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									                                                 Worksheet for Psychology Majors 2004-2005
                                           A total of 70 credits are required to attain a degree in psychology
Note Prerequisites. Before declaring the major in psychology, the student must pass PSYC 100, General Psychology, or its equivalent and have an overall grade point
average of 2.0 or better. In addition, a single foreign language (two years at the high school level or one year at the college level) is required.
A Psychology Minor of 15 Credits is also available to students pursuing other majors. Psychology 309, Scientific Principles of Psychology, and 10 hours of upper
division course work are required.

Major Requirements (70 Credits)                                                       Cluster C: Students are required to take at least one of the following courses:
Required Courses: (18 Credits)         Quarter       Credit        Grade              (4-5 Credits)
PSYC 309, Scientific Principles of                                                    Required (4-5 Credits)               Quarter         Credit        Grade
Psychology (5 Credits)                                                                PSYC 317, Health Psychology
CSBS320/PSYC 310,                                                                     (5 Credits)
Psychological Statistics (5 Credits)                                                  PSYC 323, Drugs and Behavior
PSYC 313, Research Methods in                                                         (5 Credits)
Psychology (5 Credits)                                                                PSYC 331, Psychology of
                                                                                      Women (4 Credits)
Focused Experience Requirement (3 Credits total in any combination)                   PSYC 359, Human Sexuality
PSYC 395/495, Internship OR                                                           (5 Credits)
                                                                                      PSYC 432, Clinical Psychology
PSYC 398/498, Seminar OR                                                              of Adult Life & Aging (4 Credits)
                                                                                      PSYC 450, Trauma: Theory,
PSYC 399/499, Directed Study                                                          Assessment & Treatment
                                                                                      (4 Credits)
Total Required Courses Credits                                                        PSYC 425, Psychology and the
                                                                                      Legal System (5 Credits)
                                                                                      Total Cluster C Credits
In Addition to the above core requirements, psychology majors are required to
take a specified number of courses from three cluster/groups as follows:
                                                                                      Elective Psychology Credits: The Remainder of courses required to
Cluster A: Students are required to take at least four of the following               complete the 70 credit major may be chosen from any other psychology
courses: (20 Credits)                                                                 courses or from any of the above courses that are not used to meet the group
 Required (20 Credits)             Quarter      Credit       Grade                    requirements.
PSYC 301, Theories of Personality                                                     Required (12 Credits)               Quarter        Credit       Grade
(5 Credits)
PSYC 302, Abnormal Psychology
(5 Credits)
PSYC 303, Foundations of
Psychotherapy (5 Credits)
PSYC 315, Conditioning and
Learning (5 Credits)
PSYC 316, Human Memory and
Cognition (5 Credits)
PSYC 340, Emotion and
Emotional Intelligence (5 Credits)
PSYC 381, Social Psychology
(5 Credits)
PSYC 420, Biological Basis of
Behavior (5 Credits)
Total Cluster A Credits
                                                                                      Total   Elective       Psychology
                                                                                      Credits
Note: One CEDP Developmental Psychology Class may be used to count as
one of the Cluster A courses as approved by the Psychology Department
Chair. If a CEDP Developmental Psychology Class is used, the total credits            Credit Summation                                      Credits
in cluster A will be 19 instead of 20.                                                Required Courses: (18 Credits

Cluster B: Students are required to take at least two of the following courses:       Cluster A: (20 Credits)
(7-10 Credits)
Required (7-10 Credits)                Quarter         Credit       Grade             Cluster B: (7-10 Credits)
PSYC 431, Stress and Coping
(3 Credits)                                                                           Cluster C: (4-5 Credits)
PSYC 312, Computerized
Statistical Analysis (5 Credits)                                                      Elective Psychology Credits: (12 Credits)
PSYC 314, Principals of Clinical
Assessment (5 Credits)                                                                Psychology Credits: (65 Credits)
PSYC 318, Computerized Research
Techniques in Psychology                                                               Total Credits
(4 Credits)
PSYC 430, Human
Psychophysiology (5 Credits)                                                          Note: Capstone Class: PSYC 490, The Tradition of Psychology (6 Credits),
PSYC 440, Happiness and positive                                                      fulfills the University Capstone requirement and may also be used as an
Psychology (4 Credits)                                                                elective within the departments major. This IS NOT A REQUIRED
Total Cluster B Credits                                                               COURSE. However, it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED and should be
                                                                                      done the spring quarter of your junior year or fall quarter of your senior year if
                                                                                      you are planning to go on to a masters or Doctorate program.
                                                     Pre-requisities for Psychology Courses
Registration can be more easily accomplished if you are aware of which courses have pre-requisites.
Completion of the pre-requisites at the beginning of your program can increase success in your future courses.

