PSC Psychology

Courses in PSC:
PSC 001General Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Principles and basic concepts of psychology. The empirical study of individual behavior including perception, cognition, development, personality, social interactions and the biological underpinnings of behavior. Not open for credit to students who have taken PSC 001Y. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
PSC 001YGeneral Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Web Virtual Lecture—2 hour(s). Introduction to empirical approaches. Focus on perception, cognition, personality and social psychology, and biological aspects of behavior. Not open for credit to students who have taken PSC 001. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
PSC 012YData Visualization in the Social Sciences (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—1.5 hour(s); Web Virtual Lecture—1.5 hour(s). Introduction to quantitative data across the social sciences (Communications, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and other disciplines). Transforming data, describing data, producing graphs, visual reasoning, and interpretations. (Same course as CMN 012Y, SOC 012Y, POL 012Y.) (Letter.) GE credit: QL, VL. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
PSC 020Freshman Psychology Seminar (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Freshman standing. Instructor will acquaint students with his or her program of research, the development of scientific questions from the literature, and the application of research methods to examine these questions. Critical thinking will be encouraged via expository writing and brief presentations. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 041Research Methods in Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 012Y, STA 013, or STA 100 strongly recommended. Introduction to experimental design, interviews, questionnaires, field and observational methods, reliability, and statistical inference. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
PSC 051Relationship Science: Lust, Love, and Evolution (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 001 or PSC 001Y; or introductory social science course or introductory life science course. Evolutionary perspectives on attraction and close relationships. Integrating social psychological and evolutionary theories with empirical evidence pertaining to human mating. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 090XLower Division Seminar (1-2) Active
Seminar—1-2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Lower division standing. Limited enrollment. Examination of a special topic in Psychology through shared readings, discussions, written assignments, or special activities such as fieldwork or laboratory work. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 098Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Primarily for lower division students. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 099Special Study for Lower Division Students (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 100Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Introduction to human information processing, mental representation and transformation, imagery, attention, memory, language processing, concept formation, problem solving, and computer simulation. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 136. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 100YIntroduction to Cognitive Psychology (4) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Lecture—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Introduction to human information processing, mental representation and transformation, imagery, attention, memory, language processing, concept formation, problem solving, and computer simulation. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 136 or current PSC 100. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 101Introduction to Biological Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to majors. Survey and integration of the relationships between behavior and biological processes, including physiology, genes, development, ecology, and evolution. Two units of credit for those students who have completed NPB 100. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 103AStatistical Analysis of Psychological Data (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (STA 013 or STA 013Y or STA 102). Pass One open to Psychology Majors. Design and statistical analysis of psychological investigations and the interpretation of quantitative data in psychology. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 103. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 103BStatistical Analysis of Psychological Data (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 103A; (STA 013 or STA 013Y or STA 102). Pass One open to Psychology majors. Probability theory, sampling distributions, statistical inference, and hypothesis testing using standard parametric and correlational approaches. Simple regression analysis, multiple regression analysis, non-parametric statistics, introduction to multivariate statistics, with applications in psychology. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 105. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 104Applied Psychometrics: An Introduction to Measurement Theory (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 041; PSC 103A; (STA 013 or STA 013Y); Upper division standing in Psychology. Examination of the basic principles and applications of classical and modern test theory. Topics include test construction, reliability theory, validity theory, factor analysis and latent trait theory. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 107Questionnaire and Survey Research Methods (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 001 or PSC 001Y; and Consent of Instructor. PSC 041 or an equivalent course on social or behavioral research methods or consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Introduction to survey and questionnaire research methods with emphasis on how to ask questions. Social and psychological factors that influence survey response. Practical aspects of fielding survey and questionnaire research. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 113Developmental Psychobiology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 101. The biology of behavioral development; survey and integration of the organismic and environmental processes that regulate the development of behavior. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
PSC 120Agent-Based Modeling (4) Active
Lecture/Lab—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 100 and/or PSC 101 recommended. Class size limited to 24 students. Introduction to agent-based computer simulation and analysis with emphasis on learning how to model animals, including humans, to achieve insight into social and group behavior. (Letter.) GE credit: QL. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 121Physiological Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; PSC 101. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Relationship of brain structure and function to behavior, motivation, emotion, language, and learning in humans and other animals. An introduction to the methodology of physiological psychology and neuroscience. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 108. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 122Advanced Animal Behavior (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 101 or NPB 102. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Advanced integrative survey of biological principles of behavioral organization, emphasizing historical roots, current research directions, conceptual issues and controversies. Laboratory exercises on the description and analysis of the behavior of captive and free-living animals Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 150. (Same course as NPB 150.) (Letter.) Effective: 2000 Fall Quarter.
PSC 123Hormones and Behavior (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NPB 101; (PSC 101 or NPB 102). Pass One open to Psychology majors. Endocrine physiology with an emphasis on the principles of behavior. Fundamental relationships between hormones and various behaviors engaged in by the organism during its lifetime. Role of hormones in behavioral homeostasis, social behavior, reproductive behavior, parental behavior, adaptation to stress. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 152. (Same course as NPB 152. ) (Letter.) Effective: 2000 Fall Quarter.
PSC 124Comparative Neuroanatomy (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 101 or NPB 100 or NPB 101. Overview of the neuroanatomy of the nervous system in a variety of mammalian and non-mammalian vertebrates. Examine changes or modifications to neural structures as a result of morphological or behavioral specializations. (Same course as Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 124) (Letter.) GE credit: SL. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
PSC 124Comparative Neuroanatomy (3) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NPB 100 or NPB 101 or NPB 110B or PSC 121. Overview of the neuroanatomy in mammalian vertebrates, focusing on the cerebral cortex and experimental techniques. Examine changes or modifications to neural structures as a result of morphological or behavioral specializations. (Same course as NPB 124.) (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PSC 124LComparative Neuroanatomy Laboratory (2) Active
Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 124 (can be concurrent). Pass One restricted to PSC and NPB majors; must be concurrently enrolled in PSC 124. Comparative neuroanatomy laboratory illustrating modern neuroanatomical techniques in determining neural connections within the mammalian brain. Includes experimentation and presentation of results. (Same course as NPB 124L.) (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PSC 125Behavioral Epigenetics (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 101. Review of basic principles in genetics and epigenetics with emphasis on behavior. Introduction to the use of modern molecular methods in understanding the complex relationships between genes, environment, and behavior. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
PSC 126Health Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; PSC 101 recommended. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Psychological factors influencing health and illness. Topics include stress and coping, personality and health, symptom perception and reporting, heart disease, cancer, compliance, and health maintenance and promotion. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 160. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 130Human Learning and Memory (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 012Y or STA 013 or STA 100); or Consent of Instructor. Consideration of major theories of human learning and memory with critical examination of relevant experimental data. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 131Perception (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 100 or PSC 135). Cognitive organizations related to measurable physical energy changes mediated through sensory channels. Perception of objects, space, motion, events. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 132Language and Cognition (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 100 or PSC 135); or Consent of Instructor. Introduction to the cognitive processes involved in language comprehension and production. Topics include the biological foundations of language, speech perception, word recognition, syntax, reading ability, and pragmatics. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 133Neuroeconomics/Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 100 or PSC 100Y or PSC 135 or ARE 100A or ECN 100A or NPB 162 or NPB 163); (STA 013 or STA 013Y or STA 100 or PSC 103A); or Consent of Instructor. Theoretical and empirical approaches to neuroeconomics (neuroscience of decision making) from psychology, neuroscience, economics, and computer science. Neuroscience of judgment and decision making, behavioral economics, and reinforcement learning. (Same course as ECN 107 and CGS 107.) (Letter.) GE credit: SL, SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 135Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biological Foundations of the Mind (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; or Consent of Instructor. PSC 101, PSC 121, or PSC 129 recommended. Neuroscientific foundations of higher mental processes including attention, memory, language, higher-level perceptual and motor processes, and consciousness. Emphasis on the neural mechanisms which form the substrates of human cognition and the relationship of mind to brain. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 136Psychology of Music (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 100 or PSC 135 or MUS 006C); or Consent of Instructor. Introduction to the mental and neural representations of musical structures and processes involved in perceiving, remembering, and performing music. Music and emotion. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 137Neurobiology of Learning & Memory (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; PSC 101. Overview of the neural basis of learning and memory focusing on modern behavioral neuroscience research with animals. Topics include consolidation, neural plasticity, cellular competition for memory storage, and the role of neurogenesis in learning. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 138Consciousness and Cognition (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 100 or PSC 135). Current theoretical and empirical evidence in the study of cognition and consciousness. Theories of consciousness, psychological and neural basis of conscious and unconscious processes such as attention, intentionality, and dreams. (Same course as CGS 138.) (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 139Advanced Cognitive Neuroscience (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; PSC 135; or Consent of Instructor. Advanced integrative survey of cognitive neuroscience, including perception, attention, memory, and navigation. Emphasis on reviewing literature in psychology, neuroscience, and statistics; understanding methods in cognition; and presentation skills. (Letter.) GE credit: SL. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 140Developmental Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. An ontogenetic account of human behavior through adolescence with emphasis on motor skills, mental abilities, motivation, and social interaction. Two units of credit allowed to students who have completed HDE 100A or HDE 100B; not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 112. (Former PSC 112.). (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 141Cognitive Development (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 140 or HDE 100A or HDE 100B. Pass One open to Psychology & Human Development majors. Theories, methods, evidence, and debates in the field of cognitive development, such as nature/nurture, constraints on learning, and the role of plasticity. Topics include attention, memory, concepts about the physical and social world, and language. (Same course as HDE 101.) (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2002 Fall Quarter.
