Women's Studies/Psychology (WO/PS)
WO/PS-191 Topics in Psychology
This course in an exploration of current and specialized topics in PSychology. It will not be counted toward the major.
WO/PS-215 Psychology of Adolescence
The mental, emotional, social and physical changes of contemporary adolescence are examind with emphasis on family, peer and school influences.
WO/PS-220 Psychology of Aging
Prerequisites: PS-110 or PS-101.
Adulthood and old age are studied with special emphasis on current developmental theories.
Every year. 3 Credits
WO/PS-255 Psych Foundations of Diversity
Explores the gender, racial/ethnic, multiple-group membership, cultural, social class, religious, disability and sexual orientation facets of diversity.
WO/PS-260 Psychology of Human Sexuality
Sexuality as a foundation of personality. The wide range of human sexuality is explored; sexual development, roles, attitudes and behaviors.
WO/PS-263 Psychology of Women
Women's psychological development throughout the lifespan will be examined, including female development, achievement, stereotyping, stress, violence and psychological disorders.
WO/PS-295 Special Topics: Psychology
Prerequisites: PS-110/PS-111 or PS-101.
Selected areas of mutual interest to instructor and students. Topics and prerequisites are announced in advance.
WO/PS-312 Psychology of Adolescence
LASC Categories: HBS
The mental,emotional, social and physical changes of contmeporary adolescence are examined with emphasis on family, peer and school influences.
WO/PS-315 Physical and Sexual Abuse
Etiology, characteristics, consequence, treatment and prevention of various forms of physical, sexual and emotional abuse in children, adolescents and adults.
WO/PS-335 Abnormal Psychology
Etiology, dynamics and treatment of psychopathology and their relation to normal personality are considered from traditional and contemporary perspectives.
WO/PS-400 Internship in Psychology
Provides opportunity to advanced students to increase experience through internship with sponsoring commuity organization, institution, or business under appropriate supervision.
WO/PS-410 Sem: Developmental Psychology
Patterns of physical, mental and emotional development are explored with emphasis on independent work.
Every year. 3 Credits
WO/PS-492 Capstone Seminar in Mental Health
LASC Categories: CAP
A capstone course dealing with recent and emerging topics, issues, and methods in mental health. Content and format varies with instructor.