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.

3 Credits

WO/PS-215 Psychology of Adolescence

Prerequisites: PS-110

The mental, emotional, social and physical changes of contemporary adolescence are examind with emphasis on family, peer and school influences.

3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: PS-101

Explores the gender, racial/ethnic, multiple-group membership, cultural, social class, religious, disability and sexual orientation facets of diversity.

3 Credits

WO/PS-260 Psychology of Human Sexuality

Prerequisites: PS-101.

Sexuality as a foundation of personality. The wide range of human sexuality is explored; sexual development, roles, attitudes and behaviors.

3 Credits

WO/PS-263 Psychology of Women

Prerequisites: PS-101.

Women's psychological development throughout the lifespan will be examined, including female development, achievement, stereotyping, stress, violence and psychological disorders.

3 Credits

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.

3 Credits

WO/PS-312 Psychology of Adolescence

LASC Categories: HBS

Prerequisites: PS-101 and PS-210.

The mental,emotional, social and physical changes of contmeporary adolescence are examined with emphasis on family, peer and school influences.

3 Credits

WO/PS-315 Physical and Sexual Abuse

Prerequisites: PS-101.

Etiology, characteristics, consequence, treatment and prevention of various forms of physical, sexual and emotional abuse in children, adolescents and adults.

3 Credits

WO/PS-335 Abnormal Psychology

Prerequisites: PS-101.

Etiology, dynamics and treatment of psychopathology and their relation to normal personality are considered from traditional and contemporary perspectives.

3 Credits

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.

1-3 Credits

WO/PS-410 Sem: Developmental Psychology

Prerequisites: PS-101 and either PS-210 or PS-312

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

Prerequisites: PS-330 PS-335 PS-340 PS-435 and one course from PS-400, PS-318, or PS-315

A capstone course dealing with recent and emerging topics, issues, and methods in mental health. Content and format varies with instructor.

3 Credits