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Florida State University
2013-2014 General Bulletin - Undergraduate Edition

Department of

Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences

Web Page: http://www.psy.fsu.edu

Chair: Jeanette Taylor; Associate Chair: Berler; Professors: Baumeister, Carbonell, Charness, Contreras, Eckel, Ericsson, Hull, Hyson, F. Johnson, Joiner, Keel, Kistner, Lonigan, Maner, Patrick, Schatschneider, Schmidt, Spector, Taylor, Tice, Wagner, Wang; Associate Professors: Bernat, Bolaños, Kaschak, Kelley, B. Licht, M. Licht, McNulty; Assistant Professors: Boot, Cougle, Williams; Research Associates in Psychology: Berler, Kline, Murphy, Sachs-Ericsson; Assistants in Psychology: A. Johnson, O. Johnson, Polick; Affiliated Faculty: Bennett Johnson, Cappendijk, Davis, Driscoll, Ferris, Gerend, Glueckauf, Kabbaj, Ouimet, Phillips, Roehrig, Tenenbaum, VanLandingham, Wetherby; Adjunct Instructors: Sullivan, Wells Harrison; Professors Emeriti: Bailey, Berkley, Brigham, Hokanson, Lang, Megargee, Miller, Rashotte, Smith, Stephan, Torgesen, Weaver

The undergraduate program in psychology offers introductory survey courses to give the liberal studies student a broad background in the study of behavior, as well as upper-division courses for the advanced student who has more specialized interests. The undergraduate major includes a rigorous course of study that covers the methodology and content needed to understand the causes of behavior in humans and animals. It is the intent of the program that the level of knowledge attained by the successful major will be such that the student is well prepared for graduate-level studies in any of the specialty areas in psychology. Likewise, the undergraduate program will provide excellent preparation for those interested in advanced training in a professional school (e.g., law or medical school), although additional coursework outside psychology may be required. Although some students may not wish to pursue graduate studies, this program assures that the successful major will attain a strong science-based liberal arts education.

Majors are required to take three laboratory courses, and qualified students are encouraged to work in the department's research laboratories or to participate in research in educational and clinical settings. Students are strongly encouraged to consult early and regularly with the departmental Advising Office to be sure they are meeting program requirements and to ask about opportunities for intensive study in a specialty area while pursuing the major, as well as how to better prepare oneself for graduate school. Advisers are available M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may call (850) 644-4260 or e-mail advising@psy.fsu.edu. The optional areas of emphasis include clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, neuroscience, and social psychology. Students on the Panama City campus may specialize in applied behavior analysis and performance management. For the student wishing to study abroad, the department offers a summer program to study psychology in London. The program includes two 4000 level elective courses that are not offered at other FSU campuses and that emphasize cultural determinants of behavior. There also may be opportunities to study for a semester in one of FSU's many study centers and programs abroad (including, but not limited to, Florence, Valencia, London, Panama, and Prague) while completing Liberal Studies requirements, one's minor, and/or one's foreign language requirement. For detailed information about the psychology major and the department, please refer to http://www.psy.fsu.edu.

Computer Skills Competency

All undergraduates at Florida State University must demonstrate basic computer skills competency prior to graduation. As necessary computer competency skills vary from discipline to discipline, each major determines the courses needed to satisfy this requirement. Undergraduate majors in psychology satisfy this requirement by earning a grade of "C–" or higher in BSC 2010L, CGS 2060, CGS 2100, CGS 3046, COM 4470, COP 3014, or ISC 3313.

State of Florida Common Program Prerequisites

The state of Florida has identified common program prerequisites for this University degree program. Specific prerequisites are required for admission into the upper-division program and must be completed by the student at either a community college or a state university prior to being admitted to this program. Students may be admitted into the University without completing the prerequisites, but may not be admitted into the upper-division program.

At the time this document was published, some common program prerequisites were undergoing revision. Please visit http://www.flvc.org/flvc/portal/Home_Page/Student%20Services/College_Transfer_Center/Common_Prerequisite_Manual/ for a current list of state-approved prerequisites.