The courses listed below require completion of the itemized pre-requisites:
Psyc 303, Foundations of Psychotherapy                                       Psyc 430, Human Psychophysiology
          Psyc 301, Theories of Personality                                            Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics
          Psyc 302, Abnormal Psychology                                                Psyc 420, Biological Basis of Behavior

Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology                                Psyc 432, Clinical Psychology of Adult Life Aging
           Successful completion of a 200-level English Course                         Psyc 100, General Psychology or Agst 310, Multidisciplinary
           Successful completion of Math 100, Basic Arithmetic for College             Studies in Aging
           Students, or Mathematics clearance by test
                                                                             Psyc 490, The Tradition of Psychology (Capstone)
Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics                                                     Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
          Successful completion of Math 104, Intermediate Algebra, or                  Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics
          Mathematics clearance by test                                                Psyc 313, Research Methods in Psychology
          Math 115, Mathematical Reasoning, Recommended

Psyc 312, Computerized Statistical Analysis
          CPLA 120, Computer Fundementals with Programing Concepts, or
          the equivalent
          Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics

Psyc 313, Research Methods in Psychology
          Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
          Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics

Psyc 314, Principals of Clinical Assessment
          Psyc 301, Theories of Personality
          Psyc 302, Abnormal Psychology
          Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics

Psyc 315, Conditioning and Learning
          Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology

Psyc 316, Human Memory and Cognition
          Junior level standing or permission of the instructor

Psyc 317 Behavioral Health Therapy
          Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology

Psyc 318, Research Techniques in Human Cognition
          CPLA 101, Computer Literacy II or the Equivalent
          Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
          Psyc 310, Psychological Statistics
          Psyc 316, Human Memory and Cognition

Psyc 323, Drugs and Behavior
          Psyc 100, General Psychology, recommended

Psyc 331, Psychology of Women
          English 201, Principles of Effective Thinking and Writing or the
          Equivalent

Psyc 358, Madness in Literature
          Psyc 302, Abnormal Psychology

Psyc 381, Social Psychology
           Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
           Psyc 313, Research Methods in Psychology

Psyc 415, Sensation and Perception
           Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
           Psyc 313, Research Methods in Psychology
           Psyc 420, Biological Basis of Behavior

Psyc 420, Biological Basis of Behavior
          Psyc 309, Scientific Principles of psychology
                                                                     Psychology Course Descriptions
PSYC 100 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits                                                PSYC 313 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits
FALL/WINTER/SPRING                                                                     WINTER/SPRING
[SATISFIES THE GECR FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES, LIST 2, ANTHROPOLOGY,                         Prerequisites: PSYC 309 and 310.
GEOGRAPHY, PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY.]                                                  An introduction to typical research methods used in psychology. Students
A general introduction to psychology as the scientific study of behavior and           complete several research projects reflecting these various methods.
thought; an overview of the areas of psychology and their development;
methods in psychology; biological, sensory, and developmental influences on            PSYC 314 PRINCIPLES OF CLINICAL ASSESSMENT - 5 credits
behavior; physiological and cognitive components of behavior; theories of              Prerequisites: PSYC 301, 302, 310.
learning; a survey of theories of normal and abnormal behavior; principles of          Course is to help test users evaluate, select, construct, and administer tests,
psychotherapy; personality theory and testing; and social influences.                  and to interpret results. The first part of the course covers the customary
                                                                                       statistics of tests that determine how good they are: validity, reliability,
PSYC 210 CAREER DEVELOPMENT - 2 credits                                                norms, item analysis, and selection ratios. The rest of the course presents an
FALL/WINTER/SPRING                                                                     overview and evaluation of major tests in each area of testing, including
A resource course designed to provide information and assistance with                  personality, intelligence, ability, and occupation interest.
academic and career decision-making. Standardized interest inventories are
used as part of the information gathering process. Open to students of any             PSYC 315 CONDITIONING AND LEARNING - 5 credits
academic level.                                                                        Prerequisite: PSYC 309.
                                                                                       Overview of classical and instrumental conditioning: terminology, procedures
PSYC 295 INTERNSHIP - 1-5 credits                                                      and current findings, contemporary topics such as biological constraints and
FALL/WINTER/SPRING                                                                     motivation as they influence learning.
Prerequisites: Prior permission of the department Internship Director and the
department chair, and the university Career Services Internship office.                PSYC 316 HUMAN MEMORY AND COGNITION - 5 credits
Individualized learning and career development through an off-campus                   FALL
internship. An internship agreement-learning contract form is required and             Prerequisite: Junior level standing or permission of the instructor.
can be picked up prior to registration, along with information about                   Examination of the principles and theories of human memory and selected
placements and procedures from the Career Services Internship office. Two              topics in cognitive psychology.
sections are available, one for psychology majors, one for non-psychology
majors.                                                                                PSYC 317 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits
                                                                                       Prerequisite: PSYC 309.
PSYC 298/398/498 SEMINAR - 1-6 credits                                                 An examination of the psychological influences on health including both
FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER                                                              wellness and illness; a focus on the etiology and correlates of health and
                                                                                       illness as well as the prevention and treatment of illness. Exploring the
PSYC 299/399/499 DIRECTED STUDIES - 1-6 credits                                        psychological dynamics at work in utilization of the health care system and
FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER                                                              patient-practitioner interactions. Specific coverage of the illness process in
Prerequisites: Prior permission of the instructor and the department chair.            pain, lung disease, stress, chronic illness, and AIDS.
PSYC 301 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY - 5 credits                                           PSYC 318 COMPUTERIZED RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOL-OGY
FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER
                                                                                       - 4 credits
An objective and comprehensive study of the major theories of personality.             Prerequisites: CPLA 101 or the equivalent, PSYC 309, 310, 316.
PSYC 302 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits                                               Introduces the use of computers in psychological research through software
FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER
                                                                                       that inexperienced users can program by filling out forms. Hands-on
Explores and evaluates research and theoretical concepts relating to deviant
                                                                                       experience on the system will be acquired during the first 2-3 weeks. Recent
and abnormal behavior.
                                                                                       experimental findings in a number of research areas will be introduced.
PSYC 303 FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY - 5 credits                                      Working individually or in small groups, students will select a problem for
Prerequisites: PSYC 301 and 302.                                                       study and develop a method of investigation using the software system.
Survey of theories of psychotherapy dealing with psychopathology. Particular
attention is given to effectiveness of theory construction. Evaluates the role of      PSYC 323 DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR - 5 credits
                                                                                       Prerequisite: PSYC 100 recommended.
intervening variables and logical consistency.
                                                                                       An introduction to the action, use, and abuse of psychotropic agents from
PSYC 309 SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits                               analgesics to hallucinogens. Special attention given to drug abuse. (Cross-
FALL/WINTER/SPRING                                                                     listed
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a 200-level English course and MATH            ADST 300)
100 or Mathematics clearance by test.
The study of the methodology and attitudes of psychology irrespective of any           PSYC 331 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN - 4 credits
special area. Considers techniques for evaluating information, discovering             [SATISFIES CULTURAL AND GENDER DIVERSITY UNIVERSITY GRADUATION
invalid interpretations, and uncovering alternative explanations. These are            REQUIREMENT.]
                                                                                       Prerequisite: ENGL 201 or equivalent.
illustrated by reading research articles and classroom discussion of the
                                                                                       The psychology of women in terms of their bodies, socialization, personality,
articles and of popular beliefs.
                                                                                       affiliation and achievement motivations, abnormal behavior patterns, therapy,
PSYC 310 PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS - 5 credits                                          and personal growth needs. (Cross-listed WMST 331)
FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER
Prerequisites: Successful completion of MATH 104 or Mathematics clearance by           PSYC 338 DISCOVERING WOMEN IN SCIENCE - 1 credit
