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Psychological Sciences


Applied Psychological Science Concentration

This concentration focuses on applying principles of psychological science to increase performance effectiveness and solve problems in business, sports, or human engineering domains. 

Foundations of Psychology (15 hours)

  • PSYS 100 Introductory Psychology or PSYS 160 Introduction to Biopsychology (3 hours)
  • Developmental Processes (3 hours)
    • PSYS 220 Introduction to Lifespan Developmental Psychology
    • PSYS 321 Child Developmental Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition (3 hours)
    • PSYS 333 Cognitive Psychology is required
  • Individual Differences in Social Processes (3 hours)
    • PSYS 350 Social Psychology is required
  • Biological Bases of Behavior and Mental Processes (3 hours)
    • PSYS 360 (or PSYS 362) Behavioral Neuroscience
    • PSYS 363 Sensory and Perceptual Systems

Research Methods and Statistics (7 hours)

  • PSYS 210 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYS 211 Research Methods in Psychology Laboratory
  • PSYS 313 Statistics in Psychology

Integrative Science in Psychology (3 hours)

  • PSYS 380 Psychology and Science Fiction
  • PSYS 481 History in Psychology
  • PSYS 490 Research, Readings, or Special Projects in Psychology

Applied Psychological Science Concentration Courses (12 hours)

  • PSYS 413 Psychological Measurement (3 hours)
  • Electives (9 hours)
    • PSYS 360 (or PSYS 362) Behavioral Neuroscience
    • PSYS 363 Sensory and Perceptual Systems
    • PSYS 370 Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    • PSYS 433 Judgment & Decision Making
    • PSYS 473 Training in Business and Industry
    • PSYS 481 History of Psychology
    • PSYS 490 Research, Readings, or Special Projects in Psychology
    • PSYS 499 Senior Seminar in Psychology (category-related topic)
    • PSY 340 Sport Psychology
    • PSY 355 Issues in Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • PSY 412 Motivation and Emotion
    • PSY 470 Psychology and Law

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 Last Modified 3/29/18