The following lists the common program prerequisites or their substitutions necessary for admission into this upper-division degree program:

  1. BSC X0XX or BSC X20X or ZOO X010
  2. PSY X012
  3. PSY XXXX or any other lower level Psychology class within the Psychology Inventory (e.g., CLP, DEP, EAB, EXP, INP, PCO, PPE, and PSB prefixes)
  4. STA XXXX

Admission Requirements for a Major in Psychology

Admission to the undergraduate program in psychology is based on a minimum GPA and the successful completion of prerequisite course requirements. A Psychology major who applies for readmission to the college must meet the degree requirements of the catalog in force on the date of readmission. Students whose psychology credits are ten years old or older will need to have their existing credits evaluated by the Department of Psychology to determine if any requirements need to be repeated to ensure that their knowledge of Psychology is current.

Note: While some of these requirements overlap with the state of Florida Common Program Prerequisites (listed above), there are additional requirements for formal admission to the psychology major. Please note that students who qualify for upper-division status and who wish to enter FSU as a psychology major must complete all of the following prerequisites prior to being accepted at FSU.

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.8 in all college-level courses attempted
  2. Meet requirements for progression to upper division status
  3. Completion of the three courses listed below (each with a "C–" or better); these three courses should be taken as part of the liberal studies requirements or the AA degree.
    1. PSY 2012 General Psychology
    2. One biology course, chosen from among BSC 1005, 2010, 2085, 2086, PCB 2099, PSB 2000, ZOO X010, or equivalent
    3. Any statistics course, with STA 2122 or STA 2171 strongly preferred. The Research Methods course (PSY 3213C), which is required of all majors, requires that STA 2122 or STA 2171 or equivalent be taken as a course prerequisite (or corequisite, if necessary). It is important that students see a psychology adviser for guidance as to when it is best to schedule these courses.

Requirements for a Major

Note: Please see the undergraduate link on the department's Web site at http://www.psy.fsu.edu or contact the Psychology Advising Office at (850) 644-4260 for requirements.

Please review all college-wide degree requirements summarized in the "College of Arts and Sciences" chapter of this General Bulletin.

Please also see the section in this General Bulletin on university-wide undergraduate degree requirements regarding the following: multi-cultural, oral communication competency, and computer skills competency. For the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in psychology, the requirements listed below, along with the requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, must be fulfilled. For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, nine additional semester hours in the humanities and history are required above and beyond the requirements for the BS degree.

The Department of Psychology offers a broad selection of courses in order for each student to select a curriculum appropriate for his/her needs. All students must fulfill the major requirements listed below, which ensure a balanced program of study. Any of the courses listed below, if presented by the student toward fulfillment of the major, must be completed with a minimum grade of "C–". Additionally, no student who has accumulated more than four grades below "C–" (D+, D, D–, F, U) in psychology courses or prerequisite courses for the major taken for credit at Florida State University or elsewhere will be permitted to continue toward a degree with a major in psychology.

In an effort to maintain quality and to give students a direct way to affect the program, the Department of Psychology asks all of its graduating seniors to complete a survey to provide information about their experiences in and impressions of the department.

Class Attendance

The Department of Psychology enforces a strict first-day attendance policy. Students missing the first day of any class or laboratory will be dropped. For courses involving both a lecture and laboratory component, students missing the first day of either component will be dropped from the four-credit course.

Required Upper-Level Courses for a Psychology Major

Note: EXP 3202C, 3203C, 3422C, 3604C, PSY 3213C and PSB 3004C are each four hour courses with both lecture and laboratory components. These courses previously were three hour lecture courses and separate one hour laboratory courses.

Thirty-six semester hours of psychology courses (not including General Psychology) are required for the major. At least eighteen of these thirty-six hours must be taken in residence at FSU. Courses taken outside the Department of Psychology will not count toward the Psychology thirty-six hour requirement. Courses with a WST prefix will not count toward the Psychology major, even though they are listed on the Psychology course search. Students pursuing a double major may use up to six hours of Psychology coursework toward another major, provided that major accepts those courses. Students should check with advisers in both majors on these course requirements. The thirty-six hours must include:

  • Group 1: Research Methods. STA 2122 or 2171 or equivalent is a prerequisite (or corequisite, for students with prior statistics credit). Group 1 totals four hours of credit.

PSY 3213C Research Methods in Psychology with Laboratory (4)

  • Group 2: Neuroscience. Students must take one course, totaling three to four semester hours, from this group.

EXP 3202C Sensation & Perception with Laboratory (4)

EXP 3203C Animal Sensory Processes with Laboratory (4)

PSB 2000 Brain and Behavior (3)

PSB 3004C Physiological Psychology with Laboratory (4)

PSB 4461 Hormones & Behavior (3)

Note: If PSB 2000 was used for the biology requirement for entrance into the major, it cannot also fulfill Group 2.

