Psychology (PSYC)

Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 1000  Introductory Psych  (3)  

Fundamentals of contemporary psychology, including topics such as scientific methodology, heredity and behavior, principles of learning, physiological substrates of behavior, perception, social interaction, and mental health.

PSYC 1001  Psychology Beyond Classroom  (0)  

The goal of this S/U course is to encourage students to learn more about how the scientific field of psychology operates in the real world by experiencing various aspects of the psychological research process.  Corequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Corequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

PSYC 1100  Exploring Psychology & Lab  (3)  

Introduction to Psychology for high school students enrolled in the TSSP summer program.

PSYC 1660  Special Topics  (1-3)  

Special topics. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 1665  Special Topics Lab  (1-3)  

Special Topics Lab. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 1940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 1000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 1945  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 1000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 2890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 2940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 2000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3010  Intro To Personality  (3)  

An introductory survey of theories and measurement in personality. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3090  Univariate I & Lab  (4)  

Lectures and laboratory in design of experiments, psychological measurement, and deriving conclusions from experimental data. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3091  Univariate I Lab  (0)  

Lab section for PSYC 3090

Corequisite(s): PSYC 3090.

PSYC 3130  Experimental Psychology & Lab  (4)  

Lectures and laboratory in design of experiments, quasi-experimental designs, control of variables, scientific communication, and application of statistical procedures. Course may be repeated 2 times for credit. Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3090 or 6090) or (PSYC 2090).

Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3090 or 6090) or (PSYC 2090).

Course Limit: 2

PSYC 3131  Experimental Psychology Lab  (0)  

Lab section for PSYC 3103. Corequisite(s): PSYC 3130.

Corequisite(s): PSYC 3130.

PSYC 3180  Psych Testing & Measure  (3)  

PSYC 3180 provides an overview of the process of test development and analysis. The primary objective is to provide students with a solid foundation in the area of psychological measurement. After completion of this course, students should: (1) have an understanding of what psychological tests are and the criteria used to evaluate them, and (2) have an appreciation of the various types of tests available for commercial use. Course may be repeated 2 times for credit. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

Course Limit: 2

PSYC 3185  Psych Testing & Measure Lab  (1)  

PSYC 3185 is a 1-credit lab course that must be taken simultaneously with PSYC 3180, a 3-credit lecture course. The goal of PSYC 3185 is to provide students with an opportunity to work “hands-on” with the development, administration, and analysis of a psychological test. The lab is designed to maximize the learning experience by allowing students to apply the concepts discussed in the lecture portion of the course (PSYC 3180). In order to achieve this goal, students will write and critique test items, enter test data, analyze test data, and write up the results of their statistical analyses. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090 and 3130.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090 and 3130.

PSYC 3200  Educational Psychology  (3)  

Examines psychological principles applied to educational practices with special emphasis on development, learning theories, and contexts of learning. Its purpose is to help adults working with children to understand better the relationship between applied educational practices and psychological principles and research. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3210  Child Psychology  (3)  

A survey of the concepts, principles, and major findings of research on human development. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3220  Research Methods in Child Psyc  (4)  

The course will include the basic elements of research design, the methodologies particular to child psychology, and writing research reports in the style of the American Psychological Association. This course will fulfill the laboratory requirement for PSYC or PYEC majors. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090 and (PSYC 3210 or 3250).

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090 and (PSYC 3210 or 3250).

PSYC 3230  Nursery School Observ  (3)  

For students in the coordinate psychology and early childhood education major. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

PSYC 3250  Psychology of Early Childhood  (3)  

An investigation of educational programs for young children and/or parents of young children based on cognitive developmental theory, learning theory, and others. Curriculum development and the evaluation of program effectiveness are discussed. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

PSYC 3260  Infancy  (3)  

The cognitive, perceptual, and social development of the human infant are reviewed. Research findings and methods are emphasized. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3210.

