This course is an introduction to the questions addressed by scientists who aim to understand the biological basis of behavior. Students will be introduced to this dynamic field, which investigates […]

Counseling Theory and Interpersonal Communication

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of counseling psychology as aprofession. Information is provided about the basic educational, historical, philosophical andpsychological foundations of counseling as […]

Introduction to Social Work

This course will introduce students to the profession of social work within the context of the social welfare system. It will provide an overview of an integrative approach to generalist […]

Social Welfare & Policy

This course examines the values and norms that underlie social welfare services; the historical roots of current approaches to social services; the overt and covert functions of social welfare; and […]

Psychology Internship

This course will provide students with the opportunity to experience real world application of Social Science theory. Students will complete a minimum of 135 hours of fieldwork that builds upon […]

Social Science Research Methods

This course provides an overview of the research design process in the social sciences. Students will design and implement their own research study in an area related to the social […]

Crisis Intervention

This course focuses on crisis theory methods of crisis intervention, and specific crises that occur with individuals and families such as suicide, unemployment, criminal victimization, natural disasters, illness, divorce, and […]


This course provides a comprehensive overview of the field of abnormal psychology and mental illness from a biopsychosocial perspective. Focus will be on the complexities and consequences of labeling as […]

Educational Psychology

This course reviews the application of psychological principles to the educational environment. Theories of cognitive processes and development, learning, and social and moral development are discussed as they apply to […]

Health Psychology

This course focuses on use of psychological and behavioral theory to address behaviors impacting health, wellness and health seeking behavior. It is designed to meet the needs of health professionals, […]

Introduction to Psychology

This course is an introduction to various areas of psychology: scientific investigation, critical thinking, and leading theories. Topics include, but are not limited to: Motivation Emotions Personality Physiological foundations of […]

Human Growth and Development

This course is a study of psychological implications for the growth and development of humans with a specific emphasis on the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and ethical dimensions during the […]