Current Course Offerings

FALL 2018 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES (please consult with your faculty mentor about which courses to complete)

PSY 5939: Special Topics- Quantitative Methods l
Date & Time: Wednesday 10:00am - is 12:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Joe Raiker
Room: GC 286
This course is Part 1 of the Common Core Statistics/ Quantitative Sequence. This is a required course for all incoming/ first year students.
This is the first Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the fall semester of their first year. This course is offered every Fall semester.

PSY 5246C: Multivariate Analysis in Applied Psychological Research
Date & Time: Wednesday 9:00am - is 11:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Matthew Valente
Room: PC 449
Covers basic techniques of multivariate analysis, emphasizing the rationale and applications to psychological research. Includes multiple regression, Hotellings T, MANOVA, principal component analysis, and factor analysis. Prerequisites: STA 3123 or equivalent; linear algebra recommended. This is a required course for all developmental students and is recommended to complete in your second year.
This is the third Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the fall semester of their second year. This course is offered every Fall semester.

DEP 5065: Cognitive Development
Date & Time: Monday 9:45am - 12:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Shannon Pruden
Room: GC 271A
An overview of cognitive development, with a focus on the theories, experimental evidence, and milestones in cognitive development. Topics include the development of attention, perception, memory, problem solving, categorization, concepts, language, reasoning, theory of mind, metacognition, and executive function. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
This course is required for all Developmental Students entering Fall 2017 and beyond; it is HIGHLY recommended for students entering before Fall 2017. It fulfills the Cognitive Breadth Requirement This course will not be offered again until Spring 2021.


DEP 5605: History and Systems
Date & Time: Wednesday 2pm - 4:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lickliter
Room: ECS 135
An examination of the historical foundations of modern psychology and survey of current systems and schools of psychology. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor. This course is required for all Developmental Students. It fulfills the History and Systems Requirement This course will not be offered again until Fall 2020.


SOP 5058: Proseminar in Social Psychology
Date & Time: Monday 1pm - 3:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Asia Eaton
Room: GC 273A
An in-depth examination of the role of social psychology in the social sciences and the major substantive problems as they relate to contemporary societal issues. Minimum Prerequisites: An introductory course in social psychology or its equivalent. This course can be used for the Social Breadth Requirement A Social Breadth Course will be offered again in Fall 2019.

*** Other Elective Courses for Developmental Students

PSY 5939, Section U05: Missing Data
Date & Time: Wednesday 9am - 11:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Tim Hayes
Room: PC 425
TBD
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing This course counts as an elective for all Developmental students.

PSY 5939, Section U07:Longitudinal Data Analysis
Date & Time: Tuesday 9am - 11:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Stephany Coxe
Room: TBD
This course covers topics related to statistical analysis of longitudinal data, focusing on methods used in the social sciences and health research. Topics include repeated measures ANOVA, ANCOVA, me- diation, multilevel modeling of longitudinal data, and latent growth modeling. You will be analyze, interpret, and write up results using these methods.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing This course counts as an elective for all Developmental students.

SUMMER 2018 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES

During the summer the program does not offer traditional seminar courses. Students are encouraged to use this time to complete independent study requirements, or work on dissertation hours. Please consult your faculty mentor about your summer academic plans.

SPRING 2018 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES

PSY 5939: Special Topics- Quantitative Methods lI
Date & Time: Wednesday 9:00am - is 12:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Justin Parent
This course is Part 2 of the Common Core Statistics/ Quantitative Sequence. This is a required course for all incoming/ first year students.
This is the first Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the spring semester of their first year.

DEP 5058: Bio-Behavioral Development
Date & Time: Tuesday 9:30am - 12:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Eliza Nelson
Introduction to theory and research underlying behavioral development. Covers such pre-and post-natal determinants as evolution, genetics, neuroendocrines, as well as social development, behavioral ecology, and sociobiology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
This course is required for all Developmental Students entering Fall 2017 and beyond; it is HIGHLY recommended for students entering before Fall 2017. It fulfills the Biological Breadth Requirement


DEP 5608: Theoretical Perspectives in Developmental Psychology
Date & Time: Wednesday 2pm - 4:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lickliter
The focus of this course is on the major paradigms, models, and theories that have been influential in developmental psychology, both historically and contemporaneously. Meta-theoretical issues, paradigmatic influences, and specific theories are considered. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor. This course is required for all Developmental Students entering Fall 2017 and beyond; it is HIGHLY recommended for students entering before Fall 2017. It fulfills the Theory Requirement


*** Other Elective Courses for Developmental Students

CLP 6060: Affective Bases of Behavior
Date & Time: Monday 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Erica Musser
A comprehensive introduction to the literature on affective science with a focus on: behavioral, biological, cognitive, and social dimensions, as well as the relevance to clinical science. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing This course counts as an elective for all Developmental students.

FALL 2017 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES

PSY 5939: Special Topics- Quantitative Methods l
Date & Time: Wednesday 10am - 12:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Raiker
This course is Part 1 of the Common Core Statistics/ Quantitative Sequence. This is a required course for all incoming/ first year students.
This is the first Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the fall semester of their first year.

DEP 5725: Seminar in Psychosocial Development
Date & Time: Thursday 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Bethany Reeb-Sutherland
This course is designed to develop research skills and competencies in the area of psychosocial development. The emphasis of the course is on involvement in original research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
This course is required for all Developmental Students entering Fall 2017 and beyond; it is HIGHLY recommended for students entering before Fall 2017.


PSY 5246C: Multivariate Analysis
Date & Time: Wednesday 9am - 11:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Stefany Coxe
Covers basic techniques of multivariate analysis, emphasizing the rationale and applications to psychological research. Includes multiple regression, Hotellings T, MANOVA, principal component analysis, and factor analysis. Prerequisites: STA 3123 or equivalent; linear algebra recommended. This is the third Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the fall semester of their second year.


*** Other Elective Courses for Developmental Students

PSY 5939: Structural Equation Modeling
Date & Time: Tuesday 9:30am - 12:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Timothy Hayes
Covers structural equation modeling. This is an advanced quantitative course and is recommended only after completing the Quantitative 1/2 sequence and Multivariate Statistics. This course counts as an elective for all Developmental students.


EXP 5667: Cognitive Neuroscience
Date & Time: Tuesday 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Instructor: TBA
Investigation of the relation between mind and brain. Discuss literature from both patient studies and from the growing research in neuroimaging. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
This course can fulfill the Biological Breadth Requirement for students admitted in Fall 2017 and beyond; For students entering before Fall 2017, this would count as an elective.


PSB 6215: Human Neuroanatomy
Date & Time: Monday 9:30am - 12:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Anthony Dick
Survey of human spinal, brainstem, subcortical, and cortical neuroanatomy with reference to physiology and disease. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
This course counts as an elective for all Developmental students.


SOP 5058: Proseminar in Social Psychology
Date & Time: Monday 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Instructor: Dr. Steven Charman
An in-depth examination of the role of social psychology in the social sciences and the major substantive problems as they relate to contemporary societal issues. Minimum Prerequisites: An introductory course in social psychology or its equivalent.
This course can fulfill the Social Breadth Requirement for students admitted in Fall 2017 and beyond; For students entering before Fall 2017, this would count as an elective.


*Additional courses that fulfill elective requirements are available; please see Panthersoft and speak with your faculty advisor about these.

SPRING 2018 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES

PSY 5939: Special Topics- Quantitative Methods 2
Date & Time: TBD
Instructor: TBD
This course is Part 2 of the Common Core Statistics/ Quantitative Sequence. This is a required course for all incoming/ first year students.
This is the second Common Core Statistics Quantitative Sequence course. It is required for all Developmental Students and is typically taken in the spring semester of their first year.




DEP 5058: Biological Bases of Behavior Development
Date & Time: TBD
Instructor: Dr. Eliza Nelson
Introduction to theory and research underlying behavioral development. Covers such pre-and post-natal determinants as evolution, genetics, neuroendocrines, as well as social development, behavioral ecology, and sociobiology. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
This course is required for all Developmental Students entering Fall 2017 and beyond; it is HIGHLY recommended for students entering before Fall 2017.


DEP 5608: Theoretical Perspectives in Developmental Psychology
Date & Time: TBD
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lickliter
The focus of this course is on the major paradigms, models, and theories that have been influential in developmental psychology, both historically and contemporaneously. Meta-theoretical issues, paradigmatic influences, and specific theories are considered. Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the instructor.
This course is required for all Developmental Students.


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Other Elective Courses for Developmental Students

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*Additional courses that fulfill elective requirements are available; please see Panthersoft and speak with your faculty advisor about these.

SUMMER 2017 DEVELOPMENTAL CONTENT COURSES

During the summer the program does not offer traditional seminar courses. Students are encouraged to use this time to complete independent study requirements, or work on dissertation hours. Please consult your faculty mentor about your summer academic plans.


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