EDPS121
U.S. Education in the Age of GlobalizationCrosslisted with CYAF 121

Prerequisites: First semester international freshman or transfer student

Description: United States education and culture in the context of globalization and intercultural communication with emphasis on tools for academic achievement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

EDPS150
Career Development Seminar

Description: Understanding and applying individual strengths, interests, values and personality type, as they apply to an individual's choosing a college major(s) and career option(s). Active participation in self-assessment activities, exploration of majors/careers, experiential activities, utilization of the decision-making process and conducting occupational research as considered through several career development theories.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

EDPS189H
Honors: How to Learn and Develop Talent

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Ideas from cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and various other disciplines (i.e., art, music, and chess) presented to help students understand learning and talent development, improve academic learning skills, and improve personal talents.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS209
Strategies for Academic Success

Description: Comprehensive examination of learning theory and practice of learning strategies related to motivation, time management, memory, lecture note taking, text processing, knowledge representation, test review, test taking, and error analysis in academic settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS250
Fundamentals of Child Development for Education

Description: Fundamental concepts and principles of human development with reference to cognitive and social/emotional development from infancy to early adolescence. Biosocial forces which affect behavior and development in children in relation to educational practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS251
Fundamentals of Adolescent Development for Education

Description: Fundamental concepts and principles of human development with reference to cognitive and social/emotional development from late childhood to early adulthood. Biosocial forces which affect behavior and development in adolescents as they relate to educational practice.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 457

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS297
Professional Practicum Experiences II

Description: Guided participation in schools/agencies offering programs for youth. Participating students are provided with introductory experiences working with youth in educational contexts, opportunities for one-on-one instruction and support, and prepared for subsequent advanced practicum experiences. Placements range from after-school academic programs to middle school and high school classrooms. Recommended concurrent enrollment with EDPS 251. EDPS 297 assignments assume knowledge of content from EDPS 251 or equivalent course.

This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 454

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS320
Happiness and Well-Being through Positive Psychology

Description: Introduction to positive psychology. Learn to identify personal strengths and assets that lead to flourishing as human beings; Explore major topics of positive psychology that lead to happiness and well-being.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS330
Statistics and Measurement in Nutrition, Fitness and Health Promotion

Description: Procedures for describing data. Concepts related to selecting psychomotor tests; constructing and evaluating cognitive paper and pencil examinations; utilizing computer technology in delivering, collecting, and evaluating information.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

EDPS362
Learning in the Classroom

Prerequisites: EDPS 251, CYAF 160, PSYC 289 or instuctor permission.

Description: This course provides elementary education majors with training in theories and research-based practice in learning, motivation, and assessment that supports teaching and learning within diverse elementary educational settings. Topics include human cognition, theories of motivation, classroom management, and classroom-based assessment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS397
Professional Practicum Experience IIICrosslisted with TEAC 397

Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program.

Description: Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.

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

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

EDPS397D
Professional Practicum Experience III: Unified Primary K-3Crosslisted with TEAC 397D

Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program.

Description: Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.

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

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

EDPS450
Child PsychologyCrosslisted with EDPS 850

Description: Advanced study of the behavior and development of preschool and elementary school children.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS451
Psychology of AdolescenceCrosslisted with EDPS 851

Description: Mental, social, and emotional development of boys and girls during the adolescent period.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS454
Human Cognition and InstructionCrosslisted with EDPS 854

Description: Cognitive psychology and its applications in instruction. Memory, problem solving, cognitive process in reading, research approaches, and applications to teaching.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS457
Learning and Motivation Principles for Secondary Teaching

Prerequisites: EDPS 251, CYAF 160, PSYC 289 or instructor permission

Description: This course will provide secondary education majors with training in theories and research-based practice in learning, motivation, and assessment that supports teaching and learning within diverse secondary educational settings. Topics include human cognition, theories of motivation, classroom management, and classroom-based assessment generally and as applied to specific secondary education content areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

EDPS459
Statistical MethodsCrosslisted with EDPS 859

Description: Computation and interpretation of measures of central position, variability, and correlation; introduction to sampling, probability, and tests of significance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

EDPS463
Introduction to Applied Behavior AnaysisCrosslisted with EDPS 863

Description: Research methods and findings, concepts, and principles of operant conditioning as related to the experimental analysis of human behavioral events and to the development of behavior engineering technologies.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS465
PRACT CNSLNG&PRSNNL
Course details
Credit Hours:1-8
Max credits per semester:8
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-8

ACE:

EDPS465B
Special Practices for Handicapped Children and Youth

Description: Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS465D
Special Practices for Exceptionally Talented and Gifted

Description: Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS465E
Special Practices in the Elementary School

Description: Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS465K
Special Practices for Vocational Education/Development Programs

Description: Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS465L
Special Practices for Community Helpers Working with Adults

Description: Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDPS469
Psychopathological Disorders of Childhood and AdolescenceCrosslisted with EDPS 869

Description: Investigation of the genesis, course, classification, and treatment of function and organic pathologies found in children and adolescents.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS470
Introduction to Educational and Psychological MeasurementCrosslisted with EDPS 870

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent.

Description: Introduction to the construction, evaluation, and ethical use of measurement instruments commonly used in education and psychology. Test construction principles, item analysis, reliability, validity, ethical issues in testing, and evaluation of standardized tests.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 950; EDPS 980

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS471
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted with CYAF 471, PSYC 471, SOCI 471, CYAF 871, EDPS 871, PSYC 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:

EDPS478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS496
Directed Field ExperienceCrosslisted with EDPS 896
Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

EDPS497
Readings in Educational Psychology and Measurements
Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

EDPS498
Special TopicsCrosslisted with EDPS 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Seminar on current issues or topics in educational psychology. Topics vary.

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

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

EDPS499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE: