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Course ID:EPSY 2001S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Critical Thinking and Creative Problem-Solving for Life
Course
Description:
A sequence of experiences leading to increased personal creative behavior and critical thinking with an emphasis on service- learning for nurturing creative talent in elementary-aged students.
Athena Title:Critical Creative Thinking
Nontraditional Format:One course period will be held at UGA. A second course period will be held at a local elementary school. The field work with students at a local elementary school is incorporated as a service-learning component.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 2130E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exploring Learning and Teaching
Course
Description:
Exploration of key aspects of learning and teaching through examining learning processes and those of others, with the goal of applying your knowledge to enhance the learning of all students in a variety of educational settings and context. Learning about scientific approaches to educational practice.
Athena Title:Explore Learning and Teaching
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 2130H, EDUC 2130, EPSY 2130
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDUC(EPSY) 2130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exploring Learning and Teaching
Course
Description:
Exploration of key aspects of learning and teaching through examining your own learning processes and those of others, with the goal of applying your knowledge to enhance the learning of all students in a variety of educational settings and contexts. Course contains experiential learning experience.
Athena Title:Exploring Learning Teaching
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 2130E, EPSY 2130H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 2130L. 1-3 hours. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Exploring Teaching and Learning Practicum
Course
Description:
An early community or school field experience for students who wish to engage in clinical experience. Provides an option to satisfy elements of the university's experiential learning requirement for undergraduates.
Athena Title:Explor Teach and Learn Pract
Nontraditional Format:This course is designed with a 10-hour, 20-hour, or 30-hour field experience component and can be used to satisfy aspects of the university's experiential learning requirement for undergraduates. Each credit is worth 10 field hours. Students will respond to the questions raised under the course objectives through the submission of a comprehensive paper.
Corequisite:EDUC(EPSY) 2130 or EPSY 2130H or EPSY 2130E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 2130H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exploring Learning and Teaching (Honors)
Course
Description:
Exploration of key aspects of learning and teaching through examining your own learning processes and those of others, with the goal of applying your knowledge to enhance the learning of all students in a variety of educational settings and context; learning about scientific approaches to educational practice.
Athena Title:Exploring Learn and Teach Hon
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EDUC 2130, EPSY 2130, EPSY 2130E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Child and Adolescent Development for Education
Course
Description:
Cognitive, sociocultural, emotional, and moral development from infancy through adolescence, with particular emphasis placed on developmental issues in the context of educational settings.
Athena Title:Child and Adolescent Develop
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 3010S, EPSY 3010H
Prerequisite:Any course with EPSY, PSYC, ECHD, or CHFD prefix
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3010S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Child and Adolescent Development for Education
Course
Description:
Cognitive, sociocultural, emotional, and moral development from infancy through adolescence, with particular emphasis placed on developmental issues in the context of service-learning in an educational setting.
Athena Title:Child and Adolescent Develop
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 3010, EPSY 3010H
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:Any course with EPSY, PSYC, ECHD, or CHFD prefix
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3010H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Child and Adolescent Development for Education (Honors)
Course
Description:
Child and adolescent development is examined in-depth from an educational perspective. Cognitive, emotional, moral, and social aspects of development are emphasized.
Athena Title:Child and Adolescent Develop H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 3010, EPSY 3010S
Prerequisite:Any course with prefix EPSY, PSYC, ECHD, or CHFD and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Child Development and Teaching in the Sciences
Course
Description:
Students in this course will use developmental science to explore the foundations of early child development. These principles will be applied to P-5 science education, with special emphasis on best teaching practices in the sciences, such as agricultural science education.
Athena Title:Child Develop and Teach in Sci
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Psychology of Habit
Course
Description:
The psychology of habit formation and change. Students learn how habitual behavior relates to goals, intentions, and self-control. Students apply habits principles to their daily lives to support academic success, health, and well-being.
Athena Title:Psychology of Habit
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 3600-3600L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Science and Practice of Health and Well-Being
Course
Description:
A study of the science and practice of health and well-being, which is situated within the field of positive psychology. Students engage in a series of evidence-based practices designed to develop skills and habits supporting health and well-being. Students work on building conditions enabling a person to flourish.
Athena Title:Science of Well-Being
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4000/6000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Study in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Independent study agreed upon by the student and sponsoring professor.
Athena Title:INDEP STUDY ED PSY
Nontraditional Format:Prior arrangement with professor is made for course work assignment and hours to be completed.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4010H. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Research-Based Experiences in Educational Psychology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Through lectures and field-based experiences, students will learn the foundations of educational psychology research. Students will learn about practical research methods and engage in empirical projects related to assessment and intervention practice. The course will be valuable to students wishing to pursue graduate degrees in education and psychology.
Athena Title:Research-Based Exp Ed Psyc H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4010
Nontraditional Format:Students will spend one hour per week in lecture and two hours for each credit hour that they sign up for engaged in applied research.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4010. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Research-Based Experiences in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Through lectures and field-based experiences, students will learn the foundations of educational psychology research. Students will learn about practical research methods and engage in empirical projects related to assessment and intervention practice. The course will be valuable to students wishing to pursue graduate degrees in education and psychology.
Athena Title:Research-Based Exp in Ed Psyc
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4010H
Nontraditional Format:Students will spend one hour per week in lecture and two hours for each credit hour that they sign up for engaged in applied research.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4020/6020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Classroom and Beyond
Course
Description:
Theories and practices are examined that focus on social-emotional learning (SEL) among educators, children, and youth in diverse contexts. Students will examine pre-kindergarten through high school SEL programs and consider not only school-based approaches but community-based and youth empowerment approaches.
Athena Title:SEL in Diverse Contexts
Undergraduate Prerequisite:EPSY 3010 or EPSY 3010S or EPSY 3010H
Graduate Prerequisite:EPSY 6010 or EPSY 6010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4061E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Motivational Foundations for Education
Course
Description:
Psychological theory, research, and principles of motivation applied to instruction and achievement. Motivational constructs are considered in formal and informal educational settings. Motivation is studied through a cultural lens within a global multicultural context, with focus on race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Athena Title:Motivational Foundations Edu
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4061, EPSY 4061H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4061H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Motivational Foundations for Education (Honors)
Course
Description:
Psychological theory, research, and principles of motivation applied to instruction and achievement. Motivational constructs are considered in formal and informal educational settings. Motivation is studied through a cultural lens within a global multicultural context with focus on race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Athena Title:Motivational Found for Educ H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4061, EPSY 4061E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4061. 3 hours.
Course Title:Motivational Foundations for Education
Course
Description:
Psychological theory, research, and principles of motivation applied to instruction and achievement. Motivational constructs are considered in formal and informal educational settings. Motivation is studied through a cultural lens within a global multicultural context with focus on race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Athena Title:Motivational Foundations Educ
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4061E, EPSY 4061H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4070/6070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Prevention and Intervention with School-Age Youth
Course
Description:
Development, prevention, and intervention approaches for social, emotional, and behavioral problems that occur with children and adolescents, with particular attention to the school context.
Athena Title:INTERVENT IN SCHOOL
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4170/6170. 3 hours.
Course Title:Educational Psychology of Race and Racism
Course
Description:
Theories, policies, and practices are examined that focus on the psychology of race and racism in education. Student will deconstruct the impact race and racism has on the experiences of students, families, and educators in schools. A course goal is to support students’ race-consciousness and proactive engagement to address racial equity in schools.
Athena Title:Ed Psych of Race and Racism
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4170E or EPSY 6170E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4170E/6170E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Educational Psychology of Race and Racism
Course
Description:
Theories, policies, and practices are examined that focus on the psychology of race and racism in education. Student will deconstruct the impact race and racism has on the experiences of students, families, and educators in schools. A course goal is to support students’ race-consciousness and proactive engagement to address racial equity in schools.
Athena Title:Ed Psych of Race and Racism
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4170 or EPSY 6170
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4240E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Course
Description:
Primary psychiatric disorders affecting school-age children and the behavioral difficulties that might qualify a child for psychological services. The DSM-5 classification system and diagnostic criteria are presented.
Athena Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4240, EPSY 4240H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4240H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Abnormal Child Psychology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Etiology and typical behaviors of children with major psychological and psychiatric disorders, including ADHD, conduct disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, the pervasive developmental disorders, and learning disorders. Special emphasis is given to diagnostic criteria. Impact of these disorders on schooling is also discussed.
Athena Title:Abnormal Child Psychology H
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4240, EPSY 4240E
Prerequisite:(PSYC 4220 or PSYC 4220E or EDUC(EPSY) 2130 or EPSY 3010 or EPSY 3010S or EPSY 3010H or HDFS 2950-2950L) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Course
Description:
Primary psychiatric disorders affecting school-age children and the behavioral difficulties that might qualify a child for psychological services. The DSM-5 classification system and diagnostic criteria are presented.
Athena Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4240E, EPSY 4240H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4310/6310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Prevention and Remediation of Classroom Behavior Problems
Course
Description:
Prevention and management of classroom behavior problems using behavioral, humanistic, and motivational strategies. Focuses on prevention of problem behaviors through effective teaching and classroom design.
Athena Title:BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4470/6470. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Special topics in educational psychology for undergraduate/master's level students.
Athena Title:Special Topics in EPSY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4470E or EPSY 6470E
Nontraditional Format:Format may be traditional seminar format or hybrid/blended (less than 50% online).
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4470E/6470E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Special topics in educational psychology for undergraduate/master's level students.
Athena Title:Special Topics in EPSY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 4470 or EPSY 6470
Nontraditional Format:Delivery mode is both synchronous and asynchronous. Course design requires collaboration with other students. There are no face-to-face meetings. E-mail once per week minimum. Discussion boards are 20 percent of the sessions for asynchronous sessions. 80 percent of course will be live online meeting synchronously in Horizon Wimba.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 5110E/7110E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Characteristics of Gifted Children and Youth
Course
Description:
Psychological characteristics of gifted learners with an overview of empirical and theoretical literature in the field of gifted education.
Athena Title:CHARAC GIFTED CHILD
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7110
Prerequisite:Honors student or fourth-year student status
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 5120E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Course
Description:
Autism spectrum disorder and other related disorders, with an emphasis on early identification, diagnosis, etiological, theories, and treatment approaches, both traditional and controversial. The course will also cover the stigmatization of autism and methods for being better consumers of information related to autism in the lay and scientific media. Readings will involve classic reading and current empirical literature, as well as information from the popular media.
Athena Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 5120, EPSY 7120
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 5120/7120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Course
Description:
Autism spectrum disorders and other related disorders with an emphasis on early identification, diagnosis, etiological theories, and treatment approaches, both traditional and controversial. Readings will involve classic reading and current empirical literature.
Athena Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 5120E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6010E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Human Development for Education
Course
Description:
The interactive influences of biology, family, culture, and extended environment on children's emotional, social, and cognitive development during the school years. The implications of regularities and diversity in development for teaching and learning and on principles of educational practice to enhance development.
Athena Title:DEVELOP FOR EDUC
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Human Development for Education
Course
Description:
The interactive influences of biology, family, culture, and extended environment on children's emotional, social, and cognitive development during the school years. The implications of regularities and diversity in development for teaching and learning and on principles of educational practice to enhance development.
Athena Title:Develop for Educ
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Motivation for Education
Course
Description:
Current theory and research in motivation and motivational processes. The goal is to help students develop a foundational understanding of motivational constructs in the educational setting.
Athena Title:Motivation
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6060E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6060E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Motivation for Education
Course
Description:
Current theory and research in motivation and motivational processes. The goal is to help students develop a foundational understanding of motivational constructs in the educational setting.
Athena Title:MOTIVATION
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Course
Description:
The primary psychiatric disorders affecting school-age children and the behavioral difficulties that might qualify a child for psychological services. The DSM-5 classification system and diagnostic criteria are presented.
Athena Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6240E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6240E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Course
Description:
The primary psychiatric disorders affecting school-age children and the behavioral difficulties that might qualify a child for psychological services. The DSM-5 classification system and diagnostic criteria are presented.
Athena Title:Abnormal Child Psychology
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6240
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to School Psychology and School-Based Services
Course
Description:
History, functions, duties, and responsibilities of psychologists in schools and other applied settings serving children, adolescents, and families relative to schooling issues. Roles of school psychologists in special education diagnosis and placement and other service delivery models in schools.
Athena Title:INTRO SCH PSYCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6720. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Practicum In School Psychology
Course
Description:
Practicum in school-based learning and immersion experiences for beginning students, jointly supervised by school- and university-based supervisors.
Athena Title:MASTER PRAC SCH PSY
Nontraditional Format:Students are jointly supervised by school-based psychologists in area schools and in group supervision with university-based faculty. Individual supervision is arranged as needed.
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 6300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6800E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Cognition for Education
Course
Description:
Cognitive psychology as applied to education. Cognitive theories, models, and processes are applied to the teaching and learning of school skills and content areas. Processes such as attention, critical thinking, concept formation, language, memory, and problem solving are examined. Cognitive psychology principles are used to examine and refine instructional methods.
Athena Title:COGNITION
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Cognition for Education
Course
Description:
Cognitive psychology as applied to education. Cognitive theories, models, and processes are applied to the teaching and learning of school skills and content areas. Processes such as attention, critical thinking, concept formation, language, memory, and problem solving are examined. Cognitive psychology principles are used to examine and refine instructional methods.
Athena Title:Cognition
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6800E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Seminar in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Seminar in educational psychology dealing with review of research projects and literature critiques.
Athena Title:Master's Seminar in Ed Psych
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6990E
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/discussion pertaining to selected educational psychology topics.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 6990E. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Seminar in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Seminar in educational psychology dealing with review of research projects and literature critiques.
Athena Title:Master's Seminar in Ed Psych
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 6990
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7060E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Assessment of Gifted Children and Youth
Course
Description:
Measurement of intellectual and creative abilities for identification and evaluation, with a focus on administering and scoring the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking; assessment of abilities in special populations of the gifted.
Athena Title:Assessment of Gifted Children
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7060
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Assessment of Gifted Children and Youth
Course
Description:
Measurement of intellectual and creative abilities for identification and evaluation, with a focus on administering and scoring the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking; assessment of abilities in special populations of the gifted.
