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Twin Cities Campus

Educational Psychology M.A.

Educational Psychology
College of Education and Human Development
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Contact Information
Department of Educational Psychology, 250 Educational Science Building, 56 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-624-6083; fax: 612-624-8241).
  • Program Type: Master's
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Length of program in credits: 30 to 51
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
  • Degree: Master of Arts
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
The educational psychology program has five tracks: counseling and student personnel psychology (CSPP); school psychology; special education; psychological foundations of education (learning and cognition/educational technology, social psychological and social developmental processes in educational psychology including human relations); and quantitative methods in education (including measurement, evaluation, statistics, and statistics education).
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
Special Application Requirements:
Applicants must apply online submitting a department application, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of goals and interests. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should accompany the application. The GRE is required for all tracks. Applications to CSPP (deadline January 15), and special education (deadline December 1) are accepted for fall admission only. Applications to psychological foundations and quantitative methods in education are accepted for fall admission (deadlines December 1 and March 1) as well as summer admission (deadline March 1) and spring admission (deadline October 15). School psychology does not offer the MA as a terminal degree. Applicants must submit the following test score(s): GRE General Test
International applicants must submit score(s) from one of the following tests:
  • TOEFL
    • Internet Based - Total Score: 79
    • Internet Based - Writing Score: 21
    • Internet Based - Reading Score: 19
    • Paper Based - Total Score: 550
  • IELTS
    • Total Score: 6.5
  • MELAB
    • Final score: 80
Key to test abbreviations (TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB).
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Plan A: Plan A requires 20 to 24 major credits, 0 credits outside the major, and 10 thesis credits. The final exam is oral.
Plan B: Plan B requires 30 to 51 major credits and 0 credits outside the major. The final exam is written and oral.
This program may be completed with a minor.
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
A minimum GPA of 2.80 is required for students to remain in good standing.
The CSPP subplan requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 for students to remain in good standing. Students must complete credits in EPSY core courses (3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in measurement/evaluation, 3 credits in learning/cognition and 3 credits social/personality). EPSY core courses must be taken on an A-F grade basis. Plan A students must take 10 thesis credits; Plan B registration varies by track. Students must have a minimum of 14 credits in EPSY. Further required credits are detailed within subplan requirements.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology
This sub-plan is limited to students completing the program under Plan B.
The counseling and student personnel psychology (CSPP) track subscribes to the scientist/practitioner model, which assumes that scholarly inquiry and counseling practice are interdependent and complementary. The track's primary mission is to prepare counseling psychologists to bring a well-trained professional's attitude and interest to bear on the application of psychological and educational knowledge. In addition to becoming skilled clinicians, students learn to be critical consumers and producers of both quantitative and qualitative research. Emphasis areas: community counseling, school counseling, and student personnel psychology/higher education.
Students take 47-51 credits distributed as follows: 12 credits EPSY core courses, 23 credits in counseling theory and practice and 12-16 credits in the area of emphasis. All courses must be taken on an A-F grade basis. A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required in this subplan for students to remain in good standing. The final exam is written; students must also submit a portfolio.
Ed Psych Core Course Requirements
Students must take 3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in measurement/evaluation, 3 credits in social/personality, and 3 credits in learning/cognition.
EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods (3.0 cr)
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization (3.0 cr)
Learning/Cognition
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes (4.0 cr)
· PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain (3.0 cr)
Counseling Theory & Practice Requirements
EPSY 8402 - Individual Counseling: Theories, Applications & Counseling Skills (4.0 cr)
EPSY 8403 - Social/Cultural Contexts: Counseling and Skills (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8404 - Group Counseling: Theory, Applications, and Skills (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8405 - Career Development: Theory, Skills, and Counseling Applications (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8406 - Professional Ethics for Counselors and Psychologists (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8407 - Assessing and Counseling Clients With Psychological Disorders (4.0 cr)
EPSY 8431 - Master's Research Seminar: CSPP (3.0 cr)
Courses in Area of Emphasis
Students must take additional courses (12-16 credits) in their area of emphasis.
Community Emphasis
Students must take 4 credits of EPSY 8503, 4 credits of EPSY 8504 and the special topic course listed below for 4 credits.
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling (4.0 cr)
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I (1.0-4.0 cr)
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II (1.0-4.0 cr)
EPSY 5400 Wkshp:CounselPsy - Clients in Crises: Intervention and Diagnosis (4 cr)
-OR-
Student Personnel/Higher Ed Emphasis
Students must take 4 credits of EPSY 8503 and 4 credits of EPSY 8504. EPSY5421/OLPD5724 and EPSY 5451/OLPD5704 are recommended, but not required.
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling (4.0 cr)
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I (1.0-4.0 cr)
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II (1.0-4.0 cr)
-OR-
School Counseling Emphasis
Students must take 3 credits of EPSY 5435, 3 credits of EPSY 8503, and 3 credits of EPSY 8504.
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling (4.0 cr)
EPSY 5435 - Introduction to School Counseling (3.0-6.0 cr)
EPSY 5436 - Crisis Management and Consulting in Schools (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I (1.0-4.0 cr)
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II (1.0-4.0 cr)
Psychological Foundations
Graduate study in psychological foundations of education prepares students for research and teaching positions in colleges and universities. Students have also gone on to positions in professional settings such as schools, private industry, human service organizations, health science units, and government agencies. The goal of the track is to apply and generate knowledge of psychological processes and methodological procedures involved in learning and teaching. The psychological foundations track offers emphases in learning and cognition/educational technology or social psychological and social developmental (including human relations) processes in educational psychology. Students typically choose one of these areas in addition to achieving broad competence in all aspects of the curriculum.
Students take 33-34 credits distributed as follows: 12 credits EPSY core requirements, 3 credits research methodology, and 12 credits in an area of emphasis (Psych Foundations requirements in the area of emphasis will satisfy EPSY core requirement for learning/cognition or social/personality). Plan A students take 10 thesis credits; Plan B students take 6 research credits and 3 additional credits.
Ed Psych Core Course Requirements
Students must take 3 credits in learning/cognition, 3 credits in social/personality, 3 credits in statistics and 3 credits in measurement/evaluation. 3 credits from the area of emphasis will satisfy learning/cognition or social/personality core requirement. Courses taken to satisfy EPSY core requirements must be taken on an A-F grade basis.
Learning/Cognition
Students in the learning area must take 3 credits from the list below. Students in the social area must take one of the following courses: EPSY 5101, 5112, 5113, 5114, 5115, 5119, 5191.
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
Social/Personality
Students in the social area must take 3 credits from the list below. Students in the learning area must take one of the following courses: EPSY 5151 or 5157.
