Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Spring 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 02/20/2019 08:20AM

Public Health

PH 101 - Introduction to Public Health

This course provides students with the key concepts underlying public health as a system and social endeavor. It will explore pressing public health challenges, including communicable diseases, environmental health, social inequalities in health, health care, public responses to emergencies, and reduction of unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, drinking, and violence.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
LEF
L316
Donna M. Cole Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PH 201 - Introduction to Epidemiology

Consent of instructor required. Students will learn and apply basic concepts of epidemiology, using collaborative learning through project activities, case students, peer discussion, and independent research. Students will examine the impact of social conditions and identify factors that account for adverse health at the population level, and use epidemiology to promote positive health outcomes.

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L005
John Quattrochi Open 7 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PH 370 - Internship

Consent of instructor required. Provides a supervised professional experience off campus. Potential sites include clinical settings, community health centers, government agencies, hopsitals, laboratories, and nonprofit organizations. Includes a weekly seminar. Placement is the students' responsibility, with the support of the Career Education Center and the approval of the department. Arrangements should be made with the student's advisor by the end of the junior year.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S251B
Valerie Leiter Open 7 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Philosophy

PHIL 121 - Philosophy of Religion

Explores a cluster of problems and competing perspectives: the nature of religious language, the evidence for and against the existence of God, the problem of evil, the relationship of faith to reason, and the meaning of death in light of differing analyses.

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Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L006
Shirong Luo Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 122 - Real-Life Logic

A hands-on introduction to the concepts and methods of logic as they apply in real life. Students learn how to use the 'toolbox' of informal logic to think critically about everyday issues, claims, and arguments, and to detect common argument patterns, logical fallacies, and rhetorical devices in daily social and political discourse.

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Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
C106
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 130 - Ethics

Focuses on the theoretical approaches to ethics in the classical Western tradition (Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Mill) and in multicultural and contemporary perspectives. Topics include theories of the good, moral relativism, concepts of moral obligation, definitions of virtue, and utilitarian philosophy.

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
E207
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 11 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 131 - Biomedical Ethics

Examines moral questions concerning rights and responsibilities in professional biomedical relationships. Includes issues such as truth-telling, informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, patient self-determination, reproductive technologies, euthanasia, eugenics, and broader questions of justice in health care.

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01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L008
Joseph Gamache Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C302
Shirong Luo Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus
VA 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

05:00PM-
08:00PM
N/A
Jo Trigilio Open 8 Yes 4.00 Veteran's Affairs Nursing

PHIL 139 - Environmental Ethics

Explores philosophical issues underlying environmental and ecological controversies. Issues include whether the value of a human being is fundamentally different from the value of other living species or of the environment itself, what role consumer goods and services play in a good life, and whether environmental consciousness conflicts with a good life.

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01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
PCB
P415
Jo Trigilio Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 152 - Philosopy Through Literature and Film

Examines philosophical themes and issues found in major works of literature and film. Based on a realization that meaning and truth arise through reflection upon everyday lived reality, we explore how one lives, struggles, and creates meaning in one's search for identity, wholeness, and truth by examining works of literature and film through various lenses of critical analysis.

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
LEF
L007
Shirong Luo Open 6 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 223 - Philosophy of Diversity

Investigates the nature of social roles in relation to self-understanding. How is identity constituted? What role have race, gender, and sexuality played in traditional philosophy? Are 'race,' 'gender,' and 'sexuality' natural? Does it matter? How do we understand power and privilege? How should identity and public policy, including law, interrelate?

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
MCB
C308
Jo Trigilio Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 243 - Mind, Politics, and Society: 19th Century Philosophy

Discusses philosophy in the 19th century as it struggles with its disenchantment with modern optimism and raises new questions about political revolution, utopian visions of society, personal despair and human freedom, economic turmoil, control and wealth, and subjectivity and truth. Examines the views of thinkers such as Hegel, Schopenhauer, Marx, Kierkegaard, and, Nietzsche.

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
MCB
C105
Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 17 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 20 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Wanda E. Torres Gregory Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PHIL 355 - Thesis

Consent of instructor required.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Diane Grossman Open 9 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Physics

PHYS 105 - Science and Technology in the Everyday World: The Way Things Work

Traces the development of technology, provides insight into the fundamentals of modern science and technology, emphasizes the synergy between the two, and provides practical experience in dealing with real systems and devices found in daily life. Weekly laboratory. Designed for nonmajors.