  • Group 3: Social, Cognitive, and Developmental Psychology. Students must take two courses, totaling six to seven semester hours, from this group. Only one of these can have a DEP prefix.

DEP 3103 Child Psychology (3)

DEP 4404 Psychology of Adult Development and Aging (3)

EXP 2020 Mind and Cognition (3)

EXP 4640 Psychology of Language (3)

EXP 3604C Cognitive Psychology with Laboratory (4)

EXP 4404 Human Memory and Learning (3)

SOP 3004 Social Psychology (3)

  • Group 4: Lecture/Laboratory Courses. Students must take two courses from the list below. Each course contains a lecture and laboratory component.

EXP 3202C Sensation and Perception with Laboratory (4)

EXP 3422C Conditioning and Learning with Laboratory (4)

EXP 3604C Cognitive Psychology with Laboratory (4)

PSB 3004C Physiological Psychology with Laboratory (4)

Note: If students use one or more courses from Group 4 to fulfill requirements from Group 2 and/or Group 3, they can still count them toward the Group 4 requirements. By double-counting these courses, students will not be able to graduate with fewer hours in the major; rather, they will take more psychology electives (Group 5) to total thirty-six semester hours. Group 4 adds between zero and eight hours of credit, depending on how many courses are double counted.

  • Group 5: Psychology Electives. Students must take enough psychology elective courses to total thirty-six hours of psychology courses (not including General Psychology). Group 5 adds between fourteen hours and twenty-one hours of credit.
  1. Up to six total hours of either directed individual study (DIS: PSY 4911-4914) and/or research topics (PSY 4920) can count toward psychology electives. These are taken by instructor permission only. Students can take a total of up to twenty-four hours of these research experience courses (a combination of up to twelve hours DIS or up to eighteen hours PSY 4920) for university credit, but only six hours total will count toward the psychology major.
  2. Honors thesis work (PSY 4039r). Students can use honors thesis work to bring the total number of hours of "research experience" to nine hours maximum. For example, if a student took six combined hours of PSY 4920 and PSY 4911, he/she can count an additional three hours of honors thesis work toward the major.
  3. Courses with a WST prefix will not count toward psychology electives even though they are listed on the psychology course look up.
  4. Psychology electives can include any psychology courses not listed above, as well as classes listed under Groups 2, 3, or 4 as long as they have not been used to fulfill other requirements.
  5. For students who have not taken any 4000-level psychology courses at Florida State University to fulfill Psychology requirements, at least three hours of psychology electives must be taken at the 4000 level at Florida State University. This cannot include PSY 4911-14, PSY 4920, or PSY 4039.

Honors in the Major

The Department of Psychology offers an Honors in the Major program to encourage talented students to undertake independent and original research as part of the undergraduate experience. Students conduct this research under the supervision of a psychology faculty member. Completing an honors project contributes greatly to one's preparation for graduate studies in psychology and related fields. Students must have a 3.5 GPA in psychology courses and must be admitted into the University Honors in the Major Program prior to beginning this research. For requirements and other information, see the "University Honors Office and Honor Societies" chapter of this General Bulletin. Once admitted to the University Honors in the Major Program, students must identify a psychology faculty mentor for supervision of their honors thesis research.

Requirements for a Minor in Psychology

Twelve semester hours of psychology are required for a minor in psychology. One of these courses must be PSY 2012 General Psychology (3). Grades below "C–" will not be accepted for credit toward the minor. A minimum of six of the required semester hours must be completed at Florida State University. No courses used for satisfying the liberal studies requirements may count toward the minor, nor may any courses taken for an S/U grade. Also, courses with a WST prefix will not count toward the psychology minor.

Areas of Special Emphasis

Several areas of emphasis are available for students, especially those planning a graduate career in psychology or a related field. The areas are clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, neuroscience, and social psychology. The recommended curriculum includes coursework and DIS or Research Topics to provide students with a strong background in scientific method and content pertinent to their areas of particular interest.

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Panama City

Students may complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science (BS) in psychology at the Panama City campus. Students transferring to the Panama City campus must have completed an approved AA degree or equivalent; the Panama City campus offers no courses at the freshman or sophomore levels. Students should refer to the common course requirements for this degree program.

Courses are offered during the day for those wishing to complete the program as full-time students. Evening courses are offered for students whose schedules conflict with daytime courses and wish to pursue a degree on a part-time basis.