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8201 - Social Cognition (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8202 - Close Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes (4.0 cr)
Statistics
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8261 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8262 - Statistical Methods in Education II (3.0 cr)
Measurement/Evaluation
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5862 - Psychological Measurement: Theory and Methods (3.0 cr)
Research Methodology
EPSY 5216 - Introduction to Research in Educational Psychology and Human Development (3.0 cr)
Plan B Paper
For students completing the MA under Plan B.
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5991 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology (1.0-8.0 cr)
· EPSY 8994 - Research Problems: Educational Psychology (1.0-6.0 cr)
Additional 3 credits
3 additional credits are required for Plan B, preferably in either learning/cognition or social psychology/social development, but may also include other areas of educational psychology. Consult with advisor.
Psychological Foundations Emphases
Learning/Cognition Emphasis
Required Learning and Cognition Courses
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented (3.0 cr)
Specialization Courses in Learning and Cognition
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8113 - The Psychology of Scientific Reasoning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8114 - Seminar: Cognition and Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
-OR-
Social Emphasis
Required social psychology course
EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education (3.0 cr)
Additional social psychology or social developmental courses
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8290 - Special Topics: Seminar in Psychological Foundations (1.0-6.0 cr)
· PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8201 - Social Cognition (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8202 - Close Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes (4.0 cr)
Additional 3 credits - Plan A only
3 additional credits are required for Plan A, preferably in either social psychology/social development or learning/cognition, but may also include other areas of educational psychology.
Quantitative Methods in Education
This sub-plan is limited to students completing the program under Plan B.
Graduate study in quantitative methods in education (QME) prepares students for a wide variety of careers, including positions in college and university teaching and research, research and evaluation centers, test publishing firms, public school systems, state departments of instruction, and private industry. The goal of the QME track is to provide students with broad but rigorous methodological skills so that they may conduct research on methodologies, may help to train others in methodology, or will have the skills necessary to conduct research in related fields. The QME track offers emphases in measurement, evaluation, statistics, and statistics education. Students typically choose one of these areas in addition to achieving competence in all aspects of the curriculum.
Students take 33 credits distributed as follows: 12 credits EPSY core requirements, 18 credits QME core requirements (6 credits may be used to satisfy EPSY core requirements, and 3 research credits (EPSY 5991) for the Plan B paper. 2 additional courses (minimum 6 credits) in the area of emphasis are determined in consultation with advisor.
Ed Psych Core Course Requirements
Students must take 3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in measurement/evaluation, 3 credits in learning/cognition, and 3 credits in social/personality. Courses taken to satisfy EPSY core requirements must be taken on an A-F grade basis.
Statistics
QME core courses EPSY 8251 or 8252 will satisfy this requirement.
Measurement/Evaluation
QME core courses EPSY 5221, 5243, 5244 or 5247 will satisfy this requirement.
Learning/Cognition
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes (4.0 cr)
Social/Personality
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5101 - Personality Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5135 - Psychology of Individual Differences (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8201 - Social Cognition (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8202 - Close Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes (4.0 cr)
· CPSY 8606 - Advanced Developmental Psychopathology (3.0 cr)
· SOC 8721 - Theories of Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
Plan B Paper
Students take 3 credits for their Plan B paper.
EPSY 5991 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology (1.0-8.0 cr)
QME Core Course Requirements
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement (3.0 cr)
EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation (3.0 cr)
EPSY 5244 - Survey Design, Sampling, and Implementation (3.0 cr)
EPSY 5247 - Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II (3.0 cr)
Courses in area of emphasis
Students must take two additional courses (minimum 6 credits) in their area of emphasis.
Evaluation Emphasis
OLPD 8502 - Program Evaluation Theory and Models: Qualitative and Quantitative Alternatives (3.0 cr)
QME course in consultation with adviser (3 credits)
-OR-
Measurement Emphasis
Students must take one 8xxx level measurement course (3 credits)
QME course in consultation with adviser (3 credits)
-OR-
Statistics Emphasis
EPSY 8264 - Advanced Multiple Regression Analysis (3.0 cr)
QME course in consultation with adviser (3 credits)
-OR-
Statistics Education Emphasis
EPSY 5271 - Becoming a Teacher of Statistics (3.0 cr)
MathEd (MTHE) course in consultation with adviser (3 credits)
School Psychology
This sub-plan is limited to students completing the program under Plan B.
School psychology does not offer the MA as a terminal degree; rather, the MA is required to obtain the specialist certificate or PhD in educational psychology.
Students take 30 credits distributed as follows: 12 credits EPSY core requirements, 15 credits School Psychology course requirements, and 3 research credits (EPSY 8822).
EPSY Core Course Requirements
Students must take 3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in measurement/evaluation, 3 credits in learning/cognition, and 3 credits in social/personality. Courses taken to satisfy EPSY core requirements must be taken on an A-F grade basis.
Statistics
EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods (3.0 cr)
or EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
Measurement/Evaluation
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement (3.0 cr)
Learning/Cognition
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes (4.0 cr)
· PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain (3.0 cr)
Social/Personality
EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology (3.0 cr)
Plan B Paper
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 8822 - Research in School Psychology (3.0 cr)
School Psychology Course Requirements
Take 15 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5216 - Introduction to Research in Educational Psychology and Human Development (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5802 - Foundations of Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5851 - Engaging Diverse Students and Families (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8811 - Assessment in School Psychology I: Foundations of Academic Assessment (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8812 - Assessment in School Psychology II: Intellectual and Social-Emotional Domains (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8813 - Introductory Practicum in School Psychology (2.0 cr)
· EPSY 8815 - Behavioral and Social Emotional Prevention and Intervention (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8816 - Academic Prevention and Intervention (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8817 - Problem Analysis and Consultation in School Psychology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8818 - Intermediate Practicum in School Psychology (2.0 cr)
· EPSY 8821 - Issues in School Psychology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8823 - Ethics and Professional Standards in School Psychology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8849 - Assessment in Early Childhood (3.0 cr)
Special Education
The special education track offers opportunities for research and specializations in autism spectrum disorders, deaf/hard-of-hearing, emotional behavior disorders, early childhood special education, specific learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and self-injurious behaviors and applied behavior analysis. Early involvement in research projects and the development of original research programs in areas such as academic instructional strategies, social and cognitive development, behavioral/psychological management, child development, and technology are encouraged. The special education track focuses on the attainment of core competencies required for special education professionals as well as interdisciplinary skills and goals. A complementary emphasis is placed on problem solving that is influential in the social and cultural perceptions, care, education, intervention, and support of persons with disabilities. Students may emphasize consulting, college teaching, or research in one or more of the specializations.
Students take 30-31 credits distributed as follows: 12 credits EPSY core courses. Plan A students take 9 special ed coursework electives and 10 thesis credits; Plan B students take 12 special ed coursework electives and 6 credits in Research Problems (EPSY 8994).
EPSY Core Course Requirements
Students must take 3 credits in statistics, 3 credits in measurement/evaluation, 3 credits in learning/cognition, and 3 credits in social/personality. Courses taken to satisfy EPSY core requirements must be taken on an A-F grade basis.
Statistics
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8261 - Statistical Methods in Education I (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8262 - Statistical Methods in Education II (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8264 - Advanced Multiple Regression Analysis (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8266 - Statistical Analysis Using Structural Equation Methods (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8267 - Applied Multivariate Analysis (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8268 - Hierarchical Linear Modeling in Educational Research (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8282 - Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Data (3.0 cr)
Measurement/Evaluation
3 credits required in measurement or evaluation
measurement
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5614 - Assessment and Due Process in Special Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8221 - Psychological Scaling (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8222 - Advanced Measurement: Theory and Application (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 8225 - Operational Measurement: Test Score Quality Assurance, Standard Setting, and Equating (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8226 - Item Response Models: Theory and Applications (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8265 - Factor Analysis (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5862 - Psychological Measurement: Theory and Methods (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5865 - Advanced Psychological and Educational Measurement (4.0 cr)
or evaluation
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5244 - Survey Design, Sampling, and Implementation (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5247 - Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8247 - Advanced Interviewing and NVIVO (3.0 cr)
· OLPD 5501 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation (3.0 cr)
Learning/Cognition
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes (4.0 cr)
Social/Personality
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop (4.0 cr)
· EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education (3.0 cr)
· EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5101 - Personality Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5135 - Psychology of Individual Differences (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
· PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8201 - Social Cognition (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8202 - Close Relationships (3.0 cr)
· PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self (3.0 cr)
· CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes (4.0 cr)
· CPSY 8606 - Advanced Developmental Psychopathology (3.0 cr)
· SOC 8721 - Theories of Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
Special Ed Course Requirements - Plan A
For students completing the MA under Plan A.
Electives
Special Ed coursework selected in consultation with advisor (9 credits).
Thesis Credits
Take 10 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's (1.0-18.0 cr)
Special Ed Course Requirements - Plan B
For students completing the MA under Plan B.
Electives
Special ed coursework selected in consultation with advisor (12 credits)
Research Problems
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· EPSY 8994 - Research Problems: Educational Psychology (1.0-6.0 cr)
 
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EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 3264/5231/5261/5263
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of statistical concepts/procedures. Graphs, numerical summaries. Normal distribution, correlation/regression analyses, probability, statistical inferences for one or two samples. Hypothesis tests, Chi-square tests. Conceptual understanding/application of statistics.
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Concepts, principles, and methods in educational/psychological measurement. Reliability, validity, item analysis, scores, score reports (e.g., grades). Modern measurement theories, including item response theory and generalizability theory. Emphasizes construction, interpretation, use, and evaluation of assessments regarding achievement, aptitude, interests, attitudes, personality, and exceptionality.
EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Major research and theoretical work. Developmental and educational influences on personality. prereq: Personality or child psych course
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Assumptions, principles, procedures of problem solving approach to analyzing behavior/programs for classroom management. Conducting observations, intervening, evaluating behavioral change.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Historical development of behavioral science. Thinking about learning/behavior, applying principles to common human experiences. Scholarly leadership skills. prereq: [Grad student, foundational course in [learning or psychology]] or instr consent
CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Perceptual, motor, cognitive, and language development, and biological bases of each. Conceptual framework of research issues. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Human memory encoding/retrieval. How we adaptively use memory. Brain systems that support memory. Episodic/semantic memory. Working/short-term memory. Procedural memory. Repetition priming. Prospective remembering. Autobiographical memory. prereq: 3011 or 3051 or honors or grad student
PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Human cognitive abilities (perception, memory, attention) from different perspectives (e.g., cognitive psychological approach, cognitive neuroscience approach). prereq: [Honors or grad] or [[jr or sr], [3011 or 3031 or 3051 or 3061]] or instr consent
EPSY 8402 - Individual Counseling: Theories, Applications & Counseling Skills
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course will give the student an opportunity to read, think critically about, dialogue, and write on central counseling theories and therapies. During this course, students will begin to develop a useful theoretical viewpoint that will guide their work with clients and assist them in understanding the work of other therapists. In addition, students will practice and receive feedback on basic (common factors) counseling skills as well as counseling skills that are specific to various types of treatment approaches.
EPSY 8403 - Social/Cultural Contexts: Counseling and Skills
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Broad personal dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, class, beliefs, disability, age, sexual orientation, and geographic origin. Societal and personal biases and stereotypes; multicultural concepts and culturally appropriate counseling procedures. prereq: Grad ed psy major with CSPP subprog or instr consent
EPSY 8404 - Group Counseling: Theory, Applications, and Skills
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theories, research, and procedures of group counseling and of groups such as psychoeducational groups. Applications to various settings and populations. Ethical issues in group work. Practice of group skills and techniques, including group participation and observation. prereq: Ed psy MA or PhD student with CSPP subprog or instr consent
EPSY 8405 - Career Development: Theory, Skills, and Counseling Applications
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Career development theory/practice over life span. Emphasizes career counseling for individuals/organizations, systems approaches to career programs in education/business. Traditional/contemporary theories/practices. prereq: CSPP grad student
EPSY 8406 - Professional Ethics for Counselors and Psychologists
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory, research, and practice in counseling ethics. Scope/impact of professional ethics. Ethical decision making. Ethics and the law. Ethical practice in special settings. Scholarship/research in counseling ethics. Lectures, discussions, case studies, individual/group examination of original research. prereq: CSPP grad student
EPSY 8407 - Assessing and Counseling Clients With Psychological Disorders
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Etiology, symptom patterns, and assessment/treatment for various psychological disorders. DSM diagnoses. Empirically validated psychological assessment and counseling methods. Field-based enquiry. prereq: CSPP PhD or MA student or instr consent
EPSY 8431 - Master's Research Seminar: CSPP
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Survey of research methods, data-based decision making, basic research design skills, and research simulation. prereq: 5261 or equiv, 5221 or equiv, EPsy MA student with CSPP subprog or instr consent
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Development, issues, and needs of children, kindergarten through high school ages. Counseling/developmental theory/strategies, family/social environment. Cultural diversity, legal/ethical issues in counseling children/adolescents. prereq: Grad student or MEd student or K-12 [counseling endorsement or licensure] student
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Beginning-level supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes systematic evaluation of student's counseling practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8502 or instr consent
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Intermediate supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes ethical issues with systematic evaluation of student's practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8503 or instr consent
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Development, issues, and needs of children, kindergarten through high school ages. Counseling/developmental theory/strategies, family/social environment. Cultural diversity, legal/ethical issues in counseling children/adolescents. prereq: Grad student or MEd student or K-12 [counseling endorsement or licensure] student
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Beginning-level supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes systematic evaluation of student's counseling practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8502 or instr consent
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Intermediate supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes ethical issues with systematic evaluation of student's practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8503 or instr consent
EPSY 5415 - Child and Adolescent Development and Counseling
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Development, issues, and needs of children, kindergarten through high school ages. Counseling/developmental theory/strategies, family/social environment. Cultural diversity, legal/ethical issues in counseling children/adolescents. prereq: Grad student or MEd student or K-12 [counseling endorsement or licensure] student
EPSY 5435 - Introduction to School Counseling
Credits: 3.0 -6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
History/evolution of school counselor role in schools. Duties/demands of school counselor. Examine comprehensive guidance programming in K-12 schools. Issues in school counseling profession. prereq: CSPP grad student in school counselor prog or instr consent
EPSY 5436 - Crisis Management and Consulting in Schools
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Issues, topics, problems. Diversity in school counseling. Review, discussion, analysis of current literature. Students develop prevention, intervention, guidance programs for K-12 schools. prereq: CSPP grad student in school counselor program or instr consent
EPSY 8503 - Counseling Practicum I
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Beginning-level supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes systematic evaluation of student's counseling practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8502 or instr consent
EPSY 8504 - Counseling Practicum II
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Intermediate supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasizes ethical issues with systematic evaluation of student's practice through direct observations, video, and audio tapes. prereq: 8503 or instr consent
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Theories of giftedness, talent development, instructional strategies, diversity and technological issues, implications for educational practices and psychological inquiry, and international considerations.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Participants learn how to use cooperative learning in their setting. Topics include theory and research, teacher's role, essential components that make cooperation work, teaching social skills, assessment procedures, and collegial teaching teams.
EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of social psychology and its application to education. Participants study the major theories, research, and major figures in field. Class sessions include lectures, discussions, simulations, role-plays, and experiential exercises.
EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course, designed for advanced graduate students, covers a number of classic and contemporary topics in social psychological theory, research, and methods, examining core theories and how they have persisted or changed over time and how those theories and approaches have been applied to research in and issues of education broadly conceived.
PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Theory/research on social psychology of beliefs/attitudes. Persuasion principles. prereq: 3201 or instr consent
PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Introduction to interpersonal relationship theory/research findings. prereq: Honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Applications of social psychology research/theory to domains such as physical/mental health, education, the media, desegregation, the legal system, energy conservation, public policy. prereq: 3201 or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02458
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conceptual/methodological strategies for scientific study of individuals and their social worlds. Applications of theory/research to issues of self, identity, and social interaction. prereq: 3101 or 3201 or honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 8201 - Social Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Social psychological theory/research on social inference and reasoning processes. Psychology of prejudice/stereotyping. prereq: Psych PhD candidate
PSY 8202 - Close Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Classic/contemporary theory/research on close relationships. Emphasizes romantic relationships. prereq: 5204 or instr consent
PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social psychological theory and research concerning the self and social behavior. prereq: Psych background especially in personality and soc psych
CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Normative issues and individual differences in social development from infancy through adolescence. Emphasizes developmental psychopathology, life span considerations. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02314
Prerequisites: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical Methods in Education II is the second course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course focuses on multiple linear regression and provides an introduction to linear mixed models. prereq: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
EPSY 8261 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: 3264 or 5261 or equiv
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: 3264 or 5261 or equiv
EPSY 8262 - Statistical Methods in Education II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02314
Prerequisites: [EPSY 8251, 8261 or equiv]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical Methods in Education II is the second course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course focuses on multiple linear regression and provides an introduction to linear mixed models. prereq: [EPSY 8251, 8261 or equiv]
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Concepts, principles, and methods in educational/psychological measurement. Reliability, validity, item analysis, scores, score reports (e.g., grades). Modern measurement theories, including item response theory and generalizability theory. Emphasizes construction, interpretation, use, and evaluation of assessments regarding achievement, aptitude, interests, attitudes, personality, and exceptionality.
EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdPA 5501/EPsy 5243
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introductory course in program evaluation; planning an evaluation study, collecting and analyzing information, reporting results; overview of the field of program evaluation.
PSY 5862 - Psychological Measurement: Theory and Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Types of measurements (tests, scales, inventories) and their construction. Theory/measurement of reliability/validity. prereq: 3801H or MATH 1271 or grad student
EPSY 5216 - Introduction to Research in Educational Psychology and Human Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Designing/conducting a research study. Reviewing literature, formulating research problem, using different approaches to gather data, managing/analyzing data, reporting results. prereq: 5261 or intro statistics course
EPSY 5991 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -8.0 [max 20.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02031
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Self-directed study in areas not covered by regular courses. Specific program of study is jointly determined by student and advising faculty member. prereq: instr consent
EPSY 8994 - Research Problems: Educational Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 18.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Research methodology, techniques, and literature. Students participate in formulating/executing research proposal. prereq: instr consent
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Theories of giftedness, talent development, instructional strategies, diversity and technological issues, implications for educational practices and psychological inquiry, and international considerations.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8113 - The Psychology of Scientific Reasoning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Research at intersection of cognitive science, educational psychology, science education. What psychology tells us about how people think, reason, make decisions. Read empirical research that explores psychological processes that underlie scientific reasoning. prereq: 5114 or equivalent
EPSY 8114 - Seminar: Cognition and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Advanced study in critical analysis and application of contemporary psychological theory and research in cognition and learning for education.
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of social psychology and its application to education. Participants study the major theories, research, and major figures in field. Class sessions include lectures, discussions, simulations, role-plays, and experiential exercises.
EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Participants learn how to use cooperative learning in their setting. Topics include theory and research, teacher's role, essential components that make cooperation work, teaching social skills, assessment procedures, and collegial teaching teams.
EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course, designed for advanced graduate students, covers a number of classic and contemporary topics in social psychological theory, research, and methods, examining core theories and how they have persisted or changed over time and how those theories and approaches have been applied to research in and issues of education broadly conceived.
EPSY 8290 - Special Topics: Seminar in Psychological Foundations
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 15.0]
Prerequisites: #
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Students formulate research designs. Learning and cognition, social psychology, measurement, and statistics. prereq: instr consent
PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Theory/research on social psychology of beliefs/attitudes. Persuasion principles. prereq: 3201 or instr consent
PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Introduction to interpersonal relationship theory/research findings. prereq: Honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Applications of social psychology research/theory to domains such as physical/mental health, education, the media, desegregation, the legal system, energy conservation, public policy. prereq: 3201 or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02458
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conceptual/methodological strategies for scientific study of individuals and their social worlds. Applications of theory/research to issues of self, identity, and social interaction. prereq: 3101 or 3201 or honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 8201 - Social Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Social psychological theory/research on social inference and reasoning processes. Psychology of prejudice/stereotyping. prereq: Psych PhD candidate
PSY 8202 - Close Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Classic/contemporary theory/research on close relationships. Emphasizes romantic relationships. prereq: 5204 or instr consent
PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social psychological theory and research concerning the self and social behavior. prereq: Psych background especially in personality and soc psych
CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Normative issues and individual differences in social development from infancy through adolescence. Emphasizes developmental psychopathology, life span considerations. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Theories of giftedness, talent development, instructional strategies, diversity and technological issues, implications for educational practices and psychological inquiry, and international considerations.
EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Assumptions, principles, procedures of problem solving approach to analyzing behavior/programs for classroom management. Conducting observations, intervening, evaluating behavioral change.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Historical development of behavioral science. Thinking about learning/behavior, applying principles to common human experiences. Scholarly leadership skills. prereq: [Grad student, foundational course in [learning or psychology]] or instr consent
PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Human memory encoding/retrieval. How we adaptively use memory. Brain systems that support memory. Episodic/semantic memory. Working/short-term memory. Procedural memory. Repetition priming. Prospective remembering. Autobiographical memory. prereq: 3011 or 3051 or honors or grad student
PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Human cognitive abilities (perception, memory, attention) from different perspectives (e.g., cognitive psychological approach, cognitive neuroscience approach). prereq: [Honors or grad] or [[jr or sr], [3011 or 3031 or 3051 or 3061]] or instr consent
CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Perceptual, motor, cognitive, and language development, and biological bases of each. Conceptual framework of research issues. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Participants learn how to use cooperative learning in their setting. Topics include theory and research, teacher's role, essential components that make cooperation work, teaching social skills, assessment procedures, and collegial teaching teams.
EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Experiential course addressing issues of prejudice and discrimination in terms of history, power, and social perception. Includes knowledge and skills acquisition in cooperative learning, multicultural education, group dynamics, social influence, effective leadership, judgment and decision-making, prejudice reduction, conflict resolution.
EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of social psychology and its application to education. Participants study the major theories, research, and major figures in field. Class sessions include lectures, discussions, simulations, role-plays, and experiential exercises.
EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Major research and theoretical work. Developmental and educational influences on personality. prereq: Personality or child psych course
EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course, designed for advanced graduate students, covers a number of classic and contemporary topics in social psychological theory, research, and methods, examining core theories and how they have persisted or changed over time and how those theories and approaches have been applied to research in and issues of education broadly conceived.
EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
This seminar is designed to provide an overview of historical and current perspectives on emotion and childhood psychopathology, including current diagnostic and classification systems, with emphasis on specific disorders. The course will focus on disorders that are typically observed by psychologists working in schools and other applied settings.
PSY 5101 - Personality Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3101/5101
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Current theory and research on personality functioning and personality structure. Descriptive, biological, evolutionary, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and narrative perspectives on personality. prereq: [3001W or equiv], [honors undergrad or grad student]
PSY 5135 - Psychology of Individual Differences
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3135/5135
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Differential methods in study of human behavior. Psychological traits. Influence of age, sex, heredity, and environment in individual/group differences in ability, personality, interests, and social attitudes. prereq: [3001W or equiv] or [5862 or equiv] or instr consent
PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Theory/research on social psychology of beliefs/attitudes. Persuasion principles. prereq: 3201 or instr consent
PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Introduction to interpersonal relationship theory/research findings. prereq: Honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Applications of social psychology research/theory to domains such as physical/mental health, education, the media, desegregation, the legal system, energy conservation, public policy. prereq: 3201 or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02458
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conceptual/methodological strategies for scientific study of individuals and their social worlds. Applications of theory/research to issues of self, identity, and social interaction. prereq: 3101 or 3201 or honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 8201 - Social Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Social psychological theory/research on social inference and reasoning processes. Psychology of prejudice/stereotyping. prereq: Psych PhD candidate
PSY 8202 - Close Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Classic/contemporary theory/research on close relationships. Emphasizes romantic relationships. prereq: 5204 or instr consent
PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social psychological theory and research concerning the self and social behavior. prereq: Psych background especially in personality and soc psych
CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Normative issues and individual differences in social development from infancy through adolescence. Emphasizes developmental psychopathology, life span considerations. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
CPSY 8606 - Advanced Developmental Psychopathology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Alternative formulation of childhood disorders, emphasizing competency training rather than medical nosology. prereq: Doctoral student or instr consent
SOC 8721 - Theories of Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Prominent contemporary theories of sociological social psychology, including structural (social structure and personality) perspectives, social relationships and small group processes (exchange, equity, expectation states theories), and symbolic interactionism. Classical writings, theoretical statements, and empirical studies.
EPSY 5991 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -8.0 [max 20.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02031
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Self-directed study in areas not covered by regular courses. Specific program of study is jointly determined by student and advising faculty member. prereq: instr consent
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Concepts, principles, and methods in educational/psychological measurement. Reliability, validity, item analysis, scores, score reports (e.g., grades). Modern measurement theories, including item response theory and generalizability theory. Emphasizes construction, interpretation, use, and evaluation of assessments regarding achievement, aptitude, interests, attitudes, personality, and exceptionality.
EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdPA 5501/EPsy 5243
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introductory course in program evaluation; planning an evaluation study, collecting and analyzing information, reporting results; overview of the field of program evaluation.
EPSY 5244 - Survey Design, Sampling, and Implementation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey methods, including mail, phone, and Web-based/e-mail surveys. Principles of measurement, constructing questions/forms, pilot testing, sampling, data analysis, reporting. Students develop a survey proposal and a draft survey, pilot the survey, and develop sampling/data analysis plans. prereq: [5221 or 5231 or 5261 or equiv], [CEHD grad student or MEd student]
EPSY 5247 - Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to qualitative methods of inquiry. Contrasting different research traditions (e.g., case study, phenomenology, ethnography, social interactionism, critical theory). Practice with field notes, observations, and interviewing. Use of NVIVO to track/code data. prereq: Grad student
EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02314
Prerequisites: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical Methods in Education II is the second course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course focuses on multiple linear regression and provides an introduction to linear mixed models. prereq: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
OLPD 8502 - Program Evaluation Theory and Models: Qualitative and Quantitative Alternatives
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Concepts, approaches, models, and theoretical frameworks for program evaluation that have developed since the 1960s. prereq: 5501 or EDPA 5501 or EPSY 5243
EPSY 8264 - Advanced Multiple Regression Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
General linear model used as context for regression. Matrix algebra, multiple regression, path analysis, polynomial regression, standardized regression, stepwise solutions, analysis of variance, weighted least squares, logistic regression. prereq: [8252 or equiv], regression/ANOVA course, familiarity with statistical analysis package
EPSY 5271 - Becoming a Teacher of Statistics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Current methods of teaching first courses in statistics. Innovative teaching methods, materials, and technological tools. Types of first courses, reform recommendations, goals for student learning, recommended content, teaching methods, technology, student assessment. prereq: 5261 or equiv
EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 3264/5231/5261/5263
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of statistical concepts/procedures. Graphs, numerical summaries. Normal distribution, correlation/regression analyses, probability, statistical inferences for one or two samples. Hypothesis tests, Chi-square tests. Conceptual understanding/application of statistics.
EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Concepts, principles, and methods in educational/psychological measurement. Reliability, validity, item analysis, scores, score reports (e.g., grades). Modern measurement theories, including item response theory and generalizability theory. Emphasizes construction, interpretation, use, and evaluation of assessments regarding achievement, aptitude, interests, attitudes, personality, and exceptionality.
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Theories of giftedness, talent development, instructional strategies, diversity and technological issues, implications for educational practices and psychological inquiry, and international considerations.
EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Assumptions, principles, procedures of problem solving approach to analyzing behavior/programs for classroom management. Conducting observations, intervening, evaluating behavioral change.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Historical development of behavioral science. Thinking about learning/behavior, applying principles to common human experiences. Scholarly leadership skills. prereq: [Grad student, foundational course in [learning or psychology]] or instr consent
CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Perceptual, motor, cognitive, and language development, and biological bases of each. Conceptual framework of research issues. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Human memory encoding/retrieval. How we adaptively use memory. Brain systems that support memory. Episodic/semantic memory. Working/short-term memory. Procedural memory. Repetition priming. Prospective remembering. Autobiographical memory. prereq: 3011 or 3051 or honors or grad student
PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Human cognitive abilities (perception, memory, attention) from different perspectives (e.g., cognitive psychological approach, cognitive neuroscience approach). prereq: [Honors or grad] or [[jr or sr], [3011 or 3031 or 3051 or 3061]] or instr consent
EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
This seminar is designed to provide an overview of historical and current perspectives on emotion and childhood psychopathology, including current diagnostic and classification systems, with emphasis on specific disorders. The course will focus on disorders that are typically observed by psychologists working in schools and other applied settings.
EPSY 8822 - Research in School Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Integrative, developmental series of discussions/activities about research in school psychology. Instruction/discussion regarding consumption, synthesis, conduct, dissemination of school psychology research.
EPSY 5216 - Introduction to Research in Educational Psychology and Human Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Designing/conducting a research study. Reviewing literature, formulating research problem, using different approaches to gather data, managing/analyzing data, reporting results. prereq: 5261 or intro statistics course
EPSY 5802 - Foundations of Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theories/research regarding human development across lifespan focusing on different contexts that shape development. Theoretical frameworks applied to study of human development. Cognitive, social, emotional development. Research methods in developmental psychology.
EPSY 5851 - Engaging Diverse Students and Families
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theoretical, practical, scientific issues involved in school psychological practice/training/research. Theoretical/empirical bases for developing appropriate dispositions, practices, strategies. Illustrative lectures, discussions, group activities, case studies, presentations. prereq: Honors senior or grad student
EPSY 8811 - Assessment in School Psychology I: Foundations of Academic Assessment
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theories and models of psychoeducational assessment of children and adolescents within home, school, and community. Conceptual and empirical foundations of eco-behavioral assessment that lead to efficient but comprehensive assessment of children presented from problem-solving perspective. prereq: Grad ed psy major with school psy subprog or instr consent
EPSY 8812 - Assessment in School Psychology II: Intellectual and Social-Emotional Domains
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Builds on EPsy 8811. Emphasizes gathering data on a child's intellectual and social-emotional functioning and educational progress. prereq: Grad ed psy major with school psy subprog or instr consent
EPSY 8813 - Introductory Practicum in School Psychology
Credits: 2.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Students complete a variety of learning activities intended to foster familiarity with the school environment and role of the school psychologist including school observations, and formal and informal assessment techniques. All measures complement other facets of assessment presented in EPSY 8811 and 8812.
EPSY 8815 - Behavioral and Social Emotional Prevention and Intervention
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Theories and research-based practices underlying prevention and intervention practices to support studentsí behavioral, social, and emotional development. Applied projects and assignments in practicum placements. prereq: 8821, 8811, 8812
EPSY 8816 - Academic Prevention and Intervention
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theories and research-based approaches to prevention, instruction, and intervention practices to support studentsí cognitive and academic development in core curricular domains. Applied projects and assignments in practicum placements.
EPSY 8817 - Problem Analysis and Consultation in School Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Practical application of problem analysis and consultation models with school staff, parents, and students. Theories, approaches, and barriers to research-based indirect services in school psychology. Applied projects and assignments in practicum placements.
EPSY 8818 - Intermediate Practicum in School Psychology
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Students complete a variety of learning activities intended to foster familiarity with the role of the school psychologist including formal and informal assessment techniques, academic and social-emotional interventions, and consultation. All interventions and consultation activities are linked to didactic portions of EPSY 8815, 8816, 8817. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 8815 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 8816
EPSY 8821 - Issues in School Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
School psychology as professional field of specialization in psychology/education. Historical, theoretical, and research basis of school psychology. How school systems operate. Common roles/functions of school psychologists. In-class discussion, didactic/field-based assignments. prereq: EPsy grad student with SchlPsy subprog
EPSY 8823 - Ethics and Professional Standards in School Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Ethics, law, and current educational issues applied to study/practice of school psychology. Ethical principles, state/federal laws governing educational practices. How mandates are applied to work of school psychologists in general/special populations (e.g., special education, ESL, ethnic/racial minorities). Students apply learning as researchers and practicing school psychologists in schools. prereq: 8821
EPSY 8849 - Assessment in Early Childhood
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Training psychologists/researchers in use of various assessment tools, including observational assessment strategies, for children birth-age 7. Intended primarily for graduate level practitioners-in-training interested in applied information on assessment/intervention services. prereq: [8811, 8812] or equivalent in related programs
EPSY 5261 - Introductory Statistical Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 3264/5231/5261/5263
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Application of statistical concepts/procedures. Graphs, numerical summaries. Normal distribution, correlation/regression analyses, probability, statistical inferences for one or two samples. Hypothesis tests, Chi-square tests. Conceptual understanding/application of statistics.
