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PSYCHOLOGY (PY)

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PY 101 or PY 105 is a prerequisite for all higher-numbered psychology courses.

PY 101 Introduction to Psychology. 3 hours.

Basic principles of psychology.

PY 105 Honors Introduction to Psychology. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: Membership in University Honors Program or minimum 28 ACT or 1240 SAT.

Honors section of PY 101.

PY 207 Psychology of Adjustment. 3 hours.

Basic principles of mental health and an understanding of the individual models of behavior.

PY 101 Introduction to Psychology. 3 hours.

Basic principles of psychology.

PY 105 Honors Introduction to Psychology. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: Membership in University Honors Program or minimum 28 ACT or 1240 SAT.

Honors section of PY 101.

PY 207 Psychology of Adjustment. 3 hours.

Basic principles of mental health and an understanding of the individual models of behavior.

Unless otherwise stated, the following 400-level courses have as a prerequisite 12 hours in the psychology department, including PY 355 and PY 356.

PY 413 Physiological Psychology. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: One year of biology desirable.

Bodily structures (nervous, muscular, and glandular) underlying behavior.

PY 428 Industrial Psychology. 3 hours.

Application of psychological principles in industrial settings.

PY 451 Supervised Undergraduate Research. 1 to 3 hours.
Prerequisites: Permission and sponsorship of an instructor.

Individual research projects. A maximum of 6 credit hours may be earned in PY 451.

PY 461 Child Psychology. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: PY 355.

Observational and research procedures with infants and young children, with emphasis on operant learning and socialization processes. Suggested for undergraduate seniors.

PY 462 Attitudes and Theories of Persuasion. 3 hours.

Processes of attitude formation in mass media and interpersonal interaction. Topics include attitude structure, attitude-behavior relation, persuasion, and media campaigns.

PY 470 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. 3 hours.

Contemporary approaches to cognitive psychology, including topics such as attention and memory.

PY 471 History and Systems in Psychology. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: 14 hours of psychology courses.

Systematic points of view in psychology, with a consideration of their historical origins and significance for modern thought.

PY 478 Senior Honors Seminar. 3 hours.

The course is the third semester of a four-semester honors sequence. Implementation of an approved research proposal.

PY 479 Senior Honors Seminar. 3 hours.

The course is the final semester of a four-semester honors sequence. Preparation and defense of senior honors thesis.

PY 481 Readings in Psychology. 1 to 3 hours.
Prerequisites: Permission and sponsorship of an instructor.

Selected supervised readings. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

PY 491 Seminar in Psychology. 3 hours.

Thorough examination of a selected contemporary psychological area. Different topics are offered each semester; descriptions are available at registration. Offered each semester and in the summer session. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

PY 495:496 Teaching Internship. 3 hours each semester.
Prerequisites: 21 hours in the department, senior standing, 3.0 GPA in psychology courses, and permission of the PY 101 coordinator and the instructor.

Supervised experience and training in teaching, course administration, etc., as additional preparation for students planning to pursue graduate study in psychology.


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