PSC 142Social and Personality Development (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 140 or HDE 100A or HDE 100B. Pass One open to Psychology and Human Development majors. Social and personality development of children, infancy through adolescence. Topics include the development of personality, achievement motivation, self-understanding, sex-role identity, and antisocial behavior. Emphasis on the interface between biological and social factors. (Same course as HDE 102.) (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2002 Fall Quarter.
PSC 143Infant Development (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 140 or HDE 100A). Psychological development in infancy. Topics include physical and motor development, sensory and nervous system development, and memory and cognitive development. Emphasis will be on evaluating theories, empirical research, and experimental methods for understanding infant development. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 145Social Psychology (4) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—4 hour(s). Behavior of the individual in the group. Examination of basic psychological processes in social situations, surveying various problems of social interaction: group tensions, norm-development, attitudes, values, public opinion, status. (Letter.) Effective: 2000 Fall Quarter.
PSC 145Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 135 or ((PSC 140 or HDE 100A or HDE 100B); (PSC 101 or PSC 121 or NPB 161 or HDE 163)); PSC 141 recommended. Neuroscientific theories and methods (EEG, ERP, fNIRS, fMRI) that inform an understanding of behavioral and cognitive development over infancy and childhood. Neurodevelopmental correlates of perception, action, language, and social cognition; value of the neuroscientific perspective; limitations and challenges of neuroscientific research in the developmental context. (Letter.) GE credit: SL. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PSC 146The Development of Memory (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; and any Psychology upper division course from Core Group A or D. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Theory and research on memory development with focus on infancy and childhood. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 133. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 148Developmental Disorders (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 140 or PSC 141 or HDE 100A or HDE 100B). Current scientific knowledge of the influences of biological, cognitive, and environmental factors on the emergence of disorders with onset in childhood. Examples include autism spectrum, ADD/ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. Emphasis placed on understanding these disorders, their causes and their treatments. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 151Social Psychology (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Behavior of the individual in the group. Examination of basic psychological processes in social situations, surveying various problems of social interaction: group tensions, norm-development, attitudes, values, public opinion, status. Not open for credit to students who have completed former course 145. (Letter.) GE credit: DD. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 151Social Psychology (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 001 or PSC 001Y, PSC 041 recommended. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Behavior of the individual in the group. Examination of basic psychological processes in social situations, surveying various problems of social interaction: group tensions, norm-development, attitudes, values, public opinion, status. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 145. (Letter.) GE credit: DD. Effective: 2018 Summer Session 1.
PSC 152Social Cognition (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Examines how social factors influence how we attend to, encode, and process information and how these mental processes affect subsequent judgments and behavior. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 153Psychology and Law (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Current theoretical and empirical issues in the study of psychology and law. Topics include eyewitness testimony, child abuse, jury decision making, juvenile delinquency and criminology, prediction of violence, insanity defense, and memory for traumatic events. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 115. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 154Psychology of Emotion (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. An introduction to current theories and research on emotion and bodily feelings with special reference to self-knowledge. Not open for credit to students who have completed former course 143. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 154Psychology of Emotion (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Introduction to current theories and research on emotion and bodily feelings with special reference to self-knowledge. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Summer Session 1.
PSC 157Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Stigma (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Social psychological underpinnings of stereotyping, prejudice, and stigma from sociocultural, motivational, and cognitive perspectives. Topics include: origins, maintenance, change, effects on person perception and memory, and the automaticity/controllability of stereotyping and prejudice. (Letter.) GE credit: DD. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 158Sexual Orientation and Prejudice (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Current scientific knowledge about sexual orientation and prejudice based on sexual orientation. Emphasis is placed on learning the skills necessary for a critical understanding of science and public policy issues relevant to sexuality. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 159Gender and Human Reproduction (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Psychology of reproduction. Reproductive events over the course of an individual’s life, including sexual development, mate choice, relationships, and reproduction. Biological and social psychological explanations at the levels of mechanism and evolutionary function. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 149. (Fromer course PSC 149.). (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 161Psychology of the Self (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Psychological theory and research on the self. Topics include: self-knowledge, self-esteem, self-regulation, self-presentation, cognitive and emotional aspects of the self, and the role of the self in shaping social interaction. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 162Introduction to Personality Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Scientific study of personality. Methods of personality research. Overview of current research and theory in the field of personality psychology. Not open for credit to students who have completed former PSC 147. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 165Introduction to Clinical Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; PSC 168; (PSC 140 or PSC 151). Major theoretical formulations in the history of clinical psychology, from classical psychoanalysis to contemporary existentialism and behavior modification. A survey, based on lectures, films, and tapes, of what clinical psychologists do, including methods of appraisal, professional roles,and approaches to treatment. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 168Abnormal Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Descriptive and functional account of behavioral disorders, with primary consideration given to neurotic and psychotic behavior. (Letter.) GE credit: SS. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 170Psychology of Religion (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041. Major theories, issues, data, and research methodologies of the psychology of religion. Religious experience and expression; religious development in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; conversion; religious influences on physical and mental health; cross-cultural perspectives. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 175Genius, Creativity, and Leadership (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; or Consent of Instructor. Or equivalents. Phenomenon of genius is examined from a diversity of theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary perspectives, with an emphasis on outstanding creativity and leadership in art, music, literature, philosophy, science, war, and politics. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
PSC 180AResearch in Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 041; and Consent of Instructor. And four upper division Psychology courses. Empirical research on selected topics in general experimental psychology (general research design and analysis, perception, cognition, cognitive development, etc.). Specific content will vary from quarter to quarter. May be repeated once for credit when content differs. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) Effective: 1998 Fall Quarter.
PSC 180BResearch in Psychobiology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 101; and Consent of Instructor. Three additional upper division courses in Psychology. Empirical research on selected topics in psychobiology (animal learning, animal behavior, physiological and sensory psychology, developmental psychobiology, computer modeling of neural systems). Content varies. May be repeated once for credit when content differs. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
PSC 180CResearch in Personality and Social Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 041; and Consent of Instructor. And four upper division Psychology courses. Empirical research on selected topics in personality and social psychology (personality, social psychology, organizational psychology, etc.). Content will vary from quarter to quarter. May be repeated once for credit when specific content differs. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 180DResearch in Developmental Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 041; Consent of Instructor. Four upper division Psychology courses. Empirical research on selected topics in developmental psychology (research design and analysis, development, cognitive development, social and personality development etc.). May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when content differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
PSC 185History of Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; Upper division standing or consent of instructor. Pass One open to Psychology majors. Development of psychological thought and research in context of history of philosophy and science. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 120. (Former PSC 120.). (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 190Seminar in Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Junior or senior standing; major in Psychology or consent of instructor. Intensive treatment of a special topic or problem of psychological interest. May be repeated for credit in different subject area. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 190XUpper Division Seminar (1-2) Active
Seminar—1-2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. Limited enrollment. In-depth examination at an upper division level of a special topic in Psychology. Emphasis on student participation in learning. May not be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 192Fieldwork in Psychology (1-6) Active
Fieldwork—1-6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing in Psychology. Limited enrollment. Supervised internship off and on campus, in community and institutional settings. Maximum of six units may be used towards satisfaction of upper division major requirement. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) per internship site. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
PSC 194HASpecial Study for Honors Students (3) Active
Independent Study—9 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Senior standing in Psychology and qualifications for admission into college honors program; at least one course from PSC 180A, PSC 180B, PSC 180C or PSC 199 strongly recommended. Directed research. Supervised reading, research and writing leading to submission of a Senior Honors thesis under the direction of faculty sponsor. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 194HBSpecial Study for Honors Students (3) Active
Independent Study—9 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Senior standing in Psychology and qualifications for admission into college honors program; at least one course from PSC 180A, PSC 180B, PSC 180C or PSC 199 strongly recommended. Directed research. Supervised reading, research and writing leading to submission of a Senior Honors thesis under the direction of faculty sponsor. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 197TTutoring in Psychology (1-3) Active
Tutorial—1-3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. Intended for advanced undergraduate students who will lead discussion sections in Psychology courses. May be repeated for credit for a total of 8 units. May be repeated up to 8 Unit(s). (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 200Proseminar in Psychology (3) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s); Independent Study—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Introduces matriculating graduate students to research activities of departmental faculty. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 201Research Preceptorship (4) Active
Laboratory—4 hour(s); Discussion—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 202Research Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology. Presentation of graduate research to program faculty and graduate students. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 204AStatistical Analysis of Psychological Experiments (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): STA 102; Or equivalent; graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Probability theory, sampling distributions, statistical inference, and hypothesis testing using standard parametric and correlational approaches. Analysis of variance, factorial and repeated measures, and tests of trends. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 206. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Spring Quarter.
PSC 204BCausal Modeling of Correlational Data (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Or the equivalent course and graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Examination of how to make causal inferences from correlational data in the behavioral sciences. Emphasis is on testing rival causal models using correlations among observed variables. Beginning with multiple regression analysis, discussion advances to path analysis and related techniques. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 207A. (Letter.) Effective: 2015 Spring Quarter.
PSC 204DAdvanced Statistical Inference from Psychological Experiments (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Or the equivalent; graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Advanced topics in statistical inference, which may include probability theory, sampling distributions, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, nonparametric statistics, Bayesian approaches, and advanced issues in analysis of variance. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 205. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Spring Quarter.
PSC 205AApplied Multivariate Analysis of Psychological Data (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; PSC 204B; PSC 204D; or Consent of Instructor. Review of the major methods of multivariate data analysis for psychological data. Students will program statistical routines using a linear algebra-based computing language. Topics will include multivariate analysis of variance. discriminant analysis, canonical analysis factor analysis, and component analysis. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 207B. (Former PSC 207B.). (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
PSC 205BFactor Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; PSC 204B; or Consent of Instructor. Or equivalent courses; graduate standing. Theory and methods of factor analysis, including exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and principal component analysis. (Letter.) Effective: 2015 Winter Quarter.
PSC 205CStructural Equation Modeling (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; PSC 204B; or Consent of Instructor. Or equivalent courses; graduate standing. Theory and methods of structural equation modeling, including path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, multiple-group modeling and latent growth curve modeling. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Fall Quarter.
PSC 205DMultilevel Models (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Introduction to statistical techniques for the analysis of normal, hierarchically structured data, such as cross-sectional clustered data or repeated-measures data. Topics include hierarchical linear models, latent growth curve models, and how these methods handle unbalanced and/or missing data. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
PSC 205EApplied Psychometrics and Measurement Theory (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Examination of the basic principles and applications of classical and modern test theory. Topics include test construction, reliability theory, validity theory, factor analysis, and latent trait theory. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 204 or PSC 204C. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
PSC 205FItem Response Theory (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Or the equivalent; graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Item response theory allows for the creation of precise measurement instruments in psychological testing. Review Classical Test Theory, and then cover basic IRT models through advanced applications. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
PSC 205GApplied Longitudinal Data Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): PSC 204A; Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Modeling and understanding of intraindividual change and interindividual differences in change. Reviews conventional methods and introduces contemporary techniques for modeling intraindividual change. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
PSC 206ATheoretical Foundations: Research Methods in Psychology (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Restricted to graduate student status. Examines the philosophy and research practices underlying experimental psychology. Topics to be covered include philosophy of science/epistemology, research design, inference and bias in research, theory development, validity, the social context of research, and critical thinking about research. (Letter.) Effective: 2010 Spring Quarter.
PSC 206BResearch Methods in Psychology: Applications in Social-Personality Research (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Restricted to graduate student status. Overview of the research designs, assessment methods, and statistical procedure used by social-personality psychologists. Focus on the practical issues that arise when using each method in specific research contexts. (Letter.) Effective: 2009 Fall Quarter.