EPSY 8251 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: [EPSY 5261 or equiv] or undergrad statistics course
EPSY 8252 - Statistical Methods in Education II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02314
Prerequisites: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical Methods in Education II is the second course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course focuses on multiple linear regression and provides an introduction to linear mixed models. prereq: [8251, 8261 or equiv]
EPSY 8261 - Statistical Methods in Education I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02313
Prerequisites: 3264 or 5261 or equiv
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Statistical Methods in Education I is the first course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course covers estimation and hypothesis testing with a particular focus on ANOVA and an introduction to multiple linear regression. Prepares students for EPSY 8252/8262. prereq: 3264 or 5261 or equiv
EPSY 8262 - Statistical Methods in Education II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02314
Prerequisites: [EPSY 8251, 8261 or equiv]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical Methods in Education II is the second course in an entry-level, doctoral sequence for students in education. This course focuses on multiple linear regression and provides an introduction to linear mixed models. prereq: [EPSY 8251, 8261 or equiv]
EPSY 8264 - Advanced Multiple Regression Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
General linear model used as context for regression. Matrix algebra, multiple regression, path analysis, polynomial regression, standardized regression, stepwise solutions, analysis of variance, weighted least squares, logistic regression. prereq: [8252 or equiv], regression/ANOVA course, familiarity with statistical analysis package
EPSY 8266 - Statistical Analysis Using Structural Equation Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 8265, [8252 or equiv]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Quantitative techniques using manifest/latent variable approaches for analysis of educational/social science data. Introduction to structural equation modeling approaches to multiple regression, factor analysis, path modeling. Developing, estimating, interpreting structural equation models. prereq: 8265, [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 8267 - Applied Multivariate Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Use/interpretation of results from several multivariate statistical techniques. Matrix algebra, variance/covariance, Hotelling's T2, GLM, MANOVA, MANCOVA, discriminant analysis, canonical correlations, dimensionality, principal components, latent composites, distance, hierarchical clustering. prereq: [8252 or equiv], familiarity with matrix algebra, knowledge of a computerized statistics package
EPSY 8268 - Hierarchical Linear Modeling in Educational Research
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conceptual framework of hierarchical linear models for nested data, their application in educational research. Nature/effects of nested data, logic of hierarchical models, mixed-effects models. Estimation/hypothesis testing in these models, model-checking, nonlinear models. prereq: [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 8282 - Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Data
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Traditional/modern approaches to analyzing longitudinal data. Dependent t-test, repeated measures ANOVA/MANOVA. Linear mixed models, multilevel models, generalized models. Required labs using SAS computer program. prereq: [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 5221 - Principles of Educational and Psychological Measurement
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Concepts, principles, and methods in educational/psychological measurement. Reliability, validity, item analysis, scores, score reports (e.g., grades). Modern measurement theories, including item response theory and generalizability theory. Emphasizes construction, interpretation, use, and evaluation of assessments regarding achievement, aptitude, interests, attitudes, personality, and exceptionality.
EPSY 5614 - Assessment and Due Process in Special Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Participants will learn basic standardized assessment and how it directly relates to special education. In addition, students will use the assessment as part of an ongoing process for making instructional programming decisions. Students will apply skills in designing and evaluating assessment plans and in making eligibility decisions. prereq: 5613 or equiv or instr consent
EPSY 8221 - Psychological Scaling
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Topics in uni/multidimensional scaling. Measurement theory/statistics. Rating scales, category scaling methods. Magnitude estimation, paired comparisons, multi-attribute scaling, multidimensional scaling. prereq: [5221 or equiv], [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 8222 - Advanced Measurement: Theory and Application
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 8222/Psy 5865
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Generalizability theory, item response theory, factor models for test items, binomial model. Application to problems of designing, linking assessments. Includes computer lab. prereq: [5221 or PSY 5862 or equiv], [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 8225 - Operational Measurement: Test Score Quality Assurance, Standard Setting, and Equating
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Principles/practices of test score quality assurance, standard setting/equating. Operational testing programs. Focus on achievement tests. prereq: 5221, [8252 or eqiv]
EPSY 8226 - Item Response Models: Theory and Applications
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Item response theory. Application in education/psychology/ social science. 1-, 2-, 3-paramete models for dichotomous/graded response models. Partial credit models for polytomous data. prereq: [5221 or Psy 5862 or equiv], [8252 or equiv]
EPSY 8265 - Factor Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [8252 or equiv or #]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Factor analytic techniques/applications. Component, common factor, confirmatory analysis. Factor extraction, estimating number of dimensions. Rotation, factor scores, hierarchical factor analysis. prereq: [8252 or equiv or instr consent]
PSY 5862 - Psychological Measurement: Theory and Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Types of measurements (tests, scales, inventories) and their construction. Theory/measurement of reliability/validity. prereq: 3801H or MATH 1271 or grad student
PSY 5865 - Advanced Psychological and Educational Measurement
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 8222/Psy 5865
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Topics in test theory. Classical reliability/validity theory/methods, generalizability theory. Linking, scaling, equating. Item response theory, methods for dichotomous/polytomous responses. Comparisons between classical, item response theory methods in instrument construction. prereq: 5862 or instr consent
EPSY 5243 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdPA 5501/EPsy 5243
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introductory course in program evaluation; planning an evaluation study, collecting and analyzing information, reporting results; overview of the field of program evaluation.
EPSY 5244 - Survey Design, Sampling, and Implementation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey methods, including mail, phone, and Web-based/e-mail surveys. Principles of measurement, constructing questions/forms, pilot testing, sampling, data analysis, reporting. Students develop a survey proposal and a draft survey, pilot the survey, and develop sampling/data analysis plans. prereq: [5221 or 5231 or 5261 or equiv], [CEHD grad student or MEd student]
EPSY 5247 - Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to qualitative methods of inquiry. Contrasting different research traditions (e.g., case study, phenomenology, ethnography, social interactionism, critical theory). Practice with field notes, observations, and interviewing. Use of NVIVO to track/code data. prereq: Grad student
EPSY 8247 - Advanced Interviewing and NVIVO
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Practice in designing, conducting, and analyzing interviews. Students design interview protocols, video/audio tape themselves conducting interviews, analyze their techniques, and critique others. Students use NVIVO to analyze data they have collected. prereq: 5247 or qualitative course or instr consent
OLPD 5501 - Principles and Methods of Evaluation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdPA 5501/EPsy 5243
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to program evaluation. Planning an evaluation study, collecting and analyzing information, reporting results; evaluation strategies; overview of the field of program evaluation.
EPSY 5101 - Intelligence and Creativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01874
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Contemporary theories of intelligence and intellectual development and contemporary theories of creativity and their implications for educational practices and psychological research.
EPSY 5112 - Knowing, Learning, and Thinking
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Principles of human information processing, memory, and thought; mental operations in comprehension and problem solving; developing expertise and automaticity; emphasis on applied settings.
EPSY 5113 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Introduction to adult learning and instructional design. Application of core foundational knowledge to development of effective learning environments for adults. Topics include philosophy, learning theories, instructional models, development and experience, individual differences, evaluation, assessment, and technology.
EPSY 5114 - Psychology of Student Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01814 - EPsy 3301/EPsy 5114
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is designed for students to engage in advanced study in the psychology of student learning, cognition, and development as it applies to educational psychology. Topics include: principles of learning, cognitive development, behaviorism, motivation, intelligence, reasoning, instruction, and assessment.
EPSY 5115 - Psychology of Adult Learning and Instruction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of adult learning/instruction. Emphasizes instructional design, learning theories, experience, individual differences, evaluation, tests/measurement, technology. Implications for curricular/instructional design in higher education, continuing education, professional/business related training.
EPSY 5119 - Mind, Brain, and Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
How educationally relevant skills/concepts develop in both typical/atypical children. prereq: 3301 or equiv
EPSY 5191 - Education of the Gifted and Talented
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Theories of giftedness, talent development, instructional strategies, diversity and technological issues, implications for educational practices and psychological inquiry, and international considerations.
EPSY 5616 - Classroom Management and Behavior Analytic Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Assumptions, principles, procedures of problem solving approach to analyzing behavior/programs for classroom management. Conducting observations, intervening, evaluating behavioral change.
EPSY 8112 - Mathematical Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Cognitive science research. Papers investigating how adults/children understand fundamental mathematical concepts. Papers drawn from psychology, neuroscience, education literatures. prereq: 5114 or equiv
EPSY 8115 - Psychology of Instruction and Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Seminar including, but not limited to, learning and instructional theories, advanced and emerging technologies, and measurement and evaluation.
EPSY 8116 - Reading for Meaning: Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Texts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Cognitive processes that take place during reading comprehension/implications of these processes for instruction/assessment.
EPSY 8707 - Principles of Behavior Analysis and Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Historical development of behavioral science. Thinking about learning/behavior, applying principles to common human experiences. Scholarly leadership skills. prereq: [Grad student, foundational course in [learning or psychology]] or instr consent
PSY 5014 - Psychology of Human Learning and Memory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Human memory encoding/retrieval. How we adaptively use memory. Brain systems that support memory. Episodic/semantic memory. Working/short-term memory. Procedural memory. Repetition priming. Prospective remembering. Autobiographical memory. prereq: 3011 or 3051 or honors or grad student
PSY 5015 - Cognition, Computation, and Brain
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Human cognitive abilities (perception, memory, attention) from different perspectives (e.g., cognitive psychological approach, cognitive neuroscience approach). prereq: [Honors or grad] or [[jr or sr], [3011 or 3031 or 3051 or 3061]] or instr consent
CPSY 8301 - Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Perceptual, motor, cognitive, and language development, and biological bases of each. Conceptual framework of research issues. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
EPSY 5135 - Human Relations Workshop
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Experiential course addressing issues of prejudice and discrimination in terms of history, power, and social perception. Includes knowledge and skills acquisition in cooperative learning, multicultural education, group dynamics, social influence, effective leadership, judgment and decision-making, prejudice reduction, conflict resolution.
EPSY 5151 - Cooperative Learning
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Participants learn how to use cooperative learning in their setting. Topics include theory and research, teacher's role, essential components that make cooperation work, teaching social skills, assessment procedures, and collegial teaching teams.
EPSY 5157 - Social Psychology of Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of social psychology and its application to education. Participants study the major theories, research, and major figures in field. Class sessions include lectures, discussions, simulations, role-plays, and experiential exercises.
EPSY 8132 - Personality Development and Socialization
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Major research and theoretical work. Developmental and educational influences on personality. prereq: Personality or child psych course
EPSY 8157 - Key Topics and Issues in Applying Social Psychology to Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course, designed for advanced graduate students, covers a number of classic and contemporary topics in social psychological theory, research, and methods, examining core theories and how they have persisted or changed over time and how those theories and approaches have been applied to research in and issues of education broadly conceived.
EPSY 8819 - Emotion & Childhood Psychopathology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
This seminar is designed to provide an overview of historical and current perspectives on emotion and childhood psychopathology, including current diagnostic and classification systems, with emphasis on specific disorders. The course will focus on disorders that are typically observed by psychologists working in schools and other applied settings.
PSY 5101 - Personality Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3101/5101
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Current theory and research on personality functioning and personality structure. Descriptive, biological, evolutionary, cognitive, developmental, cultural, and narrative perspectives on personality. prereq: [3001W or equiv], [honors undergrad or grad student]
PSY 5135 - Psychology of Individual Differences
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3135/5135
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Differential methods in study of human behavior. Psychological traits. Influence of age, sex, heredity, and environment in individual/group differences in ability, personality, interests, and social attitudes. prereq: [3001W or equiv] or [5862 or equiv] or instr consent
PSY 5202 - Attitudes and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Theory/research on social psychology of beliefs/attitudes. Persuasion principles. prereq: 3201 or instr consent
PSY 5204 - Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Introduction to interpersonal relationship theory/research findings. prereq: Honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5205 - Applied Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Applications of social psychology research/theory to domains such as physical/mental health, education, the media, desegregation, the legal system, energy conservation, public policy. prereq: 3201 or grad student or instr consent
PSY 5207 - Personality and Social Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02458
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conceptual/methodological strategies for scientific study of individuals and their social worlds. Applications of theory/research to issues of self, identity, and social interaction. prereq: 3101 or 3201 or honors or grad student or instr consent
PSY 8201 - Social Cognition
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Social psychological theory/research on social inference and reasoning processes. Psychology of prejudice/stereotyping. prereq: Psych PhD candidate
PSY 8202 - Close Relationships
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Classic/contemporary theory/research on close relationships. Emphasizes romantic relationships. prereq: 5204 or instr consent
PSY 8208 - Social Psychology: The Self
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Social psychological theory and research concerning the self and social behavior. prereq: Psych background especially in personality and soc psych
CPSY 8302 - Developmental Psychology: Social and Emotional Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Normative issues and individual differences in social development from infancy through adolescence. Emphasizes developmental psychopathology, life span considerations. prereq: Doctoral student, instr consent
CPSY 8606 - Advanced Developmental Psychopathology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Alternative formulation of childhood disorders, emphasizing competency training rather than medical nosology. prereq: Doctoral student or instr consent
SOC 8721 - Theories of Social Psychology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Prominent contemporary theories of sociological social psychology, including structural (social structure and personality) perspectives, social relationships and small group processes (exchange, equity, expectation states theories), and symbolic interactionism. Classical writings, theoretical statements, and empirical studies.
EPSY 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's
Credits: 1.0 -18.0 [max 50.0]
Grading Basis: No Grade
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
(No description) prereq: Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 10 cr total required [Plan A only]
EPSY 8994 - Research Problems: Educational Psychology
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 18.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Research methodology, techniques, and literature. Students participate in formulating/executing research proposal. prereq: instr consent