Courses and Syllabi

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Spring 2019

Graduate

600-Level Courses

PSYC 645: Research Methods in Human Factors and Applied Cognition (3 Credits)

Hands-on approach to selected current or classical human factors/applied cognition research methods; exact methods announced in advance. Potential methods include cognitive task analysis, usability evaluation methods, critical incident analysis, reliability analysis, workload measures, verbal protocol analysis, and engineering models of human performance. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 530 and 611.
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

PSYC 652: Quantitative Methods II: Analysis of Variance (3 Credits)

Basic concepts in experimental design, fundamental assumptions in analysis of variance, and analysis of variance and covariance designs. Reviews multiple comparison tests. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and either 304, 305, or 309.
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

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 754: Quantitative Methods III: Psychological Applications of Regression Techniques (3 Credits)

Reviews psychological applications of regression techniques in variety of contexts including experimental, field, and survey settings. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 611
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

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

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8 Sections Currently Scheduled »

PSYC 756: Quantitative Methods IV: Multivariate Techniques in Psychology (3 Credits)

Surveys multivariate statistical techniques as applied to psychological research. Emphasizes analysis of complex designs and interpretation of multivariate data analyses resulting from computer processing. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYC 611
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

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

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1 Section 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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1 Section 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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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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1 Section 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