PSC 207Survey and Questionnaire Research Methods (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Completion of a course on social or behavioral research methods, graduate standing. Survey and questionnaire research methods with emphasis on how to ask questions. Cognitive, motivational, and social processes that influence how respondents answer questions; sampling techniques; internet resources; practical aspects of fielding survey and questionnaire research. (Letter.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
PSC 208Physiological Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. A conceptual analysis of the contributions of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neurochemistry to an understanding of animal and human behavior. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 208AFundamentals of Human Electrophysiology (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1.5 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s); Extensive Problem Solving—1.5 hour(s); Project (Term Project)—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Restricted to 15 students. In-depth introduction and hands-on experience with the event-related potential (ERP) method in the study of attention, executive control, memory, language and social cognitive neuroscience. (Letter.) Effective: 2010 Winter Quarter.
PSC 209AIntroduction to Programming: Matlab (4) Active
Lecture/Lab—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor. The Matlab programming environment as a means of organizing, analyzing, and visualizing scientific data. Basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, conditional branching, and efficient programming techniques will be emphasized. (Letter.) Effective: 2006 Fall Quarter.
PSC 210Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroimaging (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Basic knowledge of inferential statistics and experimental Psychology. Introduction to empirical foundations and methodology of neuroimaging, emphasizing pragmatics of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study cognition. Topics include MR physics, the relationship between neural activity and the BOLD response, experimental design, and analysis of fMRI data. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PSC 211Advanced Topics in Neuroimaging (3) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s); Laboratory—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 210; or Consent of Instructor. Restricted to 16 students. Critical presentation and discussion of the most influential advanced issues in neuroimaging, emphasizing fMRI design/analysis and the integration of fMRI with EEG/MEG. May be repeated for credit when topics differ. (Same course as NSC 211 and NPB 211.) (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
PSC 212ADevelopmental Psychology: Cognitive and Perceptual Development (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor; completion of an undergraduate or graduate course on developmental psychology or human development. Theories and empirical findings concerning human cognitive and perceptual development. Development of perception, memory, concepts (e.g., theory of mind, concepts about number), problem solving, and language from infancy to adolescence. (Letter.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
PSC 212BDevelopmental Psychology: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor; completion of an undergraduate or graduate course on developmental psychology or human development. Theories and empirical findings concerning human social, emotional, and personality development. Development of emotions, moral reasoning and behavior, personality, self-concept, and social cognition from infancy to adolescence (may include adulthood). (Letter.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
PSC 217Behavioral Genetics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—1 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Restricted to 20 students. Review basic principles in genetics and select topics in molecular genetics with emphasis on behavior. Use of modern molecular methods to outline complex relationships between genes, environment, and behavior. Not open for credit to students who have completed PSC 251. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Spring Quarter.
PSC 218AFundamentals of Animal Behavior (5) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division undergraduate introduction to the biology of behavior, such as PSC 101, PSC 122, PSC 123, NPB 102, NPB 150, NPB 152, WFC 141, ENT 104, or ANS 105. Survey of the phenomena and theory of animal behavior from the perspectives of multiple biological disciplines, including evolution, ecology, psychology, genetics, neurobiology, endocrinology, and animal science. (Same course as ANB 218A.) (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PSC 218BFundamentals of Animal Behavior (5) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 209A; or Consent of Instructor. Survey of the phenomena and theory of animal behavior from the perspectives of multiple biological disciplines, including evolution, ecology, psychology, genetics, neurobiology, endocrinology, and animal science. (Same course as ANB 218B.) (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PSC 220History of Psychology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Seminar—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. A lecture-seminar on the history of psychology and on the applicability of early psychological theory and research to contemporary investigations. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 221Academic Writing in Psychology (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Class size limited to 10 students. Strategies for developing and honing academic writing skills and writing productivity, with a particular focus on how to write a clear and compelling empirical journal article in psychology. May be repeated up to 4 Unit(s) with consent of instructor if student chooses to focus on a substantially different writing project. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Spring Quarter.
