Courses and Syllabi

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Fall 2018

Graduate

500-Level Courses

PSYC 530: Cognitive Engineering: Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors (3 Credits)

Application of cognitive theory to understand and predict interactions among human cognition, artifact, and task. Discusses recent research and case studies that emphasize empirical research, analytical modeling techniques, systems design, and development of tools and methods. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: An experimental lab course or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate or Non-Degree Undergraduate degrees may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

600-Level Courses

PSYC 611: Advanced Statistics (4 Credits)

Integrates basic psychological statistics and measurement issues from advanced perspective. Lab work includes using computer packages for data handling and analyses. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Psychology.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.

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6 Sections Currently Scheduled »

700-Level Courses

PSYC 734: Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition (3 Credits)

Emphasizes current research and application of human factors, ergonomics, applied cognition, and applied perception. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Six graduate credits in Human Factors and Applied Cognition or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate or Non-Degree Undergraduate degrees may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

PSYC 768: Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science (3 Credits)

Emphasizes current research in cognitive science. Topics may include computational cognitive models, nature of expertise, diagrammatic reasoning, display-based problem solving, visual attention, decision making, goal-based versus event-based cognition, and situated action. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 530 or 701.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate or Non-Degree Undergraduate degrees may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Title varies by section and/or semester

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

800-Level Courses

PSYC 890: Seminar in Professional Psychology (1-3 Credits)

Each section limited to students in one concentration of MA or PhD program. See area coordinator for requirements for section in each track. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Student in psychology.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

PSYC 897: Directed Reading and Research (1-3 Credits)

Independent reading on topic agreed on by student and faculty member. Notes: PhD students in the clinical psychology concentration may not take this course for elective credit. May not be repeated for credit towards a degree by students who also register for PSYC 799. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

900-Level Courses

PSYC 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (1-6 Credits)

Work on research proposal that forms basis for doctoral dissertation. Notes: No more than 24 credits of PSYC 998 and 999 may be applied to doctoral degree requirements. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Dissertation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

PSYC 999: Doctoral Dissertation (1-9 Credits)

Research on approved dissertation topic under direction of dissertation committee. Notes: Students must complete a minimum of 3 credits of 999. No more than 12 credits of PSYC 998 and 999 may be applied to doctoral degree requirements. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 998.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Dissertation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

Topics Courses

PSYC 734: Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition (3 Credits)

Emphasizes current research and application of human factors, ergonomics, applied cognition, and applied perception. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Six graduate credits in Human Factors and Applied Cognition or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Post-Baccalaureate or Non-Degree Undergraduate degrees may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled