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General Psychology Track: For students who want a general psychology major, this track is often creatively combined with another major or minor to fit their particular interests (e.g., business, pre-law)

Graduate School Track: For students interested in pursuing graduate school in psychology or a related academic discipline

Health Science Track: For students combining a psychology major with pre-med, pre-PT, or other health-oriented program

Human Services Track: For students preparing for human services occupations immediately after graduation, or practice-oriented graduate programs (e.g., counseling, mental health)

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: PSYC 111: Introduction to Psychology An introduction to the principle theories and methods used by psychology to explain human personality, behavior and adjustment. 3 credits, Fall, Spring PSYC 211: Psychological Statistics An introduction to frequency distributions, sampling distributions, t-tests, analysis of variance, correlation, linear regression, and non-parametric statistics. 3 credits, Fall, Spring PSYC 212: Psychological Statistics Lab Application of and practice using the theoretical concepts in statistics introduced in PSYC 211. This lab should be taken in the same semester or the following semester as PSYC 211. It is required for psychology majors, optional for non- majors. 1 credit, Fall PSYC 214: Careers in Psychology An overview of the field of psychology, designed to orient students to the psychology major and how best to tailor it to meet their interests and professional goals. Topics to be covered include ethics, professional writing, applying to graduate school, career opportunities at the bachelor’s level, applying the psychology major to other fields, and professional involvement in psychology. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Spring PSYC 222: Psychology of Human Development An investigation of the theories and research findings related to the understanding of complex behavior as it evolves throughout the lifespan. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Fall, Spring PSYC 225: Social Psychology An examination of the relationship between social settings and cognitive, affective, and behavioral processes. Includes the study of group dynamics. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Spring PSYC 232: Psychopathology A general introduction to various models of psychopathology with emphasis on the study of anxiety disorders, depression, psychotic disorders, and personality disorders. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Fall, Spring PSYC 234: Health Psychology A consideration of the roles played by psychological factors in the maintenance of health and the development of illness. Emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship which includes the patient, the patient's family and the health provider. Includes both a review of relevant clinical and research findings and practical concepts/skill development. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Fall

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

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