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Courses

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 cr.

The fundamental conditions and facts of thought and behavior, including the physiological basis of behavior, personality, emotions, feelings, sensations, learning, habit formation, memory and perception.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF8:00–8:50AL210

Ps 201: Educational Psychology

3 cr.

Psychology as applied to education: original tendencies; laws of learning; amount, rate, limit, conditions, spread and permanence of improvement; mental work and fatigue; research; and individual differences. Sequential and incremental formal, structured clinical experiences in a school setting are included as part of this course.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ps 203: Human Growth & Development

3 cr.

Study of developmental patterns from prenatal period through senescence.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

Ps 300: Child Psychology

3 cr.

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual growth of the child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on the development of the child in relation to the school.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ps 302: Adolescent Psychology

3 cr.

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of the child from preadolescence to maturity. Emphasis on the development of the adolescent in relation to the school.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ps 303: Social Psychology

3 cr.

Influence of social forces on a person's perception of himself, others and the world around him. The interaction of thoughts and attitudes, including how and why we conform, persuade, help and discriminate.

Prerequisite: Ps 200.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50AL306

Ps 304: Experimental Psychology

3 cr.

Introduction to problems and methods of experimentation in psychology and critical treatment of content and methods; the logical and scientific basis of experimental psychology. An introduction to standardized tests used in psychology and the statistical basis for standard scores. Scientific procedures and research findings in areas of psychophysics, sensory processes, learning modification, and complex processes.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50AL110

Ps 305: Introduction to Exceptional Learners

3 cr.

History, legal foundations and current trends in special education, with surveys of the following exceptionalities: attention deficit disorders, emotional-behavior disorders, giftedness, health/physical impairments, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech/language disorders, visual impairments. Additional topics include assessment, parents and instructional planning.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Ps 402: Clinical Psychology

3 cr.

The history of clinical psychology, including a survey and critique of the major theories and therapeutic procedures currently used in dealing with the problems of human adjustment and behavior. Focuses on arriving at a biblical view of the diagnosis and treatment of problems.

Prerequisite: Ps 450.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF2:00–2:50AL102

Ps 450: Abnormal Psychology

3 cr.

The history of the theories and classifications of abnormal behavior. Includes extensive coverage and critique of the DSM--the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

Ps 622: Counseling

3 cr.

A theological and practical introduction to the ministry of Christian counseling. Includes the establishment of a biblical foundation, the development of effective procedures and the discussion of specific issues and problems in counseling.

This course is not offered this academic year.