PY 502 - INDUSTRIAL & ORGANIZA PSY

Semester Hours: 3

Application of basic principles of learning, motivation, and perception to typical industrial and organizational problems. Same as ISE 502.

PY 503 - HUMAN FACTORS PSYCHOLOGY

Semester Hours: 3

Study of human performance in human-technology-environment systems. Consideration of human capabilities and limitations as related to controls and displays, and the role of human cognition in decision-making and training effectiveness. Same as ISE 503.

PY 505 - PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

Semester Hours: 3

Introduction to drug classification and action with emphasis on physiological and psychological interactions. Same as BYS 505.

PY 506 - PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN

Semester Hours: 3

Examines theory and research in the psychological functioning of women, both in the United States and other nations. Topics include achievement and education, mental and physical health issues, biological influences on women's behavior, and victimization of women.

PY 507 - CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY

Semester Hours: 3

Examines psychological similarities and differences between members of industrialized and non-industrialized cultures. Comparisons will include development, social interaction, personality, cognition, psychological health and treatment, work, and acculturation.

PY 508 - TEAMWORK & TEAM RPOCESSES

Semester Hours: 3

This course provides a basic introduction to teams and teamwork processes. The foundation of the course is research-based; topics will be approached from the context of empirical research that has been conducted. The types of research designs that are typically used in team research are addressed.

PY 520 - SPECIAL TOPICS

Semester Hours: 3

Pre-announced special areas in seminar discussion, laboratory work, or practicum. May be taken twice for credit.

PY 530 - PSYCHOMETRICS

Semester Hours: 3

History and development of psychological testing with special emphasis given to both theory and process of effective evaluation.

PY 534 - PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW

Semester Hours: 3

This seminar is a survey of the major topics represented in the field of Psychology and Law. We will focus on how psychological research can contribute to a better understanding of issues related to law.

PY 535 - THEORIES OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOG

Semester Hours: 3

Selected disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders from different theoretical orientations with emphasis on cognitive behavioral theory.

PY 537 - PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF STRESS/ILLNES

Semester Hours: 3

Overview of physiological stress responses and their influence on health behavior and illness. Same as BYS 537.

PY 601 - ADV DEVELOP PSYCHOLOGY I

Semester Hours: 3

Overview of major models of developmental theory and of theorists representing these models. Examination of issues, problems, and research relevant to these theories.

PY 602 - PROSEMINAR:COGNITIVE

Semester Hours: 3

Critical examination of the cognitive approach to areas of study within psychology. Students are responsible for library research, writings, and presentation of selected topics.

PY 607 - PROFESSIONAL DEV IN RES & TCHG

Semester Hour: 1

Focus on developing knowledge and skills relevant to future goals, such as career exploration, internship opportunities, resume writing, and graduate program exploration. Required of first year students.

PY 608 - GRAD PRACT TCHG & CAREER EXPLO

Semester Hour: 1

Focus on developing knowledge and skills relevant to future goals, such as career exploration, internship opportunities, resume writing, and graduate program exploration. Required of first year students.

PY 610 - EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Semester Hours: 3

Design and use of the experiment as an inferential tool. Issues pertaining to reliability, validity, manipulation of independent variables and sampling will be examined. Statistical techniques for analysis of data generated by experimental designs.

PY 611 - STAT FOR EXPERI METHODS

Semester Hours: 4

Statistical techniques for analysis of data generated by experimental designs.

PY 615 - GRADUATE SEMINAR

Semester Hours: 3

Intensive analysis of selected theoretical or applied topics relating to psychological development. May be taken more than once for credit.

PY 624 - HUMAN FACTORS IN SYSTEM DESIGN

Semester Hours: 3

Introduces basic principles of methods analysis and ergonomics. Methods analysis topics include: work measurement tools, work sampling, job analysis, job evaluation, and development and use of flow and activity charts for methods improvement. Same as ISE 624.

PY 641 - CONC READ/RES SPECIALIZ AREA

Semester Hours: 3

Independent readings and/or experiments in an area within the student's field of specialization. One requirement is a research proposal, which will be reviewed by the faculty advisor. May be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisite: PY 650 or PY 699.

PY 650 - SUPERVISED RESEARCH

Semester Hours: 3-6

Laboratory or applied research concerning a particular topic, approved and supervised by a PY faculty member. The student may work on an independent or group project. May be taken more than once for credit.

PY 675 - INTERNSHIP IN APPLD PSYCHOLOGY

Semester Hours: 1-3

Students are placed in a field setting under the supervision of a faculty member and a site supervisor. Students receive site-specific training, experience, and individual supervision.

PY 699 - MASTER'S THESIS

Semester Hours: 1-6

Required each semester a student is working and receiving faculty direciton on a master's thesis. Prerequisites: PY 641, a minimum of two terms is expected. Credit awarded upon successful completion of the thesis.

PY 762 - PERFORM MEASUR/PRODU IMPROVEMT

Semester Hours: 3

Productivity and performance defined and used to analyze current competitive position of important sectors of US industry with respect to national and international competition.