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Psychology Courses Applicable to the MA Program


Click here for Graduate Catalog course descriptions, which includes required courses for the MA in Psychology and those approved for elective credit. Some currently approved Psychology elective courses include:
PSH 501   Industrial-Organizational Psychology
PSH 531   Close Relationships
PSH 536   Psychology of Aging                                                        
PSH 541   Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology
PSH 542   Psychology of Eating and Drinking
PSH 545   Psychopharmacology  
PSH 546   Cognitive Development                                
PSH 582   Community Psychology   
PSH 583   Applied Behavior Analysis
PSH 584   Adolescence
PSH 588   Developmental Disabilities
PSH 592   Evolutionary Psychology
PSH 636   Seminar in Child Psychopathology
PSH 699  Independent Study (usually requires one-on-one and “lab team” meetings; readings, and a final conceptual or empirical research review paper)

Matriculated graduate students are encouraged to consider an Independent Study/Independent Research course with a Psychology faculty member for one of their elective courses (instructor permission required).  

Courses offered from other departments may be accepted with departmental approval. Some approved electives from other departments are listed below. (Please note that some of these courses may have prerequisites or may limit enrollments. Check with the instructor or department for details. Other non-psychology graduate courses may be approved as electives with Department of Psychology permission.)

Biology 

BIO 595  Neurobiology
BIO 555  Neurophysiology

Counselor Education

EDC 602 Individual Education Counseling Concepts

Criminal Justice    

CRJ 577  Family Violence     
CRJ 585  Issues in Juvenile Justice

Health Science

HLS 509  Introduction to Drug Abuse: Alcohol & Other Drugs
HLS 518  Alcohol Use & Abuse
HLS 521  Group Counseling Skills for Alcohol & Other Drugs
HLS 522  Individualized  Treatment Planning for Alcohol & Other Drugs
HLS 523  Theories of Alcohol & Other Drugs
HLS 524  Counseling Diverse Populations for Alcohol and Other Drugs
HLS 526  HIV/AIDS Issues
HLS 535  Evaluation & Assessment of Alcohol & Other Drugs
HLS 570  Health Implications of Stress
HLS 571  Childhood & Adolescent Stress

Physical Education

PES 530  Psychology of Sport

Public Administration

PAD 613  Health Care in America 
PAD 682  Organizational Behavior

Recreation and Leisure Studies

REL 507  Methods in Therapeutic Recreation

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Last Updated 8/21/15