test required; MATH 115 recommended.                                                   The course uses several scientific themes to rediscover from the past, and
This class introduces techniques for organizing distributions, summarizing             find in contemporary research, the women who have made significant
their key properties, describing the relative standing of individual scores, and       contributions to science. (Cross-listed BIOL 338, CHEM 338, GEOL 338,
measuring relations between pairs of variables. In the second half of the              HIST
course, hypothesis testing is examined using a variety of common parametric            338, PHYS 338, WMST 338)
and nonparametric procedures.
                                                                                       PSYC 340 EMOTION AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - 5 credits
PSYC 312 COMPUTERIZED STATISTICAL ANALYSIS - 4 credits                                 Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or equivalent.
SPRING                                                                                 This course explores the psychology of emotion and how emotion impacts
Prerequisites: CPLA 120 or the equivalent, PSYC 310.                                   behavior and experience. This class investigates what emotion is, how it can
An introduction to the use of the computer package SPSS in the statistical             be measured, basic theories of emotion, and what factors contribute to the
analysis of data. Topics include describing the distribution of a single               different emotional states. Issues related to emotional intelligence will also
variable, graphing variables, organizing multivariate data, and testing                be explored, with particular emphasis on emotion identification,
hypotheses with t-tests, the analysis of variance, regression, and selected            understanding, and regulation.
nonparametric tests. Factor analysis and discriminant function analysis are
also introduced.
PSYC 359 HUMAN SEXUALITY - 5 credits                                            PSYC 484 INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATION PSYCHOLOGY -5
Psychological, biological, and cultural perspectives of human sexual            credits
behavior. The basis for successful functioning; frequency and significance of   This course examines organizations - what they are and how they work - from
various types of sexual behavior; anatomy and physiology of reproduction;       a psychological perspective. It deals with the psychological problems an
sexual inadequacy and deviations.                                               organization must deal with if it is to survive: the succession of leaders,
                                                                                creating motivation for members to remain in the organization and to
PSYC 381 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - 5 credits                                          perform their roles, maintaining control, managing conflict, and adapting to
Prerequisites: PSYC 309, 313 are recommended prior to enrollment.               the changing conditions of the external world.
Individual behavior as socially determined: interpersonal attraction,
aggressiveness, attitude formation, group dynamics, conformity, and             PSYC 485 MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY - 4 credits
leadership.                                                                     This course deals with the human problems that occur within the leadership
                                                                                ranks of organizations. The aim is to help managers understand the effects of
PSYC 395 INTERNSHIP - 1-5 credits                                               psychological variables, e.g., personality, motivation, and learning upon
FALL/WINTER/SPRING                                                              individual role performance and upon productivity of groups and systems.
Prerequisites: Prior permission of the department Internship Director and the
department chair, and the university Career Services Internship office.
                                                                                PSYC 490 SENIOR CAPSTONE: THE TRADITION OF PSYCHOLOGY -6
Individualized learning and career development through an off-campus            credits
internship. An internship agreement-learning contract form is required and      WINTER/SPRING
can be picked up prior to registration, along with information about            [SATISFIES SENIOR CAPSTONE UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.]
placements and procedures from the Career Services Internship office. Two       Prerequisites: PSYC 309, 310 and 313; PSYC 313 can be taken concurrently.
sections are available, one for psychology majors, one for non-psychology       This course fulfills the University capstone requirement and may also be used
majors.                                                                         as an elective within the department’s major. The course consists of three
                                                                                components: (a) the history of psychology, (b) a collaborative project, and
PSYC 403 WOMEN AND MEN IN PSYCHOLOGY - 1 credit                                 (c) portfolio preparation.
SUMMER
A one day workshop designed to facilitate and provide frameworks for            PSYC 495 INTERNSHIP - 1-15 credits
gender-balancing psychology curricula (materials appropriate for secondary      FALL/WINTER/SPRING
education and college level instruction). (Cross-listed WMST 403)               Prerequisites: Prior permission of the department Internship Director and the
                                                                                department chair.
PSYC 415 SENSATION AND PERCEPTION - 5 credits                                   Individualized learning and career development through an off-campus
Prerequisites: PSYC 309, 313, 420.                                              internship. An internship agreement-learning contract form is required and
Phenomena of perception: hearing, vision, body perception, illusions,           can be picked up prior to registration, along with information about
sensory deprivation, sleep, hypnosis, altered perceptual states. Theoretical    placements and procedures from the Career Services Internship Office. Two
and interpretations and perceptual organization.                                sections are available, one for psychology majors and one for non-psychology
                                                                                majors.
PSYC 420 BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR - 5 credits
Prerequisite: PSYC 309.                                                         PSYC 496 EXPERIMENTAL COURSE 1-5 credits
Organic foundations of behavior.
                                                                                PSYC 497 WORKSHOPS, SHORT COURSES, CONFERENCES -1-
PSYC 430 HUMAN PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY - 5 credits                                     5 credits
Prerequisites: PSYC 310, 420 recommended.                                       FALL/WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER
An overview of the following topics: automatic nervous system, biofeedback,
clinical applications, emotion, instrumentation, measurement, pain,
psychosomatic processes, sleep, social aspects of physiological processes
and stress. Laboratory includes: biofeedback, blood flow, ECG, EDR, EEG,
EMG, and respiration. Course is especially suited for students of the health
sciences.

PSYC 431 STRESS AND COPING - 3 credits
Examines the psychological, physiological, and health consequences resulting
from selected psychological and environmental stressors. Psychological
stressors include personality type, social disorganization, competition, and
conflict. Environmental stressors include cold, heat, hypo- and hyperbaric
pressures, and exercise. Examines coping responses such as biofeedback,
progressive relaxation, autogenic training, and physiological adaptation.

PSYC 432 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ADULT LIFE AND AGING -4
credits
Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or AGST 310.
Psychological meanings of aging in terms of personal experience with
growing older, relations with older family members, and potential
professional roles. Focus is on sensory, cognitive and personality changes,
psychopathology, and coping with death.

PSYC 450 TRAUMA: THEORY, ASSESSMENT, AND TREATMENT -4
credits
Prerequisite: Recommend PSYC 302.
This class explores traumatic experience in terms of substance, impact, and
reactions, including the assessment and treatment of trauma-related
psychopathology.

PSYC 483 GROUP DYNAMICS - 5 credits
Introduces the principles formed through scientific study of small-group
dynamics, and considers the issues and problems arising in the study of
groups. (Cross-listed CEDP 483)

								
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