PSYCH 390R

Special Topics in Psychology

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Exploration of specific topics that are not currently among the main thematic fields of psychology.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 12: A, B, C, D, E, P, T, I (Inclusive grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Instructor's consent

Title

2. Identify subdisciplines in psychology related to that top

Learning Outcome

Students will identify related subdisciplines in psychology and their primary contributions to the topic.Measurement:In-class quizzes and exams on the assigned reading.

Title

3. Proposal for a research approach to that topic.

Learning Outcome

Students will identify primary means of scientific research in the topic, and formulate a proposal for additional research.Measurement: Author a proposal for original research in multiple drafts that includes a literature review, description of method and data analysis, statement of significance, references, and timeline and estimated budget.

Title

1. Develop understanding of a non-focal topic in psychology

Learning Outcome

Students will develop their understanding of a psychological topic that is not focal in the undergraduate curriculum otherwise.