PSYC 3300  Brain and Behavior  (3)  

Lectures cover the function and structure of the nervous system and the role of brain activity in the regulation of behavior. This course provides psychology majors with a first exposure to the biological bases of behavior and is not recommended for students who have taken other courses in this area of study. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3310  Intro to African American Psyc  (3)  

A study of a wide range of topics relating to psychology generally, and African Americans specifically. Topics include personality, education, psychological assessment, racism, psychology in communities, and research. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3330  Abnormal Psychology  (3)  

An introduction to the psychological aspects of the behavior disorders. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3340  Developmental Psychopathology  (3)  

This course is intended to provide a basic familiarity with the major forms of psychopathology and behavioral disorders. This familiarity includes knowledge of the etiology, developmental course, and prognosis of major psychological disorders affecting children and adolescents. Students will increase their knowledge on the application of information gained from the study of psychological disorders to the diagnosis, treatment and study of disorders and psychological problems found in children and adolescents.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3390  Adolescent Psychology  (3)  

A study of development through the adolescent years. Emphasis is on cognitive, social, physical, moral, sexual, and political development. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3430  Intro To Social Psych  (3)  

The individual in a social context: the nature and measurement of attitudes, social perception, interpersonal and intergroup relations. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3450  Positive Psychology  (3)  

This upper-level seminar in which the content and application of positive psychology will be discussed, including the topics of well-being, happiness, health, and strengths. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3430.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3430.

PSYC 3460  The Self in Social Psychology  (3)  

This is an upper level honors seminar in which we will explore the large body of theory and research focused on understanding the nature and function of the self from a social psychological perspective, including topics such as self-awareness, self-esteem, and neural correlates of self-related processes.

PSYC 3470  Psychology of Diversity  (3)  

Navigating diversity has become increasingly important as our social world becomes more integrated with people from many varied backgrounds. Psychologists have become increasingly interested in studying diversity from a scientific perspective in order to gain a fuller understanding of these complex phenomena as well as to identify ways to increase social justice. This course will provide students with an increased understanding of theory and research related to the psychology of diversity. The course will emphasize an empirical approach to diversity. The heart of this course will cover basic psychological processes related to prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, and stigma. We will examine diversity that results from differences in race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, social class, sexual orientation, weight, religion, political ideology, and more. The course will make use of different learning formats and emphasize both more formal and experiential learning. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3430.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3430.

PSYC 3478  Psychology and Diversity  (3)  

Navigating diversity is increasingly important as our social world becomes more integrated with people from many varied backgrounds. Psychologists have become increasingly interested in studying diversity from a scientific perspective in order to gain a fuller understanding of these complex phenomena as well as to identify ways to increase social justice. This course will provide students with an increased understanding of theory and research related to the psychology of diversity, and emphasize an empirical approach to diversity. The heart of this course will cover basic psychological processes related to prejudice, stereotyping, stigma, and discrimination. We will examine diversity that results from differences in race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, social class, sexual orientation, weight, religion, & political ideology. The course will make use of different learning formats and emphasize both more formal and experiential learning. Cannot also receive credit for PSYC 3470. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3660  Special Topics  (1-3)  

Special Topics. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3665  Special Topics Lab  (1-3)  

Special Topics lab. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3680  Comp Animal Behavior  (3)  

A lecture course to introduce the types of questions asked by animal behaviorists, theoretical disciplines posing those questions, and recent research in behavior as related to the environment, social behavior, and reproduction. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3700  Evolution & Psychology  (3)  

Lecture course exploring human behavior and cognition from an evolutionary perspective. Topics include evolutionary mechanisms, history of evolution in psychology, and the adaptive nature of sensory processes, language, social behaviors, reproduction and psychopathology. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 3710  Psychology Applied to Work  (3)  

This course will introduce students to psychology as it is applied in the workplace. Specifically, a wide range of Industrial/Organizational (1-0) Psychology topics will be covered, including: employee selection, training, performance appraisal, work motivation, leadership, team dynamics, stress and well-being at work, and organizational theories. How the workplace has changed over time and the implications technology has had on organizations and our workforce will be reviewed. What is learned in this course can be applied to working in any industry across a variety of organizations. Students will gain an understanding of how psychological principles are applied in the workplace at the individual, group, and organizational level.