Athena Title:Assessment of Gifted Children
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7060E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Assessment of Cognitive, Adaptive, and Academic Abilities
Course
Description:
The measurement of intellectual, academic, and adaptive behavior development, and screening.
Athena Title:Cognitive Assessment
Prerequisite:EPSY 7060 or EPSY 7060E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7100L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Individual Assessment Practicum
Course
Description:
An intensive applied practicum that aligns with the content taught in Individual Assessment of Development but allows students to master the administration of cognitive, achievement, and neuropsychological tests. Mastery is achieved through didactic instruction, peer presentation of the test material, and videotaped practice administrations of the tests.
Athena Title:Individual Assessment Pract
Nontraditional Format:This is a practicum class that aligns with an existing lecture- based course, Individual Assessment of Development, that allows students to obtain additional applied practice learning to use a range of psychological assessments.
Corequisite:EPSY 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Characteristics of Gifted Children and Youth
Course
Description:
Psychological characteristics of gifted children and youth, including studies of the lives of eminent persons, empirical studies of gifted children and youth today, and models for identifying gifted children.
Athena Title:CHARAC GIFTED CHILD
Prerequisite:EPSY 2020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7160. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Nurturing Independent Learners
Course
Description:
Selected issues in applied cognition and/or development of particular interest to educational practitioners in a seminar setting. Examples include uses of cooperative grouping, multicultural issues in cognition and learning, teaching metacognitive strategies, and techniques for motivating students.
Athena Title:Nurturing Independent Learners
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7160E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7160E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Nurturing Independent Learners
Course
Description:
Selected issues in applied cognition and/or development of particular interest to educational practitioners in a seminar setting. Examples include uses of cooperative grouping, multicultural issues in cognition and learning, teaching metacognitive strategies, and techniques for motivating students.
Athena Title:Nurturing Independent Learners
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7160
Nontraditional Format:Delivery mode is both synchronous and asynchronous. Collaboration with other students is required. There are no face-to-face meetings. Email and discussion boards weekly through eLC. eLC Wimba classroom will be utilized. Written feedback to students thought eLC.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Assessment of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Functioning
Course
Description:
Administration, scoring, and interpretation of test materials designed to diagnose social and emotional adjustment problems in school children. Emphasis is given to the effects of social and emotional adjustment on adjustment in schools.
Athena Title:Social Emotional Assessment
Prerequisite:EPSY 8140 or EPSY 6240 or EPSY 6240E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Gifted and Talented Education
Course
Description:
Theories, research, and practice concerned with recognizing and developing the gifts and talents of children from diverse cultural backgrounds. Contemporary and historical perspectives will be provided on attributes of strength, self-perceptions of ability, family factors, environmental factors, and assessment tools and procedures.
Athena Title:Multicult Ed Gift
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7210E
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7210E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Gifted and Talented Education
Course
Description:
Theories, research, and practice concerned with recognizing and developing the gifts and talents of children from diverse cultural backgrounds. Contemporary and historical perspectives will be provided on attributes of strength, self-perceptions of ability, family factors, environmental factors, and assessment tools and procedures.
Athena Title:MULTICULT ED GIFT
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7210
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7230E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Strategies and Materials for the Gifted
Course
Description:
Teaching strategies and related instructional materials for the gifted student.
Athena Title:STRATEGIES - GIFTED
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7230
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Strategies and Materials for the Gifted
Course
Description:
Teaching strategies and related instructional materials for the gifted student.
Athena Title:Strategies - Gifted
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7230E
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity: Instructional Procedures and Problem Solving Processes
Course
Description:
Basic theory and practice of creative thinking techniques, including ideation strategies and group problem solving techniques.
Athena Title:Creativity Instruct
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7240E
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7240E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity: Instructional Procedures and Problem Solving Processes
Course
Description:
Basic theory and practice of creative thinking techniques, including ideation strategies and group problem solving techniques.
Athena Title:CREATIVITY INSTRUCT
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7240 or EPSY 8240
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7250E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Program and Curriculum Development for the Gifted
Course
Description:
Program planning for gifted students, including curriculum inventory and development, program, models, and evaluation.
Athena Title:PROG CURR DEV GIFT
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7250
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Program and Curriculum Development for the Gifted
Course
Description:
Program planning for gifted students, including curriculum inventory and development, program, models, and evaluation.
Athena Title:Prog Curr Dev Gift
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7250E
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7260E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Students
Course
Description:
Examination of research, theory, and practices related to the social and emotional development of gifted students. Design of instructional strategies, methods, and guidance models for addressing the social and emotional issues in the lives of gifted and talented students.
Athena Title:SOCIAL EMOT GIFTED
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7260
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Students
Course
Description:
Examination of research, theory, and practices related to the social and emotional development of gifted students. Design of instructional strategies, methods, and guidance models for addressing the social and emotional issues in the lives of gifted and talented students.
