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Fall 2016 Credit Courses: Psychology

Certificate Program in Early Childhood Development

hybrid courses iconSocial Psychological Theory Applied Through Film
A discussion of the constructs, theories, and ideas in the field of social psychology that are most relevant to contemporary society. Films that are rich in examples of social psychological theory are analyzed to facilitate mastery of these concepts.
Note: This course is hybrid (60% online and 40% in person). The class meeting dates are Aug. 30, Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 1 and 22, and Dec. 13. Please refer to www.purchase.edu/online for details.
CMS3090 / 4 credits
Kenneth Mann
Tues., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 30–Dec. 13
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Educational Psychology
Psychological themes, together with cognitive and social-emotional development, are studied in the context of the education environment. Emphasis is on the role of emotional climate in the classroom and its overall relationship to learning. Student variability (e.g., attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders) is evaluated. Sociological and legal issues pertinent to today’s classroom are also examined.
PSY3150 / 4 credits
Laura Butterfield
Tues., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 30–Dec. 13
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Multiple Intelligences
PSY3260 Refer to courses offered at the Rockland extension site.

online courses iconHealth Psychology
The interventions suggested by the biopsychosocial model and mind-body paradigm are examined. Topics include health behavior, social learning theory, attribution theory, and attitude formation as they apply to problems like health promotion, disease prevention, reactions to illness, management of chronic and terminal illnesses, and adherence to treatment regimens. Methods of evaluation of clinical services are addressed.
Note: This course is hybrid (60% online and 40% in person). The class meeting dates are Aug. 31, Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 2 and 30, and Dec. 14. Please refer to www.purchase.edu/online for details.
PSY3301 / 4 credits
To be announced
Wed., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 31–Dec. 14
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Advanced Psychology of Communication
This course focuses on understanding communication in relationships (interpersonal) and within the mind (intrapsychic: thinking, alone time, analyzing, understanding the external world and how one communicates internally). Topics include communication styles and communication in the intimate relationship, within the family, and at the workplace.
PSY3365 / 4 credits
Donna Hart
Mon., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 29–Dec. 12
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Personality Assessment
Focuses on how personality measures are constructed and how scores on these measures are interpreted and used. The strengths and weaknesses of various projective tests, personality inventories, single-trait measures, IQ tests, behavioral indicators, and physiological measures are reviewed. Topics include the stability of personality, whether or not IQ tests actually measure intelligence, and the accuracy of people’s self-descriptions of their personalities.
Prerequisite: PSY 1530
PSY3690 / 4 credits
Kenneth Mann
Thurs., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 1–Dec. 15
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Posted Mar. 28, 2016

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