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relevant clinical and research findings and practical concepts/skill development. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Fall PSYC 265: Cross-Cultural Psychology An examination of the role that cultural differences play in social interaction. Factors such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and language are considered as they impact behavior between individuals and between groups. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Fall PSYC 275: Psychology of Women This course concerns psychological approaches to studying women. It examines relevant theory and research. Topics include identity and self-concept, relationships and power, sexuality, parenting, work, mental health and women of color. Prerequisite: PSYC 111, Junior or senior standing. 3 credits, Fall PSYC 292: Industrial/Organizational Psychology An introduction to the application of psychological principles to the work environment. Topics include such areas as employee selection, placement, training, employee morale and motivation, supervisory styles, leadership, and general organizational behavior. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits, Spring, Even numbered years PSYC 300: Psychology of Creativity This course was originally designed to integrate the practice of creative production with psychological theory and research dealing with creative behavior. Presently, these facets will be preserved but the emphasis will shift somewhat to theories and research. Creative production, however, will still be required. Throughout the semester, the student will complete various creative exercises and will read essays on the creative process. The exercises will provide an opportunity to develop creative skills in artistic, musical or literary expression, in theatrical production or in scientific and technical problem solving. Readings in psychoanalytic, behavioral, humanistic, and psychophysiological theories of creativity will provide students with the basis for exploring creativity in themselves and in others. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits PSYC 303: Research Methods w/Lab An introduction to basic procedures in psychological research. The components of an experimental study including literature review, hypothesis formation, experimental design, ethics, statistical analysis, interpretation, and communication of research findings are covered. Concepts are illustrated by conducting small group experiments in the lab portion of the course. Prerequisites: PSYC 211 4 credits, Fall PSYC 304: Advanced Research Methods A continuation of PSYC 303, this course involves advanced concepts in psychological research, as well as the design and implementation of individual research based on the formation of an original hypothesis. All research is done under the guidance and supervision of the instructor. Prerequisites: PSYC 211, PSYC 303 3 credits, Spring PSYC 305: Learning and Cognition A general introduction to the major theories of learning and cognition. A chronological overview of the gradual change from predominately behavioral models to predominately cognitive models of learning is examined. Prerequisite: PSYC 111, PSYC 211 or equivalent course. 3 credits, Fall PSYC 306: Psychology of Communication An introduction to psycholinguistic theory with emphasis on the pragmatics of human communication. Prerequisite: PSYC 111 3 credits

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
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