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
SCB
S401
Michael P. Jordan Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 105L - Science and Technology in the Everyday World: The Way Things Work Lab

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
SCB
S409
Michael P. Jordan Open 2 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 111 - Introductory Physics II

Teaches the fundamentals of physics for students with preparation in algebra and trigonometry. Topics drawn from electricity and magnetism, heat, waves, sound, optics, and modern physics. Three hours of lecture, a three-hour laboratory, and one-hour interactive problem-solving session per week.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

Tuesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
11:00AM-
11:50AM
SOMC
M301
SOMC
M301
Anat Burger Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 111L - Introductory Physics II Lab

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S409
Ramanpreet Kaur Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S409
Ramanpreet Kaur Open 3 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S409
Anat Burger Open 6 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 113 - Fundamentals of Physics II

Concentrates on the subjects of electricity, and magnetism and on the concepts of particles and fields. Additional material drawn from kinetic theory, heat, and thermodynamics. Second course in physics for science majors. Three hours of lecture, three-hour laboratory, and one-hour interactive problem-solving session.

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Monday, Wednesday

Tuesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
11:00AM-
11:50AM
SCB
S119
SCB
S119
Gina M. Mustata Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 113L - Fundamentals of Physics II Lab

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01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S409
Gina M. Mustata Open 3 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S409
Michael P. Jordan Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S409
Eric Roebuck Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 210 - Imaging of Materials

Intended for science majors or physics of materials minors who would like to learn to use an electron microscope and an atomic force microscope to study surface morphology. (Requests to use these microscopes for independent research may be made to the Department of Physics after successful completion of this course.) Three hours of lecture and four hour lab for one-half of the semester.

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Credits Location
01 03/25/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SCB
S251B
Shreya Bhattacharyya Open 6 No 2.00 Main Campus

PHYS 210L - Imaging of Materials Lab

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01 03/25/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

02:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S409A
Shreya Bhattacharyya Open 6 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 305 - Electricity and Magnetism

Examines the fundamental principles of electromagnetic theory through the introduction of Maxwell's equations and discusses electrical and magnetic fields in matter. Stresses applications to contemporary devices.

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01 01/24/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

Thursday

02:00PM-
02:50PM
11:00AM-
12:50PM
SCB
S401
SCB
S423
Anat Burger Open 9 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 332 - Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Structure

Covers the wave mechanical treatment of atoms, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, theories of chemical bonding, and molecular structure. Laboratory work comprises spectroscopic and computer modeling studies. Three hours of lecture and a four-hour laboratory per week.

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Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SCB
S423
Mariam N. Ismail Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 332L - Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Structure Lab

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S409A
Mariam N. Ismail Open 12 No 0.00 Main Campus

PHYS 333 - Advanced Topics in Modern Physics

Builds on previous work in physics to explore advanced theoretical or experimental topics not covered in other courses. Covers specific topics chosen based on current developments and the interests of the students and faculty involved. Three hours of lecture per week. May be repeated with consent of the Department.

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01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S423
Phillip J. White Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 370 - Internship

4 or 8 sem. hrs. Provides a supervised professional experience off campus. Placement must be approved by the department. Includes a final oral presentation.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Michael P. Jordan Open 5 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Mariam N. Ismail Open 9 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PHYS 390 - Physics Seminar

Required of all physics majors completing PHYS 355 Includes instruction and preparation for technical writing such as a manuscript or senior thesis. Students will prepare and practice several oral presentations, culminating with a seminar on their independent study research open to the entire Simmons community. One hour per week.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 01/22/2019 -
05/01/2019
Tuesday

Wednesday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
06:00PM-
06:50PM
SOMC
M202
SOMC
M202
Mariam N. Ismail Open 16 No 1.00 Main Campus

Political Science

POLS 101 - Introduction to American Politics

Introduces students to the fundamentals of American government and analyzes important and controversial political issues. Through lecture, discussion, and readings, examines: the Congress, the presidency, the courts, voting behavior, political participation, interest groups, political parties, social movements, civil rights, and civil liberties. A special focus will be on applying theories to current events in American politics.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
MCB
E209
Aaron Rosenthal Open 26 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 102 - Introduction to International Politics

This course introduces students to major topics in international relations: power politics, IR theories of the origins of conflict, war, and cooperation, international trade and markets, international organizations and law, North-South relations, global environmental problems, the commons, globalization, and terrorism. The course will cover contemporary issues in interstate relations.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
LEF
L008
Abel Amado Open 39 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 104 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

