Psychology Summer Courses

PSYC 1100 R21 Biopsychology
Session II, July 5 -August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MWTh, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

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: 10268
Instructor: Staff
3 credits


PSYC 2000 R11 Statistics with Lab
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

CRN: 10117
Instructor: Kim
4 credits


PSYC 2900 L21 Abnormal Psychology
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

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. Syllabus

CRN: 10269
Instructor: Minahan
4 credits


PSYC/URST 3340 L11 Urban Psychology
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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. Syllabus

CRN: 10118
Instructor: Takooshian
4 credits


PSYC 3360 R11 Sports Psychology
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course involves an application of psychological theory and research to athletes and sports at youth, recreational, and elite levels. Special attention is devoted to the connection between sports and spirituality, ethics, character development, and parenting.

CRN: 10119
Instructor: Wertz
4 credits


PSYC 3600 R21 Multicultural Psychology
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

The focus of this course is the multicultural applicability of scientific and professional psychology. Traditional psychological theories, scientific psychology, psychological tests, and the practice of psychology will be examined and critiqued from cultural and socio-historical perspectives. Contemporary psychological theories and research specific to men, women, gay men, lesbians, and race/ethnicity will be reviewed.

CRN: 10270
Instructor: Nijdam-Jones
4 credits


PSYC 4900 R11 Psychology and Human Values
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

This 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 Senior Values/EP4 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: Cancelled
Instructor: Wertz
4 credits


PSYC 6066 R21 History and Systems of Psychology
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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. Syllabus

CRN: 10271
Instructor: Mattson
3 credits


PSYC 6184 R11 Behavioral Assessment
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MW, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; lab W, 12:30-2 p.m.

Graduate course. This course will establish an understanding of behavioral assessment and its implications for intervention, evaluation, and research. Theoretical foundations, methods, and application of behavioral assessment to case formulation and treatment will be emphasized. Graduate students only.

CRN: 10121
Instructor: Andover
3 credits


PSYC 6253 R11 Neuropsychological Assessment with Lab
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TTh, 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Graduate course. This course will review the practice of neuropsychological assessment and basic concepts related to classes of cognitive functions. We will discuss psychometric principles germane to neuropsychological assessment as well as the use of neuropsychological assessment for clinical practice, including test selection, administration, scoring, date interpretation, and report writing. Graduate students only.

CRN: 10122
Instructor: Zimmerman
3 credits


PSYC 7990 R21 The Teaching of Psychology
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MW, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

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: 10123
Instructor: Annunziato
3 credits


PSYC/URST 3340 L11 Urban Psychology
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-5 p.m.

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

CRN: 10140
Instructor: Takooshian
4 credits