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Plan II Honors Program

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

S S | Social Science

Lower-Division Course

301. Honors Social Science. An introduction to the study of the individual, society, or culture using the methods of one of the social sciences. With consent of the director of Plan II, may be repeated once for elective credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Plan II Honors Program.

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T C | Tutorial Course

Lower-Division Courses

301. The Freshman Tutorial. Small-group seminar for first-year students, involving reading, discussion, writing, and oral reporting around a central topic, usually interdisciplinary. Several sections are offered each semester, with various topics and instructors. May be repeated once with a different topic for elective credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Plan II Honors Program.

603. Composition and Reading in World Literature. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Only one of the following may be counted: English 603A, Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q, Tutorial Course 603A; only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 603B, 316K, Tutorial Course 603B. Prerequisite: For 603A, admission to the Plan II Honors Program; for 603B, Tutorial Course 603A.

310. Modes of Reasoning. Introduction to forms of quantitative reasoning: computer science, game theory, operations research, or statistics and probability. Philosophy 313Q and Tutorial Course 310 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Plan II Honors Program.

Upper-Division Courses

325. Topics in the Arts and Sciences. Analysis of various topics within the arts and sciences through reading, research, written reports, and discussion. With consent of the director of Plan II, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in Plan II.

125K. Topics in the Arts and Sciences. Analysis of topics in the arts, sciences, and social sciences through reading, discussion, and lectures. The equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Some topics are offered on the pass/fail basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in Plan II.

357. The Junior Seminar. Seminar sections of about fifteen students. The subjects vary, but in each the attempt is made through careful reading, discussion, and written work to analyze and compare varied approaches to topics of lasting importance. Students must take this course twice with different topics to fulfill degree requirements; with consent of the director of Plan II, a third topic may be taken as an elective. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in Plan II.

359T. Essay Course. Directed reading followed by the writing of an essay. Conference course. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Tutorial Course 357 and consent of the director.

660H. Thesis Course. Directed reading followed by the writing of a substantial essay. Conference course for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 660HA, two semesters of Tutorial Course 357 and consent of the director; for 660HB, Tutorial Course 660HA.

365. Conference Course. Directed reading and writing on an interdisciplinary topic. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in Plan II and consent of instructor and the director of Plan II.

165K. Conference Course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in Plan II and consent of the director of Plan II.

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Department of Psychology

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

PSY | Psychology

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

301 (TCCN: PSYC 2301). Introduction to Psychology. Basic problems and principles of human experience and behavior. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, or the equivalent in independent study. Prerequisite: A passing score on the reading section of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test (or an appropriate assessment test).

304 (TCCN: PSYC 2308). Introduction to Child Psychology. General introduction to physical, social, and cognitive development from conception onward. Psychology 304 and 333D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

305. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. Introduction to the study of how people perceive, act, communicate, and reason. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

308. Biopsychology. Introduction to the biological bases of psychological processes and behavior. Overview of the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, followed by a survey of brain mechanisms of perception, cognition, learning, and emotion; biological perspectives on drug action and mental disease. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

309 (TCCN: PSYC 2316). Personality. Research and theory concerning personality structure, dynamics, development, and assessment. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

317 (TCCN: PSYC 2317). Statistical Methods in Psychology. Recommended for majors who plan to do graduate work in psychology or related fields. Measures of central tendency and variability; statistical inference; correlation and regression. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

418. Statistics and Research Design. Students may not enroll in Psychology 418 more than twice. Survey of statistics, including central tendency, variability and inference, and scientific methodology used in psychological research. Three lecture hours and two discussion hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, a major in psychology, and credit for one of the following: Mathematics 302, 303D, 305G, 408C, 408D, 408K (or 308K), 408L (or 308L), 408M (or 308M), 316.

319K (TCCN: PSYC 2319). Social Psychology. Theory and research on the analysis of human conduct in social settings. Prerequisite: Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Psychology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Psychology. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

323. Perception. Theory and research in the ways we extract information from the environment. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

323P. Perceptual Systems: Neurons, Behavior, and Evolution. An introduction to perceptual systems, with an emphasis on perception in human and nonhuman primates. Topics include the physics of perceptual stimuli, the neural processing of perceptual information, the performance of human and other primates in perceptual tasks, and the evolution of perceptual systems. Psychology 323P and 341K (Topic: Perceptual Systems: Neurons/Behavior/Evolution) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

323S. Sex Differences in Cognition and Perception. Examination of facts, theories, and implications of sex differences in human cognition and perception. Topics include genetic and hormonal origins of sex differences, structural differences in the body and brain, verbal abilities, spatial abilities, learning, memory, sensory-motor abilities, and the auditory, olfactory, visual, and other sensory systems. Psychology 323S and 341K (Topic: Sex Differences in Cognition and Perception) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

325K. Advanced Statistics. Advanced statistical theory and methods for analysis of behavioral sciences data; topics include analysis of variance and covariance, regression, and nonparametric techniques. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

326K. Principles of Conditioning and Learning. Laws of animal and human learning, and the underlying mechanisms. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Psychology. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Psychology. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

332. Behavioral Neuroscience. Neuroscientific study of behavioral functions: fundamental structure and function of the human nervous system, sensory systems and perception, motor systems and behavior, motivation and learning, brain disorders and maladaptive behavior. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309. Psychology 308 or six semester hours of coursework in biology is strongly recommended.

332C. Hormones and Behavior. Neuroscientific study of hormones and behavior in animals and humans. Includes sexual behavior, sexual differentiation, parental behavior, aggressive behavior, feeding and drinking, stress, learning, and memory. Psychology 332C and 341K (Topic: Hormones and Behavior) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333C. Controversial Issues in Development. An exploration of questions in developmental psychology that are currently in dispute. Topics may include stem cell research, treatment of juveniles in the legal system, physician-assisted suicide, and methods of sex education. Psychology 333C and 341K (Topic: Controversial Issues in Development) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333D. Introduction to Developmental Psychology. Physical, social, and cognitive development in humans. Psychology 304 and 333D may not both be counted. Only one of the following may be counted: Psychology 333D, Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 6: Introduction to Developmental Psychology), Women's Studies 345 (Topic 6: Introduction to Developmental Psychology). Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333E. Identity Formation. An introduction to historical theories of and current research on identity, with particular focus on identity development in the domains of occupation, religion, politics and morality, gender, ethnicity, and adoption. Psychology 333E and 341K (Topic: Identity Formation) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333F. Fantasy and Reality. Examination of how children and adults decide what is real and what is not. Topics include the fantasy-reality distinction, magical thinking, and religious cognition. Psychology 333F and 341K (Topic: Fantasy and Reality) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of as least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333M. Infant Development. Examination of genetic and environmental determinants of social, perceptual, and cognitive development in infants from theoretical and research perspectives. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing, and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333N. Cognitive Development. Overview of the development of thinking from infancy through childhood. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309. Psychology 304, 305, 333D, or 355 is strongly recommended.

333P. Child Language. Examination of theory and research concerning the development of language in the child. Only one of the following may be counted: Linguistics 373 (Topic 1: Child Language), 373 (Topic: Language Acquisition), Psychology 333P. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333R. Social Development in Children. Development of social behavior (for example, sex typing and aggression) and social relationships. Only one of the following may be counted: Psychology 333R, Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 19: Social Development in Children), Women's Studies 345 (Topic 19: Social Development in Children). Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each, and Psychology 304 or 333D; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, Psychology 304 or 333D, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333T. Adolescent Development. Physical, cognitive, social, and personality development during adolescence. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing, and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333V. Family Violence. Examination of the forms of family violence, the effects of violence on children's development, and the causes of and solutions to this problem. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

333W. Moral Development. An introduction to theory and research on morality. Topics include culture and morality, Freudian and social learning perspectives on moral development, Kohlberg's theory of morality, challenge to Kohlberg's theory, and cognitive, familial, and emotional influence on morality. Psychology 333W and 341K (Topic: Moral Development) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

334D. Psychology of Human Mating. Mate selection, sources of conflict, and mating over the life span, studied in the context of evolutionary psychology and sexual selection theory. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

334E. Evolutionary Psychology. Fundamentals of evolutionary psychology, including issues of natural and sexual selection, adaptation, and domain-specific psychological mechanisms. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

337. Psychology of Language. Consideration of approaches to the study of language, its development in children, and its functioning; important research from psychology and linguistics. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

338K. Psychology of Reading. Theory and research on the reading process and its acquisition. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

339. Behavior Problems of Children. Adjustment difficulties during childhood and adolescence; causation and treatment. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

340M. Industrial Psychology. A general introduction to organizational behavior and issues in industrial/organizational psychology. Topics include organizational structure, selection and placement, leadership, job satisfaction, training, and change. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

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341K. Selected Topics in Psychology. Topics of contemporary interest that may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 4: Health Psychology.

Topic 7: Epidemiology.

Topic 8: Learning and the Brain.

Topic 12: Personality Assessment. Theoretical and methodological issues involved in trying to understand and measure personality.

Topic 14: Robot Cognition.

Topic 15: History of Modern Psychology. A survey of the diverse roots of modern psychology, the competing schools that influenced psychology's development, and the perspectives that guide scholarship in present-day psychology. Psychology 341K (Topic 15) and 341K (Topic: History and Systems of Psychology) may not both be counted.

Topic 16: Psychology of Fundamentalism. Psychological research and theory on religious fundamentalism. Considers the nature of different forms of religious fundamentalism, and possible psychological mechanisms that motivate fundamentalism. Includes topics such as the development of fundamentalism, the movement from fundamentalism to terrorism, and fundamentalism and the family.

Topic 17: Psychology and Religion. An exploration of the psychological processes involved in religion. Discusses seminal psychological theories of religion, such as the work of James, Freud, Jung, and Maslow. Discussion of empirical work includes topics such as the development of religion across the life span, religious experience, conversion, and the effects of religion on mental and physical health.

Topic 18: Language and Thought.

343K. Substance Abuse. Causes of substance abuse: the evolutionary perspective, sex differences, predisposition, biological and cognitive theories; emphasis on food and alcohol. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

345. Individual Differences. Study of genetic and environmental sources of human variability in intelligence, personality, interests. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

346K. Psychology of Sex. Development of sex from genes to human behavior. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

350. Motivation. Theory and research on motivation; biological and social determinants. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

352. Abnormal Psychology. Biological and social factors in the development and treatment of psychopathology. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

353K. Psychopharmacology. The pharmacology and the neurochemical, neurophysiological, and psychological effects of psychoactive drugs, with regard to their use as therapeutic and behavioral research tools. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309. A course in biology is strongly recommended.

355. Cognition. Theoretical and critical analysis of the development, nature, and function of the thought process. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

355D. Animal Cognition. An introduction to animal intelligence and the evolution of mind. Examines what is known about intelligence in other animals, how intelligence is revealed in social and problem-solving behavior, and the ways in which human intelligence is structured by its evolutionary past. Psychology 341K (Topic: Animal Cognition) and 355D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

355R. Reasoning and Decision Making. Survey of psychological research on how people reason and make decisions. Topics include mental models, causality, analogy, heuristics, emotion, motivation, culture, and decision making. Psychology 341K (Topic: Reasoning and Decision Making) and 355R may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

357. Undergraduate Research. Supervised research experience. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. May not be counted toward a major in psychology. Prerequisite: At least thirty semester hours of college coursework, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and consent of instructor.

458. Experimental Psychology. For psychology majors planning graduate work in the behavioral sciences. Techniques of psychological research illustrated in a series of laboratory experiments. Two lecture hours and four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, a major in psychology, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each, and a grade point average of at least 3.00 in psychology courses taken at the University.

158H. Honors Research Tutorial. Enrollment restricted to students in the Psychology Honors Program. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each, and consent of the honors adviser.

359. Selected Topics: Readings: Tutorial. Supervised reading in selected topics of significance; area of intensive study is chosen by the student in consultation with the instructor. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. May not be counted toward a major in psychology. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and consent of instructor.

359H. Honors Research I. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each, six semester hours of upper-division coursework in psychology, a grade point average of at least 3.50 in psychology courses taken at the University, a University grade point average of at least 3.25, and consent of the honors adviser.

364. Introduction to Clinical Psychology. Introduction to techniques of assessment and treatment of psychopathology. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

365G. Gender and Racial Attitudes. Advanced introduction to the psychological study of gender and racial attitudes in children and adults, with emphasis on the causes, consequences, and revision of an individual's gender and racial stereotypes. Psychology 341K (Topic: Gender and Racial Attitudes) and 365G may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

365M. Cross-Cultural Psychology. Impact of national culture on social-psychological processes and on the ways people function in multicultural organizations. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

371. Learning Theories and Applications. Analysis of theory and research in learning. Prerequisite: For psychology majors, upper-division standing and Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each; for nonmajors, upper-division standing, Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Biology 318M, Civil Engineering 311S, Economics 329, Educational Psychology 371, Government 350K, Kinesiology 373, Mathematics 316, Psychology 317, Sociology 317L, Social Work 318, Statistics 309.

377P, 677P. Undergraduate Practicum. Field experience in applied psychology. Students are supervised by faculty members and by practitioners in community agencies. One lecture hour and ten or twenty hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. May not be counted toward a major in psychology. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of the practicum supervisor.

379H. Honors Research II. Two lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, Psychology 301 and 418 with a grade of at least C in each, Psychology 458 and 359H, and consent of the honors adviser.

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