. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: PSYC 101.

PSYC 487 Capstone Perspectives: History & Systems (Section 001)

PSYC 487 CAPSTONE PERSPECTIVES: HISTORY AND SYSTEMS (3-0-3)(F/S)(FF). A detailed account of the history of psychology encompassing the philosophical antecedents of modern psychology as well as the influential pioneers. Topics include history of psychology as a field of scientific inquiry, overview of development of schools of thought, prominent figures and key theories. PREREQ: PSYC 321, senior standing

 

Fall 2016 semester

PSYC 321 Research Methods (Section 003)

PSYC 321 RESEARCH METHODS (3-1-4)(F,S)(CID). The application of scientific methodology to the study of behavior. Design of experiments, methods of analysis, and interpretation of data; reporting of behavioral research. PREREQ: PSYC 120, PSYC 295, upper-division standing.

PSYC 120 Introduction to the Psychology Major (Sections 001, 002, 003)

PSYC 120 INTRODUCTION TO THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR (2-0-2)(F,S). This course is designed to orient the prospective psychology major to the field of psychology and to inform the student about academic requirements, expectations, opportunities, career options and limitations. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: PSYC 101.

ARTSCI 397 Transdisciplinary Research Methods (Section 001)

This course introduces students to diverse research methods, and requires them to practice those methods in academic and community settings. As a result of this exposure, students will (a) develop their own research skills, (b) attain a better understanding of the challenges faced by researchers in other fields, and (c) be better equipped to work trandisciplinarily in the future.  

HONORS 392 Skills: Educational Traditions & Workforce Needs

Throughout this course we examine the tensions and alignments between the goals of higher education and the needs of the workforce, from the perspectives of college graduate success and business/industry satisfaction.  Students will explore the importance of skills, self-reflect on their current skills, and concentrate on how they will demonstrate their own skills in their college-to-career transition.