Spring 2013 Graduate Courses
G4313 Motivation. Prerequisite: 2113 and 3303. Primary motivational states and learned motivational states (e.g., fear, frustration, anxiety, etc.) will be considered as well as emotion and curiosity. Topics of current interest in both human and animal motivation will also be covered. (Irreg.)
G4453 Abnormal Psychology. Prerequisite: 1113, 2113, and 2403, or permission of instructor. An examination of the major clinical and research findings in the field of abnormal psychology. Topics include studies of conflict, anxiety, neurosis, character disorders, schizophrenia and psychotherapy. (F, Sp)
G4733 Selected Topics in Social Psychology. Prerequisite: 2403 or 2603, 3703, junior standing, or permission of instructor. May be repeated once with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Content will vary with the instructor. Deals with central topical areas of study in social psychology (i.e., attitudes and social cognition; person perception; groups and group dynamics; or theory construction). (Irreg.)
G4920 Current Topics in Basic and Applied Psychology. 1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 1113 and 2113, or 1113 and six hours of other social sciences; or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit nine hours. Content and number of credit hours varies with instructor and section. Focus on current topics in psychology not covered in existing course offerings. Intended for purpose of offering high interest course topics during regular semester, summers and intersession. (F, Sp, Su
G4940 Seminar in Psychology. 1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 1113, 2113, junior standing, permission. May be repeated once with change of topic; maximum credit six hours. Advanced seminar dealing with contemporary issues and problems in psychology. Content varies with instructor. (F, Sp, Su)
G5013 Psychological Statistics II. Prerequisite: 5003 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. The general linear model is covered as it applies to the analysis of variance including fixed, mixed, and random models, individual comparisons, analysis of covariance, and multiple regression. Also, some nonparametric techniques are discussed including chi-square and distribution free procedures.
G5103 Physiological Psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission. Surveys the neuroanatomical, hormonal and neurochemical bases of food and water intake, sleep and dreaming, emotion, reward and punishment, learning and memory, mental disorders. (Irreg.)
G5403 Theories and Methods in Developmental Psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the department or permission of instructor. Examination of the theories and methods specific to life-span developmental psychology. (Irreg.)
G5783 General Seminar in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Prerequisite: 5703. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Examine in-depth one or more topics that provide a basis for current work in industrial and organizational psychology. May include topics such as leadership, motivation, performance management, job satisfaction, and individual differences. (F)
G5911 Foundations of Psychological Science II. Prerequisite: 5901. Continuation of 5901. Advanced topics in professional development, research planning, funding and communication.
G6063 Seminar in Quantitative Psychology. Prerequisite: 5013 or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit 15 hours. The topic or topics to be covered depend upon the faculty member or members in charge of the seminar at the time it is offered.
G6280 Advanced Seminar in Cognitive Processes. 1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: 5203 or permission. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit 12 hours. Special topics in human learning and memory or in memory and cognitive processes will be considered in detail, emphasizing recent research literature and development of research proposals. (Irreg.)
G6423 Seminar in Social Psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit nine hours. Intensive study of major problem areas in social psychology, including intrapersonal processes, group dynamics, the self, and research methods. Course topic will vary. (Irreg.)
G6703 Advanced Seminar in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Prerequisite: 5703. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Focus in-depth on one or more topics examining the area with respect to new theoretical developments and major research findings. Topics may include active, emergent research areas likely to lead to changes in theoretical and professional practice including motivation, team effectiveness, work and family issues, changes in job design, etc. (Sp)