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PSY 1302   Introduction To Psychology   PSY 1302 (PSYC 2301) Introduction to Psychology (3-0). Introduction to psychology as a scientific discipline. Required of all students who will major or minor in psychology. Recommended for students in other areas of behavioral science.  
PSY 2304   Intro to Social Psychology    
PSY 2307   Intro Statistics for Behav Sci    
PSY 2310   Developmental Psychology    
PSY 2314   Multicultural Psychology   Culture is examined as an environmental variable that contributes to growth and development, attitudes, sociability, emotional expression, parenting, psychological disorders, careers, individualism and collectivism. Prerequisite: PSY 1302  
PSY 2315   Professional Issues in Psychl   PSY 2315 Special Topics (3-0). Special course in Psychology on topics not included in the regular curriculum e.g. professional development and ethics health psychology gender and sexuality cross cultural psychology psychology for the criminal mind. Prerequisite: PSY 1302 or consent of the instructor  
PSY 2315   Professional Issues in Psychol   Special course in Psychology not included in the regular lower division psychology curriculum, eg. Psychology of the Movies, Psychology of the Criminal Mind, etc. Prerequisite: PSY 1302 or consent of instructor  
PSY 3302   Personality Psychology   PSY 3302 Personality Psychology (3-0). An introduction to personality theory, important personality theorists, and the significant factors in the development of personality across the life span. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 3302   Theories of Personality Psy    
PSY 3304   Abnormal Behavior    
PSY 3304   Abnormal Psychology   PSY 3304 Abnormal Psychology (3-0). An investigation of behavioral disorders and the biological and social factors which may affect them. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 3305   Introductory Statistics   PSY 3305 Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3-0). Descriptive statistics and inferential statistics through two-way analysis of variance. Includes both parametric and non-parametric statistics. Required of psychology majors.  
PSY 3308   Experimental Psychology    
PSY 3311   Health Psychology   PSY 3311 Health Psychology (3-0). This course is concerned with how psychology is related to health and illness. Issues addressed include seeking appropriate health care and adhering to medical advice, the effects of stress and how to manage stress, health habits such as proper nutrition and exercise, health problems such as obesity and substance abuse, and psychological responses to illness. Recommended for students in allied health fields. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 3313   Social Attitudes    
PSY 3314   Multicultural Psychology   PSY 3314 Multicultural Psychology (3-0). Culture is examined as an environmental variable that contributes to growth and development, attitudes, sociability, emotional expression, parenting, psychological disorders, careers, individualism and collectivism.  
PSY 3315   Developmental Psychology   PSY 3315 Developmental Psychology (3-0). The study of the developing human from birth to death, including physical, cognitive, emotional, and moral development. Recommended for students interested in allied health, nursing, and medical fields. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 3316   Professional Issues in Psych   PSY 3316 Professional Issues in Psychology (3-0). This course introduces students to the breadth of topics relevant to being a psychology major exploring personal fit in major fields, professions, and professional organizations in psychology. Students are encouraged to develop active roles in their education, self-management skills, and marketability to build success towards post-graduation. Students are also expected to learn the process of topic development and communication, including writing annotated bibliographies in the style of APA, and giving oral presentations. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4309   McNair Psych Research   PSY 4309 Upper Division Readings and Research (3-0). Selected readings or research projects to be offered as individual study to meet student needs. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies with the approval of the major advisor. Successful course completion earns 3 upper division semester credit hours. Prerequisite: PSY 1302 or consent of instructor  
PSY 4309   Readings and Research   PSY 4309 Upper Division Readings and Research (3-0). Selected readings or research projects to be offered as individual study to meet student needs. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies with the approval of the major advisor. Successful course completion earns 3 upper division semester credit hours. Prerequisite: PSY 1302 or consent of instructor  
PSY 4310   Authentic Happiness    
PSY 4310   Emotions    
PSY 4310   Encountering the Person    
PSY 4310   Environmental Psychology    
PSY 4310   Health Psychology    
PSY 4310   Psyc of Religion and Spiritual    
PSY 4310   Psych. of Religion & Spiritlty   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   Psych. of the Criminal Mind    
PSY 4310   Psycholgy of the Criminal Mind    
PSY 4310   Psychology of Movies    
PSY 4310   Sports Psychology    
PSY 4310   ST: Community Exp in Psych   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   ST: Health Psychology   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   ST: Humanistic Psychology   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   ST: Person Centered-Psychology   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   ST: Sports Psychology   PSY 4310 Special Topics (3-0). QEP MAPPED COURSE Selected topics in psychology which are of particular interests to students of psychology. The course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4310   Trauma And Resiliency    
PSY 4316   Emotion and Motivation   PSY 4316 Emotion and Motivation (3-0). This course provides an overview of theory, research and biographies on motivation and emotion focusing on the function and philosophy of emotion, and how emotional states contribute to the expression of motivated goal-directed behaviors, and vice versa. These processes are examined from a variety of psychological perspectives (e.g., biological, cognitive, developmental, social, phenomenological, aesthetic, spiritual) providing tools for understanding and regulating motivation and emotion, both intra- and interpersonally. Prerequisite: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.  
PSY 4325   Cognitive Psychology   PSY 4325 Cognitive Psychology (3-0) Introduces the study of human cognitive processes and covers perception, attention, memory, language, problem solving, reasoning, and decision-making. Focuses on basic research and theory in cognitive psychology but also considers their implications for everyday applications such as effective learning and retention, multitasking, and eyewitness testimony.  
PSY 4330   Research in Psychology   PSY 4330 Research in Psychology (3-0). This course introduces students to research methods and design in psychology. Students will learn how to design, execute, and report original research. Recommended for students in other areas of behavioral science. Prerequisites: Psychology 1302 or the equivalent, and PSY/PSCH 3305; or consent of instructor.