PSYC821
Psychology of GenderCrosslisted with PSYC 421, WMNS 421, WMNS 821

Prerequisites: 12 hrs PSYC.

Description: Theory and research on the role of gender in human behavior and attitudes. Diverse theoretical positions on the development of gender and the biological, social, and cultural bases that influence the relationship between gender and a variety of areas of human experience (e.g., intelligence and achievement, emotion, relationships, sexuality, physical fitness, stress, and coping).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC825
Psychology of RacismCrosslisted with ETHN 425, PSYC 425

Prerequisites: For psychology majors: PSYC 350.

Description: Major terms and issues in psychology that pertain to race and racism in the United States. General principles of the psychology of racism that are universal. Psychology of the major racial minority groups in the United States examined through their unique cultures, histories, traditions, and collective identities. Research methods for the psychology of racism reviewed as a basis for interpreting research results.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC828
Health PsychologyCrosslisted with PSYC 428

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: The relationship between psychological factors and physical health. Health behavior, health decision-making, health promotion and coping from a variety of theoretical perspectives.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC840
Perspectives in PsychologyCrosslisted with PSYC 440

Prerequisites: 12 hrs psychology including PSYC 350 or concurrent enrollment in PSYC 350

Description: Currently important fundamental issues in psychology, focusing on controversies within the science of psychology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC850
Advanced Research Design and Data AnalysisCrosslisted with PSYC 450

Prerequisites: PSYC 350 with a grade of B or better.

PSYC 450/850 (usually offered in the fall) and PSYC 451/851 (usually offered in the spring) can be taken in any order.

Description: Presentation of advanced, experimental, quasi-experimental, and non-experimental research designs and statistical models employed in psychological and behavioral research. Factorial ANOVA and ANCOVA designs and analysis, with interpretation and presentation of the results in oral, written, and web-based formats. Create, perform, and present an individual research project.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

PSYC851
Multivariate Research Design and Data AnalysisCrosslisted with PSYC 451

Prerequisites: PSYC 350 with a grade of B or better

PSYC 450/850 (usually offered in the fall) and PSYC 451/851 (usually offered in the spring) can be taken in any order.

Description: Presentation of multivariate research designs and statistical models employed in psychological and behavioral research. Analysis using multiple regression and linear discriminant function models; interpretation and presentation of the results in oral, written, and web-based formats. Create, perform, and present an individual research project.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

PSYC858
Behavior GeneticsCrosslisted with PSYC 458

Prerequisites: PSYC 273 OR PSYC 373 OR BIOS 373.

Description: Introduction to concepts and research in behavior genetics. The role of heredity in normal and disordered behaviors will be examined, with a special emphasis on the mechanisms by which genetic variation influences individual differences in behavior.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC860
Human MemoryCrosslisted with PSYC 460

Prerequisites: PSYC 263.

Description: Issues in human memory within the context of cognitive psychology: attention; short and long term memory; retrieval processes; semantic memory; how long-term memory is involved in comprehension and knowledge; how emotion affects memory; and the major research paradigms used in the study of memory.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC861
Learning ProcessesCrosslisted with PSYC 461

Prerequisites: PSYC 368.

Description: Evaluation and discussion of studies in learning and cognition that draws from the research literature with nonhuman animals.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC862
Motivation and EmotionCrosslisted with PSYC 462

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Major problems and methods involved in the study of motivation and emotion including theoretical considerations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC863
PerceptionCrosslisted with PSYC 463

Prerequisites: PSYC 263 OR PSYC 273 or PSYC 373 or BIOS 373.

Description: Analysis and comparison of approaches to the study of current problems in human perception and information processing. Psychophysical judgment, signal detection theory, perception of form and space, and the role of imagery in perception.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC865
Behavioral NeuroscienceCrosslisted with BIOS 419, BIOS 819, PSYC 465

Prerequisites: PSYC 273 or PSYC 373 or BIOS 373.

Description: Relationship of physiological variables to behavior, an introduction to laboratory techniques in neuropsychology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC866
Attention and PerformanceCrosslisted with PSYC 466

Prerequisites: PSYC 263.

Description: Theory and research on human attention and the critical link between attention and performance within the context of cognitive psychology. The influence of various factors on attention (e.g. emotion, video games, cognitive disorders) and how these influence behavior (e.g. eye movements, perception, motor control, search).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC871
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted with CYAF 471, EDPS 471, PSYC 471, SOCI 471, CYAF 871, EDPS 871, SOCI 871

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).

Description: Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC883
Advanced Social PsychologyCrosslisted with PSYC 483

Prerequisites: PSYC 288.

Description: Current problems, methods, and findings in the study of individual behavior as it is influenced by the social environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC886
Clinical PsychologyCrosslisted with PSYC 486

Prerequisites: PSYC 380.

Description: Fundamental procedures in clinical practice, a critical evaluation of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC889
Child Behavior and DevelopmentCrosslisted with PSYC 489

Prerequisites: PSYC 289 or CYAF 160; PSYC 350 or permission.

Description: Current issues in theory and research in developmental psychology examined (e.g., emotional development, the changing American family, the preschool years, social understanding), along with methods of research in these and other areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

PSYC901
Pro-seminars in Cognition and Learning

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC902A
Developmental: Biological and Cognitive Development

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC902B
Developmental: Social and Personality Development

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC903
Proseminar in Personality

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC904
Proseminar in Physiological

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC905
Proseminar in Sensation and Perception

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC906
Proseminar in Social Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC907
Proseminar in Cognitive Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC908
Proseminar in Clinical-Community

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC909
Proseminar in Psychopathology

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC910
Proseminar in History and Philosophy of Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC920
Seminar in Psychology: Abnormal

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC921
Seminar in Psychology: Developmental

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC922
Seminar in Psychology: Clinical

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC924
Seminar in Psychology: Learning

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC925
Ethics for Psychologists

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Introduction to ethical principles and reasoning for research, teaching and professional practice in psychology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

PSYC925A
Ethics for Clinical Psychologists

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Description: Application of ethical principles to practica and professional practice. Critique of the status of a professional mental health discipline, a discipline's ethical code, and practice in society.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

PSYC925B
Ethics for Psychology and the Law

Prerequisites: PSYC 925

Description: Application of ethical principles to the practice of psychology in interaction with legal institutions with an emphasis on the communication of psychological expertise and research to those legal institutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

PSYC926
Seminar in Psychology: Personality

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC929
Seminar in Psychology: Social Behavior

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC930
Seminar in Psychology: Pychometric Methods

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC941
Fundamentals of Research Design and Data Analysis 1

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

PSYC 941 is usually offered every fall.

Description: Presentation of basic methods, designs, and data analysis techniques employed in psychological and behavioral research. Univariate and bivariate statistical analyses and research hypothesis testing, multiple groups ANOVA, multiple regression, and the general linear model (GLM).

This course is a prerequisite for: PSYC 942

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC942
Fundamentals of Research Design and Data Analysis 2

Prerequisites: PSYC 941 and instructor permission

PSYC 942 is usually offered every spring.

Description: Presentation of additional basic methods, designs, and data analysis techniques employed in psychological and behavioral research. Factorial designs and ANOVA, integrating these designs into the general linear model (GLM), testing and comparing models, uses of statistical control, path analysis, linear discriminant function analysis, and cluster analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: PSYC 943

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC943
Fundamentals of Multivariate Modeling

Prerequisites: PSYC 942 and instructor permission

Pre-requisite for PSYC 944 and PSYC 948.

Description: Presentation of the core topics in modern multivariate analysis, including extensions of linear models involving link functions, maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimation, missing data, path models for multivariate regression and mediation, repeated measures analysis of variance, and exploratory factor analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: PSYC 944; PSYC 948

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC944
Multilevel Models for Longitudinal and Repeated Measures Data

Prerequisites: PSYC 941 & 942 or instructor permission

Description: Applications of the multilevel model (hierarchical linear model, general linear mixed model) for analyzing longitudinal and repeated measures data, including analysis of growth curves, within-person fluctuation, repeated measures research designs with crossed random effects, and simultaneous prediction of multiple sources of variation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC945
Advanced Multilevel Models

Prerequisites: PSYC 944 and permission

Description: Advanced applications of the multilevel model (hierarchical linear model, general linear mixed model) for examining multiple sources of variation, models for crossed sources of nesting, three levels of nesting, heterogeneous variances, multivariate outcomes, and non-linear outcomes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC946
Psychology of Survey ResponseCrosslisted with SRAM 946

Description: Cognitive and communicative processes affect on dynamics of survey interviewing and relationships to principles of survey design. Effects of question wording on comprehension; question order and context on attitude; communicative and retrieval processes on validity of retrospective behavioral reports; and impact of response alternatives on answers.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC947
Questionnaire DesignCrosslisted with SOCI 947, SRAM 947

Description: Design of questionnaires for survey research and the theoretical and practical issues arising from them. Selection of appropriate measurement techniques for assessing opinions, past behaviors and events, and factual material.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC948
Latent Trait Measurement and Structural Equation Models

Prerequisites: PSYC 941 & 942 or instructor permission

PSYC 944 and PSYC 948 may be taken in any order.

Description: Contemporary measurement theory and latent variable models for scale construction and evaluation, including confirmatory factor analysis, item response modeling, diagnostic classification models, and structural equation modeling.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC955
Introduction to Clinical Assessment

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Introduction to the theory and application of assessment procedures and techniques. Measurement and interpretive issues in clinical assessment. Laboratory introduction to structured techniques emphasizing intellectual assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC956
Clinical Assessment Techniques

Prerequisites: PSYC 955 or permission

Description: Didactic and laboratory training in the administration, scoring, and beginning interpretation of projective and objective assessment techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC957
Topics in Clinical Assessment

Prerequisites: PSYC 955 and 956 and permission, or equivalent advanced training and permission

Description: A selected topic taught during the course. Examples include clinical neuropsychology, assessment techniques and assessment batteries, individual case conference presentation, and assessment of sexual dysfunctions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC958
Seminar in Dispositional Assessment

Prerequisites: PSYC 955 and 956 or permission

Description: Advanced interpretation, issues, and research in clinical psychology assessment. Emphasis on the "dispositional assessment" model of clinical analysis. Student presentations and individual case interpretation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC960
Seminar in Alcohol Use and Abuse

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Biopsychosocial perspective of alcohol abuse. Focus on multiple factors that contribute to alcohol problems, including physiological/genetic, psychological and sociocultural determinants. Intervention, treatment and prevention issues. Societal and governmental attitudes and policies. Emphasis on theoretical and empirical literature bearing on the above areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC961
Psychology of Decision Making

Description: Psychological, economic, and biological perspectives on decision making in humans and nonhuman animals. Examines the role of psychological mechanisms including learning, memory, heuristics, emotions, and theory of mind in decision-making contexts such as probability judgments, risky choice, intertemporal choice, and cooperation. Includes biological component examining an evolutionary perspective on decision making.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC963
Group Processes and Group Psychotherapy

Prerequisites: Open to students in community-clinical psychology or permission

Description: Group phenomena which are relevant to mental health service providers. Incorporates both didactic and experiential teaching of group process and group outcome issues. Focus on group process issues in group therapy (using the group concepts of Yalom and other writers) and experiencing these concepts in a training group.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC970
Clinical Interviewing

Prerequisites: Admission to the community-clinical psychology program or permission

Description: Basic skills needed in seeing a mental health client (e.g., listening, empathy, reflection and restatement) explored through didactic, group interaction and live individual interviews. Focus is preparing the student to meet their first psychotherapy client in a competent manner. Doing observing and rating pseudo and patient interviews.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

PSYC971
Psychological Literature I

Description: Reading assignments in special fields; library reading, conferences.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

PSYC972
Psychological Literature II

Description: Reading assignments in special fields; library reading, conferences.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

PSYC974
Teaching Methods for Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Teaching methods, philosophical perspectives to teaching, practical ideas about classroom instruction, and career issues in higher education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

PSYC975
Advanced Experimental Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Typical refinements of controlled investigations. General methodology and practice in carrying out a few prolonged experiments.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

PSYC976
Psychology of Race and Ethnicity

Description: Theoretical and practical implications for the impact of race and ethnicity on psychological processes and functioning. The meaning of race and ethnicity for notions of self, identity acquisition and maintenance, intra- and inter-group processes, measurement of biases and discrimination. Methods to improve the treatment of race and ethnic issues within the field of psychology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC979
Cultural Diversity in Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Influence of culturally driven world-views on psychological functioning and on psychological theory. American psychological theory, research and practice influenced by the socialization and world-views of the contributing psychologists. Ways in which existing theory and practice accommodate--or fail to accommodate--the world-views and experiences of racial/ethnic minorities in the contemporary United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC981
Clinical Intervention I

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in clinical psychology training program or permission of director of clinical training

Description: Practical and didactic training in assessment and intervention for psychological and behavioral disorders. Emphasis on entry-level clinical skills including establishment of the therapeutic relationship, case conceptualization, and development of treatment plans within the scientist-practitioner model.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC982
Clinical Intervention II

Prerequisites: PSYC 981 and either graduate standing in clinical psychology training program or permission of director of clinical training

Description: Practical and didactic training in assessment and intervention for psychological and behavioral disorders. Emphasis on conceptualization of more complex cases, assessment and treatment of a broader range of cases, and evaluation of efficacy of interventions within the scientist-practitioner model.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC983
Therapy in Clinical Psychology I

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Theory and methods employed by different "schools" of therapy analyzed and related to basic psychological theory.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC985
Law and Behavioral Science

Description: Examines actual and potential uses of social scientific research findings and theories in the law and the methods for evaluating the quality and application of social scientific evidence. The uses of social scientific evidence to determine facts, to make law, to provide contextual background for legal decisions, to plan litigation and to assess the functioning of the legal system are examined in a variety of substantive areas. Topical coverage includes: establishing community standards in obscenity cases, the death penalty, research ethics, explaining and predicting behavior, jury decision making, eyewitness reliability and pretrial publicity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC986
Child Psychopathology and Assessment

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Description: Major categories of child psychopathology, theoretical formulations of etiology of such disorders, empirical findings and issues related to each disturbance and appropriate instruments for assessing each disorder.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC987
Child Therapy

Prerequisites: Advanced graduate standing and permission

Description: Various child intervention techniques with an emphasis on behavioral parent training for child noncompliance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC988
Mental Health Law

Description: Addresses both civil and criminal issues that are likely to arise in practice. These include: civil competence for a variety of purposes; civil guardianship and conservatorship; civil commitment; confidentiality and privilege; health care provider liability in the context of mental health care; competence to proceed at several stages of the criminal process; criminal responsibility; and criminal sentencing. Critical review of the mental health laws throughout the nation and their psychological foundations. Emphasis on the research that illuminates the problems facing mental health law, system, and processes and the available solutions. Includes the insanity defense, competency to stand trial, guardianship, conservatorship, and civil commitment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC989
Topics in Law and Psychology I

Description: In-depth analysis of specific psycholegal topics. Previous course titles have included Aging and the Law, Eyewitness Testimony, Privacy, Mental Health Policy, Legal Decision Making, Jurors/Jury Decision Making, Institutional Reform and Deinstitutionalization, Legal Policy and Child Development, Domestic Violence, Psychological Testimony in Criminal Cases: Battered Women's Cases, Expert Evidence, Children and the Law, and Psychology and Family Law.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC990
Practicum in Teaching Methods for Psychology

Prerequisites: PSYC 974 and permission

Description: Students will contract with instructor to teach an undergraduate psychology course under supervision. Individual instruction on teaching methods, classroom assessment, and practical classroom techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

PSYC991
Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission and second-year graduate standing; at least 1 sem graduate-level statistics

Description: Research design and the application of design to real research problems, including the application of statistics, problems of control, confounding, alternative explanations, demand characteristics, and experimenter effects. In addition to readings in theory of design and experimentation, the practical solution of design problems and critique of research are emphasized.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC992
Field Methods in Psychology

Prerequisites: Second-year graduate standing and permission

Description: Design and implementation of field research, including observational methods, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and program evaluation. In addition to readings in the theory of field research methodology, the solutions to specific, commonly occurring design and statistical problems are emphasized.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC993
Seminar in Program Evaluation

Description: Major issues involved in the evaluation of programs which deliver human services. Includes needs assessments, outcome evaluation techniques, qualitative methods, goal attainment scaling, multi-attribute utility theory, role relationships and political problems with which evaluators must contend.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PSYC995
Psycholegal Research Other than Thesis I

Absent the prior approval of the Dean, only those students enrolled in the Law/Psychology Joint Degree Program may register for this course. Absent the prior approval of the Dean, no student may take more than six hours of Research in a Selected Field and/or Psycholegal Research.

Description: A substantial research and writing project on a psycholegal topic. The research is supervised and approved by a faculty member in the Law/Psychology program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND
Offered:ALL

Credit Hours:3-6

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PSYC995A
Psycholegal Research Other than Thesis II

Absent the prior approval of the Dean, only those students enrolled in the Law/Psychology Joint Degree Program may register for this course. Absent the prior approval of the Dean, no student may take more than six hours of Research in a Selected Field and/or Psycholegal Research.

Description: A substantial research and writing project on a psycholegal topic. The research is supervised and approved by a faculty member in the Law/Psychology program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND
Offered:ALL

Credit Hours:3-6

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PSYC996
Research Problems Other Than Thesis
Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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PSYC997
Clinical Practicum

Prerequisites: Full graduate standing in clinical psychology training program or permission of director of clinical training

Description: Individually supervised evaluative and diagnostic work with clinic subjects. Emphasis on the refinement of skills in evaluating and diagnosing behavior deviations.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-30
Max credits per semester:30
Max credits per degree:30
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-30

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PSYC998
Practicum in Law and Psychology

Prerequisites: Full graduate standing in Law/Psychology Graduate Training Program or permission of the director of the Law/Psychology Program

Description: Supervised fieldwork in law and psychology. Emphasis on the integration of legal analysis and psychological research in the formulation or implementation of public policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

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PSYC999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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