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Psychology

These courses are listed for information purposes only.
Please do not take classes without speaking with your advisor.


PSY 3213 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. Behavioral patterns and causes of deviant behavior from childhood through later maturity. Etiology and symptomatology are emphasized.


PSY 3343 Psychology of Learning
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. Survey of a variety of learning situations. Consideration of the variables and conditions which influence the learning process.


PSY 3353 Motivation
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. Study of the role of motivation in behavior theory; biological and psychological bases; historical and contemporary views.


PSY 3363 Behavior Modification
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. Intensive examination of the principles and procedures used to modify the behavior of humans in contemporary situations.


PSY 3413 Human Sexual Behavior
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. Varieties of sexual behavior. Research methods and findings; typical behaviors; homosexuality; sexual disorders; sexual assault and sexual victims; treatments; pornography and prostitution; sexual risk perception.


PSY 3713 Cognitive Psychology
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. Introduction to the basic areas of cognitive psychology, including perception, attention, memory, reasoning, and language.


PSY 3803 Int Dev Psychology
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. A survey and evaluation of current theory and research concerning development from infancy to young adulthood. Cognitive, social, and emotional development is emphasized.


PSY 4223 Drug Use and Abuse
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Three hours lecture. Study of basic principles of drug use and abuse. Includes an introduction to psychopharmacology and basic treatment strategies.


PSY 4353 Psychology and the Law
(Prerequisite PSY 1013 and Junior Standing) Three hours lecture. Examination of the roles of psychologists in the legal system; application of psychological theory and research to issues in the legal system.


PSY 4733 Memory
(Prerequisite: PSY 1013) Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of memory. Discussion of laboratory memory, computer models of memory, memory self-concepts, everyday memory, and clinical memory problems.


The semesters in which these courses are offered are subject to change. The departments control when the courses will be available.