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Psychology Summer Courses

PSYC 1100 L21 - Biopsychology
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon, Lab TTh, 10 a.m.-Noon

An introduction to the biological basis of psychology. Research is presented with an emphasis on how the activity of the nervous system, as shaped by phylogeny and ontogeny, determines behavior. Students replicate classic studies, analyze results, and prepare lab reports. Lab fee. Fulfills the Life Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:  10226
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


PSYC 2000 R11 - Statistics with Lab
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon, Lab Th, 9 a.m.-Noon

This course covers descriptive statistics and (parametric and nonparametric) inferential statistics. It emphasizes mastery of statistical concepts and utilization of statistical software.

CRN:  10228
Instructor: Kim
4 credits


PSYC 2600 PW1 - Social Psychology
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

An examination of how others shape an individual's behavior. A review of selected topics of interpersonal behavior, including antisocial and prosocial behavior, prejudice, attraction, social influence, attitudes and persuasion, research methods. 

CRN:  10230
Instructor: Sose Selimotic
4 credits


PSYC 2900 R11 - Abnormal Psychology
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Analysis of the development and structure of the abnormal personality. Consideration of neuroses and major psychoses as well as the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders are given.

CRN:  10235
Instructor: Andover
4 credits


PSYC 3340 L11 - Urban Psychology
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-5 p.m.

How does city life impact our individual personality and behavior? This summer course focuses on the New York City experience, blending the classroom with field trips and exercises, to review behavioral research on diverse topics: "urban personality," stress, well-being, family, friends, strangers, ethnicity, crowding, pace of life, quality of life, and the built environment.

CRN:  10237
Instructor: Takooshian
4 credits


PYSC 3930 R21 - Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introduction to clinical psychology, including major schools of clinical interventions, the relation between assessment and clinical practice, including specific areas of evaluation (such as intellectual, personality, and observational/behavior). Areas of specialization will also be covered.

CRN:  10266
Instructor: Staff
4 credits


PSYC 4900 R11 - Psychology and Human Values
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This values seminar explores pioneering theories and research in the psychology of values. Topics include human motives/goals; the sense of right and wrong; cognitive, social, cultural, spiritual, and gender aspects of ethical decision making; behavior in morally challenging situations; and virtue in relationships, work, and community. Fulfills the EP 4/Values Seminar requirement.

CRN:  10240
Instructor: Wertz
4 credits


PSYC 6066 R21 - History and Systems of Psychology
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MW, 1-4 p.m.

Graduate course. This course surveys the history of the major systems of psychology from pre-Socratic philosophers to contemporary cognitive science and neuroscience. Key men and women who contributed to the development of theories about and methods used to study personality, emotion, intelligence, cognition, and psychobiology are discussed within their historical, religious, cultural, and political contexts. Graduate students only.

CRN:  10243
Instructor: Mattson
3 credits


PSYC 7990 R21 - The Teaching of Psychology
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MW, 9 a.m.-Noon

Graduate course. The fundamentals of teaching a college course are reviewed, including preparing syllabi, grading, lecturing, and preparing teaching and research statements for job applications, with an emphasis on practical applications. Graduate students only.

CRN:  10244
Instructor: Annunziato
3 credits