A master's degree with a specialty in applied behavior analysis also is offered at the Panama City campus.

Admission Requirements at Panama City

Admission requirements for the Panama City campus are:

  1. An AA degree from a Florida public institution, or satisfaction of the Florida State University liberal studies requirement
  2. A minimum GPA requirement in all attempted courses: Check with a Panama City psychology adviser regarding current GPA requirement at Panama City, which may differ from the 2.8 required at the main campus.
  3. Completion of the three courses listed below (each with a "C–" or better). These three courses should be taken as part of the liberal studies requirements or the AA degree:
    1. PSY 2012 General Psychology
    2. One biology course, chosen from among BSC 1005, 2010, 2085, 2086, PCB 2099, PSB 2000, ZOO X010, or equivalent
    3. Any statistics course, with STA 2122 or STA 2171 strongly preferred. The Research Methods course (PSY 3213C), which is required of all majors, requires that STA 2122 or STA 2171 or equivalent be taken as a course prerequisite (or corequisite, if necessary). It is important that students see a psychology adviser for guidance as to when best to schedule these courses.

Required Upper-Level Courses for a Psychology Major at Panama City

Graduation requirements for the psychology major are the same as those at the Tallahassee campus.

Note: For further information about admission, degree requirements, minor requirements, or the foreign language requirements for the bachelor's degree program, contact the FSU Panama City campus at (850) 872-4750, or toll free at (866) 539-7588, or refer to http://www.pc.fsu.edu.

Definition of Prefixes

CBH—Comparative Psychology and Animal Behavior

CLP—Clinical Psychology

DEP—Developmental Psychology

EAB—Experimental Analysis of Behavior

EXP—Experimental Psychology

INP—Industrial and Applied Psychology

ISC—Interdisciplinary Sciences

PCB—Process Biology

PPE—Personality

PSB—Psychobiology

PSY—Psychology

SCE—Science Education

SOP—Social Psychology

Undergraduate Courses

General Psychology

PSY 2012. General Psychology (3). This course is a broad introduction to the field of psychology covering such topics as learning, perception, intelligence, personality, social behavior, neuroscience, developmental psychology, and abnormal behavior.

PSY 2023. Careers in Psychology (1). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is intended for psychology majors who are uncertain about their career goals. Students learn what career opportunities are available in psychology and related fields and what these careers involve. Students are encouraged to take this course early in their undergraduate years so they can pursue opportunities at FSU that will help prepare them for their chosen career paths.

PSY 2029. New Student Seminar in Psychology (1). (S/U grade only.) This course allows incoming freshmen and transfer students an opportunity to become familiar with the familiar with the field of psychology, the Florida State University Department of Psychology, and techniques for achieving success in college.

PSY 3213C. Research Methods in Psychology with Laboratory (4). Prerequisites: Psychology major, PSY 2012, and STA 2122 or STA 2171 or equivalent. This course is an introduction to philosophical and methodological issues in the empirical study of psychology. Laboratory portion includes running simple experiments, analyzing data, and interpreting the results.

PSY 4604. History and Systems of Psychology (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012, junior or senior standing. This course covers the philosophical and scientific antecedents of modern psychology and the history of psychology as an independent scientific discipline.

Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience

CBH 4304. Behavioral Genetics (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and STA 2122 or STA 2171 or equivalent. This course examines the application of genetic methods to human and animal behavior. Genetic methods discussed include twin and adoption as well as molecular studies. Behaviors to be examined include personality, intelligence, and psychopathology.

EXP 3202C. Sensation and Perception with Laboratory (4). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course explores the role of senses in behavior and the perceptual organization of sensory information; lecture plus laboratory experiments.

EXP 3203C. Animal Sensory Processes with Laboratory (4). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course covers animal psychophysics and electrophysiology in the study of animal senses; lecture plus laboratory experiments.

EXP 3422C. Conditioning and Learning with Laboratory (4). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course explores how experience affects the behavior and physiological functioning of animals and humans; lecture plus laboratory experiments.

PSB 2000. Introduction to Brain and Behavior (3). This course studies the basic principles of brain functions and how they relate to animal and human behavior. (Cannot be taken after PSB 3004C.)

PSB 3004C. Physiological Psychology with Laboratory (4). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course studies current problems, theories, and techniques in physiological psychology with emphasis on central nervous system mechanisms.

PSB 4240. Neurobiology of Brain Dysfunction (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and PSB 2000 or PSB 3004C or three semester hours in biology. This course focuses on clinical neuroscience, which is the exploration of the neurobiological foundations of brain dysfunction and major diseases affecting the central nervous system, including mental health and mental illness.

PSB 4447. Clinical Psychopharmacology (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and PSB 2000 or PSB 3004C or three semester hours in biology. This course covers neuropsychopharmacology, including the behavioral effects of brain-mind altering drugs (i.e. psychotropics) and the biological action of drugs used to treat psychological disorders.

PSB 4461. Hormones and Behavior (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and PSB 2000 or PSB 3004C or three semester hours in biology. This course provides students with current knowledge of interactions between hormones and behavior with emphasis on the brain regulation of hormone-behavior interaction in mammalian species including humans.

PSB 4641. Pain and Suffering (3). This course combines formal lectures, student-teacher discussions, and student presentations to understand what we currently know and how we can increase our knowledge about the multifaceted (genetic, biological, physiological, psychological, sociocultural) mechanisms underlying pain.

PSB 4710. Biology of Eating Disorders and Obesity (3). This course explores the biological and genetic factors that may increase susceptibility to develop an eating disorder or obesity. It also provides a survey of biological changes that arise in individuals with an eating disorder or obesity.

PSB 4731. Biopsychology of Sexual Behavior (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and PSB 2000 or PSB 3004C or three semester hours in biology. This course studies biological and sociocultural determinants of sexual development particularly as it relates to sexual orientation, sexual preference, and purported gender differences in personality, cognition, and mental disorders.

Human Learning and Cognition

EXP 2020. Mind and Cognition (3). Prerequisite: Instructor permission. This course focuses on intelligent behavior in humans, animals, and machines and on the mechanisms underlying this behavior.

EXP 3604C. Cognitive Psychology with Laboratory (4). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course covers contemporary approaches to human learning, memory, and higher mental processes; lecture plus laboratory experiments.

EXP 4404. Human Memory and Learning (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012. This course introduces issues related to human memory and learning. Theories of memory, including memory systems, capacity and duration of memory, and basic memorial processes are discussed. Applied issues are covered, including disorders of memory (e.g., Alzheimer's disease), repressed memories, and memory improvement.

EXP 4640. Psychology of Language (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012. This course focuses on the mental processes involved in language use (e.g., speech, comprehension, conversation, and writing).

Clinical/Personality

CLP 3003. Psychology of Adjustment (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course covers human adjustments and the resulting forms of behavior. Abnormal and normal behavior are contrasted. Special emphasis on the determinants of adjustments.

CLP 3305. Clinical and Counseling Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is a survey of the theory, research, and treatment procedures in the clinical process.

CLP 3314. Health Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is a survey of health psychology and behavioral medicine. Topics include mind/body connections, health and disease, stress and coping, and psychology in medical settings.

CLP 4110. Eating Disorders (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012. Junior or senior standing is strongly recommended. This course presents an in-depth investigation of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders not otherwise specified, spanning topics such as biological bases of disordered eating, cultural and historical patterns in prevalence of eating pathology, and cognitive disturbances and personality features associated with eating disorders.

CLP 4134. Abnormal Child Psychology (3). Prerequisite: DEP 3103. This course focuses on the development, maintenance, assessment, and treatment of various psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence. Theoretical perspectives and research findings are discussed pertaining to anxiety, depression, autism, conduct disorder, attention-deficit disorder/hyperactivity disorder, and learning disabilities.

CLP 4143. Abnormal Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. Junior or senior standing is strongly recommended. This course focuses on the causes of personality disorganization, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, and developments in experimental psychopathology.

CLP 4182. Addictive Behaviors (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and junior or senior standing. This course addresses the broad concept of "addiction," emphasizing substance use problems, but touching on other gratifying compulsive behaviors such as overeating, gambling, and certain sexual deviations. Critical thinking about the available theoretical, empirical, and popular literature as a well as relevant public policy is the focus.

CLP 4343r. Current Issues in Clinical Psychology (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and junior or senior standing. This course studies current issues in clinical psychology. May be repeated to a maximum of six semester hours.

CLP 4392. Psychology of Criminal Behavior (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course focuses on understanding psychological factors relevant to the development and maintenance of criminal behavior. As a point of reference for understanding the intrapersonal factors contributing to criminality, the course focuses in detail on the clinical phenomenon of psychopathic personality, or "psychopathy", and the related concept of antisocial personality disorder.

CLP 4950. Abnormal Psychology Field Experience (1). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisites: CLP 4143, PSY 2023, and instructor permission.

PPE 3003. Psychology of Personality (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is an introduction to methods, theory, and research in personality.

PSY 4302. Theory, Application, and Evaluation of Tests (3). Prerequisite: PSY 3213C. This course explores basic test and measurement theory which is essential in the construction, appropriate use, and evaluation of achievement, aptitude, intelligence, interest, and personality tests.

Life-Span Development

DEP 3103. Child Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course provides broad coverage of topics concerning the biological, social, and cognitive aspects of children.

DEP 3305. Psychology of Adolescent Development (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course examines recent research dealing with adolescents. Emphasis is placed on the influence of growth and on the role of cultural pressures on behavior.

DEP 4404. Psychology of Adult Development and Aging (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course focuses on the study of the major psychological issues of adulthood and aging, including age-related changes in psychological, social, and physical functioning; interpersonal and family relationships; career development and retirement; mental and physical health; death and bereavement; and coping with the process of aging.

Social

SOP 3004. Social Psychology (3). This course involves the scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. Subjects include individual, cultural, behavioral, and biological levels of analysis. Completion of PSY 2012 is recommended prior to this course.

SOP 3742. Psychology of Women (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is a systematic study of research and theories about gender, including psychological differences and similarities between sexes.

SOP 3751. Psychology and the Law (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is an examination of the interface between psychology and legal issues. Research on judges, juries, defendants, and police are among topics covered, as well as the role of psychologists in the legal system.

SOP 3782. Psychology of the African-American (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course is a critical examination of the psychocultural forces that shape and determine the unique behavior of African-Americans.

SOP 4214. Experimental Social Psychology (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and SOP 3004. This course covers in-depth analysis of several central areas of social psychology with an emphasis on designing and carrying out research in these areas.

SOP 4722. Prejudice and Stereotyping (3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012 and SOP 3004. This course explores the nature of prejudice and stereotyping in our society using a social psychological perspective.

Behavioral–Performance Management

EAB 3703. Applied Behavior Analysis (3). This course introduces the basic principles of behavior and exposes students to settings where techniques based on learning theory can be used therapeutically.

INP 3303. Business Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. This course focuses on topics such as vocational selection, psychological principles of supervision and leadership, emotional problems of employees, selling, and advertising.

INP 3313. Behavior Analysis in Business and Industry (3). Prerequisites: EAB 3703, EXP 3422C, and PSY 2012. This course examines behavior principles as they are applied in business, industry, and government.

INP 4314. Advanced Topics in Performance Management (4). Prerequisites: INP 3313 and instructor permission. This course focuses on the implementation and analysis of performance management principles via a project carried out in a business setting; motivation, compensation, and systems issues in performance technology.

Multiple Areas

ISC 3076. Science, Technology, and Society (3). This course examines interrelations among science, technology, and society. Science is considered as an enterprise in modern society that produces technological advances and new perspectives on reality. Enrollment is open to students who have attained at least junior standing or by instructor permission.

PSY 3949r. Cooperative Education Work Experience (0). (S/U grade only.) This non-credit experiential learning course offers students an opportunity to gain "real world" on-the-job work experience related to a specific academic field of study. Students must register for this course through the FSU Career Center.

PSY 4039r. Honors Work (1–6). May be repeated to a maximum of nine semester hours.

PSY 4911r–4914r. Directed Individual Study (one to three hours each.) (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Instructor permission. This course is a study on a selected topic as designated by the student and the directing professor. Each course may be repeated to a maximum of three semester hours.

PSY 4915r. Honors Advanced Research Topics (1–3). Prerequisites: PSY 2012, acceptance into the University Honors Program, instructor permission. This course involves participation in a research project on a selected topic as designated by the directing professor. Participation includes more advanced with than PSY 4920 and a written product, the nature of which is detailed in a written contract between professor and student.

PSY 4920r. Research Topics (1–3). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Instructor permission. This course consists of participation in a group research project on a selected topic as designated by the directing professor. May be repeated to a maximum of eighteen semester hours, with a maximum of six hours repeatable in a given semester.

PSY 4930r. Special Topics in Psychology (3). Prerequisite: PSY 2012. Topics vary. May be repeated to a maximum of twenty-four semester hours. May be repeated within the same semester.

PSY 4970r. Honors Seminar (1). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisites: 3.2 overall GPA and 3.5 Psychology GPA. This course provides exposure to state-of-the-art research of psychology faculty to increase breadth in the discipline and to help select a thesis topic and research mentor. May be repeated to a maximum of four semester hours.

SCE 4939r. Seminar in Contemporary Science, Mathematics and Science Education (1). This course includes presentations of contemporary and interesting issues in science, mathematics, or academic methods. Content varies from semester to semester. May be repeated to a maximum of four semester hours.

Graduate Courses

General

PSY 5605. History and Systems of Psychology (3).

PSY 6945. Teaching Psychology Practicum (3).

Applied Behavior Analysis

EAB 5700. Basic Principles of Behavior (3).

EAB 5701. Basic Methods of Applied Behavior Analysis (3).

EAB 5710. Behavioral Analysis in Developmental Disabilities and Autism (3).

EAB 5711. Behavioral Analysis in Mental Health and Aging (3).

EAB 5721. Behavioral Analysis in Education and Performance
Management (3).

EAB 5780. Ethical and Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3).

EAB 5796. Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis (3).

EAB 5940. Applied Behavioral Analysis Practicum (3). (S/U grade only.)

EAB 5941. Applied Behavioral Analysis Practicum (3). (S/U grade only.)

EAB 5942. Applied Behavioral Analysis Practicum (3). (S/U grade only.)

EAB 6130r. Seminar on Skinner's Theory of Behaviorism (3).

Clinical: Personality

CLP 5189. Diversity in Individuals and Cultures: Issues for Clinical Psychology (3).

CLP 5196. Techniques of Behavioral Change (3).

CLP 5375. Research Design and Methods in Clinical Psychology (3).

CLP 5475. Child Development and Psychopathology (3).

CLP 5624. Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice (3). (S/U grade only).

CLP 5941r. Psychology Clinic Practicum (1–3). (S/U grade only.)

CLP 5942r. Clinical Practicum: Psychological Evaluation (1–3). (S/U grade only).

CLP 6169. Adult Development and Psychopathology (3).

CLP 6349r. Seminar in Clinical Theory (3).

CLP 6920r. Current Issues in Clinical Psychology (1). (S/U grade only.)

CLP 6944r. Clinical Practicum: Change of Behavior (1–3). (S/U grade only.)

CLP 6947r. Clinical Practicum: Change of Behavior (1–3). (S/U grade only.)

PSY 5325. Assessment I (3).

PSY 6940r. External Placement Practicum (1–6). (S/U grade only.)

PSY 6948r. Psychology Internship (1–9). (S/U grade only.)

Human Learning and Cognition

EXP 5508. Cognition and Perception (3).

EXP 5642. Psychology of Language (3).

EXP 6609r. Seminar in Higher Mental Processes (3).

EXP 6920r. Issues in Cognitive Science (1). (S/U grade only.)

Life-Span Development

DEP 5165. Developmental Psychology (3).

Psychobiology/Neuroscience

EXP 5406. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (3).

EXP 5717. Animal Psychophysics (3).

PCB 5845. Cell and Molecular Neuroscience (4).

PSB 5056. Biological Psychology (3).

PSB 5057. Neuroscience Methods: Molecules to Behavior (2).

PSB 5077. Responsible Conduct of Research (2).

PSB 5230C. Vertebrate Neuroanatomy (4).

PSB 5341. Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience (3).

PSB 5347. Neuropharmacology (3).

PSB 6059r. Seminar in Physiological Psychology (3).

PSB 6070r. Current Problems in Neuroscience (2). (S/U grade only.)

PSB 6920r. Neuroscience Colloquium (1). (S/U grade only.)

PSB 6933r. Seminar in Neuroscience (1–2).

Social

SOP 5069. Personality and Social Psychology (3).

SOP 6920r. Current Issues in Social Psychology (1). (S/U grade only.)

SOP 6939r. Seminar in Social Psychology (3).

Multiple Area Courses

PSY 5908r. Directed Individual Study (1–3). (S/U grade only.)

PSY 5916r. Selected Research Topics (3).

PSY 5917r. Supervised Research (1–5). (S/U grade only.)

PSY 5947r. Supervised Teaching (1–5). (S/U grade only.)

PSY 6919r. Seminar in Current Research Topics (1–3).

For listings relating to graduate coursework for thesis, dissertation, and master's and doctoral examinations and defense, consult the Graduate Bulletin.