Introduces the study of governments other than the U.S. Countries selected for study include France, Russia, the People's Republic of China, and Egypt. Topics include political culture and socialization, political parties and institutions, the impact of socioeconomic transformations on politics (revolutions, coups d'tat, opposition parties), and the ways regimes respond to challenges.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SOMC
M104
Emely Cury Tohma Open 33 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 168 - Criminal Law

This course investigates crime and punishment in the American Court system. We will explore the function of courts and their role in the legal and criminal justice system. The goal is to introduce students to a broad range of topics on law, courts, and the criminal justice system.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
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Credits Location
LC 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

12:00PM-
01:50PM
MCB
E305
Kristina Racek Pechulis Open 2 No 3.00 Main Campus

POLS 224 - Human Security: Translationals Issues in a Global World

Examines global security issues involving sub-actors, such as trans-national criminal gangs, terrorist organizations, and transnational issues. This course will focus on the issues of human security, including human trafficking, refugees and stateless peoples, transnational crime, narco-states, piracy, food security, impact of climate change, and threats to public health.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
E209
William M. Bellamy Open 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 226 - State and Local Politics

While national politics receives the most media attention, it is actually the lower levels of government that have the greater influence on our daily lives. In demonstrating this influence, this course will specifically focus on the power of state and local government to foster greater social equality in America.

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Consent
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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W201
Aaron Rosenthal Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 242 - Colonial & Postcolonial Politics of Africa

Examines political, economic and social development of Africa, with special attention to the legacy of colonialism and the Cold War era and their impact on contemporary national-building projects. Topics include conflict and identity, democracy and development, the state and civil society, military governance, and Africa's role in regional and international politics.

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00AM-
11:50AM
MCB
C311
Abel Amado Open 6 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 249 - U.S. Foreign Policy: 1945-Present

Examines the origins of the Cold War in the dramatically altered balance of international forces at the end of World War II. Considers the historic impact of Third World revolutions and the surge toward detente, Also investigate the sudden termination of the Cold War in the Gorbachev era and the emergence of China as an increasingly strong economic, political, and potentially military power.

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Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SOMC
M202
Denise M. Horn Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 350 - Independent Study

Consent of department required. Open to students in political science wishing to do advanced work with a member of the department.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 355 - Thesis

Consent of department required. Required for honors in political science. Includes oral defense with members of the department.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Lena Zuckerwise Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 356 - Feminist International Relations

Analyzes global politics from a feminist and gendered perspective on foreign policies, conduct of war, military, and prospects for development. Explores gender and sexuality in the construction of nationalism and identity, justice for war crimes and human rights abuses, trafficking in persons, resolution of conflict, and terrorism.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W205
Denise M. Horn Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

POLS 370 - Internship

Consent of department required.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Kristina Racek Pechulis Open 20 Yes 8.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Kristina Racek Pechulis Open 8 Yes 2.00 Main Campus

POLS 380 - Fieldwork

Consent of department required.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Kristina Racek Pechulis Open 12 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

POLS 556 - Feminist International Relations

Analyzes global politics from a feminist and gendered perspective on foreign policies, conduct of war, military, and prospects for development. Explores gender and sexuality in the construction of nationalism and identity, justice for war crimes and human rights abuses, trafficking in persons, resolution of conflict, and terrorism.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
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01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W205
Denise M. Horn Open 23 No 4.00 Main Campus

Psychology

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychological Science

Surveys contemporary approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Covers topics from neurons to neuroses, including perception, memory, social interaction, personality, and mental disorders.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
LEF
L316
Geoff Turner Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
LEF
L316
Elizabeth Donovan Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
LEF
L305
Gary Senecal Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 201 - Biological Psychology

Considers some of the ways behavior and experience are related to biological processes. Classroom and laboratory topics include brain structure and function, drugs and addiction, brain damage, sleep and consciousness, stress, memory and amnesia, and mental illness. Includes lectures and laboratory sessions.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M223
Rachel L. Galli Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 201L - Biological Psyc Lab

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

12:00PM-
01:50PM
SCB
S144
Rachel L. Galli Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

01:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S144
Rachel L. Galli Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 203 - Research Methods in Psychology

An introduction to methodologies and statistical analyses used in psychological research, including surveys, observation, correlation, and experiments. Lectures and lab activities emphasize critical-thinking in the evaluation of scientific evidence.

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01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
C311
John Reeder Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 203L - Research Methods in Psychology Lab

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01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
LEF
L012
John Reeder Wcls 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
LEF
L012
John Reeder Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 220 - The Psychology of Gender

Explores the origins and implications of similarities and differences between women and men. Examines concepts of sex and gender as they relate to social roles, stereotypes, identity, mental health, and sexuality in social and cultural contexts.

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01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
MCB
C311
Gary Senecal Wcls 5 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 225 - Special Topics in Psychology

An introduction to a specialized topic within the field of psychology. Offerings will vary. Spring 2019: This course is a survey of the field of sports psychology and all emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and social phenomena related to the fields of performance, competition, exercise, and training. We seek in this class to understand the complexity of the psychological experience of an athlete in performance.

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01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S222
Gary Senecal Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 231 - Abnormal Psychology

Explores the nature and dynamics of psychological disorders including anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and addiction. Emphasizes the issue of individual psychological growth and the interrelationship of normal and abnormal phenomena.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
E305
Sarah Martin Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 232 - Health Psychology

Explores the biological, psychological, and social factors related to health and illness. Includes discussion of the biological factors involved in prevention and treatment; the role of personal factors such as lifestyle choices, stress, addictions, and coping mechanisms; and social factors related to compliance and health care delivery.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L008
Elizabeth Donovan Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SCB
S251B
Elizabeth Donovan Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
LC 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
07:50PM
SCB
S119
Allison Smith Wcls 0 No 3.00 Main Campus

PSYC 235 - Developmental Psychology

Considers the theoretical approaches and methodological issues involved in understanding normative development from conception to adolescence. Examines the origins and progression of biological, perceptual, cognitive, social, and emotional systems, as well as the complex interactions among them, via lecture, discussion, demonstration, and observation. Childrearing and education implications are discussed.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L305
Ellen Birchander Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L305
Ellen Birchander Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 239 - Psychology of Aging

Focuses on later life and how social forces influence people's experiences with aging. Looks at myths and stereotypes about the aging process, analyzes the mental and physical challenges we face as we age, assessing the continuities and discontinuities in family relationships, and discussing the implications of a growing aging population.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M201
Ellen Birchander Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 243 - Cognitive Psychology

(Previously Memory, Thought, and Language) Examines the mental processes that underlie perception, attention, memory, language, and reasoning from the perspective of psychological theory, experimental findings, and everyday experience.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
SOMC
M223
John Reeder Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 247 - Sensation and Perception

Studies the relationship between the external world and our internal representation of it, the world as we perceive it. Considers the bases of accurate perception, factors contributing to perceptual distortion and disability, the dimensions and processes of consciousness, and the nature of reality.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
SCB
S119
Carolyn Knoepfler Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 248 - Social Psychology

Examines behavior as it is influenced by other people and social situations. Studies social influence, person perception, interaction, attitude change, and group dynamics.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
SCB
S251B
Gary Senecal Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 303 - Research in Cognitive Processes

Consent of instructor required. Provides research experience on questions of current interest in attention, memory, thinking, or other areas of cognitive psychology. Discusses issues of design, analysis, ethics, and written communication of research findings. Includes a laboratory component.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L012
Geoff Turner Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 303L - Research in Cognitive Processes Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L012
Geoff Turner Wcls 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 305 - Upper Level Research in Child Development

A survey of the tools psychologists use to investigate age-related changes in developmental processes cognition, emotion, behavior, or relationships. Topics include measurement, research design (e.g., experiments, quasi-experiments, and observations), and the communication of research findings. Both practical and ethical issues related to the use of children as research participants are also discussed. Includes a laboratory component.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S251A
Sarah Martin Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 305L - Research in Child Development Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/01/2019
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
E114
Sarah Martin Wcls 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus

PSYC 331 - Seminar in Clinical Psychology

Consent of instructor required. Introduces the role of the clinician, diagnostic assessment, psychological treatment, and clinical research. Considers psychotherapy as a mode of treatment for disordered behavior.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SOMC
M201
Gregory Feldman Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 345 - History & Systems of Psychology

Consent of instructor required. Normally open only to seniors. Addresses the intellectual history of controversial themes that cut across the psychology curriculum, such as mind vs. body, nature vs. nurture, and normal vs. abnormal. Challenging readings reveal the basis for our modern theories and practices, highlighting the connections between other courses in the major.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/02/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SCB
S222
John Reeder Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Rachel L. Galli Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Sarah Martin Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 355 - Thesis

Consent of department required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Sarah Martin Open 19 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

PSYC 380 - Fieldwork in a Psychological Setting

Consent of instructor required. Provides staff-supervised experience to seniors in a variety of service and research settings. Involves exposure to activities such as counseling, psychological testing, special education, human resources, interviewing, psychotherapy, and laboratory research.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/28/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L305
Sarah Martin Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
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