Athena Title:Social Emot Gifted
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7260E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Retention of Ethnic Minorities in Gifted/Advanced Programs
Course
Description:
Theories, research, and practice concerned with prevention, intervention, and recovery related to dropout of gifted ethnic minority students. Social, psychological, and cultural factors that place gifted ethnic minority students at risk will be addressed, as well as historical and contemporary approaches to maximize academic performance in school and community.
Athena Title:Retention Ethnic Min
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7270E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7270E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Retention of Ethnic Minorities in Gifted/Advanced Programs
Course
Description:
Theories, research, and practice concerned with prevention, intervention, and recovery related to dropout of gifted ethnic minority students. Social, psychological, and cultural factors that place gifted ethnic minority students at risk will be addressed, as well as historical and contemporary approaches to maximize academic performance in school and community.
Athena Title:RETENTION ETHNICMIN
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7270
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Consultation Processes in Educational Settings
Course
Description:
Problems in interprofessional communication among school psychologists, teachers, and parents. Social influence processes among these communicators are also discussed.
Athena Title:CONSULT IN EDUC
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Intervention
Course
Description:
Individual and family treatment approaches to a number of child and adolescent psychopathologies common in schools, with emphasis primarily on cognitive-behavioral interventions.
Athena Title:Cognitive Behavioral Interven
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Individual Academic Interventions
Course
Description:
Students will learn how to conduct assessments of individual student's academic strengths and weaknesses using direct assessments and problem solving procedures, evaluate the quality of instruction being provided to a student, develop interventions through data based decision making procedures, and assess students' academic growth.
Athena Title:INDIV-ACAD-INTERV
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Project in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:App Proj Ed Psych
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7650E
Nontraditional Format:Independent work on a student-professor selected topic.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7650E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Project in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:APP PROJ ED PSYCH
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7650
Nontraditional Format:Independent work on a student-professor selected topic.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Infant and Preschool Assessment
Course
Description:
Administration, scoring, and interpretation of major measurement instruments used in early childhood. Special emphasis is placed on the educational implications of test findings.
Athena Title:PRESCHOOL ASSMT
Prerequisite:EPSY 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7710E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in Gifted and Creative Education
Course
Description:
Supervised learning opportunities allowing students to test basic principles and techniques in gifted and creative education and to relate theory to practice in selected settings.
Athena Title:PRACTICUM IN GIFTED
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7710 or EPSY 8710
Nontraditional Format:Supervised experience in the field of gifted and creative education.
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 7060 and EPSY 7230 and EPSY 7250
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7720. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 21 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in Psychoeducational Assessment
Course
Description:
Supervised psychoeducational assessment practicum in the School Psychology Clinic. Required year-long practicum sequence for master's-level students in the school psychology program.
Athena Title:PRACT PSYCHOEDUCAT
Nontraditional Format:Students practice in the School Psychology Clinic and meet for group supervision three hours per week. Individual supervision through face-to-face meetings and report-writing is by arrangement.
Prerequisite:EPSY 7100 and EPSY 7200 and EPSY 6300
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 7320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 7730. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Peer Supervision Foundations
Course
Description:
This course is intended to meet APA requirements for school psychology graduate students to be familiar with ethical and legal issues that impact clinical practice as well as clinical supervision, and for students to gain practice providing supervision of others. A combination of readings, case studies, and guest lecturers will be used in discussing legal/ethical issues impacting school psychology practice and clinical supervision.
Athena Title:Peer Supervision Foundations
Nontraditional Format:Practicum
Prerequisite:EPSY 7720
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ECHD(EPSY) 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Psychology and the Evolution of Contemporary Practice
Course
Description:
Exploration of the history of psychology and the development of the four specialty areas of contemporary practice: clinical, counseling, industrial/organizational, and school psychology. Major figures and corresponding systems are studied, including contemporaneous political and cultural events, movements, and counter-movements. The influence of women and minorities will be emphasized.
Athena Title:History of Psychology
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8020. 3 hours. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Developmental Psychology and Instruction
Course
Description:
The role that developmental psychology plays in the instructional process is examined from an advanced perspective. The focus is on the implications of psychological theories of development for improving teaching and learning in schools and other educational settings.
Athena Title:DEVEL PSY & INSTRUC
Prerequisite:EPSY 6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Seminar in Motivation for Education
Course
Description:
Examines research on goals, expectancy, self-efficacy beliefs, and attributional beliefs. The focus will be on primary sources that are theory-based and research oriented.
Athena Title:ADV SEM MOT EDU
Prerequisite:EPSY 6010 or EPSY 6060 or EPSY 6800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY(ECHD) 8080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Development Across the Lifespan for School/Counseling Psychologists and Educators
Course
Description:
A study of developmental trajectories, systems, timing, malleability, plasticity, and typical and atypical development. Developmental theory and its application across the lifespan for educators and psychologists. Focuses on biological, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development during prenatal period, infancy, early childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in context.
Athena Title:Lifespan Ed and Psychologists
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities
Course
Description:
The diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities. Course content will focus primarily on ASDs and highlight early identification, diagnosis, etiological theories (e.g., neurobiological), and treatment approaches, both traditional and controversial. Readings will involve classic reading and current empirical literature.
Athena Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Developmental Psychopathology and Schooling
Course
Description:
The major categories of psychiatric disorders affecting school-age youth and behavioral difficulties that might qualify youth for psychological services or special placement in the school setting. Emphasis is placed on a developmental approach to understanding psychopathology. Case studies related to P-12.
Athena Title:Dev Psychopathology Schooling
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8140L. 3 hours. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Developmental Psychopathology Lab
Course
Description:
Key concepts covered in Developmental Psychopathology and Schooling are applied to hypothetical cases, social policy scenarios, and other applied areas. Practice applying psychopathology concepts and diagnostic criteria to simulated cases improves understanding of the material covered in Developmental Psychopathology and Schooling.
Athena Title:Dev Psychopathology Lab
Corequisite:EPSY 8140
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pediatric Psychology Applied to School Settings
Course
Description:
An introduction to pediatric psychology with emphasis on theory and application within schools. Emphasis will be placed upon neurocognitive and academic problems associated with medical conditions and treatment (e.g., learning problems associated with sickle cell disease). Case studies will supplement readings and lectures.
Athena Title:PED PSYC AND SCHOOL
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8160E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Selected topics in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:SPEC TOP ED PSYCH
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8160
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8160. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Selected topics in applied cognition and development, gifted and creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:Spec Top Ed Psych
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8160E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8170E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Psychology of Reading
Course
Description:
Psychological foundations of reading ability, instructional methods, and materials.
Athena Title:Psychology of Reading
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8170, LLED 8170, LLED 8170E
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8170. 3 hours.
Course Title:Psychology of Reading
Course
Description:
Psychological foundations of reading ability, instructional methods, and materials.
Athena Title:Psychology of Reading
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8170E, LLED 8170, LLED 8170E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Psychology of Learning and Instruction
Course
Description:
The role that psychology plays in the instructional process. Advanced psychological theories and models are applied to learning in schools and other educational settings. The implications of current cognitive science research for improving teaching and learning at all developmental levels.
Athena Title:PSY LEARN & INSTRUC
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8190. 3 hours.
Course Title:Achievement and Intelligence
Course
Description:
Examines theories of intelligence and achievement. Different theories, including psychometric, social, and genetic theories of the development of intelligence and achievement.
Athena Title:ACHIEVE & INTELLIG
Prerequisite:EPSY 6010 or EPSY 6060 or EPSY 6800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Underachievement in High Ability Students
Course
Description:
Theories, research, and practice concerned with understanding factors influencing underachievement in high ability students. Emphasis is given to designing intervention strategies for reversing patterns of underachievement.
Athena Title:UNACHIEVE HI AB ST
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theories of Creativity
Course
Description:
Theory and research concerned with the creative process, creative problem solving, creative thinking abilities and their measurement, the creative personality, and environmental and classroom conditions that facilitate creative functioning and development.
Athena Title:CREATIVITY THEORIES
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8230E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Divergent and Creative Thinking
Course
Description:
Overview of the cognitive basis of creative thinking. The Structure of the Intellect, the theory underlying the Torrance Tests of Creativity, and Associative theories are examined. The relationship of creative cognition with IQ is explored. Special attention is given to the fulfillment of creative potentials and methods for identifying creative individuals.
Athena Title:DIV CREATIVE THINK
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8230
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Divergent and Creative Thinking
Course
Description:
Overview of the cognitive basis of creative thinking. The Structure of the Intellect, the theory underlying the Torrance Tests of Creativity, and Associative theories are examined. The relationship of creative cognition with IQ is explored. Special attention is given to the fulfillment of creative potentials and methods for identifying creative individuals.
Athena Title:DIV CREATIVE THINK
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8230E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Early Educational Intervention for Young Children Placed At-Risk
Course
Description:
Analysis of recent research, theoretical developments, and social issues relevant to the determinants of the at-risk classification of young children and their families. Child, family, and societal roles in early educational intervention are examined with a focus on the efficacy of particular early education intervention models.
Athena Title:Early Education Child At-Risk
Prerequisite:EDEC 7020 or EPSY 6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Assessment of Creative Behavior and Potential
Course
Description:
Overview of theories and methods related to the assessment of creative performance and potential. Students critique specific assessments for validity, reliability, and usefulness and develop their own methods for use in their research and work.
Athena Title:ADV ASSESS CREATIVE
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8260E
Prerequisite:ERSH 4600/6600 or EPSY 7060 or EPSY 7060E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8260E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Assessment of Creative Behavior Potential
Course
Description:
Theories and methods related to the assessment of creative performance and potential. Students critique specific assessments for validity, reliability, and usefulness and develop their own methods for use in their research and work.
Athena Title:ADV ASSESS CREATIVE
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8260
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:ERSH 4600/6600, EPSY 7060, EPSY 7060E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8270E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Family Community Engagement in Youth Talent Development
Course
Description:
Overview of research and practice on proactive engagement by schools with families and communities to develop talent in youth. Focus on design and implementation of school-initiated engagement efforts supporting high ability students fostering school and community achievement. Examination of historical and contemporary views of outreach and school involvement by advocates.
Athena Title:Fam Com Eng Tal Dev
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8270
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Family Community Engagement in Youth Talent Development
Course
Description:
Overview of research and practice on proactive engagement by schools with families and communities to develop talent in youth. Focus on design and implementation of school-initiated engagement efforts supporting high ability students fostering school and community achievement. Examination of historical and contemporary views of outreach and school involvement by advocates.
Athena Title:Fam Com Eng Tal Dev
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8270E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8280. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity: What it is and What it is Not
Course
Description:
Creative potentials are not effectively fulfilled without detailed definitions for “creativity.” Course will review definitions and provide opportunities to understand and discuss various definitions. Course will detail what creativity is and what it is not. Practical implications will be explored.
Athena Title:Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8280E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8280E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity: What it is and What it is Not
Course
Description:
Creative potentials are not effectively fulfilled without detailed definitions for “creativity.” Course will review definitions and provide opportunities to understand and discuss various definitions. Course will detail what creativity is and what it is not. Practical implications will be explored.
Athena Title:Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8280
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8290E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Educating for Creativity
Course
Description:
Explores research on educating and enhancing creativity as well as fulfilling creative potential. Topics will include methods for supporting creativity. Focus on enhancement or fulfillment that might occur inside or outside of classrooms.
Athena Title:Educating for Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8290
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Educating for Creativity
Course
Description:
Explores research on educating and enhancing creativity as well as fulfilling creative potential. Topics will include methods for supporting creativity. Focus on enhancement or fulfillment that might occur inside and outside of classrooms.
Athena Title:Educating for Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8290E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity and Diversity
Course
Description:
Creativity involves unconventional behavior or thinking. Diversity also assumes defferences from the norm. This course explores how diversity and creativity are related.
Athena Title:Creativity and Diversity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity and Diversity
Course
Description:
Creativity involves unconventional behavior or thinking. Diversity also assumes differences from the norm. This course explores how diversity and creativity are related.
Athena Title:Creativity and Diversity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8300E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8301E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Everyday Creativity
Course
Description:
Explore what is known about everyday creativity in scholarly research; compare everyday creativity to eminent creativity, Big C creativity, fame, and other forms of high achievement; examine your own life and creative behaviors.
Athena Title:Everyday Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8301
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8301. 3 hours.
Course Title:Everyday Creativity
Course
Description:
Explore what is known about everyday creativity in scholarly research; compare everyday creativity to eminent creativity, Big C creativity, fame, and other forms of high achievement; examine your own life and creative behaviors.
Athena Title:Everyday Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8301E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8302E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Context of Creativity
Course
Description:
Examination of impact of social expectations, interactions, settings, and relationships on the development and expression of creativity. Focus on research from the broader social contexts of culture and community. Consideration of a range of settings, cultures, and stereotypes and their relationship with the development and expression of creative talents.
Athena Title:Social Context of Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8302
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8302. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Context of Creativity
Course
Description:
Examination of impact of social expectations, interactions, settings, and relationships on the development and expression of creativity. Focus on research from the broader social contexts of culture and community. Consideration of a range of settings, cultures, and stereotypes and their relationship with the development and expression of creative talents.
Athena Title:Social Context of Creativity
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8302E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8420. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Practicum in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Course
Description:
Practicum in autism diagnostic assessment and/or intervention for senior graduate students involving learning methods for conducting autism diagnostic assessments and/or providing group and/or individual therapy.
Athena Title:Autism Spectrum Disorders
Nontraditional Format:Students are supervised in one hour of group supervision with university-based faculty per week. Individual supervision is arranged as needed. Remaining course time for an assessment- focused section spent observing or participating in diagnostic evaluations, scoring and interpreting testing results, and writing psychological reports. Remaining course time for an intervention-focused section spent observing or participating in group or individual therapy and planning or preparing for therapy.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 8120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Development
Course
Description:
The major types of social relationships, interactions, and peer influences that take place in childhood and early adolescence. The developmental significance of friendships, social status, social cliques, and crowds within a variety of domains and for various outcomes are examined.
Athena Title:Social Development
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Psychology and Social Justice
Course
Description:
To prepare scientist-practitioners, from a social justice framework, this course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to critically examine privileged and marginalized cultural identities, intersectionality, and social justice engagement. The course will cover historical and current psychological and interdisciplinary literature related to the four categories, as well as popular media and individual lived experiences.
Athena Title:Multicultural Social Justice
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 7550
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8620E. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Creative Brain
Course
Description:
Creativity refers to the human capacity to generate original and valuable ideas. Following a detailed exploration of the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the psychology of creative thought, the physiological approach to creativity will be examined through a critical lens to reveal unique promises (and limitations) of this exciting approach.
Athena Title:The Creative Brain
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8620
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8620. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Creative Brain
Course
Description:
Creativity refers to the human capacity to generate original and valuable ideas. Following a detailed exploration of the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the psychology of creative thought, the physiological approach to creativity will be examined through a critical lens to reveal unique promises (and limitations) of this exciting approach.
Athena Title:The Creative Brain
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8620E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Education Specialist Project in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted or creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:App Edu Specialist Proj EPSY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8650E
Nontraditional Format:Independent work on a student-professor selected topic.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8650E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Education Specialist Project in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Functional study of a topic or problem in applied cognition and development, gifted or creative education, research methods and measurement, or school psychology.
Athena Title:App Edu Specialist Proj EPSY
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8650
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8700. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in Applied Cognition and Development
Course
Description:
Supervised practice in approved setting for conducting work relevant to applications of cognitive or developmental theory to education.
Athena Title:PRACT APPL COG&DEV
Nontraditional Format:Student will be doing independent practicum full-time.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8710. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Practicum in Gifted and Creative Education Leadership
Course
Description:
Supervised learning opportunities allowing students to practice leadership principles and techniques in gifted and creative education settings.
Athena Title:Adv Prac Gifted Ed Leadership
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8710E
Nontraditional Format:Supervised experience in the field of gifted and creative education.
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110 and (EPSY 7060 or EPSY 7060E or EPSY 7230 or EPSY 7230E or EPSY 7250 or EPSY 7250E)
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 7110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8710E. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Practicum in Gifted and Creative Education Leadership
Course
Description:
Supervised learning opportunities allowing students to practice leadership principles and techniques in gifted and creative education settings.
Athena Title:Adv Prac Gifted Ed Leadership
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 8710
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:EPSY 7110 and (EPSY 7060 or EPSY 7060E or EPSY 7230 or EPSY 7230E or EPSY 7250 or EPSY 7250E)
Pre or Corequisite:EPSY 7110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8720. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 40 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in School Psychology
Course
Description:
Supervised practicum in the school psychology clinic or other approved institutional settings.
Athena Title:PRACT IN SCH PSYCH
Nontraditional Format:Students practice in applied settings as determined by the supervising psychologist.
Prerequisite:EPSY 6240 and EPSY 7100 and EPSY 7200 and EPSY 7320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8750. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in College Teaching
Course
Description:
Supervised practice in teaching at the college level. Students will develop skills in course organization, resource identification, lesson planning and delivery, student assessment, and techniques for course improvement.
Athena Title:PRACT COLLEGE TCH
Nontraditional Format:Supervised experiences in the field of educational psychology.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 8990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Seminar in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Seminar for doctoral level students in educational psychology dealing with review of research projects and critiques of literature.
Athena Title:DOC SEMINAR ED PSY
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/discussion pertaining to selected educational psychology topics.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9510. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in School Psychology
Course
Description:
Critical evaluation of literature, research, policy, and practice relating to specific issues in school psychology.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN SCH PSYCH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Critique of Literature in Educational Psychology
Course
Description:
Critical interpretation and evaluation of research and theoretical writing in educational psychology.
Athena Title:CRIT OF LIT ED PSY
Prerequisite:ERSH 4200/6200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9710. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Gifted and Creative Education
Course
Description:
Advanced experiences providing students with opportunities to refine competencies related to innovative and experimental application of principles and techniques in selected settings under the supervision of gifted and creative education faculty.
Athena Title:Internship Gifted
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 9710E
Nontraditional Format:Supervised experience in the field of gifted and creative education.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9710E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Gifted and Creative Education
Course
Description:
Advanced experiences providing students with opportunities to refine competencies related to innovative and experimental application of principles and techniques in selected settings under the supervision of gifted and creative education faculty.
Athena Title:INTERNSHIP GIFTED
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EPSY 9710
Nontraditional Format:Supervised experience in the field of gifted and creative education.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPSY 9720. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Internship in School Psychology
Course
Description:
Supervised practice in approved school psychology institutional settings.
Athena Title:ADV INTERN SCH PSY
Nontraditional Format:Practice in a school or related setting supervised by a professional psychologist.
Prerequisite:EPSY 6240 and EPSY 7100 and EPSY 7200 and EPSY 7320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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