PSYC 3770  Sensation & Perception  (3)  

Sensation and Perception provides an appreciation for the different senses and the psychological phenomena associated with each sense. Discussions include the major theories, experimental methods, and findings associated with each of the sensory systems. Emphasis is placed on understanding sensory functions from an evolutionary perspective. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

PSYC 3775  Sensation & Percept Lab  (1)  

Sensation and Perception lab is a course that provides the student with hands on activities in order to gain a deeper understanding for the different senses and the methods used to study psychological phenomena associated with each sense. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300. Corequisite(s): PSYC 3770.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Corequisite(s): PSYC 3770.

PSYC 3800  Special Topics  (3)  

Various topics in psychology based on faculty and student interest. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 3000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 3946  Transfer Biological PSYC  (3-4)  

Transfer or study abroad course that meets the PSYC major/minor biological psychology subgroup

PSYC 3947  Transfer Developmental PSYC  (3-4)  

Transfer or study abroad course that meets the PSYC major/minor developmental psychology subgroup

PSYC 3948  Transfer CulPerSoc PYSC  (3-4)  

Transfer or study abroad course that meets the PSYC major/minor cultural, personality, and social psychology subgroup

PSYC 3949  Transfer Clinical Apps & Asses  (3-4)  

Transfer or study abroad course that meets the PSYC major/minor clinical applications and assessment subgroup

PSYC 4060  Behavioral Endocrinology  (3)  

An introduction to the roles of steroid and peptide hormones in physiology and behavior. Lectures focus on the hormonal mechanisms that control reproductive and regulatory functions in human and infrahuman species.  Prerequisite(s): NSCI 3300, 3670, PSYC 3300 or 3670.

Prerequisite(s): NSCI 3300, 3670, PSYC 3300 or 3670.

PSYC 4065  Behavioral Endocrinology Lab  (1)  

Laboratories provide demonstration and hands-on experience in research methods used in contemporary behavioral endocrinology including hormonal manipulation, behavioral measurement, data analysis, and manuscript preparation.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and 3090 and (PSYC 4060* or NSCI 4060*). * May be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and 3090 and (PSYC 4060* or NSCI 4060*).
* May be taken concurrently.

PSYC 4090  Univariate II  (3)  

Whereas the emphasis of the prerequisite course, Univariate I, was the pairing of statistical concepts with by-hand computations, Univariate II covers more practical approaches. Specifically the course includes detailed instruction on the use of statistical software packages (IBM SPSS and R). The course covers generation of descriptive statistics as well as running a variety of analyses, including those previously done by hand in Univariate I. The course also includes instruction in additional analysis methods, including assessment of normality, multiple regression, interaction between continuous predictors in regression, and the use of coded predictors to represent categorical variables in regression. For all analyses, the course covers interpretation of software output and students are guided in preparing written communication of results. The PSYC6090 requirement for the 4+1 MS in PSYC or PSBH is waived for· students who successfully complete the 3090-4090 sequence. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3090.

PSYC 4180  History & Systems  (3)  

A survey of the roots of contemporary psychology. Students then identify an interest area, trace its historical roots, and present their work in class.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1000 or 1100.

PSYC 4330  Neurobiol Learn & Memory  (3)  

An introduction to the study of the neural mechanisms involved in learning and memory. The course will involve detailed study of the memory systems of the brain as well as historical trends, theoretical perspectives and empirical findings that are associated with the neurobiology of learning and memory.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

PSYC 4510  Biological Psychology  (3)  

Survey of biological psychology with an emphasis on neuroanatomy and research methods used to study mechanisms of learning and memory, mental disorders, emotion, stress, and other psychological phenomena.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

PSYC 4513  Music and Brain  (3)  

An introduction to current research linking music education to brain development and function. Fulfills writing intensive and service-learning requirements. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

PSYC 4515  Biological Psyc Lab  (1)  

A laboratory course providing training in behavioral and neurobiological methods, experimental design, data collection and analysis and preparation of research reports.  Fulfills the writing intensive requirement.  Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and 3090 and (PSYC 4510* or NSCI 4510*). * May be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and 3090 and (PSYC 4510* or NSCI 4510*).
* May be taken concurrently.

