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Psychology 200 Level Courses

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​PSY-B 201 | Foundations of Neuroscience

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: An introduction to neuroscience that explores how our brains develop, how they work, and how they are changed by life experiences. Topics include neural communication, localization of brain function, neural systems, and control of behavior.
  • Prerequisites: B110 or equivalent, or BIOL-K 101, or BIOL K102

​PSY-B 203 | Ethics and Diversity in Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Course Summary: This course introduces students to values and professional issues in psychology, with an emphasis on ethics and diversity. Students will learn to recognize the importance of ethical behavior in all aspects of science and practice of psychology and that sociocultural factors and personal biases may shape research and practice.
  • Prerequisites: PSY-B110 or equivalent
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

PSY-B 252 | Topics in Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 1-3
  • Course Summary: Topics in psychology and interdisciplinary applications. May be repeated, provided different topics are studied, for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
  • Prerequisites: PSY-B110 or equivalent

​PSY-B 292 | Readings and Research in Psychology

  • Credit Hours: 1-3
  • Course Summary: Independent readings and research on psychology problems. For freshmen and sophomores only. Students must identify a mentor before registering for this course.
    • Step 1: Learn about the research going on in the department and beyond and identify two or three areas that interest you.
      • Visit faculty web pages to learn about their fields of interest.
      • Talk to your advisor.
      • Talk to other students and your TA’s about their research.
      • Look at the posters in the hallways of the department.
    • Step 2: Contact two or three faculty members and ask for an appointment to discuss their research and the possibility of an undergrad position on their team. If you don’t hear back within a few weeks, send another email or drop by their office. If that particular professor is not interested or does not have time to mentor you, don’t give up! Try another professor, or ask whether he or she has a graduate student that may need assistance with a thesis or dissertation project.
  • Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer