Undergraduate

  • NEUR-101 Intro to Neuroscience

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Introduces the student to the field of neuroscience, the study of the organization and function of the nervous system of humans and other animals. Neuroscientists examine how individual neurons function as signaling devices, how groups of neurons operate as circuits to produce fundamental units of behavior, and how much larger systems in the brain subserve complex functions such as memory and consciousness. Topics include the neuron and neural transmission, the overall function and organization of the nervous system, the development of the brain, and higher cognitive functions. Normally offered alternate years.

    Type:

    NATURAL SCIENCE FOR BA BFA & BSJ

  • PSYCH-106 Human Sexuality

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    This course number has been changed. Please see PSYCH-222 for the most recent description. Examines the field of human sexuality across the life span. Topics include: sexual anatomy and physiology, sexual development, typical and atypical sexual behavior, sexual dysfunctions, current research on human sexuality, and relationship issues as they relate to sexuality and intimacy.

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-114 General Psychology

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys core theoretical concepts and contemporary empirical research from the major sub-fields of psychology: physiology; perception; cognition; learning; emotion; motivation; development; personality; psychopathology; psychotherapy; and social behavior. Required for psychology majors. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-215 Behavioral Statistics

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114; Restricted to majors only unless with permission of instructor.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Introduces the use of statistics as tools for description and decision-making, including hypothesis testing. Prepares students for the analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of psychological research. Required for psychology majors; should be taken before the junior year. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Quantitative Reasoning

  • PSYCH-216 Research Methods and Design

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and PSYCH 215

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    First provides an overview of the historical background and conceptual foundation of psychology as a science before introducing students to research methods employed in psychology including naturalistic observation, qualitative, correlational, quasi-experimental, and experimental designs. The experimental method and principles of experimental design are emphasized. The laboratory component of the class helps familiarize students with practical issues that arise when implementing an empirical research study. Required for psychology majors; should be taken before the junior year. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-219 Psychology of Trauma

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines trauma from a historical, feminist, sociocultural and developmental perspective. This course will consider contemporary ways of conceptualizing, assessing, and treating psychological consequences resulting from exposure to traumatic stress. Classic and current reading materials will introduce students to leading theoretical models. Topics include war, natural disasters, child abuse, and rape. Prerequisite: PSYCH 114. 1 term - 3 semester hours. Normally offered alternate years.

  • PSYCH-222 Human Sexuality

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines the field of human sexuality across the life span. Topics include: sexual anatomy and physiology, sexual development, typical and atypical sexual behavior, sexual dysfunctions, current research on human sexuality, and relationship issues as they relate to sexuality and intimacy. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-226 Theories of Personality

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys the major theoretical approaches to personality including representative theorists from the psychoanalytic, trait, cognitive, behavioral, and humanistic perspectives. Topics include personality dynamics, personality development, and the study of individual differences. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-233 Child Development

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development in youth (i.e., from conception through adolescence). Surveys major developmental approaches including biological, learning, and contextual/environmental theories. Major focus is on normal development. Normally offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-236 Psychology of the Family

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Focuses on the various forms and structures of families and family life over time and across cultures, with emphasis on the psychological impact of such forms. The complex relationship among individual psychology, family relationships, and the larger social context is addressed. Topics include marriage, parenting, and divorce. Normally offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-241 Social Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Studies the social determinants of the behavior of individuals in relation to groups and surveys current research findings in such major content areas as attribution, prejudice, conformity, obedience, social cognition, interpersonal attraction, altruism, and aggression. Normally offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-243 Organizational Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    Take PSYCH-114;

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Focuses on diversity concerns in various aspects of the psychology of the workforce. This includes job analysis, recruitment, selection, evaluation, training, retention, and termination. Employee morale, well-being, stress, and hardiness are considered.

    Type:

    Cultural Diversity Opt A,Social Science

  • PSYCH-245 Consumer Psychology

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Investigates the perceptual and motivational bases of consumer decision making in relation to advertising, packaging, brand loyalty, and other marketing considerations. Prior familiarity with psychological principles helpful but not essential. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-247 Asian Perspectives on Health and Work

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines theoretical and empirical approaches that provide insight into Asian viewpoints on socialization practices, family systems, health/well-being, cultural traditions/values, and spiritual philosophy/literature. Explores the diversity among Asian cultures in terms of language, history, religion/spiritual faith, and healthcare practices, all of which play a significant role in shaping the psychological characteristics, interpersonal relationships, and work dynamics of Asians and Asian immigrants. Students critically analyze similarities and differences between Asian and Western psychological perspectives of health and work through didactic and experiential learning components. This course fulfills the Cultural Diversity Requirement and may fulfill the Expanded Classroom Requirement. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Social Science,Asian Studies,Cultural Diversity Opt A

  • PSYCH-312 Cognitive Neuroscience

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114, PSYCH 215, PSYCH 216 and sophomore standing.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines theory and research on a number of human cognitive processes, including topics of attention, perception, learning, memory, language processing, problem solving, and reasoning. The field of cognition integrates knowledge from the multiple disciplines of neuropsychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and information science. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-313 Physiological Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114, PSYCH 215 and PSYCH 216.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Explores the organic basis for human and animal behavior. Topics include nervous system structure and function as well as neurological contributions to motivation, emotion, stress, and abnormal functioning. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-314 Learning & Reinforcement

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Considers the process of the storage of information including its affective coloration and the role of incentives and rewards. Topics include: principles of classical and operant conditioning; verbal and episodic learning; and traditional and contemporary theory. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-315 Neuropsychological Syndromes

    Prerequisites:

    Take PSYCH-215 PSYCH-216;

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Provides students with a neuropsychological perspective on common neuropsychological disorders, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, seizure disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis, HIV, and various dementias. Normal aging will also be considered.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-317 Psychology of Addictions

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines patterns of addictive behavior with an emphasis on physiological etiology. Social, historical, and other psychological perspectives are also discussed. Populations at high risk, the consequences of addiction, and research on interventions and treatment will also be addressed. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-321 Introduction to Counseling Skills

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Explores and examines basic models of helping and provides supervised practice of helping skills. Format includes lecture, discussion, role play, and video feedback. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-324 Psychology of Identity and the Self

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore Standing.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Focuses on the processes by which self-knowledge, self-awareness, self-conceptions, self-esteem, self-consciousness, and self-blame are developed and maintained. May also include consideration of: identity and the life story; biography, narrative, and lives; cognition and personality; cultural conceptions of self; and self psychology. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-325 Health Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore Standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys theory and research in health psychology and behavioral medicine. Examines the bidirectional effects of social and behavioral processes on physical health and functioning, including topics such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Psychological and physiological perspectives on stress and coping are a primary focus throughout the semester. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-326 Abnormal Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114, and Sophomore standing or permission of the instructor

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Introduces the concepts of psychological disorder and focuses on description and etiology of various mental health problems from a variety of different theoretical perspectives. Students develop familiarity with the DSM classification system and major disorders described within it, including topics such as mood and anxiety disorders, thought disorders, personality disorders. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-333 Adult Development & Aging

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and Sophomore Standing.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys theory and research about the physical, mental, and psychological aspects of life-span development. Age-related changes in mental health, personality, self-image, sexual relations, friendships, career development and spirituality are explored. Aging may also be explored as a global, demographic and cross-cultural issue. Research surrounding death and dying, bereavement, and hospice/nursing home care is also presented. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-334 Adolescent Development

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH-114 and sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines the physical, cognitive, emotional and social aspects of adolescence. Attention is given to identity, parent-adolescent relationships, values, sexuality, and career development as well as psychopathology, drug use and abuse, delinquency, and alienation. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-336 Developmental Psychopathology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines the etiology and symptoms of disorders of childhood and adolescence, as well as current therapeutic approaches. Developmental changes in the incidence of externalizing disorders, such as conduct disorder and attention deficit disorder, and internalizing disorders, such as depression and eating disorders, are addressed. Disorders that affect both behavioral and mental functioning such as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and autism may also be included. The role of development in the understanding and treatment of the childhood disorders is reviewed. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-341 Sociocultural Perspectives on Behavior and Experience

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Exposes students, particularly those interested in helping and service careers, to the terminology and approaches used in the study and critical discussion of culture and diversity. This course will be useful for students seeking to develop sensitivity, respect, and understanding of the meaning that individuals attach to their own definitions of culture. While topics relevant to specific, ethnic, racial, gendered and differently abled groups will be covered to varying degrees in each semester, attention is also given to culture as a personal and societal construction. Normally offered alternate years. This course fulfills the Cultural Diversity Requirement.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Cultural Diversity Opt A,Social Science

  • PSYCH-345 Teambuilding in Global and Diverse Workplaces

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and sophomore standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines effective approaches to building and maintaining successful teams in today's global and diverse workplace. Relevant theories and research concerning the cultural, organizational and individual factors that impact the structure, function and interpersonal dynamics of teams across settings are discussed. Topics include team characteristics, communication, leadership style, emotional and social intelligence, conflict and negotiation strategies, and challenges of working with multicultural, diverse and global team members and effectiveness of virtual teams. Students will explore essential components of functional versus dysfunctional teams, role of individual and cultural diversity, interpersonal relationship dynamics, globalization, and effective team work strategies across business, community and social organizational settings. Normally offered alternate years. This course fulfills the Cultural Diversity Requirement.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science,Cultural Diversity Opt A

  • PSYCH-346 Community Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    ECR

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Explores the efforts of psychologists to enhance the well-being of groups and communities. Complementing clinical approaches, community approaches have implications for both theory (e.g., environmental and/or person-environment theories) and practice (e.g., prevention-oriented paradigms targeted to groups and social systems). Students will be expected to attend weekly two-hour lectures to examine key concepts within the field (e.g., competence building, empowerment) as well as to engage in weekly community service activity. Normally offered every semester. This course fulfills the Expanded Classroom Requirement.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science,Expanded Classroom Requirement

  • PSYCH-347 Cyberpsychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114 and sophomore standing.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Examines the role of cybertechnology, such as web Internet use, and its psychosocial correlates across gender, age, and culture. The course focuses on the complex and multidimensional approaches to the study of behavioral informatics. Explores theoretical and empirical research issues concerning the psychological, organizational, and cultural factors that impact online behavior both at home and in the workplace. Use of the Internet/web in mental health service areas will also be addressed. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-348 Introduction to Forensic Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114. Psychology majors with 54 credits or more only.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    The interface of psychology and the law will be examined in the context of forensic psychological evaluations performed for courts, attorneys and related agencies or facilities. Topics ranging from the role of psychologists in the courtroom, standards of practice, the detection of deception, civil commitment, and ethical issues in forensic psychology will be discussed. Legal standards and the assessment of competence to stand trial, insanity defenses, child abuse and neglect, and child custody/visitation will be explored. This course will review the theoretical and conceptual aspects of the psycho-legal issues in question as well as the practical applications of the skills and knowledge domains needed to perform forensic psychological evaluations. The study of relevant laws and regulations as applied to the interface of psychology and the law will be considered. Discussion will include specialized forensic topics such as expert testimony, the evaluation of sexual offenders, violence risk assessment, and forensic psychological testing.

  • PSYCH-350 Psychology Internship

    Prerequisites:

    Junior Standing. Restricted to majors only unless permission of instructor. This course fulfills the Expanded Classroom Requirement

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Focuses on interacting with others in a service environment in a professional role. Seminar emphasizes tools for interacting with recipients in a respectful manner, emphasizing strengths and resources of the recipient, and sensitivity to various kinds of diversity in the service setting. Students work in service settings for a minimum of 6-8 hours per week during the semester, with most of that time in direct contact with service recipients. Internship arrangements must be made before the course begins. Normally offered every semester. This course fulfills the Expanded Classroom Requirement.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science,Expanded Classroom Requirement

  • PSYCH-408 Senior Capstone: History & Systems Of Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114,PSYCH 215, PSYCH 216 and senior standing

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Presents the historical context for the development of core ideas, theoretical positions, and research in the field of Psychology. The interconnections between systematic orientations and domains of psychology are examined along with their relation to contemporary concepts and issues in the field of psychology. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-422 Groups in Schools

    Prerequisites:

    Senior status and permission of department chair required.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    An overview of the various group counseling formats utilized in schools, and related theories. Issues related to the development and implementation of small counseling groups (e.g., group dynamics and processes for group member selection) and larger educational and prevention-based groups (e.g., fostering positive mental health, career-related programming, anti-bullying) will be explored and discussed.

  • PSYCH-428 Honors Capstone: History & Systems Of Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 114, PSYCH 215 & 216; Senior standing and admission by invitation only.

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Emphasizes the reading of primary source material, critical thinking, seminar discussion, and critical writing. Examines both historical and contemporary theories in the field, along with current empirical research. Assessment and measurement issues emphasized, along with substantive writing, typically an empirical research proposal or a critical review of the theory and research in a focused domain. Admission by invitation only. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Social Science

  • PSYCH-510 Independent Study

    Prerequisites:

    JR or SR status; Majors Only; Department chair consent.

    Credits:

    1.00- 4.00

    Description:

    Substantive reading/research in area of special interest directed by a faculty member.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Social Science

Master's Courses

  • COUNS-701 Child and Adolescent Development

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Examines the childhood, preadolescent and adolescent stages of human development relative to students' learning, social development, and parental relationships. Special emphasis will be placed on deviant behavior, social actions, outreach and prevention programs. Ten observation hours required. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-710 Introduction to School Counseling

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The foundation course for those enrolled in the school counseling program. The philosophical, historical, and theoretical foundations for school counseling are investigated, as well as the varied roles and functions of the school counselor. Forty (40) field-based observation hours are required. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-712 Life Span Development

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course examines the process of human development across the lifespan. While it will focus primarily on psychological processes, the intersection with biological and social processes will be explored as well. The major psychological theories of cognitive, social and emotional development will be covered as will the foundations for individual differences. Special emphasis will be placed on topics of interest to people entering the counseling professions. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-713 Counseling: Theory & Practice

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Analysis of selected counseling theories representative of the field of counseling psychology. Theories will be selected from the following areas: Psychoanalytic, Psychosocial, Rational, Cognitive Behavioral/Learning Theory, Person-Centered, and Existential Theory. Treatment goals and techniques will be explored.

  • COUNS-714 Psychology of Career Development

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A survey of various theories of vocational choice and development, and strategies for the implementation of vocational counseling in the school, agency, or business/industrial setting. Concepts of work, vocational concerns of women and minorities and other major issues also investigated.

  • COUNS-715 Methods of Research

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Principles, concepts and methods of research design and statistics associated with psychological and educational research. Practical applications of research studies to a diverse range of interests in education, psychology and counseling. Offered yearly.

  • COUNS-716 Psychological Diagnosis

    Prerequisites:

    TAKE COUNS-717

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The study of the nature of mental disorders; central concepts and processes. Psychogenesis, psychodynamics, role of anxiety, and clinical assessment using the DSM-IV.

  • COUNS-717 Introduction to Psychological Testing

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-713;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Evaluating, administering, scoring, interpreting, and reporting results of standardized tests of personality, academic performance, cognitive functioning, aptitude, and achievement. Self-study development and assessment of testing programs. Critical issues in testing. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-720 School Counseling Practicum I

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-710 COUNS-737 COUNS-746;

    Credits:

    3.00- 6.00

    Description:

    Application of skills in a school environment. Students will spend a minimum of fifteen hours per week in a school and participate in weekly group sessions at the University for the evaluation of progress and clinical supervision. Open only to degree candidates in the School Counseling Program who have formally applied for the Practicum and have completed at least 18 hours of coursework. Offered fall semester.

  • COUNS-721 School Counseling Practicum II

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-720;

    Credits:

    3.00- 6.00

    Description:

    Continuation of COUNS 720 with an opportunity to assume increased responsibility for clients under supervision. Offered spring semester.

  • COUNS-722 Groups in Schools

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    An overview of the various group counseling formats utilized in schools, and related theories. Issues related to the development and implementation of small counseling groups (e.g., group dynamics and processes for group member selection) and larger educational and prevention-based groups (e.g., fostering positive mental health, career-related programming, anti-bullying) will be explored and discussed.

  • COUNS-726 Family Therapy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Selected models of family therapy will be explored. Special emphasis will be placed on assessment and the acquisition of treatment strategies proven to be effective for counselors in helping families cope with developmental stresses. Normally offered alternate years.

  • COUNS-727 Substance Abuse & Treatment

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A study of the origin, contributing factors, and implications of drug and alcohol misuse. Various stages and manifestations of abuse/ dependence will be considered and current treatment modalities will be explored.

  • COUNS-728 Professional Orientation: Ethical/ Legal Issues

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    An overview of the legal issues confronting counselors, human services providers and administrators. Study of regulatory and licensing matters, standards of care, confidentiality laws, mental health and disability laws and family law, constitutional issues, malpractice and legal/ethical dilemmas in human services.

  • COUNS-729 Human Sexuality Seminar

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The anatomy, physiology and psychology of human sexual functioning are reviewed. Etiology, interpersonal dynamics, and treatment of sexual dysfunctions are reviewed.

  • COUNS-730 Diagnosis & Treatment for Personality Disorders

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A theoretical exploration of the nature of personality, a review of the DSM-IV criteria for diagnosing personality disorders and an examination of current treatment approaches.

  • COUNS-731 Action Research

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Research designs, methods, and statistics for students in educator preparation programs (school counseling and teacher preparation). The focus of this course is on the practical methods of conducting practitioner-led research, and involves the execution and presentation of an original research project. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-732 Psychological Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course explores the major psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence from biological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives. Attention-deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Feeding and Eating Disorders, anxiety and depression are among the disorders explored. Student interest determines other topics. Assessment, treatment, and outcome studies are also discussed. Completion of EHS 701 or EHS 712 is recommended before taking this course. Normally offered alternate years.

  • COUNS-733 Counseling Diverse Populations

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A survey of problems and issues confronting cultural diversity. The study of ethnicity and sexual orientation as they influence the development of identity. Implications for counseling strategies. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-735 Group Counseling

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A study of the practical and theoretical aspects of counseling small groups. There will be provision for a laboratory experience in which students participate in a group and study the dynamics of behavior as this group develops. Group stages of development and leadership skills will also be examined. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-737 Counseling Skills Lab

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-713;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    An introduction to the fundamental techniques and methods of interpersonal relationships, self-examination, and field visits in relation to the role of the professional counselor. The course will involve skill building through role playing, video and/or audio taping. Normally offered spring semester.

  • COUNS-738 Mental Health Counseling Practicum I

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-713 COUNS-737;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Application of skills in an assigned field placement (school, agency or industry). Students will spend fifteen hours per week in field work and participate in weekly group sessions at the University for the evaluation of progress. Open only to degree candidates in Mental Health Counseling. Offered fall semester.

  • COUNS-739 Mental Health Counseling Practicum II

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-738

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Continuation of COUNS 738 with an opportunity to assume increased responsibility for clients under supervision. Failure to successfully complete the practicum field experience for any reason following two attempts will result in termination from the program. Offered spring semester.

  • COUNS-740 Counseling Internship I

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-738 COUNS-739;

    Credits:

    6.00

    Description:

    Application of skills in an approved field placement (school, clinic, hospital, agency, industry) totaling 300 clock hours. The opportunity to develop advanced skills and to integrate professional knowledge appropriate to the field experience. Failure to successfully complete the practicum field experience for any reason following two attempts will result in termination from the program. Offered fall semester.

  • COUNS-741 Counseling Internship II

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-740;

    Credits:

    6.00

    Description:

    Continuation of Counseling Internship I with advanced responsibilities totaling 300 clock hours. Exploration of an area of individual specialization. Failure to successfully complete the practicum field experience for any reason following two attempts will result in termination from the program. Offered spring semester.

  • COUNS-746 Issues in School Counseling

    Prerequisites:

    Take COUNS-710;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    An in-depth investigation of current major areas of concern for the secondary school counselor, including involvement in special needs, legal issues, working with diverse populations and developmental/psychological education. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-747 College Admission Counseling Fundamentals

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will discuss issues surrounding admission testing and financial aid practices, admission policies and procedures, diverse students (e.g., first generation, students with learning disabilities, traditionally underrepresented populations in higher education), and the technology tools used to facilitate the college search and application process (e.g., Naviance, ConnectEDU, the Common Application). School-based programs to promote early college awareness will also be discussed, and the perspective of both the high school and undergraduate admissions counselor will be considered. Normally offered yearly

  • COUNS-748 Fieldwork: College Visits

    Prerequisites:

    COUNS-747;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will require students to visit a minimum of 8 public and private four-year and 2 two-year higher education institutions. Students will meet with admission, diversity services, and disability services personnel of each college to gain insight into how prospective students with diverse backgrounds and abilities would fit the campus resources and offerings. Normally offered yearly

  • COUNS-749 Access and Equity in Higher Education

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Historical and current problems regarding access and equity to higher education opportunities for traditionally underrepresented groups in the college classroom will be explored, with a focus on research describing the problems, and their solutions Course to be offered yearly by the Administration of Higher Education Program

  • COUNS-751 Domestic Violence, Abuse & Neglect

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    An opportunity to learn the history of domestic violence including battering, child abuse and child neglect, and the legal response to it. Focus will be on Massachusetts Law and its response, especially the Abuse Prevention Act, its application and enforcement, and on laws protecting children from abuse and neglect. Filings, law office issues and special issues in dealing with battered women and abused and neglected children will be included with the psychological issues, cultural issues, and advocacy possibilities. Normally offered yearly.

  • COUNS-910 Independent Study

    Credits:

    1.00- 3.00

    Description:

    Members of the Department will meet with students to direct their research in areas of special interest to them. Projects will be authorized upon the recommendations of the Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Dean.

Doctoral Courses

  • PSYCH-000 Advanced Dissertation Residency

    Credits:

    0.00

    Description:

    Provides full-time enrollment status for students who have completed all content courses, and who are working on dissertations, but who are not on internship. At the discretion of the DCT, a practicum course may be taken concurrently with Psych 000. This course is NG (not graded).

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-001 Early Research Project Continuation

    Credits:

    0.00

    Description:

    Provides full-time enrollment status for students whose ERPs are one or more semesters overdue. At the discretion of the DCT, a single practicum course may be taken concurrently with Psych 001.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-703 Etiology and Treatment of Anxiety and Related Disorders

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course focuses on the origins, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety and related disorders (e.g., depressive and trauma and stressor-related disorders). The class utilizes a cognitive-behavioral theoretical perspective to explore the development and treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Consistent with the introduction of unified cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) protocols for the treatment of emotional disorders, this course uses a transdiagnostic framework to highlight shared etiological and treatment mechanisms common across anxiety and related disorders. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of theory and empirical findings into the application of clinical skills for the treatment of adults with these disorders.

  • PSYCH-705 Assessment I

    Prerequisites:

    Restricted to PhD students only.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The seminar aims to introduce you to the theory and practice of evidence-based social, emotional and behavioral assessment. To this end, specific issues we will cover include psychometric theory, cognitive abilities/intelligence testing, some classic assessment controversies, strengths and weaknesses of various assessment approaches, ethical and cultural issues, and the psychological assessment of children.

  • PSYCH-706 Assessment II

    Prerequisites:

    Restricted to PhD students only.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The goal of this course is to serve as a foundation for clinical practice and research activity in the important area of clinical neuropsychological assessment and psychological assessment. It serves to introduce the student to the techniques, methods and theories relevant to the practice of neuropsychological and psychological assessment. The course can roughly be divided into two halves. In the first half general technique, theory, and individual statistics will be covered. This will start with the procedures for the clinical neuropsychological examination, including the interview, preparation of the patient, and selection of instruments. The nature and structure of cognition, factor structure of the neuropsychological battery, and a theory of brain-behavior relationships will be covered. This will be followed by coverage of statistics as applied to assessment, that is, the difference between the inferential form of statistics students are used to (group statistics) and the probabilistic form (individual) of statistics useful in assessment. Subsequent focus will be on clinical decision-making, that is, the use of test data to respond to the diagnostic and descriptive questions that are the goals of the assessment process. The first half of the class will finish with a focus on individual differences, critical to the interpretation psychological test data. The second half of the course will focus on specific cognitive functions, assessment of personality and psychopathology, and on civil and forensic contexts relevant to assessment. Normally offered yearly.

  • PSYCH-711 Scientific Writing for the Psychological Sciences

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Intensive training in the process of psychology-orientated scientific writing. Topics include basic style and structure, disciplined writing practices, effective revision, peer-review process, and giving receiving constructive feedback. By the end of the course students will have completed (or nearly completed) a literature review paper worthy of submission to a scientific journal (e.g. Psychological Bulletin). Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-712 Multicultural Psychology

    Prerequisites:

    Graduate course for Psychology Ph.D. program, approved by department.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Introduces students to multicultural issues relevant to psychology. Covers a broad range of cultural diversity (sex, age, race, ethnicity, language, religion, sexual orientations, etc.) topics to highlight the role of culture in understanding human behavior and health-related issues. This course intends to strengthen students' multicultural knowledge, sensitivity, and competence in research/professional practice through their exposure to various theoretical/empirical perspectives, media, experiential exercises, etc. Students will acquire in-depth awareness of self and others' worldviews and a better insight into immigrants/minority groups, privilege/oppression, health care access/disparity issues, interpersonal relationship, community health and well being domains.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-714 Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this psychotherapy seminar, students will learn about dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD). Students will gain knowledge and experience (via role-plays) in behavioral assessment and in all modes of DBT, including individual therapy, group skills training, telephone coaching, and consultation team. Students will explore the theoretical bases of the treatment, as well as gain knowledge of the empirical basis for DBT's use with various patient populations, including BPD, opioid dependent, chronically suicidal/self-harming, and other populations (inpatients, bipolar disorder, friends and family of seriously mentally ill, etc.). Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-715 Psychological Trauma

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This graduate level course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the clinical and empirical literature on psychological trauma. Through readings, films, and class discussion we will explore a range of topics including: 1) definitions and the nature of psychological trauma (e.g., the boundary conditions of trauma and the diversity of potentially traumatic events); 2) immediate and long-term consequences of exposure to traumatic events with a particular emphasis on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but also other forms of psychopathology as well as resilience and growth following exposure to trauma; 3) conceptual models of the impact of trauma and etiological models of PTSD; and 4) treatment approaches targeting psychological distress that develops as the result of exposure to trauma with a particular emphasis on empirically supported treatments for PTSD.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-716 Adult Psychopathology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This graduate seminar requires students to examine and respond to current thinking and controversies in the conceptualization and categorization of mental disorders generally, and adult disorders in particular. Students will acquire foundational knowledge about the diagnostic characterization, etiology, and epidemiology of the major classes of adult behavior disorders; investigate mental disorders and our current diagnostic system from a variety of different perspectives (clinical, research, biological, sociocultural, etc.); gain significant practice critically evaluating scientific research and in articulating thoughtful responses to social and behavioral research on mental disorders. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-717 Adult Assessment

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 716

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Focuses on adult clinical assessment within the context of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. Emphasis on the principles and theories of psychological diagnosis. Methods covered in the course include intelligence testing, objective personality assessment methods, and projective personality/emotional assessment methods. Professional presentation of psychological test results, report writing, and case presentation will also be covered. Emphasis will also be placed on integration of interview and historical data with the results of objective/projective psychological test results. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-718 Research Methods and Ethics

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Provides students with foundational skills needed to be both a consumer and producer of psychological research. Topics covered include hypothesis and proposal generation, experimental, correlational and qualitative designs, strategies to minimize bias, measurement issues, participant selection and recruitment, data management, grantsmanship and the dissemination of findings. Ethical issues in the conduct of research are emphasized. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-L718 Clinical Psychology Lab I

    Credits:

    0.00

    Description:

    Provides students enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology an extended introduction and orientation to the program and to the field of clinical psychology. Enrollment by invitation of the DCT only. The lab will be graded P/F. Offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-719 History & Systems of Psychology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    The purpose of this course is to trace the origin and development of psychology as a field of study from its philosophical and scientific roots to present day theories. The emphasis will be on critically examining the various systems of psychology, especially as they are translated into psychological practice, and their development in relation to sciences and societies. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-L720 Clinical Psychology Lab II

    Credits:

    0.00

    Description:

    Continues the orientation and early skill development of students enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology. Provides a lab experience within which to explore and develop initial skills preparatory for practicum experience in year 2. Enrollment by invitation of the DCT only. This lab will be graded P/F. Offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-721 Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Introduces students to the concept of empirically informed clinical practice. Topics covered include the history of the evidence-based movement in psychology, an overview of the methods used in scientifically-informed clinical practice (e.g., case conceptualization, treatment planning, ongoing assessment of progress), and an introduction to specific evidence-based principles that can be used in psychotherapy (e.g., exposure therapy, behavioral activation, etc.). Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-722 Graduate Statistics in Psychology I

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Introduces basic statistical tests such as t tests, ANOVA, correlation, regression, Chi Square, and power analysis. Students are also required to demonstrate proficiency in computer data analysis using SPSS. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-723 Graduate Statistics in Psychology II

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH-722

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Focuses on multivariate statistics and the interaction of research design and statistical analysis. Emphasis on MANOVA, multiple regression, principle components analysis/factor analysis, and logistic regression. Issues involving experimental and statistical control, multicollinearity, specification error, and nesting will be covered. Students learn basic principles of multivariate analysis, read journal articles using multivariate techniques, analyze data using each main type of analysis covered in the course, and write results and tables using APA style. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-729 Social Justice, Race, & Ethnicity