PSC 230Cognitive Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Analysis of the mental processes by which knowledge is acquired, manipulated, stored, retrieved and used. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 231Sensation and Perception (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Analysis of the role of sensory processes and perception in experience and their effects on behavior. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 241Attitudes and Social Influence (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Survey of theory and research in the field of attitudes and social influence. Topics include attitude definition and measurement, major theories of attitude formation and change, the relationship between attitudes and behavior, and recent directions and controversies. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
PSC 242Attraction and Close Relationships (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology, Sociology, Human Development, a related social science, or consent of instructor. Social psychological theory and research on attraction and close relationships, with a particular emphasis on romantic relationships. Covers attachment theory, interdependence theory, and evolutionary psychological perspectives. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
PSC 243Social Cognition (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Processes underlying the perception, memory, and judgment of social stimuli, the effects of social and affective factors on cognition, and the interpersonal consequences of those processes. Topics include automaticity/control, motivated cognition, person perception, stereotyping, attitudes, and persuasion. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PSC 244Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Stigma (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. This course examines the social psychological underpinnings of stereotyping, prejudice, and stigma, including sociocultural, motivational, and cognitive factors. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PSC 245Social Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Theory and research in social psychology. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 247Personality (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Theory and research in human personality. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 251Topics in Genetic Correlates of Behavior (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Theory and experiment in the genetic contributions to animal and human behavior. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 252Topics in Psychobiology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Critical study in a selected area of psychobiology. May be repeated for credit when content differs. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 261Cognitive Neuroscience (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate student standing in Psychology or Neuroscience or consent of instructor. Graduate core course for neuroscience. Neurobiological bases of higher mental function including attention, memory, language. One of three in three-quarter sequence. (Same course as NSC 223.) (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 263Topics in Cognitive Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Selected topics in language processing, memory, perception, problem solving, and thinking, with an emphasis on the common underlying cognitive processes. May be repeated for credit when content differs. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 264Topics in Psycholinguistics (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Discussion of fundamental issues in the psychology of language. May be repeated for credit when content differs. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 270Topics in Personality and Social Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate student standing or consent of instructor. Critical study of a selected area of personality or social psychology. May be repeated for credit for credit when content differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
PSC 272Topics in Developmental Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Selected topics in developmental psychology, including developmental neuroscience, memory development, infancy, cognitive development, social development, child maltreatment, children and law, perceptual development, emotional development, children at risk, and adolescence, with emphasis on developmental processes and developmental theory. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
PSC 289ACurrent Research in Psychology (2) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Contemporary theory and empirical research in specialized topics in psychology. Topics include developmental attachment, social neuroscience, mental health, emotion, sexual orientation and identity. May be repeated for credit if topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Winter Quarter.
PSC 289BCurrent Research in Psychology (2) Active
Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PSC 289A; Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Intensive examination of contemporary theory and empirical research on a specialized topic in psychology. Sample topics include developmental attachment, social neuroscience, culture and mental health, electrophysiology and cognitive neuroscience, emotion, implicit cognitive processes, sexual orientation and identity, and attention. May be repeated for credit content differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Winter Quarter.
PSC 290Seminar (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Psychology or consent of instructor. Seminar devoted to a highly specific research topic in any area of basic psychology. Special topic selected for a quarter will vary depending on interests of instructor and students. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 299Research (2-9) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 299DDissertation Research (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 390The Teaching of Psychology (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced graduate standing in Psychology or a closely related discipline. Methods and techniques of teaching undergraduate psychology. Integration of learning outcomes with effective evaluation. Practical experience in the application of pedagogical principles. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
PSC 390AThe Teaching of Psychology (6) Active
Lecture—6 hour(s); Discussion—6 hour(s); Practice—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced graduate standing in Psychology or a closely related discipline. Methods and problems of teaching psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels; curriculum design and evaluation. Practical experience in the preparation and presentation of material. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 390BThe Teaching of Psychology (4) Active
Discussion—6 hour(s); Lecture—4 hour(s); Practice—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Advanced graduate standing in Psychology or a closely related discipline. Methods and problems of teaching psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels; curriculum design and evaluation. Practical experience in the preparation and presentation of material. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PSC 391Teaching of Psychology Practicum (4) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s); Fieldwork. Prerequisite(s): PSC 390; or Consent of Instructor. Supervised teaching in undergraduate classrooms. Techniques for delivering content through lectures, discussions, or labs; course administration; communications; assessment of student learning; solving ethical problems; instructional technology. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
PSC 396Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.