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Courses

PSY 51800 Memory and Cognition

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: A graduate-level survey of theories and research concerned with the acquisition, retention, and retrieval of information. Topics include amnesia, eyewitness memory, forgetting, developmental trends in memory, related issues in attention, language processing, and problem solving.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall(Even)

PSY 54000 History of Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: A review of the philosophical, theoretical, and methodological issues that entered into the development of modern psychology. Emphasis on historical themes that continue to be active in the science and profession of psychology.
  • Prerequisites: Nine (9) credit hours of psychology.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Odd Years)

PSY-I 545 Psychopharmacology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I545 Psychopharmacology (3 cr.) P: 615 or consent of instructor. A survey of the effects of drugs on behavior, cognitive functioning, and emotions. Emphasis will be placed on the practical advantages of understanding how psychotropic drugs work, and on how the brain functions in health and disease. Students will be exposed to the most current theories and research in the field.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Even Years)

PSY-I 560 Behavioral Genetics

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Behavioral Genetics
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Odd Years)

PSY 57000 Industrial Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Survey of the applications of psychological principles and of research methodology to the various human problems in the industry, such as personnel selection and appraisal, the organizational and social context of human work, the job and work situation, human errors and accidents, and psychological aspects of consumer behavior.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall

PSY 57200 Organizational Psychology

Credit Hours: 3

Course Summary: 572 Organizational Psychology (3 cr.) A survey of basic behavioral science research and thinking as these contribute to the understanding of individual, dyadic, group, intergroup, and other large organization behavioral phenomena. The topics covered include motivation, perception, attitudes and morale, communication, leadership, conflict, problem solving, behavior change, and organizational effectiveness.

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY 59000 Individual Research Problems

  • Credit Hours: 1-3
  • Course Summary: Opportunity for students to study particular problems in any field of psychology or to learn research techniques under the guidance of a faculty member. Fall 2013 topics courses open to non-Psychology students:  Clinical Issues in Schizophrenia (Section# 31792) - This course will explore the theory and research focused on schizophrenia. We will cover literature on the biological, social and psychological factors involved in the development, expression, course of the illness and on processes which play a role in blocking and facilitating recovery.  Emphasis will be placed on psychological treatments and newly emerging integrative approaches to promoting wellness and recovery.
  • Prerequisites: Twelve (12) credit hours of psychology and consent of instructor
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

PSY-I 591 Psychopathology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I591 Psychopathology (3 cr.) P: enrollment in psychology graduate program or consent of instructor. An intensive survey of the methods, theories, and research concerning the nature, causes, and development of psychopathology. An evaluation of current systems of assessment and classification of abnormal behavior is emphasized.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall

PSY 60000 Statistical Inference

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Emphasis on principles underlying both parametric and nonparametric inference.
  •  Student must be a degree-seeking student in psychology graduate program or have consent of instructor and B305 or equivalent.

  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

PSY 60100 Correlation and Experimental Design

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Continuation of PSY 60000, with emphasis on the design and analysis of experiments.
  • Prerequisites: PSY 60000
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY 60500 Applied Multivariate Analysis

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: A survey of the most frequently employed multivariate research techniques, such as multivariate generalizations of univariate tests and analysis of variance, principal components, canonical analysis, and discriminant analysis. A central theme of the course is the general linear model, both univariate and multivariate. A multipurpose program for this model provides the student with practical experience in conducting multivariate research.
  • Prerequisites: PSY 60000

PSY 60800 Measurement Theory and the Interpretation of Data

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: 608 Measurement Theory and the Interpretation of Data (3 cr.) P: 600 and B307, or equivalent. The theory of measurement and the development of reliability and the Spearman-Brown equations, true scores and variables, and correction for attenuation. Variance or covariance of combinations of variables. Item analysis and test construction strategies. Reliability and validity of measurements and the influence of measurement error and measurement threats to research design.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall

PSY-I 613 Psychiatric Rehabilitation

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I613 Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. A seminar examining recent developments in the rehabilitation of persons with severe psychiatric disabilities. Covers assertive case management, vocational approaches, clubhouse models, residential alternatives, psychoeducation, and the consumer movement. Field observations complement classroom instruction. Issues in program planning and cost effectiveness will be discussed.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Even Years) 

PSY-I 614 Behavioral Medicine in Rehabilitation

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: The theory and practice of behavioral medicine will be explored. Emphasis is on the application of behavioral principles to individuals suffering from various chronic diseases or disabilities including spinal cord injury, chronic pain, cancer, diabetes, strokes, cardiovascular diseases, and epilepsy.
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Even Years) 

PSY 61500 Introduction to Psychobiology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: A survey of the integrated neurosciences emphasizing physiological psychology. Neural processes of sensory and motor function, arousal and sleep, motivation, learning and memory, language function, and personality disorders will be presented with selected coverage of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and neuroendocrinology. Both normal and pathological functions will be covered.
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Odd Years) 

PSY-I 618 Interventions in Health Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I618 Interventions in Health Psychology (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. The goal of the course is to familiarize students with clinical interventions and research relevant to health problems and lifestyle. This will enable students to critically evaluate the work that has been accomplished, and to design and implement intervention protocols.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Odd Years) 

PSY 62200 Animal Learning

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: 622 Animal Learning (3 cr.) A survey of the methods, problems, and research in Pavlovian, instrumental, and operant conditioning. Current issues and attempts at theoretical integration are highlighted. Emphasis is also given to the empirical and conceptual foundations of the present views on the mechanisms governing learned behavior.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Even Years) 

PSY 64000 Survey of Social Psychology I

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: An extensive survey of methods, research, and theory in social psychology.
  • Prerequisites: B370 or equivalent.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Odd Years)

PSY-I 643 Field Methods and Experimentation

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I643 Field Methods and Experimentation (3 cr.) P: 600. Covers methods appropriate for field experimentation and program evaluation. Topics will include quasi-experimental designs, sampling procedures, and issues associated with program evaluation.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Even Years)

PSY-I 650 Developmental Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I650 Developmental Psychology (3 cr.) Major concepts, principles, and facts concerning the biological and environmental influences on behavioral and psychological development. Particular emphasis on essential principles of ontogenetic development (lifespan) emerging from current research in genetics and psychology.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Even Years) 

PSY-I 664 Psychological Assessment in Rehabilitation I

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I664 Psychological Assessment in Rehabilitation I (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Presentation of general principles of psychological assessment, professional practice, interviewing, intelligence/cognitive assessment, and psychological report writing. Supervised practice in the development of direct service skills in interviewing, behavioral observation, and psychometric assessment of cognitive abilities. Emphasis on functional implications of test results for rehabilitation populations. This course is restricted to Clinical graduate students. 
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall

PSY-I 665 Intervention I: Counseling Approaches

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Introduces doctoral students to intervention procedures used in rehabilitation psychology. The course has both didactic and clinical skills components, involving traditional counseling interventions, behavior therapy, and biofeedback. Applications to disabled populations will be emphasized. This course is restricted to Clinical graduate students. 
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Even Years)

PSY-I 666 Intervention II: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I666 Intervention II: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions (3 cr.) P: PSY-I 665 and consent of instructor. Theory, research, and clinical application of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Addresses the history and development of CBT, assessment and intake interview process, CBT intervention techniques, and CBT treatment of several disorders. Relevant multicultural issues will also be discussed.This course is restricted to Clinical graduate students.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY-I 669 Psychological Assessment in Rehabilitation II

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I669 Psychological Assessment in Rehabilitation II (3 cr.) P: I664 and consent of instructor. Presentation of psychometric foundations and the basic prediction model in personality/interest assessment. Coverage of the history of personality, assessment, personality development, and supervised clinical practice in personality/interest assessment in rehabilitation. Emphasis on prediction of everyday functioning. This course is restricted to Clinical graduate students.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY-I 670 Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Issues in Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I670 Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Issues in Psychology (3 cr.) P: admission to graduate training in psychology or consent of instructor. Exploration of models of ethical decision making. Examination of ethical principles and legal mandates that apply to professional psychology including psychologists' roles in health care service delivery, consultation (clinical and organizational), research, and teaching. Examination of cultural issues, including issues related to ethnicity, age, gender, religion, and sexual orientation.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Odd Years) 

PSY-I 675 Human Neuropsychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Review of essential neuroanatomy, survey of experimental and correlational research methods in the study of brain-behavior relationships, and overview of the history of neuropsychology. Critical examination of neural models for human behavior: hemispheric specialization and integration, sensation/perception, motor skills, language, spatial processing, attention, memory, executive operations, and gender differences.
  • Prerequisites: Admission to graduate training in psychology or consent of instructor.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Even Years) 

PSY 68000 Seminar in Industrial-Personnel Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: 680 Seminar in Industrial-Personnel Psychology (3 cr.) P: 570, 572, and 601. Extensively surveys the various areas of industrial-personnel psychology (e.g., selection, placement, training, performance appraisal). Provides a critical and up-to-date review of recent and classical research in these areas.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall (Even Years) 

PSY 68100 Seminar in Research Methodologies of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Intensive analysis of application of various research and statistical methods to the study of human behavior in organizational settings.
  • Prerequisites: 57000, 57200, 60100, or consent of instructor.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY 68200 Advanced Seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: Special topics in industrial and organizational psychology are offered on a rotating basis. Examples of the special topics are work motivation, leadership, advanced selection and placement, and performance appraisal. One topic will be treated each semester.
  • Prerequisites: 57000, 57200, or equivalent.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring (Odd Years) 

PSY 68400 Practicum in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: 684 Practicum in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.) P: 570, 572, and consent of instructor. Practical experience in the development and implementation of field research in organizational settings. Gives students the opportunity to spend eight hours per week in local business organizations to gain experience and skills in industrial/organizational psychology.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PSY-I 689 Practicum in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I689 Practicum in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology (3 cr.) Supervised practice of rehabilitation psychology in a community agency or organization.  This course is available only to students admitted to the IUPUI Clinical Psychology program.

PSY-I 691 Seminar in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: I691 Seminar in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Current trends, problems, and developments in rehabilitation. Students pursue a special interest and share information and experience with the group. Individual reports and group discussions. This course is available only to students admitted to the IUPUI Clinical Psychology program.
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring

PSY-I 697 Internship in Clinical Psychology

Credit Hours: 0-9

Course Summary: I697 Internship in Clinical Psychology (0-9 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Opportunities for application of theory and practice of rehabilitation psychology and case management in a rehabilitation setting under supervision of the Department of Psychology and the agency. This course is available only to students admitted to the IUPUI Clinical Psychology program.

PSY 69800 Research M.S. Thesis

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: 698 Research M.S. Thesis (3 cr.) This course is available only to students admitted to the IUPUI Psychology graduate program.

PSY 69900 Research Ph.D. Thesis

  • Credit Hours: 0-12
  • Course Summary: 699 Research Ph.D. Thesis (0-12 cr.) This course is available only to students admitted to the IUPUI Psychology graduate program.

PSY-G 901 Advanced Research

  • Credit Hours: 6
  • Course Summary: Advanced Research