Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. Students and Faculty should log in to workday.simmons.edu and view the live course listings for the current semester. The current semester listings below are updated weekly. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Spring 2022 Course Schedule

Last Updated: 10/04/2022 09:02PM

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Felipe Agudelo
4
Main Campus
02 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Charlotte Powley
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
John Quattrochi
4
Main Campus

PH 345 - Health Care Systems & Policy

Analyzes the evolution of the U.S. health system and compares it with health systems of other selected countries. Examines health systems as social institutions, developing a broad, contextual understanding of health system development and change across a range of cultural, political and economic environments. Investigates the impact of social institutions on the structure of health systems, on policy choices, and on the provision and receipt of care.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
Anu Puri
4
Main Campus

PH 355 - Thesis

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Valerie Leiter
4
TBD

PH 370 - Internship Seminar

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Charlotte Powley
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Shirong Luo
4
Main Campus

PHIL 123 - Symbolic Logic

Explores argument forms and the nature of validity and deductive reasoning, including proof procedures, truth tables, syllogisms, quantification, and predicate logic.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Wanda Torres Gregory
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
Wanda Torres Gregory
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Shirong Luo
4
Main Campus

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
James Haag
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Wanda Torres Gregory
4
Main Campus

PHIL 232 - Theories of Justice

Discusses classic and contemporary theories of political justice. Topics include the relationship of personal ethics to political justice, the extent of our obligations to the state, the nature and proper scope of liberty and equality, and the relationship of justice to various economic and social systems.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Lena Zuckerwise
4
Main Campus

PHIL 237 - Philosophy of Mind

Explores the nature of human consciousness and the self. Focuses on the views of contemporary philosophers, psychologists, and Asian religious thinkers; readings include classical authors such as Descartes as well as contemporary philosophers such as Daniel Dennett.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Shirong Luo
4
Main Campus

PHIL 247 - The Meaning of Life

Discusses the age-old question concerning the meaning of life as it has been explored in world philosophies. Themes include the roles of God and spirituality in life, the significance of death, freedom versus determinism, the possible absurdity of life, and the importance of goals such as happiness in our existence.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Diane Grossman
4
Main Campus

PHIL 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Diane Grossman
4
TBD

PHIL 355 - Thesis

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Diane Grossman
4
TBD

Physics

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00AM - 10:50AM
Phillip White
4
Main Campus

PHYS 111G - Intro Physics II GIL

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
GIL 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
2:00PM - 2:50PM
Michael Jordan
TBD
TBD

PHYS 111L - Introductory Physics II Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Michael Jordan
TBD
TBD
02 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Michael Jordan
TBD
TBD

PHYS 115 - 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 and a three-hour laboratory per week.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Michael Paul
4
TBD

PHYS 115L - Funds of Physics II Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Michael Paul
TBD
TBD
02 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Michael Paul
TBD
TBD

PHYS 150 - Research Experience

Students will have the opportunity to build research skills in the laboratory and theoretical sciences by becoming involved in active research project to learn a new instrument or technique in the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Undergraduate students in all majors are encouraged to participate. Projects may be proposed by students in a faculty memberÔs area of expertise or students may join an active research project in a faculty memberÔs laboratory. Earns 1 credit hour for 25 hours of laboratory work per semester. Speak with a Physics faculty member about opportunities to become trained or more proficient on an instrument or technique. Offered every semester. Grade is Pass / Fail.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Shreya Bhattacharyya
1
TBD

PHYS 250 - Research Project

Students will have the opportunity to build research skills in the laboratory and theoretical sciences by participating in a research project in the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Undergraduate students in all majors are encouraged to participate. Projects may be proposed by students in a faculty memberÔs area of expertise or students may join an active research project in a faculty memberÔs laboratory. Earns 1 credit hour for 25 hours of laboratory work per semester. Speak with a Physics faculty member about opportunities to participate in a research project. Offered every semester. Grade is Pass / Fail.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Shreya Bhattacharyya
1
TBD

PHYS 300 - Mechanics

Examines the fundamental principles of Newtonian mechanics; the conservation laws, the dynamics of a particle, including oscillations and central force motion; and the dynamics of a system of particles.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:00AM - 11:50AM
Phillip White
4
TBD

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/13
Tuesday, Friday
3:00PM - 4:20PM
Michael Berger
4
TBD

PHYS 332L - Quantum Mechanics and Molecular Structure Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
2:00PM - 2:50PM
Michael Berger
TBD
TBD

PHYS 350 - Independent Study

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Shreya Bhattacharyya
8
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Shreya Bhattacharyya
1
TBD

PHYS 355 - Independent Study With Thesis Independent Study With Thesis

Consent of instructor required. Selection of a research project involving scientific literature search, followed by laboratory work required for solution of the problem. Results presented in a thesis and a poster presentation.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Shreya Bhattacharyya
4
TBD

PHYS 390 - Chemistry Seminar

Required of all chemistry and biochemistry majors completing CHEM 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. Two hours per week.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
4:30PM - 5:50PM
Phillip White
1
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
Aaron Rosenthal
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00AM - 9:50AM
Abel Amado
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00AM - 10:50AM
Benjamin Cole
4
Main Campus

POLS 209 - The Politics of American Pop Culture

Exposes students to the relationship between popular culture and the United States. Focuses on various aspects of TV, the Internet, music, radio, and sports to show how the rise of the "Political Celebrity" has taken hold of all aspects of American politics in the 21st Century.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
Leanne Doherty
4
Main Campus

POLS 214 - Constitutional Law: The Modern Court

Analyzes the Supreme Court's decisions in recent decades, with emphasis on the constitutional rights that individuals have against states and the federal government. Considers the court's impact on debates over privacy, race and sex discrimination, freedom of expression, and religion.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Kristina Pechulis
4
Main Campus

POLS 217 - American Public Policy

Examines public policy in the U.S., emphasizing how patterns of political power shape, and are shaped by state intervention. Students will consider various social and economic policies as illustrations of these processes. Topics explored can include environmental and education policy, Title IX as it relates to sports, and rural/urban debates. Key concepts will be reinforced through the use of case studies, memo writing, policy analysis papers, and a final research project.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Aaron Rosenthal
4
Main Campus

POLS 220 - International Organization and Law

This course looks at the development of international organizations and their role in the post-Cold-War era. The course analyzes both the problems and processes of international organizations through case studies of different interventions. Focuses on the United Nations and its role in resolving international conflict. The course studies the development and increasing scope of international law, including the issues of war crimes and right to protect.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Abel Amado
4
Main Campus

POLS 224 - Human Security: Translational 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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/13
Tuesday, Friday
3:00PM - 4:20PM
Tom Dougherty
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Monday, Thursday
3:00PM - 4:20PM
Aaron Rosenthal
4
Main Campus

POLS 227 - Food Policy

We will look at how the government influences what we eat by looking at a variety of policy and legislation, including dietary guidelines and public health, nutritional assistance programs, policies that affect food justice and insecurity, how laws and regulations for the environment affect food production, and laws regarding food retail, including location of retail outlets and calorie count requirements. We will look at how governmental laws, regulations and the decisions and actions of governments influence food production, distribution and consumption.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
LC 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
9:00AM - 10:50AM
Kristina Pechulis
3
Main Campus

POLS 232 - Theories of Justice

Discusses classic and contemporary theories of political justice. Topics include the relationship of personal ethics to political justice, the extent of our obligations to the state, the nature and proper scope of liberty and equality, and the relationship of justice to various economic and social systems.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Lena Zuckerwise
4
Main Campus

POLS 235 - Transgender Politics and Freedom

This course aims to engage students in a discussion on transgender social, cultural, and political issues. Rather than focusing on individual identity, we will turn to structural and institutional forms of power that focus on gender. How have trans people historically resisted their subjugation and exclusion? What would transgender justice look like?

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Lena Zuckerwise
4
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. Also considers the historic impact of Third World revolutions and the surge toward detente, ending in the sudden termination of the Cold War in the Gorbachev era.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Frances Sullivan
4
Main Campus

POLS 355 - Thesis

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

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Lena Zuckerwise
8
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Benjamin Cole
8
TBD

POLS 370

Consent of department required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Internship

01 TBD TBD
Kristina Pechulis
8
TBD

BLEE Internship

02 TBD TBD
Kristina Pechulis
8
TBD

POLS 380 - Fieldwork

Consent of department required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Kristina Pechulis
4
TBD

POLS 435 - Transgender Politics & Freedom

This course aims to engage students in a discussion on transgender social, cultural, and political issues. Rather than focusing on individual identity, we will turn to structural and institutional forms of power that focus on gender. How have trans people historically resisted their subjugation and exclusion? What would transgender justice look like?

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Lena Zuckerwise
4
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Elaine Augustine
4
Main Campus
02 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Elaine Augustine
4
Main Campus
03 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Elaine Augustine
4
Main Campus
04 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00AM - 9:50AM
Elizabeth Donovan
4
Main Campus
CD 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
6:00PM - 7:20PM
Donna DiMatteo-Gibson
4
TBD

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Rachel Galli
4
Main Campus
CD 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
6:00PM - 7:20PM
Carolyn Knoepfler
4
TBD

PSYC 201L - Biological Psychology Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
3:00PM - 4:50PM
Rachel Galli
TBD
TBD
02 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
6:00PM - 7:50PM
Rachel Galli
TBD
TBD

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Megan McCarty
4
TBD
CD 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
6:00PM - 7:20PM
Donna DiMatteo-Gibson
4
TBD

PSYC 203L - Research Methods in Psychology Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
Megan McCarty
TBD
Main Campus
02 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
Megan McCarty
TBD
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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Monday, Thursday
3:00PM - 4:20PM
Megan McCarty
4
Main Campus

PSYC 231 - Psychopathology and Mental Health

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Sarah Martin
4
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00AM - 10:50AM
Elizabeth Donovan
4
Main Campus
02 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/13
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:00AM - 11:50AM
Elizabeth Donovan
4
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/10
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Elaine Augustine
4
Main Campus
02 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
Allison Smith
4
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
9:30AM - 10:50AM
John Reeder
4
Main Campus
02 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM - 12:20PM
John Reeder
4
Main Campus

PSYC 244 - Drugs and Behavior

Explores the psychological, biological, and societal factors that influence drug use. Focuses on the neurochemical bases of drug action and the experimental paradigms used in studying the behavioral effects of drugs. Topics include illegal and legal drugs, including medications for mental illness.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
11:00AM - 1:50PM
Amanda Carey
4
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/19 - 2022/05/11
Wednesday
8:00AM - 10:50AM
Geoff Turner
4
Main Campus

PSYC 303L - Research in Cognitive Processes Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/21 - 2022/05/13
Friday
8:00AM - 10:50AM
Geoff Turner
TBD
Main Campus

PSYC 328 - Food for Thought: Nutrition and the Brain

In-depth investigation of an advanced topic within the field of psychology.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/20 - 2022/05/12
Thursday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Amanda Carey
4
Main Campus

PSYC 345 - History and 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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/18 - 2022/05/12
Tuesday, Thursday
12:30PM - 1:50PM
John Reeder
4
Main Campus

PSYC 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Megan McCarty
4
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Sarah Martin
4
TBD
03 TBD TBD
Amanda Carey
4
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/01/24 - 2022/05/09
Monday
8:00AM - 10:50AM
Sarah Martin
4
Main Campus
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