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Want to Get Ahead? Enroll in Summer Classes!

Want to Get Ahead? Enroll in Summer Classes!

Why should I take Summer classes?

Taking Summer classes can help you reach your graduation goal faster, allow you to concentrate on one class at a time, and allow you to complete prerequisites before the start of the Fall semester. Summer classes are also a great way to save money, as Summer per-credit rates are less than Fall and Spring per-credit rates for regular classes. Summer financial aid is also available. Click here to learn more!

The sections listed below begin MAY 9TH, so register ASAP! 

PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
Investigation of mental processes and behavior through the lens of the scientific method. This survey course draws from topics within the American Psychological Association’s five pillars of psychology: Pillar 1 Biological; Pillar 2 Cognitive; Pillar 3 Development; Pillar 4 Social and Personality; and Pillar 5 Mental and Physical Health.

  • Section 1: In-person, 7-week course taught by Dr. Eichberg (05/09/22-06/26/22).
  • Section 4002: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. McCrea (05/09/22-05/29/22).
PSYC 155: Introduction to R Programming (1 credit) 
Introduces R language and environment, including how to load data, prepare data for analysis, and manipulate data frames. Overviews basic programming skills, conditional expressions, loops, and functions in R.
  • Section 1: In-person, 3-week course taught by Dr. Brinton (05/09/22-05/29/22).
PSYC 271: Human Relationships (3 credits)
The study of individual sexuality as well as the dynamics of close relationships from a variety of psychological perspectives. Topics covered include sexuality development, sexual behavior, initial attraction, dating patterns, long-term relationships, familial relationships, intimacy and communication, domestic violence, and relationship development. PREREQ: PSYC 101.
  • Section 4001: Online, 14-week course taught by Dr. Murray (05/09/22-08/14/22).
PSYC 295: Statistical Methods (3 credits)
Statistical concepts and methods commonly used in treatment of data in the social sciences. Topics covered will include: measures of central tendency and of variability, correlation measures, probability, and analysis of variance. PREREQ: PSYC 101.
  • Section 2: In-person, 7-week course taught by Dr. Campbell (05/09/22-06/26/22).
  • Section 4001: Online, 7-week course taught by Dr. Begic (05/09/22-06/26/22).
  • Section 4002: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. Babik (05/09/22-05/29/22).
PSYC 301: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
A descriptive approach to the study of the etiology, development, and dynamics of behavioral disorders, together with a review of current preventive and remedial practices. PREREQ: PSYC 101, upper-division standing.
  • Section 2: In-person, 7-week course taught by Dr. Bell (05/09/22-06/26/22).
PSYC 309: Child Development (3 credits)
Designed for psychology majors, the course emphasizes theories of human development including psychodynamic, behavioral, social-learning, and cognitive. Contemporary views of genetic and environmental contributions will be examined. Research designs appropriate to developmental issues will be explored. The emphasis will be on development from the prenatal period to adolescence. PREREQ: PSYC 101, upper-division standing.
  • Section 4001: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. Weaver (05/09/22-05/29/22).
  • Section 4002: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. Weaver (05/09/22-05/29/22).
PSYC 321: Research Methods (4 credits)
The application of scientific methodology to the study of behavior. Design of experiments, methods of analysis, and interpretation of data; reporting of behavioral research. PREREQ: ENGL 102, PSYC 120, PSYC 295, upper-division standing.
  • Section 4001: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. Babik (05/09/22-05/29/22).
PSYC 357: Introduction to Counseling Skills (3 credits)
Explores relevant dimensions of the helping relationship, especially the role of the helper. Emphasis will be on developing effective communication and fundamental counseling skills. PREREQ: PSYC 301, upper-division standing.

  • Section 2: In-person, 3-week course taught by Dr. Genuchi (05/09/22-05/29/22).

PSYC 421: Psychological Measurement  (3 credits)
Theory and nature of psychological measurement together with a survey of types of psychological tests currently used. PREREQ: PSYC 321, upper-division standing.

  • Section 4001: Online, 14-week course taught by Dr. Smithkors (05/09/22-08/14/22)

PSYC 438: Community Psychology (3 credits)
Focuses on human and social problems in a systemic context. Primary prevention and community empowerment strategies employed are emphasized for individual, community, and social benefit. A course in research methods is recommended but not required. PREREQ: PSYC 101, PSYC 295 or MATH 254, upper-division standing.

  • Section 4001: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. McDonald (05/09/22-05/29/22)

PSYC 441: Learning (3 credits)
Fundamental concepts of learning, with emphasis on classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and observational learning. Human applications of animal learning principles are stressed. PREREQ: PSYC 321, upper-division standing.

  • Section 4001: Online, 3-week course taught by Dr. Stone (05/09/22-05/29/22)

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