Psychology Courses

PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology I (3)

Acquaints the student with the major issues in contemporary psychology and considers the historical antecedents. Special attention is given to questions of methodology and research design in psychology. Topics in physiological psychology, perception, learning and motivation are considered. Students with credit for PSYC 101 may not take PSYC 100 for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II (3)

Acquaints the student with major issues in contemporary psychology and considers their historical antecedents. Topics in learning, cognition, social psychology and abnormal psychology are considered. Recommended: PSYC 100 is recommended but not required. Students with credit for PSYC 101 may not take PSYC 102 for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.

PSYC 106 - Psychological Issues in Contemporary Society (3)

Relates contemporary knowledge from psychology to current social problems. Provides relevant information from studies pertaining to problems such as attitude development, prejudice, race relations, addiction, behavior technology, and family pathology. Breadth-Social Sciences.

PSYC 109W - Brain, Mind and Society (3)

Introduces the student to issues in Psychology by surveying the research on brain and behaviour and the implications of this work for individuals and society. Beginning with neurons, this course explores the transition to human experience. Students with credit for PSYC X99 or X99W may not complete this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Science.

PSYC 201W - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4)

An introduction to the procedures used in psychological research, and to the logic underlying them. Topics include the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to research, the formulation of testable questions, the control of extraneous influences, the measurement of effects, and the drawing of valid conclusions from empirical evidence. Provides a background for senior psychology courses since it offers a basis for the critical evaluation and conduct of research. Students with credit for PSYC 201 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or 102 (or PSYC 101). Writing/Quantitative.

PSYC 210 - Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology (4)

Covers basic descriptive and inferential techniques most appropriately applied to the various forms of data from psychological research. Should be completed by majors and honours before the end of term 4. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W and BC high school Math 12 with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or BC high school Math 11 with a minimum grade of B- (2.67). Quantitative.

PSYC 221 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3)

Introduction to the study of cognitive and perceptual processes. Topics include memory, perception, attention, language, mental imagery, creativity, judgment and decision-making, and an introduction to cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dyslexia, aphasia and attention-deficit disorder. Students with credit for PSYC 320 may not take PSYC 221 for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 100 (or PSYC 101).

PSYC 241 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3)

Introduces students to the area of abnormal psychology. Topics include the definition and classification of pathological behavior, factors involved in the development of pathology, and evaluation of therapy outcome. Students with credit for PSYC 340 may not take PSYC 241 for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 102 (or 101).

PSYC 250 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology (3)

Considers the psychological and physical aspects of human development from conception through middle childhood. Topics include social, emotional, language, cognitive, perceptual and physical development. Students with credit for PSYC 350 or 351 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 102 (or 101).

PSYC 260 - Introduction to Social Psychology (3)

Examines methodology and content in social psychology. Topics include: attitudes and values; social perception and cognition; group behavior; social includence; prejudice, discrimination, and sexism; aggression; altruism, interpersonal attraction and interpersonal relationships. Students with credit for PSYC 360 may not take PSYC 260 for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 102 (or 101). Breadth-Social Sciences.

PSYC 268 - Introduction to Law and Psychology (3)

An introduction to the area of law and psychology. The role and influence of psychology in the legal system will be discussed. Topics include: social psychology and law, developmental psychology and law, juvenile justice, experimental psychology and law, mental disability and law. Students with credit for PSYC 369 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 102 (or 101).

PSYC 280 - Introduction to Biological Psychology (3)

Surveys the major areas in biological psychology. Topics include the basics of neuroanatomy and nerve cell function, the behavioral and physiological effects of drugs and hormones in the nervous system, evolutionary perspectives on the brain and behavior, and the biopsychology of vision, the chemical senses, hearing, movement, biological rhythms, sex, and cognitive processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 100 (or 101). Recommended: BISC 101. Breadth-Science.

PSYC 300W - Critical Analysis of Issues in Psychology (4)

Trains students to evaluate critically important issues from the main areas of Psychology (e.g., Cognitive and Neural, Clinical, Developmental, History, Quantitative and Theoretical, Law and Psychology, Social)and to communicate their ideas clearly in written form. The content may vary in different offerings of the course. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W. Writing.

PSYC 301 - Intermediate Research Methods and Data Analysis (4)

A continuation of PSYC 201 and 210. Provides extensions of the basic theory and methods of research design and data analysis. Includes discussions of the analysis of substantive problems, the choice of appropriate research designs, and special problems that arise in the analysis of psychological data. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 210 and a minimum CGPA of 2.67. Quantitative.

PSYC 303 - Perception (3)

An introduction to the study of perceptual processes with an emphasis on seeing and hearing. Topics include the perception of features, objects, motion, depth, time, visual illusions, and individual differences in perceptual ability. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and one of 221 (or 320) or 335.

PSYC 308 - History and Systems of Modern Psychology (3)

Examines the development of modern psychology from the founding of the first laboratories in the late 19th century to the present. The development and revisions of the major theoretical systems of psychology are examined from a comparative and critical perspective. Students with credit for PSYC 207 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201.

PSYC 325 - Learning and Memory (3)

Examination of the phenomena of memory and the retention and reproduction of information. Considers the conditions and principles of retention and recall in short- and long-term memory. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W and PSYC 221 (or instead of PSYC 221 one of the following courses: PSYC 280 or PSYC 320).

PSYC 330 - Attention (3)

Survey the different aspects of paying attention. Topics include the effects of selective and divided attention on perceptual and cognitive function; the role of attention in human performance; attentional dysfunction and attention-deficit disorder; and the development of attentional capacity across the life span from newborns to the elderly. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, and 221 (or 320).

PSYC 335 - Sensation (3)

Examines the properties of the visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, and kinesthetic systems and receptor mechanisms with a strong emphasis on physiology. Topics include psychophysical measurement of sensations, cross-modal organization and computational modeling of sensory processes, and the interface between sensory and perceptual processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 221, and one of 280 or 303.

PSYC 342 - Practicum I (3)

First term of work experience in the Psychology Co-operative Education program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 210. Students should apply to the co-op co-ordinator one term in advance.

PSYC 343 - Practicum II (3)

Second term of work experience in the Psychology Co-operative Education program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: Successful completion of PSYC 342 and 45 units with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 353 - Infant Development (3)

Examines research and theory concerning social, emotional, and cognitive development in infancy. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 250 (or 350 or 351).

PSYC 354 - Development of Children's Thinking (3)

Examines research and theory concerning the origins and development of cognition in humans. Traces the development of language and children's thinking about the physical and social world from birth to adulthood, with a focus on infancy and childhood. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 250 (or 350 or 351).

PSYC 355 - Adolescent Development (3)

Considers human development from the end of childhood to the beginning of the adult stage, from a bio-social point of view. Included among the topics are psychological effects of sexual maturation, choice of vocation and marriage partner, effects of participation in the gang and youth organization, cultural variations in the patterns of growth. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 250 (or 350 or 351).

PSYC 356 - Developmental Psychopathology (3)

Examines theoretical approaches, research findings, and treatment outlooks concerning problems and disorders in childhood development. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 241 (or 340), and 250 (or 350 or 351).

PSYC 357 - Adulthood and Aging (3)

Considers human development from young adulthood to old age. Included are theories of adult development and aging; environmental and biological factors in aging; and the effects of aging on sensation, perception, learning, cognition, personality, psychopathology, and social relations. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 250 (or 350 or 351) or acceptance into the diploma program in gerontology.

PSYC 358 - Language and Social Interaction (3)

Reviews the four major psychological models of talk and develops a new social pragmatic model of talk-as-social-interaction. The social pragmatic model is then applied to research in social development. Through lectures, course readings, and hands-on exercises in the tutorials (e.g., tape recording, transcription and analysis of natural talk) students will acquire competence in describing and analyzing talk from a social pragmatic perspective, and applying social pragmatics to an examination of central issues in social development. Students with credit for PSYC 367 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 250 (or 350 or 351).

PSYC 362 - Close Relationships (3)

Reviews theory and research on the psychology of interpersonal relations, with particular attention to personal relationships. Topics include theoretical perspectives on relationships; interpersonal attraction; dating, marriage, and friendship; social networks; cognitive processes and communication dynamics within relationships; and power and aggression within relationships. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 260 (or 360).

PSYC 363 - Intergroup Relations (3)

Provides an overview of the social psychological study of intergroup relations, considering classic and contemporary theory and research in the field. It includes discussions of the application of these ideas and findings to important social contexts, and explores ways in which the social psychological study of intergroup relations can help us understand and inform efforts to influence relevant social change. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 260 (or 360).

PSYC 365 - Health Psychology (3)

Explores applications of psychological principles to health and health care. The development of the field of health psychology is traced and major topics introduced. Topics include health promotion, the hospital experience, communication in medical settings, coping with serious illness, psychoneuroimmunology, and field-specific methodology. Prerequisite: PSYC 201.

PSYC 370 - Introduction to Theories of Personality (3)

Focuses on classic and contemporary theories, conceptual debates, and empirical research in the area of personality. Students with credit for PSYC 270 may not complete this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201.

PSYC 371 - Intervention: Process and Outcome (3)

Reviews the major approaches to psychological intervention in terms of theory, practice and outcome evaluation. The course will examine both the scientific and practitioner components of intervention. Students with credit for PSYC 375 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 241 (or 340). PSYC 270 (or 370) is recommended.

PSYC 376 - Experimental Psychology and Law (3)

The roles of experimental developmental, cognitive, and social psychology in the understanding of behavior and perceptions of individuals in legal contexts. Topics include eyewitness testimony, autobiographical memory, interviewing, deception detection, and juror decision-making. Students who have taken PSYC 368 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W and PSYC 268. Recommended: PSYC 210.

PSYC 379 - Clinical Forensic Psychology (3)

Clinical approaches to the understanding of behavior in criminal and civil forensic settings. Topics related to the assessment, treatment, and management of people suffering from mental disorder. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 268. PSYC 241 is recommended.

PSYC 381 - Behavioral Endocrinology (3)

Examines the ways in which hormones influence the nervous system, regulating essential behaviors such as eating, drinking, sex, parenting, sleep, emotional behavior and cognitive processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 280.

PSYC 382 - Cognitive Neuroscience (3)

Examines the neurophysiological bases of cognitive and perceptual phenomena such as memory, attention, language, thinking, imagery, vision, audition, and sensory processes. The study of human cognitive performance with measurement techniques such as ERP, PET, and MRI is also discussed. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 221, and 280.

PSYC 383 - Psychopharmacology (3)

A survey of how psychoactive drugs affect brain function to alter consciousness and behavior. Topics will include cellular effects of drugs that affect the central nervous system and discussions of the psychological and social effects of those drug-induced changes in the brain. Research on drug abuse and addictions and means of treating them will be covered. Historical, social and legal aspects of non-medical drug use will be discussed, as will the use of medications for the treatment of anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, dementias and other psychological disorders. Students with credit for PSYC 483 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 280.

PSYC 385 - Evolution and Psychology (3)

Topics such as altruism, parental care, mate choice, sex differences in behavior, aggression, dominance and territoriality are considered from an evolutionary perspective. The role of heredity and environment in the development of these behaviors is also discussed. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W: Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology.

PSYC 386 - Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience (4)

An overview of techniques used for studying the biological basis of behavior in humans and animals. Examines the logic and limitations of specific research methods. Provides an opportunity to master a set of techniques and to conduct supervised research projects in the laboratory. Students with credit for PSYC 481 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 280.

PSYC 387 - Human Neuropsychology (3)

Examines the neural processes that underlie cognitive functioning and behavior. Topics include neuroanatomy, neuropathology, brain damage, neurological diseases (e.g., schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's), and problems in spatial ability, memory, language, mood and anxiety. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 221, and 280.

PSYC 388 - Biological Rhythms and Sleep (3)

Behavior and physiology are regulated by biological clocks, which function to synchronize the organism optimally with its environment. In this course we examine the adaptive role of clocks in animal behavior, the neural and endocrine mechanisms of daily, monthly and yearly rhythms, and the relevance of clocks, rhythms and sleep to human performance and psychopathology. We will also consider the mechanisms and functions of sleep states. Students with credit for PSYC 488 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201 and 280.

PSYC 391 - Selected Topics in Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201. Other prerequisites vary by topic offering.

PSYC 402 - Selected Topics in History and Theoretical Psychology (4)

Examines the basic ideas concerning the relationship between mind and body and the empirical and rational foundations of scientific thought as applied to modern psychology. Students will be expected to analyze either the historical development of contemporary approaches or theoretical issues that are relevant to their area of interest in psychology. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, and one of 207 (or 308) or 307, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 410 - Research Design I (4)

Reviews the basic logic of controlled experimentation, and focuses on analysis of variance designs commonly used in psychological research. Particular emphasis is given to the relative merits of the several designs when there are multiple research questions to be answered. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 301, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0. Quantitative.

PSYC 411 - Research Design II (4)

Focuses on multivariate regression and correlation models. Deals with ways of answering questions when direct experimental manipulation is not feasible, and demonstrates the utility of the principles involved for solving problems other than those for which they were first proposed.. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 301, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0. Recommended: PSYC 410. Quantitative.

PSYC 430 - Selected Topics in Cognition I (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 221 (or 320), 280, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 432 - Selected Topics in Cognition II (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 221 (or 320), 280, and 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 441 - Selected Topics in Clinical Psychology (4)

An intensive examination of a selected topic in clinical psychology, varying to include offerings such as psychopathology (adult or child), individual differences in cognitive abilities, behavioral approaches to intervention, addiction, and other special topics. Students with credit for PSYC 444 may not take this course for further credit if similar topics are covered. See department for further information. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 371 (or 375), and 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 442 - Practicum III (3)

Third term of work experience in the Psychology Co-operative Education program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: Successful completion of PSYC 342 and 343 and 60 units with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 443 - Practicum IV (3)

Fourth term of work experience in the Psychology Co-operative Education program. Units from this course do not count towards the units required for an SFU degree. Prerequisite: Successful completion of PSYC 442 and 75 units with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 450 - Selected Topics in Developmental Psychology I (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 250 (or 350 or 351), and 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 451 - Selected Topics in Developmental Psychology II (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 250 (or 350 or 351), and 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 452 - Selected Topics in Developmental Psychology III (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 250 (or 350 or 351), and 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 453 - Selected Topics in Developmental Psychology IV (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 250 (or 350 or 351), 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 457 - Behavioral Neuroscience Undergraduate Honours Thesis Proposal (3)

Directed study and research leading to an Honours thesis proposal (PSYC 459/KIN 459). Students with credit for KIN 457 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: 90 units, including PSYC 301 with a minimum grade of B and permission of the Chair of Behavioral Neuroscience Coordinating Committee.

PSYC 459 - Behavioral Neuroscience Undergraduate Honours Thesis (9)

A written thesis based on research previously proposed in PSYC 457/KIN 457. Students with credit for KIN 459 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of B in PSYC 457/KIN 457.

PSYC 461 - Topics in Social Psychology I (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 260 (or 360), 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 462 - Topics in Social Psychology II (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 260 (or 360), 362, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 463 - Topics in Social Psychology III (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 260 (or 360), 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 464 - Topics in Social Psychology IV (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 476 - Topics in Psycholegal Psychology I (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Students with credit for PSYC 468 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 268, 376, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 479 - Topics in Psycholegal Psychology III (4)

This course can be repeated for credit. Students with credit for PSYC 468 may not complete this course for further credit. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 268, 379, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 480 - Selected Topics in Biological Psychology I (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 221, 280, 60 units, and and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 482 - Selected Topics in Biological Psychology II (4)

Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 221, 280, 60 units, and a CGPA of 3.0.

PSYC 490 - Honours Project (4)

An in-depth investigation of a topic in psychology, culminating in a critical literature review and the formulation of a research proposal. Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and 301, both with a minimum grade of 3.0.

PSYC 491 - Selected Topics in Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, a CGPA of 3.0, and permission of the department.

PSYC 493 - Directed Studies (3)

Independent reading or research in topics selected in consultation with the supervising instructor. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, a CGPA of 3.0, and permission of the department. See the Directed Studies Courses section within the undergraduate Department of Psychology section.

PSYC 494 - Directed Studies (3)

Independent reading or research in topics selected in consultation with the supervising instructor. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, a CGPA of 3.0, and permission of the department. See the Directed Studies Courses section within the undergraduate Department of Psychology section.

PSYC 495 - Directed Studies (3)

Independent reading or research in topics selected in consultation with the supervising instructor. Prerequisite: PSYC 201, 210, 60 units, a CGPA of 3.0, and permission of the department. See the Directed Studies Courses section within the undergraduate Department of Psychology section.

PSYC 499 - Honours Project (6)

The research proposed in PSYC 490 is executed and the results are written up in thesis format. Prerequisite: PSYC 490.

PSYC 600 - Biological Bases of Behavior (3)

PSYC 603 - Individual Differences (3)

PSYC 700 - Professional Issues in Psychology (3)

PSYC 705 - Proseminar in History and Systems (3)

PSYC 715 - Proseminar in Measurement (1)

PSYC 744 - Proseminar in Psychopathology (3)

PSYC 750 - Proseminar in Developmental Psychology (3)

PSYC 760 - Proseminar in Social Psychology (3)

PSYC 770 - Proseminar in Personality (3)

PSYC 790 - Proseminar in Law and Psychology (3)

PSYC 806 - Advanced Topics in Assessment (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 807A - Advanced Topics in Intervention: Child Therapy (3)

Current theoretical and empirical issues in the area of child and adolescent therapy. Prerequisite: PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, and 824; or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 807B - Advanced Topics in Intervention: Family Therapy (3)

Provides an overview of the current theoretical and empirical issues in the area of family therapy. Prerequisite: All of PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, and 824; or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 807C - Advanced Topics in Intervention: Group Therapy (3)

Conceptual and theoretical issues in group therapy. Prerequisite: PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, and 824; or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 807D - Advanced Topics in Intervention: Couples Research and Therapy (3)

Conceptual and theoretical issues in Marital Therapy. Prerequisite: All of PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, and 824; or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 807E - Advanced Topics in Intervention: Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (3)

Conceptual and theoretical issues in Cognitive Behavior therapy. Prerequisite: All of PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, and 824; or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 808 - Advanced Topics in Evaluation (3)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 809 - Advanced Topics in Applied Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 810 - Seminar in Social Psychology and Law (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790.

PSYC 815 - Mental Health Law and Policy (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790.

PSYC 819 - Ethics and Professional Issues (3)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Graduate program standing.

PSYC 820 - Seminar in Individual Assessment (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the clinical program or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 821 - Practicum in Individual Assessment (2)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check. Corequisite: Enrolment in PSYC 820, graduate standing in the clinical program, or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 822 - Seminar in Intervention (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the clinical program, or permission of the instructor.

PSYC 823 - Practicum in Intervention (2)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Enrolment in PSYC 822, graduate standing in the clinical program, or permission of the instructor. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 824 - Research Issues in Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Masters or Doctoral program.

PSYC 825 - Intervention (Ongoing) (2)

Required every term prior to internship except when granted 'on leave' status from PSYC 825, or when enrolled in PSYC 880 and also inactive at the Clinical Psychology Centre (CPC). Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Admission to the clinical program. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 830 - Seminar in Child Evaluation and Treatment Formulation (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 820.

PSYC 831 - Practicum in Child Evaluation and Treatment Formulation (2)

Prerequisite: PSYC 820. Corequisite: PSYC 830. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 835 - Special Topics in Civil Forensic Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790, 815.

PSYC 836 - Special Topics in Criminal Forensic Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790, 815.

PSYC 880 - Junior Practicum (3)

450 hour placement to complete clinical work in an approved setting. Prerequisite: PSYC 744, 770, 820, 821, 910, 911. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 881 - Senior Practicum (3)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral clinical program. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 882 - Neuropsychology Practicum (3)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Admission to the clinical program with a specialization in neuropsychology. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 886 - Internship (9)

Full-time clinical work for 12 months in an approved setting. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Enrolment in PSYC 886 must be continued for a total of three consecutive terms. Prerequisite: Equivalent of the MA clinical program, three PhD level courses, successful completion of the PhD comprehensive examinations, and successful defense of the PhD research proposal. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 890 - Practicum in Clinical Forensic Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790, 835 or 836. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 892 - Research/Policy Practicum in Law and Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790. Students must successfully complete a Criminal Record Check.

PSYC 897 - Research Project/Law&Psyc/Forensic Psyc (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790.

PSYC 898 - MA Thesis (6)

PSYC 899 - PhD Thesis (6)

PSYC 905 - Seminar in History (3)

PSYC 907A - Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology: Mental Health Disorders (3)

PSYC 907B - Neurocognitive Disorders (3)

PSYC 907C - Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology: Neuropsychology of Recovery (3)

PSYC 907D - Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology: Cognitive Aging and Dementia (3)

PSYC 907E - Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology: Psychopharmacology (3)

PSYC 907F - Advanced Topics in Biological Psychology: Cognitive Neuroscience (3)

PSYC 910 - Research Design I: Experiments (3)

Reviews the basic logic of controlled experimentation, and focuses on analysis of variance designs commonly used in psychological research. Particular emphasis is given to the relative merits of the several designs when there are multiple research questions to be answered.

PSYC 911 - Research Design II: Research Studies (3)

Focuses on multivariate regression and correlation models. Deals with ways of answering questions when direct experimental manipulation is not feasible, and emphasizes new applications.

PSYC 912 - Research Seminar (1)

PSYC 913 - Research Seminar (1)

PSYC 914 - Research Seminar (1)

PSYC 915 - Seminar in Measurement (3)

PSYC 916 - Research Seminar (1)

PSYC 917 - Research Seminar (1)

PSYC 918 - Research Seminar (1)

Research seminars are designed specifically to enable graduate students in Psychology to plan, execute, and analyse research including that leading to MA and PhD degrees. The seminars will provide directions for future research, critical discussion of pending designs, aid in resolving problems in ongoing studies, and alternative interpretations of results of completed projects. The research seminar courses are graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PSYC 925 - Seminar in Cognitive Processes (3)

PSYC 944 - Seminar in Psychopathology (3)

PSYC 950 - Seminar in Developmental Psychology (3)

PSYC 960 - Seminar in Social Psychology (3)

PSYC 980 - Biological Psychology (3)

PSYC 990 - Seminar in Law and Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: PSYC 790.

PSYC 997 - Directed Studies (3)

PSYC 998 - Directed Readings (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the masters or doctoral program.

PSYC 999 - PhD Comprehensive Examination (6)

All students in the experimental and clinical psychology PhD programs are required to successfully complete the comprehensive exam.