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Investigates race and ethnicity as ideological categories that both inform group identity and reproduce social inequalities. The course begins with an overview of the social and historical forces that developed these categories, with a focus on some of the major ethnic groups in the United States. Explores historical and contemporary roles played by psychologists around these issues. Students learn how to individually and collectively avoid perpetuating injustices in the science and practice of psychology. Course topics exemplify how race and ethnicity are inextricably linked to other identity categories, especially gender, class, and sexual identity. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-732 Social Bases of Behavior and Experience

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Introduces students to the social bases of behavior and experience through examination of some traditional topics from the field of social psychology. These include: social cognition; self-knowledge; self-presentation; attitude formation and change; attraction and close relations; altruism; aggression; prejudice and stereotypes; and group dynamics. In addition, the course may include discussion of cross-cultural approaches to healing and the relationship between culture and mental health. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-734 Multicultural Perspectives on Development

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A multicultural examination of child and adolescent development in the US. Major developmental tasks (e.g., forming identities, developing emotion regulation strategies, building academic cognitive & social skills) will be examined using both emic (within-group) and etic (cross-cultural) research. Throughout the course, theoretical frameworks emphasizing the ecological and cultural contexts of development will be applied to explore contemporary social and mental health issues related to development and culture (e.g., immigrant adolescent mental health outcomes, ethnic academic achievement gaps). Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-735 Group Therapy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course covers group formats of therapeutic exchange and interpersonal skills training, from a variety of theoretical orientations and evidence-based practices.

    Term:

    Occasional

  • PSYCH-738 Clinical Practicum & Ethics IA

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Doctoral students complete an academic year of placement service (9-10 months) at one of the selected practica sites during their second year of academic training. Students complete between 12 and 20 hours per week of placement service to include training in assessment, diagnostic interviewing and intakes, intervention, and applied research with diverse populations. Students will receive on-site supervision by licensed psychologists and other approved professionals. Students participate in a weekly practicum seminar. This didactic supplement to the practicum provides an overview of the legal, ethical, and professional issues currently facing psychologists in practice with diverse populations. Particular attention is paid to training in cultural and individual diversity, along with the ethical concerns related to confidentiality/mandated reporting, informed consent, conflicts of interest, boundary issues, and limits of professional competence. Normally offered every fall semester.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-739 Clinical Practicum & Ethics IB

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 738

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Continuation of Practicum & Ethics IA. Normally offered every spring semester.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-740 Clinical Supervision & Consultation IIA

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 738, PSYCH 739.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Doctoral students complete an academic year of placement service (9 to 10 months) at one of the selected practica sites during their third year of academic training. Students complete approximately 20 hours per week of placement service to include assessment, intervention, and consultation with diverse populations. Students receive on-site supervision by licensed psychologists and other approved professionals. All students will concurrently participate in practicum seminars taught by Suffolk University faculty. The didactic supplement provides a foundation in developing students' knowledge in the areas of consultation and supervision along with continued training in cultural and individual diversity. Normally offered every fall semester.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-741 Clinical Supervision & Consultation IIB

    Prerequisites:

    Psych 738, 739 and 740

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Continuation of Practicum 2A. Normally offered every spring semester.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-746 Child Assessment Diagnosis & Assessment of Children

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Reviews principles and techniques of diagnosis and assessment of children, including the DSM IV, cognitive screening, intelligence, personality, and projective tests. May also include an introduction to specialized cognitive, educational, and vocational testing. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-747 Adult Neuropsychological Assessment

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Reviews principles and techniques of neuropsychological assessment of adults. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-748 Developmental Psychopathology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Examines child and adolescent psychopathology from an empirically-based developmental perspective. Reviews major developmental theories to elucidate the role of development in understanding the etiology and diagnosis of DSM-IV-TR disorders. Also focuses on theoretical and empirical literature in developmental psychopathology. Changes in the incidence rates of internalizing (e.g., depression, anxiety) and externalizing disorders (e.g., conduct disorder, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder) are addressed. Disorders affecting both behavioral and mental functioning (e.g., autism) are included. Family, peer, and contextual/environmental influences are also covered. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-751 Psychopharmacology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Presents students with an introduction to the field of psychopharmacology. Topics covered will include: the art of prescribing medication; the psychopharmacology of anxiety and psychotic mental disorders (including pediatric and geriatric psychopharmacology); pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy; biopsychosocial factors in drug abuse and addiction. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-764 Cognitive and Experimental Approaches to Emotion

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Investigates theories regarding the function and experience of emotion. This course will survey the historical concepts of emotion in psychology and current theories of emotion, including motivational, cognitive and physiological aspects. The course will also describe research methods used in the study of emotion, including psychophysiology and neuroimaging, as well as clinical implications. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-768 Social Psychology and the Family

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Focuses on the applications of basic social psychological principles in relation to the family. Topics include social cognition, social influence, altruism, aggression, interpersonal attraction and intimacy. Family processes and dynamics, family structural and systems theories, and family related issues of social and cultural diversity are also covered. Communication and persuasion, cognitive dissonance, and attribution are addressed. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-772 The Teaching of Psychology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Examines current theory and research on effective teaching of psychology. Surveys a variety of teaching techniques, tools, and methods for leading discussions, lecturing, assessment, and grading. Additional topics include: learning styles in the classroom, student diversity, development of critical thinking, and ethics in college teaching. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-774 Child Therapy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Examines the principles and practice of psychotherapy with children. Attempts are made to delineate the similarities and differences between child and adult approaches as well as to expose the student to various theoretical perspectives on child therapy with an emphasis on one orientation. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Occasional

  • PSYCH-777 Advanced Clinical Practicum

    Prerequisites:

    PSYCH 741 and approval from Director of Clinical training.

    Credits:

    1.00

    Description:

    Consent of DCT is required to enroll. Concurrent enrollment in other content courses or Psych 000 is permitted. This course is graded P/F.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-779 Acceptance and Mindfulness in Psychotherapy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Examines the contemporary movement integrating acceptance (willingness to experience thoughts, emotions, physiological sensations and images) and mindfulness (intentional and non-judgmental awareness of the present moment) into traditional cognitive and behavioral approaches to case formulation and treatment. Topics include analysis and discussion of the theoretical underpinnings of this movement, examination of specific emerging therapies, and exploration of the application of these therapies to a variety of clinical problems. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-780 Early Research Project Preparation

    Credits:

    3.00- 9.00

    Description:

    Intended for students who are working on their Early Research Project. This course is graded P/F. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-781 Comprehensive Exam Preparation

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Intended for students who are preparing for comprehensive exams. This course is graded P/F. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-782 Dissertation Proposal Preparation

    Credits:

    3.00- 6.00

    Description:

    Intended for students who are preparing for their dissertation proposal. This course is graded P/F. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-783 Dissertation Research

    Credits:

    3.00- 6.00

    Description:

    Intended for students who are preparing for their dissertation proposal. This course is graded P/F. Offered every semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-790 Child Neuropsychology I

    Prerequisites:

    inactive course July 27 2006 11:04am Michael Spooner

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this course, we examine major disorders of cognitive development in children. The disorders are characterized in terms of their distinctive profiles of neuropsychological deficits and brain abnormalities. Topics to be covered include: genetic, metabolic, and toxic disorders, as well as underlying entities such as dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, nonverbal learning ability, and autistic spectrum disorder. The course is taught by esteemed professionals who are actively engaged in clinical practice and/or research. Held at the Boston University School of Medicine.

  • PSYCH-792 Introduction to Neuropsychology

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Introduces the specialty area of neuropsychology. Includes the scope of neuropsychology, the difference between neuropsychology and related difference and subspecialties, different historical and theoretical approaches to neuropsychology, as well as credentialing requirements for the practice of neuropsychology. Introduction to research techniques used to investigate brain-behavior relationships, ethical issues, and the role of the neuropsychologist in clinical and rehabilitation settings. Covers the nervous system, the role of neurotransmitters, brain structures and associated functions, how different instruments are used to assess those functions, and how neuropsychological interventions are formulated and implemented. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-793 Adult Neuropsychological Syndromes

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Provides an introduction to adult neuropsychological syndromes in terms of their prevalence, etiology, hypothesized mechanisms, and neuropsychological manifestations. Normally offered alternate years.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-795 Human Neuropsychology I

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Researchers from the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital lecture on various topics including: neuropsychological assessment; plasticity in development; aphasia; apraxia; attention deficit disorder; aging; memory; dementia; bilingualism; epilepsy; and pain. Held at the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital in Jamaica Plain. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-796 Human Neuropsychology II

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Continuation of PSYCH 795 at the Boston Veterans Administration Hospital in Jamaica Plain. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

  • PSYCH-797 Functional Neuroanatomy

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Provides students with a comprehensive overview of functional neuroanatomy, as well as an introduction to neuropathology, neuroepidemiology, and the neurobehavioral consequences of congenital and acquired neurological diseases and disorders. Teaching strategies will include lectures, human brain lab, directed readings, and neurosciences software programs. Held at Boston University School of Medicine. Normally offered yearly.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

  • PSYCH-801 Internship

    Credits:

    1.00

    Description:

    Provides full-time enrollment status for students who are on pre-doctoral internships. This course is graded P/F.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-900 Advanced Respecialization Practicum

    Credits:

    1.00

    Description:

    Provides full-time enrollment status for Respecialization students who have completed all content courses and who are pursuing additional practicum training prior to predoctoral internship. Consent of DCT is required to enroll. Concurrent enrollment in other courses is not permitted. This course is graded P/F.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

  • PSYCH-910 Independent Study

    Credits:

    3.00- 6.00

    Description:

    Consists of the intensive study of one aspect of clinical psychology and/or human development in consultation with a faculty member.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring