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Psychology (PSYC)


PSYC 100. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Satisfies: a BACR for social sciences.
A general introduction to psychology as the scientific study of behavior and thought; an overview of the areas of psychology and their development; methods in psychology; biological, sensory and developmental influences on behavior; physiological and cognitive components of behavior; theories of learning; a survey of theories of normal and abnormal behavior; principles of psychotherapy; personality theory and testing; and social influences.

PSYC 196. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 197. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 201. LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT. 5 Credits.

Satisfies: a BACR for social sciences.
A broad overview of human development from birth to death. Topics covered include the biological, cognitive, learning, cultural and socio-emotional influences on development. Designed for the non-major.

PSYC 204. EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 201 recommended.
Principles of learning and development as applied to improvements in classroom instruction.

PSYC 205. DISABILITY AND PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: DSST 205.
Satisfies: a BACR for social sciences.
Students explore the lived social and psychological experience of disabled individuals from a disability studies perspective that “disability” is a socially construct rather than an individual-deficiency. Students examine strengths and limitations of traditional psychology and disability studies bases scholarship and approaches. They engage in psychological enquiry into how disabled people can forge positive identities and how disabled people collectively build disability culture and community.

PSYC 231. SCIENCE OF STRESS AND COPING. 3 Credits.

Satisfies: a BACR for natural science.
This course is designed to introduce you to the range of psychological and environmental stressors, and their potential psychological and physiological consequences. This course will assist you in learning basic terminology and theories as well as scientific understanding. Focus will be on critical evaluation of the literature regarding stress and coping, and the opportunity to practice and evaluate methods of coping with stress through labs to contribute to better health.

PSYC 296. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 297. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 298. SEMINAR. 1-6 Credits.

PSYC 299. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-6 Credits.

PSYC 301. THEORIES OF PERSONALITY. 5 Credits.

An objective and comprehensive study of the major theories of personality.

PSYC 302. ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Explores and evaluates research and theoretical concepts relating to deviant and abnormal behavior.

PSYC 303. FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 301 and PSYC 302.
Survey of theories of psychotherapy dealing with psychopathology. Particular attention is given to effectiveness of theory construction. Evaluates the role of intervening variables and logical consistency.

PSYC 305. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: English proficiency; math proficiency recommended.
Mental, physical, social and emotional development from infancy through adolescence.

PSYC 306. ADULT DEVELOPMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: English proficiency; Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning proficiency recommended.
Covers the processes, evidence, theories and socio-cultural influences on adults.

PSYC 307. PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: English proficiency; Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning proficiency recommended.
A psychological approach to human behavior, growth and change.

PSYC 309. SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: Mathematics proficiency.
The study of the methodology and attitudes of psychology irrespective of any special area. Considers techniques for evaluating information, discovering invalid interpretations, and uncovering alternative explanations. These are illustrated by reading research articles and classroom discussion of the articles and of popular beliefs.

PSYC 310. PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: MATH proficiency required; MATH 121 recommended.
This class introduces techniques for organizing distributions, summarizing their key properties, describing the relative standing of individual scores, and measuring relations between pairs of variables. In the second half of the course, hypothesis testing is examined using a variety of common parametric and nonparametric procedures, including the ANOVA.

PSYC 312. COMPUTER STATISTICAL ANALYSIS. 4 Credits.

Notes: may be taught together with CSBS 321.
Pre-requisites: PSYC 310 or CSBS 320 or equivalent.
An introduction to the use of computerized statistical packages and programs in the statistical analysis of data. Topics include describing the distribution of a single variable, graphing variables, organizing multivariate data, and testing hypotheses with t-tests, the analysis of variance, regression, and selected nonparametric tests. Factor analysis and discriminant function analysis are also introduced.

PSYC 314. TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 310 or CSBS 320.
This course will provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. Students will learn how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives. Issues of fairness, bias, and social consequences for use and interpretation with diverse populations will be addressed.

PSYC 315. PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: English proficiency with a grade ≥C; Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning proficiency recommended.
Helps develop your understanding and skill in interpersonal relationships needed for professional consultation and/or counseling.

PSYC 316. HUMAN MEMORY AND COGNITION. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior level standing or permission of the instructor.
Examination of the principles and theories of human memory and selected topics in cognitive psychology.

PSYC 317. HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Notes: PSYC 309 recommended.
Pre-requisites: junior standing.
An examination of the psychological influences on health including both wellness and illness; a focus on the etiology and correlates of health and illness as well as the prevention and treatment of illness. Exploring the psychological dynamics at work in utilization of the health care system and patient-practitioner interactions. Specific coverage of the illness process in pain, lung disease, stress, chronic illness, and AIDS.

PSYC 318. COMPUTERIZATION RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 310 or CSBS 320 and PSYC 309.
Introduces the use of computers in psychological research through software that inexperienced users can program by filling out forms. Hands-on experience on the system will be acquired during the first 2–3 weeks. Recent experimental findings in a number of research areas will be introduced. Working individually or in small groups, students will select a problem for study and develop a method of investigation using the software system.

PSYC 321. CARE AND CUSTODY OF FEMALE OFFENDERS. 5 Credits.

Cross-listed: GWSS 321.
Pre-requisites: junior standing.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–diversity.
This course explores the care and custody of female offenders in the criminal justice system, with particular focus on psychological factors and mental health treatment.

PSYC 323. DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 recommended.
An introduction to the action, use, and abuse of psychotropic agents from analgesics to hallucinogens. Special attention given to drug abuse.

PSYC 324. CONDITIONING AND LEARNING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
A study of human learning emphasizing conditions for acquisition, learning structures, learning sets, levels of learning and measurement.

PSYC 325. COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
This course is designed to examine various cognitive and behavioral change procedures in terms of their theoretical basis and applied strategies. Operant, respondent, social learning, and cognitive theories and their applications will be studied. Students will be required to engage in a self-change project throughout the quarter in order to better understand the principles of cognitive and behavioral change.

PSYC 331. PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN. 4 Credits.

Cross-listed: GWSS 331.
Pre-requisites: English proficiency (ENGL 201 or equivalent).
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–diversity.
The psychology of women and gender in terms of history, bodies, socialization, personality, affiliation, achievement, motivation, mental health, and personal growth needs.

PSYC 340. EMOTION AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 or equivalent.
This course explores the psychology of emotion and how emotion impacts behavior and experience. This class investigates what emotion is, how it can be measured, basic theories of emotion, and what factors contribute to the different emotional states. Issues related to emotional intelligence will also be explored, with particular emphasis on emotion identification, understanding, and regulation.

PSYC 344. INTRODUCTION TO THE HELPING PROFESSIONS. 4 Credits.

Notes: this course is required for the B.S. Applied Developmental Psychology major and Option B of the B.A. Children's Studies major.
Pre-requisites: PSYC 305 and declared Applied Developmental Psychology major or minor, or declared Children's Studies major.
This course provides students with an introduction to a wide variety of helping professions with essential ideas and information pertaining to the work of helping professionals. Content addresses the helping professions, their specializations, histories, ethics, communication skills, potential challenges to professional effectiveness in the helping professions, and models of problem solving for those working in the helping professions.

PSYC 359. HUMAN SEXUALITY. 5 Credits.

Psychological, biological, and cultural perspectives of human sexual behavior. The basis for successful functioning; frequency and significance of various types of sexual behavior; anatomy and physiology of reproduction; sexual inadequacy and deviations.

PSYC 374. CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–global studies.
This course investigates the literature and methods involved in the psychological study of people from different cultures—both subcultures within the US and peoples from around the world. It also addresses the question of universality of psychological phenomenon.

PSYC 381. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 309 recommended.
Individual behavior as socially determined: interpersonal attraction, aggressiveness, attitude formation, group dynamics, conformity, and leadership.

PSYC 396. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 397. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 2 Credits.

PSYC 398. SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY. 1-5 Credits.

Notes: offered fall/winter/spring.

PSYC 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-6 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor and the department chair.

PSYC 402. BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 305, PSYC 324 or permission of the instructor.
Behavior modification provides an in-depth exposure to the principles, concepts and procedures from both behavioral and cognitive theories as applied to individuals, couples and families, organizational groups and community settings.

PSYC 405. DEVELOPMENTAL THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 305 and PSYC 315, or permission of the instructor.
Covers principles and concepts of major theories of human development, evaluation of theories, appreciation of alternative views of development and alternative strategies for enhancing development.

PSYC 408. COLLABORATIVE AND INTEGRATIVE CARE IN PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 302 and PSYC 317 each with a grade ≥B.
The role and application of psychology and behavioral health in integrative and collaborative care settings.

PSYC 409. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND INTERVENTION. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 302, PSYC 317, and PSYC 408, each with a grade ≥B.
The application of psychology to behavioral health and primary care settings, with attention to basic helper skills and a range of existing psychological interventions.

PSYC 413. RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: CSBS 320 or PSYC 310, and PSYC 309 with a grade ≥C; English proficiency or equivalent.
This course is an introduction to typical research methods used in psychology.

PSYC 420. BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 309.
Organic foundations of behavior.

PSYC 425. PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 or permission of the instructor.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the field of forensic psychology. The course provides an overview of the role of mental health professionals in correctional settings and in conducting forensic evaluations.

PSYC 427. INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 and junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course explores how social scientists think about, study, research and treat intimate relationships. Issues of communication, gender, sexual orientation, culture are explored within the context of intimate relationships.

PSYC 429. PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Notes: Recommended: PSYC 317 with a grade ≥B. Fulfills: Psychology B.A. program: Cluster B and Health Psychology B.S. program: Elective.
Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 with a grade ≥B.
This course covers the following areas in psycho-oncology: stages of cancer survivorship (diagnosis, treatment, survivorship); common psychosocial and survivorship issues within a biopsychosocial framework by specific cancers (e.g., breast, prostate, lung, skin, and cancers common in children); health disparities involving cancer; Health-related stigma in the context of the cancer experience.

PSYC 433. COMPASSION FOCUSED THERAPY. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 100, PSYC 302 preferred.
This course presents students with the theoretical background and approach to psychotherapy taken in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). CFT is based in evolutionary psychology, affective neuroscience, cognitive-behavior therapy and centuries-old mindfulness and compassion practices. Students learn to understand emotional difficulties and work with them.

PSYC 440. HAPPINESS AND POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
Happiness has been a neglected topic in psychology, and yet is an important human pursuit. This class investigates what happiness is, how it can be assessed, and what factors facilitate happiness. Other human virtues important to well-being such as gratitude, wisdom, courage, humanity, justice, temperance, and transcendence are explored.

PSYC 450. TRAUMA: THEORY, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: recommend PSYC 302.
This class explores traumatic experience in terms of substance, impact, and reactions, including the assessment and treatment of trauma-related psychopathology.

PSYC 452. SOCIAL INFLUENCE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on topics pertaining to social influence, including persuasion, compliance, and obedience. The course covers both intentional and unintentional forms of influence from a psychological perspective.

PSYC 461. INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior level standing or higher or instructor permission.
Students apply psychological principles and methods to the workplace, including employee selection, motivation, performance and behavior; the structure and function of occupational positions and activities; and the nature, processes and development of organizations.

PSYC 470. CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: junior standing.
This course focuses on psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolesence, critically attending to normal and abnormal developmental sequences. Attention is given to the diagnosis and implications of such disorders and to clinical intervention methods.

PSYC 476. CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 305, PSYC 324 or permission of the instructor.
The interaction between parents and children, the development and socialization of the child within the family and the relationship of the family to the school and community from a developmental perspective. Approaches to child rearing, management, discipline and communication for parents, teachers and other child care personnel are presented. Also examines family social support functions and considers multicultural issues in child socialization and guidance. Appropriate for present and future parents, teachers and child care personnel.

PSYC 481. PREJUDICE AND STEREOTYPING. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 381 or instructor permission.
The course Prejudice and Stereotyping is a five credit discussion course that examines the social psychological underpinnings of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. The course topics will address specific types of prejudice such as sexism and racism, individual differences and cognitive states that can lead to prejudice, the effect of prejudice on its targets and reducing prejudice.

PSYC 483. GROUP DYNAMICS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: declared Applied Developmental Psychology major, PSYC 307, PSYC 315, PSYC 405 or permission of the instructor.
Introduces the principles formed through the scientific study of group dynamics within a developmental context via multi-level analysis (i.e. individual group members, sub-groups within a group, whole groups, intra-group dynamics, inter-group dynamics, and the intersectionality of groups) while considering the applications of these scientific principles in the helping professions and the challenges associated with studying groups.

PSYC 484. CHILD ABUSE: RECOGNITION AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES. 3 Credits.

This course will focus on recognition of abuse in children and specific intervention strategies for their social/emotional needs. Physical, emotional and sexual abuse will be addressed along with factors of recognition for each of these areas of abuse. Specific common indicators of abuse will be looked at as it relates to the impact on the social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral realm of children.

PSYC 485. ADD/ADHD IN THE SCHOOLS. 3 Credits.

This course will provide the skills needed to help minimize the everyday struggles encountered while working with difficult behaviors. Areas to be addressed include characteristics of AD/HD, common treatment approaches, myths about AD/HD and matching interventions to behaviors.

PSYC 490. SENIOR CAPSTONE: THE TRADITION OF PSYCHOLOGY. 6 Credits.

Pre-requisites: CSBS 320 or PSYC 310, PSYC 309 and PSYC 313 or PSYC 413; all with a grade ≥C and a declared BA Psychology major.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
The course consists of three components: the history of psychology; a collaborative project; portfolio preparation.

PSYC 490A. SENIOR CAPSTONE: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SENIOR SEMINAR. 4 Credits.

Notes: this capstone will test the student’s ability to apply the course work to real-world situations.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
The course helps students make the transition from academia to the world of work and civic life or higher academic achievement. The primary goal for a successful transition will be accomplished via the process of application. It is designed as an end-of-program assessment tool. The basic assumption is that the developmental coursework has equipped the students with the knowledge of developmental theories, counseling strategies, research methods and assessment procedures.

PSYC 490B. SENIOR CAPSTONE: MINDS AND VINES: PSYCHOLOGY OF WINE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: senior standing and declared major.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
The goal is for students to integrate their knowledge and hone their psychological problem-solving skills in diverse areas. The integration will include: the history and culture of wine; sensory discrimination and marketing of wine; the positive and negative impact of wine on biological and psychological health and; the treatment of the latter effects.

PSYC 490C. CAPSTONE: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: senior standing; completion of PSYC 310 or CSBS 320, PSYC 309, and PSYC 317; and declared Health Psychology major.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone.
The course focuses on health-related empirical research. The culminating project will focus on health psychology related research and practice. A specific review of methodology and statistics pertinent to studies in health is incorporated.

PSYC 491. SENIOR THESIS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: invitation of the instructor/advisor.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–senior capstone (replaces ITGS 400 as a senior capstone experience).
Directed research resulting in a formal write-up. Limited to those students for whom research experience will be helpful in obtaining entrance to graduate school.

PSYC 493. FIELD STUDY IN APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Notes: Students may repeat once for a total of 8 credits. If a student fails PSYC 493, the course may be repeated only once; students have a maximum of one repeat.
Pre-requisites: PSYC 305, PSYC 324, a declared B.S. ADPY Major and a senior in the program, and instructor permission.
This course introduces students to professional human service settings through shadowing a professional in the community.

PSYC 495. INTERNSHIP. 1-15 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.
Individualized learning and career development through an off-campus internship. An internship agreement-learning contract form is required and can be picked up prior to registration, along with information about placements and procedures from the Career Services Internship Office. Two sections are available, one for psychology majors and one for non-psychology majors.

PSYC 496. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 497. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 498. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-15 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor and the department chair.

PSYC 503. PROSEMINAR: SCIENTIFIC METHODS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission into psychology graduate program or school psychology program or graduate standing and instructor permission.
Introduction to logic of scientific method, decision making, hypothesis testing, measurement, and model and theory construction.

PSYC 504. PROSEMINAR: LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR THERAPY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in School of Psychology.
An intensive survey of important learning phenomena as they relate to theoretical issues and controversies. Consideration of methodological problems.

PSYC 505. APPLIED LEARNING THEORY AND BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in the School of Psychology.
Applied learning theory, methodology, and research paradigms will be defined and their inter-theory, inter-subject, inter-problem-solving relevance demonstrated.

PSYC 506. COUNSELING DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSITION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: Admission to the graduate counseling program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of the instructor.
Major theories of human development, the nature and needs of individuals at all developmental levels and the counseling implications associated with developmental processes are covered.

PSYC 507. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: RESEARCH, THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in psychology. If from a related area, instructor permission is required.
An examination of the field of human development and the contribution of those findings to professional practice. The philosophical and empirical basis for the theories explaining human development will be explored. The course will focus on the criteria that determine the adequacy of a theory and the applications generated by particular theories. Application and interpretation of research according to contemporary, empirically-based theories, and emerging issues and approaches will be key components of the course.

PSYC 508. PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in psychology.
Professional Issues presents legal, ethical and moral aspects of the professional practice of psychology. Topics will include professional credentialing, registration and licensing; ethical principles of psychologists; confidentiality; disclosure to clients, duty to protect and warn; suidice risk assessment and other ethical dilemmas. Students will recieve state required AIDS/HIV training.

PSYC 509. RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION FOR THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program, school counseling emphasis.
This course provides an introduction to the response to intervention framework and includes an overview of individualized education programs (IEPs), 504 accommodations, and exceptionalities in childhood. An emphasis will be placed on the RTI components of screening students, monitoring student progress, providing evidence-based interventions and working with classroom teachers for promoting resilience and positive behaviors.

PSYC 510. PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICE. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology.
This course is the first in the series of Professional School Psychology and focuses on the history and principles of school psychology, the professional role of the school psychologist and current trends in education. The course includes various pre-practicum observations in applied settings.

PSYC 511. PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY LAW. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology or MS psychometry.
This course focuses on the impact of legal issues on the role and functions of school psychologists in Washington.

PSYC 512. PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY ETHICS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 510.
This course is the third in the series of professional school psychology and focuses on professional practice and ethical issues in the field. Best practices in school psychology and considerations of NASP, AERA and APA ethical guidelines and codes of conduct will be covered. The course includes pre-practicum observations in applied settings.

PSYC 513. FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY COLLABORATION: DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSITION. 4 Credits.

Notes: EdS School Psychology Degree requirement.
Pre-requisites: admission to the School Psychology EdS Program.
Students learn to partner with families and community agencies for intervention and key transitions such as preschool services to school-age services as well as high school to 18–21 services and postsecondary living. Students learn about typical physical, cognitive, adaptive, social/emotional and communication in child development, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed care, strategies to collaborate with families and community agencies, and transition assessment and planning.

PSYC 514. RESEARCH AND STATISTICS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: accepted to PSYC graduate program.
In this course you will learn the basic principles of research methods (both group and small n) and statistics used in school psychology. Our focus will be learning to evaluate existing research and applying the principles of scientific methodology to the field.

PSYC 515. ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

The relevance of psychological theory to educational practice as applied to teaching, learning, development, and evaluation.

PSYC 516. HUMAN MEMORY AND COGNITION. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
Examination of the principles and theories of human memory and selected topics in cognitive psychology.

PSYC 517. HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
An examination of the psychological influences on health including both wellness and illness; a focus on the etiology and correlates of health and illness as well as the prevention and treatment of illness. Exploring the psychological dynamics at work in utilization of the health care system and patient-practitioner interactions. Specific coverage of the illness process in pain, heart disease, cancer, stress, and chronic illnesses.

PSYC 518. COMPUTERIZED RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Notes: students will select a problem for individual study and develop a method of investigation using the software system.
Pre-requisites: graduate standing or permission of instructor.
This class is intended to provide graduate students in psychology and allied disciplines with an efficient method of presenting stimuli and gathering data using personal computers. The class introduces the MEL programming system by which users can prepare programs by filling out forms and supplementing the forms with MEL code. Demonstrations and class exercises will apply the programming techniques to carry out common psychological tasks.

PSYC 520. TACTICS PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in psychology. If from a related area, instructor permission is required.
A critical analysis of research methodologies in psychology. Emphasis is placed on developing student skills in asking and answering sound research questions.

PSYC 521. CARE AND CUSTODY OF FEMALE OFFENDERS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing.
This course explores the care and custody of female offenders in the criminal justice system, with particular focus on psychological factors and mental health treatment.

PSYC 522. ADVANCED STATISTICS. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: CSBS 320 or PSYC 310 or other inferential statistics class.
Statistical theory, interpretations, and procedures which are especially valuable to workers in education, psychology and related fields.

PSYC 523. EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICES. 4 Credits.

Notes: This program is for students enrolled in the EdS School Psychology Programs. Other students may enroll with the permission of the instructor.
This course provides an overview of research-based core curriculum and instruction and evidence-based supplemental interventions. Students learn to develop strong Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) that blend academic assessment and intervention with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), with a focus on culturally responsive and socially just practices that lead to safe and supportive schools with strong home-school collaboration.

PSYC 524. ADVANCED CONSULTATION FOR INTEGRATED MTSS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the Social-Emotional Learning Graduate Certificate for Educational Equity or graduate student in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or by permission of the instructor.
This course provides knowledge and skills in systems-level consultation to effectively implement integrated Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in K–12 schools. Includes a focus on data-based decision making, family, community, and school partnerships, and evidence-based practices to support Social Emotional Learning and student mental health.

PSYC 525. PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM. 5 Credits.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the field of forensic psychology. The coure provides an overview of the role of mental health professionals in correctional settings and in conducting forensic evaluations.

PSYC 526. ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: enrollment in school psychology program or MS psychometry program.
An in-depth review of the purposes and methods of academic assessment in school psychology practice. The course focuses on the administration of various academic assessments and interpretation of the scores obtained from the instruments for use in making data-based decisions. Special attention will be given to the applicability of assessments to diverse student populations.

PSYC 529. PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Notes: recommended: PSYC 317 with a grade ≥B.
Pre-requisites: PSYC 100 with a grade ≥B.
This course covers the following areas in psycho-oncology: stages of cancer survivorship (diagnosis, treatment, survivorship); common psychosocial and survivorship issues within a biopsychosocial framework by specific cancers (e.g., breast, prostate, lung, skin, and cancers common in children); health disparities involving cancer; health-related stigma in the context of the cancer experience.

PSYC 531. PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL GROUPS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology or permission of instructor.
This course examines the theory, assessment and application of different types of psychoeducational groups for children and adolescents in school and agency settings. In addition to didactic learning, students will be required to participate and lead a psychoeducational group.

PSYC 532. RESEARCH & PROGRAM EVALUATION. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: accepted to the School psychology graduate program or by permission of the instructor.
This course provides knowledge and fundamental skills in the evaluation of educational and human service programs. Emphasis is on the evaluator's responsibility for designing and implementing an evaluation, conducting data analysis, and reporting evaluation results for continuous program improvement. The course teaches qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate systems' needs, program acceptability, fidelity, and effectiveness in school-based and clinical settings.

PSYC 533. SINGLE CASE DESIGN: EVALUATING EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: enrollment in the EdS School Psychology Program or permission of instructor.
This course will assist candidates in evaluating educational interventions in two areas: single case design and program Evaluation. For single case design, we will cover the components, strengths, and limitations of single case design research. We will cover the various designs, ranging from a simple “B” Design to more complex single case designs. We will examine issues related to validity and reliability of single case research and connect this research methodology to your topics of interest.

PSYC 534. HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to psychology MS psychometry program or school psychology program or instructor permission.
The relationships between physiological processes and behavior.

PSYC 535. INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program, clinical mental health specialty.
This course provides an overview of the role of the clinical mental health counselor in the community. It includes an examination of the history, philosophy, professional practice, advocacy, ethics and laws pertaining to clinical mental health counselors. Students will also interact with clinical mental health counselors in the community.

PSYC 537. ADVANCED PSYCHOPATHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission into graduate program in psychology or graduate standing and instructor permission.
This course is designed to teach strategies in diagnosing mental disorders, and to evaluate the most current treatment modalities. Problems of cultural diversity and ethnic differences are explored.

PSYC 539. SEMINAR IN SPECIAL TOPICS. 1-5 Credits.

Notes: may be graded Pass/No Credit.

PSYC 540. INTRODUCTION TO SCHOOL COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
The development of the school counseling profession; counseling functions within systems; the structure and management of school counseling programs. CACREP standards and PESB standards for School Counselors.

PSYC 542. CAREER COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
Career development theory; educational and vocational information; career decision-making processes; components of school or community career programs.

PSYC 543. COUNSELING THEORIES AND SCHOOL BASED MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology.
This course provides an overview of theories of counseling and interventions for students with mental health concerns. The course covers the role of the school psychologist as counselor and how school psychologists facilitate a multi-tiered approach to mental health intervention.

PSYC 544. COUNSELING THEORY AND TECHNIQUES. 4 Credits.

An introduction to principles of counseling, and a survey of contemporary theories and techniques.

PSYC 545. APPRAISAL IN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: mental health counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
The administration, scoring and interpretation of standardized tests in the mental health counseling profession. Includes a focus on testing ethics, sources of testing bias and diversity issues in assessment, as well as the use of interview assessment/mental status exam and psychological testing for treatment planning.

PSYC 546. TRAUMA INFORMED COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 588, PSYC 592, admission to graduate counseling program.
This course reviews current foundations, conceptualizations, and interventions for trauma-informed counselors. Topics include assessment and diagnosis, individual and community resiliency, types and causes of trauma, neuroscience of trauma, and vicarious trauma of clinicians. Multicultural and ethical considerations are addressed throughout. Instruction will be delivered via dyadic lecture, experiential activities, large and small group discussion, and role plays.

PSYC 547. ASSESSMENT: SCHOOL COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
The use of assessment techniques in the school counseling setting, including standardized instruments, sand play and observation. Includes a focus on testing ethics, sources of testing bias, diversity issues, implications of high stakes testing and effective use of assessment in counseling outcomes.

PSYC 548. COUNSELING CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
Counseling principles and techniques as applied to children and adolescents will be presented and analyzed.

PSYC 550. TRAUMA: THEORY, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: undergraduate degree in psychology or related field.
This class explores traumatic experience in terms of substance, impact, and reactions, including the assessment and treatment of trauma-related psychopathology.

PSYC 551. FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission into psychology MS program with clinical emphasis or instructor permission.
Main types of psychological treatment with emphasis upon those which primarily rely on verbal exchanges between the counselee and the therapist. Practical application of techniques will be experienced.

PSYC 552. ESA PEER REVIEW: SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor.
This course is designed to fulfill the requirements specified in the Washington Certification Handbook and the Washington Administrative Code for Continuing Certification of School Psychologists. The major emphases of this course are on documenting the knowledge and skills of practicing school psychologists and providing a forum for peer review based on contemporary standards of practice. Required peer review course for continuing ESA certification.

PSYC 553. SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to a psychology graduate program.
Students learn assessment techniques to examine social, emotional and behavioral functioning in children and adolescents. A problem solving approach is utilized with training in reviewing, interviewing, observing, and testing children. Major tests considered and applied within this course include broad rating scales such as the Achenbach and BASC systems and narrow rating scales utilized to diagnose more specific disorders.

PSYC 554. COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to psychology MS psychometry program or school psychology program.
This course will provide in-depth training in cognitive assessment, including intelligence, memory, academic, and special abilities testing.

PSYC 555. CLINICAL PRACTICE IN COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to psychology MS psychometry program.
Administration, scoring and writing of psychological reports; Stanford Binet, W.I.S.C. and W.A.I.S.

PSYC 556. PERSONALITY AND BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to psychology MS psychometry program or school psychology program.
This course focuses on assessment techniques utilized to examine emotional and behavioral functioning. A problem solving approach is utilized with training in reviewing, interviewing, observing, and testing individuals. Major tests considered and applied within this course include broad rating scales, personality instruments, and other behavioral and psychology measures utilized to understand and diagnose specific conditions.

PSYC 557. CLINICAL PRACTICE IN PERSONALITY AND BHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 556.
Supervision of practice testing with projective techniques, structured personality instruments, teacher, parent, and self-report rating scales, and cognitive and neuropsychological measures.

PSYC 558. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICUM. 1-8 Credits.

Notes: Graded Pass/Fail. Repeatable for credit.
Supervised experience of school psychology students in assessment, intervention, and consultation, as well as professional and ethical areas.

PSYC 559. COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT LAB. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in psychology.
Students will administer, score, report, and interpret published norm-referenced measures of intelligence, memory, achievement, perceptional, adaptive, and special abilities typically used in educational environments.

PSYC 560. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY CONSULTATION. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology.
This course focuses on the history and principles of collaborative consultation and their application within the school setting. While traditional models of consultation are taught (organizational, behavioral and mental health), this course explores the key components to developing healthy family-school relationships and requires students to work with parents and teachers through Conjoint Behavioral Consultation. Consultation with systems as a preventive strategy is also emphasized, and students complete a school-wide analysis project.

PSYC 561. INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing.
This course surveys the application of psychological principles and methods of work. It includes employee selection, motivation, performance and behavior; the structure and function of occupational positions and activities; and the nature, processes and development of organizations.

PSYC 563. PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL GROUP THEORY. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 510.
This course examines the theory and assessment of different models of psychoeducational groups for children and adolescents in school and agency settings.

PSYC 565. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing in psychology.
This course focuses on psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence, critically attending to normal and abnormal developmental sequences. Attention is given to the diagnosis and implications of such disorders, and to clinical and educational intervention methods.

PSYC 566. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE I. 4 Credits.

This is the first course in a two-quarter sequence of instruction that focuses on describing and understanding psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence. A critical emphasis is placed on the neurobiological influences that underlie typical and atypical developmental sequences. Attention is also given to the diagnosis and implications of such disorders and to clinical and educational intervention methods.

PSYC 567. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE II. 4 Credits.

This is the second course in a two-quarter sequence of instruction that focuses on describing and understanding psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence. A critical emphasis is placed on the neurobiological influences that underlie typical and atypical developmental sequences. Attention is also given to the diagnosis and implications of such disorders and to clinical and educational intervention methods.

PSYC 568. PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL GROUP PROCESS. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 563.
This course requires the application of different types of psychoeducational groups for children. In addition to didactic learning, students will be required to participate and lead a psychoeducational group.

PSYC 569. FAMILY SYSTEMS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
This course introduces theories and best practices involved with counseling couples and families. Students will learn to think systemically and apply family therapy concepts, dynamics, theories and techniques to working with individuals, couples and families in various settings.

PSYC 570. CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: graduate standing.
This course focuses on psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence, critically attending to normal and abnormal developmental sequences. Attention is given to the diagnosis and implications of such disorders and to clinical intervention methods.

PSYC 571. COUNSELING SKILLS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to graduate counseling program.
This course provides and understanding and experiential practice of the skills needed to form a working alliance, explore presented issues, and begin assessment and treatment planning with clients. Participants will become familiar with the initial stages of counseling, effective techniques for managing the interaction process, and the importance of self-awareness in the counselor.

PSYC 572. ADVANCED COUNSELING SKILLS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to graduate counseling program and PSYC 571.
This course provides a continued understanding and experiential practice of the skills needed to integrate theory into working with clients. Participants will become more familiar with the techniques connected to counseling theory for effecting change with clients. This course builds upon microskills acquired in counseling skills course.

PSYC 573. LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY IN PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Notes: for professionals with a master's degree.
This course will provide an understanding of the roles of the school counselor including leader and advocate. The course includes how to establish strategies to promote equity in student achievement and college access, core curriculum design, lesson plan development, classroom management strategies, and differentiated instructional strategies.

PSYC 574. CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: psychology graduate status.
This course investigates the literature and methods involved in the psychological study of people from different cultures – both subcultures within the US and peoples from around the world. It also addresses the question of universality of psychological phenomenon. Graduate students focus particularly on how these findings apply within their graduate field of study.

PSYC 575. DSM TREATMENT ISSUES FOR COUNSELORS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of the instructor.
The examination of current issues related to the classification and diagnosis of abnormal behavior and psychological states and their relationship to treatment. Dimensional, categorical and functional approaches to classification are reviewed, with emphasis on current forms of child and adult psychopathology found in the DSM. Diagnostic topics include historical influences, cultural variation, symptomology, etiology, developmental patterns and treatment approaches to various diagnostic.

PSYC 576. PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: successful completion of two quarters of mental health counseling Internship in the graduate counseling program: mental health emphasis.
This course provides students an opportunity to transition from the role of a counselor in training to a beginning professional in the field of mental health counseling. Topics will include advocacy, post graduate credentials, supervision, managed health care systems, agency and private practice and organizational change. An emphasis will be placed on professional identity and roles.

PSYC 577. PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

This course provides students with an understanding of the comprehensive school counseling model. Students will learn how to convey themselves as a professional school counselor. Students will learn ways to collaborate with other school professionals and those in K-12 student’s lives.

PSYC 579. ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program in school psychology.
An advanced assessment course prepares candidates for diagnosis and classification in accordance with multiple theories existing in clinical and educational research. Utilize cognitive, academic, and social/emotional data in hypotheses regarding the presence of learning and social-emotional disabilities and in planning for intervention delivery. Emphasis on the complex variables of culture, environment, and language in making inferences regarding the presence of a disability.

PSYC 581. PREJUDICE AND STEREOTYPING. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 381 or instructor permission.
The course Prejudice and Stereotyping is a five credit discussion course that examines the social psychological underpinnings of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. The course topics will address specific types of prejudice such as sexism and racism, individual differences and cognitive states that can lead to prejudice, the effect of prejudice on its targets and reducing prejudice.

PSYC 582. ADVANCED SCHOOL COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program: school counseling emphasis.
This course provides students with an understanding of the comprehensive school counseling model. Students will learn how to convey themselves as a professional school counselor and to create documents to convey that. Students will learn ways to collaborate with other school professionals and those in K-12 students lives.

PSYC 583. GROUP EXPERIENCE. 1 Credit.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of the instructor.
This class will provide a group process experience for first year students in mental health and school counseling emphases.

PSYC 584. GROUP THEORY AND PROCESS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program.
Students will learn theoretical foundations of group counseling and group work, in addition to the dynamics associated with group process and development. Students will learn the characteristics and functions of effective group leaders by serving as facilitators of groups.

PSYC 586. PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS. 1 Credit.

Pre-requisites: admission into psychology MS program.
Professional Standards presents legal, ethical and moral aspects of the professional practice of psychology.

PSYC 587. ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
Graduate course of theory and pragmatics in addictive behavior counseling that documents the personal, social and cultural impact of addiction. The course is designed for those with a specific interest in the nature and treatment of addictive behavior and students preparing for careers in the helping professions. The course presents an integrated overview of modern research and intervention approaches. A variety of viewpoints, theories and treatment approaches will be introduced.

PSYC 588. CRISIS INTERVENTION AND TRAUMA COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the theory, impact, issues and skills of crisis counseling due to traumatic events such as: violence, child abuse, mass casualty events and suicide ideation, as well as the nature, causes and symptoms of professional burnout for crisis workers. The course will examine models for working with children and adolescents, working with victims of violence, suicide prevention, issues of health-related school and crises intervention.

PSYC 590. DIVERSITY COUNSELING. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program: mental health or school counseling emphasis or permission of instructor.
This course will introduce students to a broad spectrum of issues of diversity in counseling, including an examination of their own personal history/background and its impact on their perception of and response to diversity in clients. In this class, the term “diversity” includes differences in racial and ethnic origins, gender, ability, physicality, belief systems, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, developmental stage and variability of intellectual functioning.

PSYC 591. ADVANCED PSYCHOTHERAPY STRATEGIES. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: PSYC 551.
Lecture and practical demonstration of therapeutic strategies and techniques. Advanced development of case conceptualization and therapeutic interventions.

PSYC 592. SUICIDE ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT. 1 Credit.

Notes: undergraduate enrollment with instructor permission.
Pre-requisites: admission to the graduate counseling program, or instructor permission.
This course provides an overview of suicide risk and protective factors. Outlines a working assessment framework to assign risk as well as intervention techniques and best practices, including referral when needed.

PSYC 596. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 597. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Notes: only one workshop course for up to 3 credits may be used to fulfill graduate degree requirements.

PSYC 598. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

Notes: may be graded or offered Pass/No Credit at the discretion of the instructor.
Current problems in psychology are presented by department faculty.

PSYC 599. INDEPENDENT STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

PSYC 600. THESIS. 1-15 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.
A bound research study conducted as partial fulfillment of a master's under the direction of a graduate committee.

PSYC 601. RESEARCH REPORT. 1-15 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.
A research study in lieu of a bound thesis conducted as partial fulfillment of a master's under the direction of a graduate committee.

PSYC 602. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PORTFOLIO. 1-6 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission to School Psychology Program.
Students prepare reflections and evidence to document their knowledge and competence in the NASP standards for training and practice. An informal presentation of the portfolio is provided at the end of the second year of the program to document readiness for the internship experience. In the third year of the program, students provide a formal presentation as a culminating experience in the program.

PSYC 651. ADVANCED PSYCHOTHERAPY STRATEGIES. 3 Credits.

Pre-requisites: admission into the psychology MS program with clinical emphasis or instructor permission, PSYC 551.
Advanced techniques and strategies of psychological treatment. Techniques reviewed could include compassion focused therapy, solution focused therapy, brief therapeutic strategies, dialectical behavior therapy and/or other therapeutic strategies used in the field. Practical application of techniques will be experienced.

PSYC 694. PRACTICUM. 1-8 Credits.

Notes: graded Pass/No Credit.
Pre-requisites: admission to Psychometry MS program or School Psychology EDS program or Counseling MS program.
Supervised experience of a clinical or counseling nature in service areas or supervised experience in research.

PSYC 695. INTERNSHIP IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. 1-6 Credits.

Notes: may be graded Pass/No Credit.
Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean and must be in the school psychology program.
Experience under supervision in selecting, administering and scoring tests. Opportunities for diagnosis, counseling evaluation and reporting.

PSYC 696. COLLEGE TEACHING INTERNSHIP. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor and the department chair.
Teaching a lower-division college course under the supervision of a regular faculty member. Includes course planning, arranging bibliographical and other instructional aids, conferences with students, experience in classroom instruction, and student and course evaluation.

PSYC 697. INTERNSHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY. 1-10 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair, and college dean. Graduate standing in the School of Psychology.
Internship experience of professionally supervised training in approved agency or institution. The period of internship will commence on the date it is approved by the department chair and no internship credit will be granted retroactively.