PSYC 4530  Psychopharmacology  (3)  

An introduction to the effects of psychoactive agents on the nervous system. Lectures emphasize the mechanisms by which drugs regulate neurotransmitter systems to alter psychological and physical states. Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300).

Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300).

PSYC 4535  Psychopharmacology Lab  (1)  

Lab section for PSYC 4530. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and (PSYC 4530* or NSCI 4530*). * May be taken concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 and (PSYC 4530* or NSCI 4530*).
* May be taken concurrently.

PSYC 4560  Internship Psychology  (3)  

Students will complete 70 hours of service in a community setting in which they will use the knowledge of psychology to complete a project or paper of benefit to the community site. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4570  Internship Psychology  (3)  

Students will complete 70 hours of service in a community setting in which they will use the knowledge of psychology to complete a project or paper of benefit to the community site. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4580  Internship  (1-3)  

An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Registration is completed in the academic department sponsoring the internship. Course may be repeated up to 3 credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 3

PSYC 4590  Internship  (1-3)  

An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Registration is completed in the academic department sponsoring the internship. Course may be repeated up to 3 credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 3

PSYC 4610  Blck Youth Develop Psyc  (3,4)  

A study of major research findings with African-American children and adolescents. The course includes a participant-observer experience in the applied setting (e.g., school, group home). Intensive writing required. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3200, 3210 or 3390.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3200, 3210 or 3390.

PSYC 4650  Cognitive Development  (3)  

In addition to describing developmental and individual differences in cognition, scientists who study children's thinking are concerned with the mechanisms that underlie cognition and its development. How do biological factor interact with experiences in the physical and social world to yield a particular pattern of development? Do children develop all their intellectual skills uniformly, or do some skills develop at a faster rate than others? Is development relatively continuous and gradual over a childhood, or are there major disruptions on its course? We will examine classic and contemporary accounts of cognitive development, and consider them from both a theoretical and an empirical standpoint.

PSYC 4660  Special Topics  (1-3)  

Special Topics. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4670  Clinical Neuropsych Assessment  (3)  

The primary purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the study of clinical neuropsychology. The course will begin by presenting an overview of brain structures and functions. It then will cover conditions that are due to some malfunction in the central or peripheral nervous system. Specifically, this course will (1) survey current neuropsychological knowledge as it pertains to normal function and to both neuropathological and psychopathological conditions (2) present a developmental perspective about neuropsychological factors in pathological conditions and (3) familiarize students with primary research literature in an area of personal interest. Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3300, 3670, NSCI 3300 or 3670) and (PSYC 3330).

Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 3300, 3670, NSCI 3300 or 3670) and (PSYC 3330).

PSYC 4810  Independent Project Lab  (4)  

For individual research project done with a department faculty member. Generally includes hypothesis generation, design, consideration of ethical issues, data gathering, inferential analysis and the writing of work in acceptable scientific (APA) format. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4850  Writing in Psychology  (2)  

Writing in Psychology is a practicum course geared toward students planning on masters or graduate study. Written products will include statement of intent, conference abstracts, research summaries, and proposal introduction. Students will obtain experience and feedback on writing for empirically-supported arguments for a scholarly audience, manuscript organization and idea transition, and technical writing. The course is graded S/U. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 or 3130.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3130 or 3130.

PSYC 4890  Service LearninG  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4900  Psychology Research  (1-3)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4910  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Laboratory or library research under direction of a faculty member. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4920  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4930  Advanced Psychology Research  (1-3)  

By arrangement with department.

PSYC 4940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer coursework at the 4000 level. Departmental approval required.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 4950  Race& Inclusion Research in US  (3)  

PSYC 4960  Special Projects  (1-3)  

Individual studies in a selected field. Open to qualified juniors and seniors with approval of instructor and advisor.

PSYC 4990  Honors Thesis  (3)  

Honors thesis research, first semester. Register in department.

PSYC 5000  Honors Thesis  (4)  

Honors thesis research, second semester. Register in department. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 4990.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 4990.

PSYC 5380  Study Abroad  (1-20)  

Courses taught abroad by non-Tulane faculty. Does not count toward Tulane GPA. Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 5390  Study Abroad  (1-20)  

Courses taught abroad by non-Tulane faculty. Does not count toward Tulane GPA. Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 6060  Behavioral Endocrinology  (3)  

An introduction to the roles of steroid and peptide hormones in physiology and behavior. Lectures focus on the hormonal mechanisms that control reproductive and regulatory functions in human and infrahuman species. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300 or NSCI 3300.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 3300, 3300, NSCI 3300 or 3300.

PSYC 6065  Behavioral Endocrinology Lab  (1)  

Laboratories provide demonstration and hands-on experience in research methods used in contemporary behavioral endocrinology including hormonal manipulation, behavioral measurement, data analysis, and manuscript preparation. Corequisite(s): PSYC 6060.

Corequisite(s): PSYC 6060.

PSYC 6090  Univariate I  (3)  

An introductory course covering a variety of statistical procedures commonly used in Psychology research. Course topics include descriptive statistics and significance testing as well as detailed instruction on various statistical tests. Students learn to conduct each type of analysis both by hand and using statistical analysis software (SPSS).

PSYC 6100  Rsch Methods Behav Hlth  (3)  

This course covers a wide array of issues related to the conduct of clinical research. Topics include Ethical Issues, choosing a research question, defining a study population, study design, randomization methods, and other relevant topics. In addition, the course includes instruction on statistical analyses that are relevant in clinical research, such as analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) and survival analysis.

PSYC 6110  Psyc Appl Univar Stat II  (3)  

An intermediate-level course in statistics designed to meet the needs of beginning graduate students and those undergraduate students who plan to undertake graduate work in psychology. Emphasis is placed upon design of experiments and interpretation of research results.

PSYC 6130  Psyc Appl Multivar Stats  (3)  

Design and analysis of experiments in the behavioral sciences involving multiple predictor and criterion variables. Extensive use is made of Tulane computer facilities but no programming knowledge is required.

PSYC 6150  Research Methods in Psychology  (3)  

Individual research supervised by faculty.

PSYC 6180  History & Systems  (3)  

A survey of the roots of contemporary psychology. Students then identify an interest area, trace its historical roots, and present their work in class.

PSYC 6330  Neurobiol Learn & Memory  (3)  

An introduction to the study of the neural mechanisms involved in learning and memory. The course will involve detailed study of the memory systems of the brain as well as historical trends, theoretical perspectives and empirical findings that are associated with the neurobiology of learning and memory.

PSYC 6530  Psychopharmacology  (3)  

An introduction to the effects of psychoactive agents on the nervous system. Lectures emphasize the mechanisms by which drugs regulate neurotransmitter systems to alter psychological and physical states.(Same as NSCI 6530)

PSYC 6590  Stress & Trauma  (3)  

This course provides an overview of the psychobiological bases of stress and trauma reactions and related psychological disorders.

PSYC 6610  Adv Studies In Psych  (1-3)  

By arrangement with department. Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 6611  Adv Studies In Psych  (1-3)  

By arrangement with department.

PSYC 6620  Advanced Studies  (1-3)  

By arrangement with department. Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 6700  Health Psychology I  (3)  

This is the first course of the two semester Health Psychology series for the Behavioral Health 4+1 terminal Master of Science Program in Psychology. The primary purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the study of health psychology. The course will examine how biological, psychological, and social factors interact with and affect: (1) the efforts people make in promoting good health and preventing illness; (2) the treatment people receive for medical problems; (3) how effectively people cope with and reduce stress and pain; and (4) the recovery, rehabilitation, and psychosocial adjustment of patients with serious health problems. Courses may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

PSYC 6710  Health Psychology II  (3)  

This seminar is the second course of the two semester Health Psychology series for the Behavioral Health 4+1 terminal Master of Science Program in Psychology. The primary purpose of this course is to delve more deeply into contemporary topics in health psychology with direct relevance to the priorities outlined in recent healthcare reforms under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). By the end of the course, students are expected to develop knowledge and skills relevant to a broad range of topics in health psychology directly relevant to future careers in research, clinical practice, or policy. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 6700.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 6700 or 6700.

PSYC 6940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer coursework at the 6000 level. Departmental approval required.


Maximum Hours: 99