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PSYC 1311 - Using Computers in Psychology
Overview of the ways computers are used in psychology and related disciplines. Interfacing computers for purposes of experimental control, and monitoring of behavior, statistical analysis, database management, word processing, simulation and applications programming. 3 credits.
PSYC 3215 - Learning
An evaluation of the historical and contemporary research literature and theoretical issues concerning basic learning principles and processes (includes laboratory). Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1105 - 1106. 4 Credits.
PSYC 3216 - Motivation and Emotion
Survey of historical and contemporary theories of motivation and emotion integrating concepts which have emerged from biological, cognitive and social approaches. Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1105-1106. 3 credits.
PSYC 3217- Physiological Psychology
Survey of the physiological basis for sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, altered states of consciousness and learning and memory. Basic neurophysiological methods and the functions of the nervous system included. Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 or PSYC1105-1106. 3 credits.
PSYC 3227- Physiological Psychology Laboratory
Experimental examination of the role of physiological mechanisms in the mediation and control of behavior. Exercises include current techniques used to manipulate the nervous system and observe changes in behavior. Pre or Corequisite: PSYC 3217. 1 credit.
PSYC 3311- Experimental Psychology
Examination of the principal methods of empirical psychological research with particular emphasis on experimental design and control procedures. Students develop the ability to assess and critically analyze extant psychological research and report their own research in a standardized format such as APA. Prerequisite: PSYC 2311. 4 credits.
PSYC 5111- Seminar in Psychology
An integrative course requiring the student to survey and organize the primary research literature and prepare an American Psychological Association format term project. Prerequisite: PSYC 3311. For Senior Psychology Majors. 3 credits.