Graduate Courses EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Objectives EPS ...

Graduate Courses EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Objectives EPS ...


ESE 450 Methods and Materials for Teaching Special Education (3). Specific application when

teaching the exceptional child. Separate sections for emotionally disturbed, the gifted and creative

child, mentally retarded, the trainable child, and for the physically handicapped and neurologically

impaired child. Prerequisite: ESE 423.

ESE 460 Consultative Techniques in Special Education (3). Introduction to the counseling of parents

and their exceptional children, individualizing instruction, interactions with regular teachers, and

resource room teaching. Prerequisite: ESE 450 or 448.

ESE 470 Current Problems in Special Education (3). Review of research, programs and problems in

selected areas of special education. Prerequisite: ESE 448 or 450.

ESE 491 Supervised Teaching-Special Education, Elementary (6-9). See ECI 491.

Graduate Courses

ESE 545 Precision Teaching (3).

ESE 550 Education of the Learning Disabled (3).

ESE 570 Educational Program for Gifted Students (3).

ESE 648 Comprehensive Study of the Exceptional Child (3).

ESE 650 Methods and Materials in Special Education (3).

ESE 652 Vocational and Social Aspects in Special Education (3).

ESE 653 Administration and Supervision in Special Education (3).

ESE 654 Mental Retardation (3).

ESE 655 Advanced Assessment and Remediation of Learning Problems (3).

ESE 681 Advanced Curriculum for Exceptional Children (3).

ESE 684 Education of the Emotionally Disturbed (3).

ESE 695 Internship in Special Education (3-6).

ESE 770 Seminar in Special Education (3).


Faculty: J. McWilliams, Departmental Chair; J. Bloom, R. Carroll, J. Fredrick, J. Liggit, D.

Markee, S. Maxwell,). O'Connell, J. Petersen, C. Sidles, T. Vanderhoof


The major purpose of the Educational Psychology Department is to develop within the

student an understanding of, and an appreciation for, human development, behavior,

human learning, research and evaluation. The Department offers undergraduate and

graduate courses in educational psychology as an integral part of the education of

teachers, other school personnel, and professionals in business, government agencies and

human relations, and student personnel service. The Ed.D. in Educational Psychology offers

emphasis in both Counseling and School Psychology. Certification endorsement is

offered in school psychology and school counseling at the graduate level.


EPS 100 Career and Personal Development (3). Study skills, decision making, and individual goals



EPS 325 Educational Psychology (3). Principles of psychology applied to education. Prerequisite for

education majors: EFD 200.

Graduate Courses

EPS 504 Classroom Management Techniques (3).

EPS 525 Introductory Statistics (3).

EPS 590 Child Psychology (3).

EPS 591 Personality Adjustment (3).

EPS 595 Self-Management Techniques (3).

EPS 599 Contemporary Developments (1-3).

EPS 600 Psychology of Adolescence (3).

EPS 601 Introduction to Counseling (3).

EPS 602 The American College Student (3).

EPS 603 Human Development (3).

EPS 605 Applied Educational Psychology (3).

EPS 608 Field Work Experience (3).

EPS 625 Intermediate Statistics (3).

EPS 651 Learning Disabilities (3).

EPS 660 Counseling Processes (3).

EPS 661 Group Processes (3).

EPS 662 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3).

EPS 663 Vocational Counseling and Career Development (3).

EPS 664 Group Testing (3).

EPS 665 Student Services in Higher Education (3).

EPS 668 Marital and Family Systems (3).

EPS 680 Higher Education in the United States (3).

EPS 685 Graduate Research (1-6).

EPS 691 Seminar in Developmental Psychology (3).

EPS 694 Counseling Internship-Masters (3-6).

EPS 695 Counseling Practicum-Masters (3).

EPS 696 Seminar in Professional Problems (3).

EPS 697 Independent Study (1-3).

EPS 698 Graduate Seminar (1-3).

EPS 699 Thesis (1-6).

EPS 712 Psychological Foundations of Education (3).

EPS 720 Seminar in Learning (3).

EPS 725 Multivariate Statistics (3).


EPS 730 Individual Mental Testing: Wechsler (3).

EPS 731 Individual Mental Testing: Binet/McCarthy (3).

EPS 732 Psychoeducational Assessment Practicum (3).

EPS 737 Psychodiagnostics I (3).

EPS 738 Psychodiagnostics II (3).

EPS 739 Directed Readings in Counseling (1-3).

EPS 753 Neurological Assessment (3).

EPS 763 Vocational Evaluation (3).

EPS 764 Administration of Psychological Services (3).

EPS 765 Consultation in the Helping Professions (3).

EPS 796 Certification and Doctoral Internship (3-6).

EPS 797 Computer Statistics (3).

EPS 799 Dissertation (1-6).


Faculty: L. Haberlack, Departmental Chair; R. Ashcraft, V. Badorek, G. Bray, K. Bray, A.

Brennan, D. Brown, B. Clark, P. Duffy, A. Flitcraft, L. French, P. Hannon, J. Harper, J.

Holms, G. Hull, B. Lane, R. Mann, M. Nesbitt, J. Peters, S. Rasmussen, D. Sekeres, G.

Shaw, G. Vissicher.


The major purposes of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation programs are to

provide for the preparation of skilled health teachers, physical education teachers, recreation

leaders, and coaches; to provide a meaningful instructional program, both curricu-.

lar, cocurricular, and extracurricular, in health, physical education and recreation for

students; to provide professional leadership for the intramural and recreational activities

of the students.

Bachelor of Science in Education

Major and minor students will be required to take as many activity classes as necessary to

develop proficiencies in team sports, individual and dual sports, swimming and dance.

The selection of these activity courses is based upon proficiency and counseling with the

physical education advisor.

MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION: The major in Physical Education includes 10 to 11

credits in professional activity courses: HPR 200, 210, 229, 334, 336, 342, 379, and 470.

Additional course work under the direction of an advisor to comprise 35 hours are

needed. Major course work of 35 hours, the University Liberal Studies Program, 24 hours

of professional courses including HPR 430 (see page 128). a minor of 20 hours, and electives

to total 125 hours are required for graduation.

MAJOR IN HEALTH EDUCATION: Major course work of 42 hours, the University Liberal

Studies Program, 26 hours of professional education courses, a minor of 20 hours, and

electives to total 125 hours are needed for graduation. Required courses include HPR

200, 229, 230, 304, 364, 366, 431, 490. Interdisciplinary required courses include SOC

151, BIO 235, one course selected from PSY 150, 327, 335, 350, one course selected

from SOC 215, 217, 312, 314, 318, 334, 352, and an additional seven hours from a recommended

elective major list.


PA 645 Public Sector Labor Relations (3).

PA 648 Comparative Public Administration and Policy (3).

PA 698 Graduate Seminar (3).

PA 699 Thesis (1-6).


Faculty. W. lohnson, Departmental Chair;J. Biglin, W. Gibson, W. Harrison, L. Hunt, K.

Mills, C. Moore, J. Schnorr, W. Sjoberg, R. Thweatt, P. Willson, J. Windes.


The major objective of the Psychology Department is to provide a broad based curriculum

program in the discipline of psychology and to develop within the student an

understanding and appreciation of the lawfulness of behavior. To this end, the Psychology

Department offers relevant courses for the undergraduate student who plans to

enter business, education, community agency work, or other professional areas and who

desires a scientific understanding of human behavior; and, the graduate student who

needs a basis of scientific psychology for the pursuit of graduate professional programs or

seeks an applied program in clinical/health psychology.

Bachelor of Arts

The major requires 36 hours of course work in psychology, which must include PSY 150,

201, 220, and 301. The University Liberal Studies Program, a minor of 18 hours, and electives

to complete 125 semester hours are required in addition to the major. A two- year

college level proficiency in a language other than English is also required. This degree

may also be earned under the provisions of an Extended Major, Dual Major, or Merged

Major as outlined in this catalog.

Bachelor of Science

The major requires 36 hours of course work in psychology, which must include PSY 150,

201, 220, and 301, and an 18-hour minor, the University Liberal Studies Program, and

electives to complete 125 hours. This degree may also be earned under the provisions of

an Extended Major, Dual Major, or Merged Major as outlined in this catalog.

Minor Programs

MINOR IN PSYCHOLOGY: Requires 18 hours of psychology including PSY 150.


of psychology including PSY 150.


PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology (3). Science of psychology including history of psychology,

maturation, learning, thought processes, sensation, perception, physiology, motivation, emotion,

personality, and intelligence.

PSY 20t Introduction to Research and Statistics (4). Basic concepts of experimental design and

statistical analysis involved in psychological research. 3 hrs lecture and 2 hrs. lab.

PSY 220 Principles of learning (3). Methods, principles, applications, and theoretical issues of

learning. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 301 Experimental Psychology (4). Introduction to scientific methodologies as used in

psychological research including student projects in conducting research. 3 hrs. lecture and 2 hrs. lab.

Prerequisite: PSY 150, 201.


PSY 327 Introduction to Personality (3). Dynamics of personality development, principles of

motivation, conflict, frustration, anxiety defenses and psychopathology. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 335 Social Psychology (3). Studies of the experience and behavior of individuals in relation to

social stimulus situations. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 338 Environmental Psychology (3). Study of Human behavior in relation to specific

environments; special emphasis placed on crowding, territoriality, personal space, privacy and urban

developments. Prerequisite: PSY 159.

PSY 340 Developmental Psychology (3). A survey of the issues and concepts dealing with agerelated

behaviors and development changes at different periods during the human life span.

Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 346 Industrial-Organization Psychology (3). Applications of psychological theory and

methodology to the problems of selecting, training, arid motivating individuals in organizational

settings. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 347 Personnel Psychology (3). Psychological knowledge and methods applied to personnel

problems of selection and training, evaluation and fair employment concerns. Prerequisite: PSY 346.

PSY 350 Physiological Psychology (4). Physiological and neurological bases of behavior. 3 hrs.

lecture and 2 hrs. lab. Prerequisite: PSY 150 and 3 hrs. of biology.

PSY 355 Sensation and Perception (3). Basic methods, research, and theory in vision, hearing, and

other senses. Prerequisite: PSY 3?0.

PSY 370 Motivation and Emotion (3). Determinants of motivation and emotion in animals and

humans. Prerequisites: PSY 350.

PSY 377 Psychology of Sexuality (3). A survey of the psychological aspects of human sexual

behavior. Emphasis placed upon the integration of the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral factors in

sexual functioning. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 380 Psychological Testing (4). Analysis of test theory and construction, and survey of

contemporary psychological assessment techniques in intelligence, aptitude, interest, and personality

measurement. 3 hrs. lecture and 2 hrs. lab. Prerequisites: PSY 150, 201.

PSY 402 Interviewing (3). Laboratory approach to the development of skills in personnel

interviewing; includes tape recorded practice interviews and discussion of theoretical issues and

research findings.

PSY 405 Clinical Psychology (3). Introduction to the principles and processes of applying psychology

to the clinical setting. Areas of emphasis include: professional issues, assessment, diagnosis and

psychotherapy. Prerequisite: PSY 327.

PSY 415 Abnormal Psychology (3). Etiology, symptomatology, and classification of organic and

functional behavior disorders. Prerequisite: PSY 327.

PSY 420 Human Cognition (3). Contemporary research and theory in human information processing;

attention, memory, problem solving, language. Prerequisites: PSY 220, 355.

PSY 425 Croup Processes (3). Survey of major psychological approaches to the analysis of group

processes and functions. Prerequisite: PSY 335.

PSY 450 Historical Systems of Psychology (3). Survey and comparison of different theories and

methods of psychology and their historical background, and evaluation of those theories and methods

from philosophical and scientific standpoints. Prerequisite: 6 hrs. of psychology.

PSY 460 Community Psychology (3). Individual within an environmental system; emphasizing system

theory, intervention/change agent models and evaluation research. Prerequisite: PSY 150.

PSY 470 Stress Management Techniques (3). Introduction to current techniques applicable to stress

management including relaxation, imagery, diet, and exercise. Class time will be apportioned to allow

for practice implementing techniques. Prerequisite: PSY 220. Recommended: PSY 327.


PSY 494 Comparative Psychology (3). The comparative study of animal behavior including

evolution, reproduction, communication, biological rhythms, social behavior, exploration, play, tool

usage, learning, problem solving, and language. Prerequisites: PSY 301; recommended — some


PSY 496 Organizational Psychology (3). Theory and research on work motivation, leadership, and

related aspects of group behavior in organizations. Prerequisites: PSY 346.

Graduate Courses

PSY 501 Introduction to Clinical Psychology (3).

PSY 510 Theories of Personality (3).

PSY 525 Introductory Statistics (3).

PSY 560 Community Psychology (3).

PSY 599 Contemporary Developments (1-3).

PSY 608 Field Work Experience (1-12).

PSY 620 Theories of Learning (3).

PSY 621 Cognitive Processes (3).

PSY 625 Intermediate Statistics (3).

PSY 635 Special Topics in Social Psychology (3).

PSY 648 Foundations of Psychology I (3).

PSY 649 Foundations of Psychology II (3).

PSY 650 Physiological Psychology (3).

PSY 655 Theories of Perception (3).

PSY 657 Clinical Neuropsychology (3).

PSY 670 Current Issues in Psychology (3).

PSY 673 Techniques of Psychological Research (3).

PSY 682 Behavior Modification (3).

PSY 685 Graduate Research (1-6).

PSY 694 Comparative Psychology (3).

PSY 697 Independent Study (1-3).

PSY 698 Graduate Seminar (1-3).

PSY 699 Thesis (1-6).

PSY 725 Multivariate Statistics (3).


Interdisciplinary Faculty Committee: D. Cothran, Committee Chair; T. Cray, E. Rybnicek,

I. Sexton, W. Harrison, G. Van Otten, P. Rulon, E. Sage.

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelors degrees in Social Science are designed to provide a broad background for

the student who intends to proceed to graduate work, probably in one of the social sci-

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