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Spring/Summer '99 Course Guide

Courses in Psychology (Division 455)


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Spring Half-Term, 1999 (May 3 June 22, 1999)
Spring/Summer Term, 1999 (May 3 August 17, 1999)
Summer Half-Term, 1999 (June 28 August 17, 1999)


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The Department of Psychology offers three introductory courses: Psychology 111, Psychology 114 and Psychology 115. Any of the three courses meets the prerequisite requirement for the concentration and serves as a prerequisite for the area introductory courses. Psychology 114 and Psychology 115 are Honors introductory courses open to Honors students and others with permission of the instructor.


Psych. 111. Introduction to Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Charles Behling (cbehling@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 111 serves, as do Psych. 112 or 113, as a prerequisite for advanced courses in the department and as a prerequisite to concentration. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in 112, 113, 114, or 115. (4). (SS). Psych. 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. Students in Psychology 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~psycours/111.001/

This course provides a broad introduction to the field of psychology. During the term we will cover such topics as personality, development, perception, learning, physiology, and clinical and social psychology. In addition, we will look at some of the theories and principles that have guided attempts to solve psychological problems in both academic and applied settings.

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Psych. 125. Drugs, Culture, and Human Behavior.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Guenter Rose (ghrose@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: May not be used as a prerequisite for the psychology concentration. (3). (SS). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An introductory survey of psychoactive drugs and plants, toxins, and other chemicals that alter human behavior with an emphasis on their use in various cultures. Following a historical introduction and an overview of drug action mechanisms of the nervous system, each chemical group is discussed from the following perspectives: history of use, specific modes of action, physiological and psychological effects, reasons for use (religious, medicinal, recreational, etc.), cultural influences, and potential hazards and treatments. Topics include alcohol and other depressants, coca leaves and other stimulants, antidepressants, narcotics, psychotherapeutics, psychedelics and hallucinogens, and medicinal plants and herbs.

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Psych. 204. Individual Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 206. Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual plans of study under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 304. Practicum in Teaching and Leading Groups.

Section 101 Permission of instructor required.

Instructor(s): Behling

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (2-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

No Description Provided.

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Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 101 Fieldwork in the Multicultural Community. Meets With American Culture 309.101. (3 credits)

Instructor(s): McCray

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is an experiential field course involving two visits per week to an African-American, Arab-American or Latino community in Detroit. Students will be assigned to work with community-based organizations on projects to improve the well being of children and families. Projects involve such activities as tutoring, developing outreach activities, assisting in child care settings, and working in community education projects. Internships will be supervised by the instructor and program staff. Transportation will be provided. Students will also attend a seminar meeting once a week to integrate theory with practice.

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Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 102 Michigan Mentorship Program: Mentoring Students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. (2-3 Credits). This Course Does Not Count as a Lab If Taken for 2 Credits. For Registration Information Contact Ellen Quart at equart@umich.edu

Instructor(s): Ellen Quart (equart@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~psycdept/mmentor/

This experiential learning course is designed to provide mentoring experiences for students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools who are regarded at risk for low achievement. We will pair college students with elementary and high school students in order to help students with homework, to encourage effective learning strategies, to set goals, and to help them develop appropriate coping strategies. College students who can relate to younger students' concerns are a tremendous resource for their learning and motivation. Conversely, college students can learn a great deal from children and adolescents as they work through issues. The course will provide a personal relationship and useful academic information in order to help grade school students become more successful and more motivated in school. University students will be expected to participate in mentoring a minimum of eight hours per week, read related background information, keep a weekly journal, and write a 5-10 page paper. Students will meet in seminar, weekly (Tues. evening) to discuss relevant issues. Admission is by application only. Email Dr. Quart at equart@umich.edu for application procedures. Students who take the course for two credits cannot use it as an experiential lab.

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Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 110 Alcoholism and Other Disorders in the Community, II. (3 Credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center (UMARC) provides a continuing opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific evvectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come from general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists.

Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they also may have the opportunity to conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminar; ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, behavioral health screening. This course is the second of a two-term practicum sequence. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for psychology concentrators. Those who register for the course will be required to attend a research meeting, a two hour weekly seminar/lecture, and 15 hours of field work each week during the academic term. Students also are required to write a research paper.

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Psych. 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Section 101 Call 998-7600 for Registration Information.

Instructor(s): Karey Leach (karey@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (3-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed experience with children aged eighteen months to five years at the University of Michigan Children's Center and Children's Center for Working Families for approximately eight to twelve hours per week on a regular basis. Seminar relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held every two weeks. No prerequisites required. This course is designed to introduce students to young children in a warm and caring classroom environment facilitated by professional early childhood teachers. The major emphasis is on developing an understanding of young children through direct experience and introductions to child development and education.

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Psych. 315/CAAS 327. Psychological Aspects of the Black Experience.

Section 101 Social Psychology of the African Family

Instructor(s): Denis Ugwuegbu (dcugwueg@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One course in psychology or Afroamerican and African Studies. (3). (SS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Afroamerican and African Studies 327.101.

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Psych. 330. Introduction to Biopsychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Richard Briscoe (rbriscoe@umich.edu), Theodore Baird (tjbaird@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course surveys the field of Biopsychology. It introduces the kinds of questions traditionally addressed by physiological and comparative psychologists. Biopsychology is the study of how psychological processes relate to the brain and to evolution. A major focus is on how brain processes cause psychological events and behavior, and how psychological events are encoded in the brain (physiological psychology or behavioral neuroscience). Another focus is on how psychological processes (e.g., perception, cognition) differ across different species, and on how psychological processes have been shaped by evolutionary pressures (comparative or evolutionary psychology). Topics will include: principles of behavioral evolution that have shaped current behavior and physiological processes; the anatomy and operation of brain systems relevant to mind and behavior, and their relation to psychoactive drugs; neural mechanisms of normal action, perception, motivation, learning, and cognition in humans and other species. Students must register for the lecture and for one discussion/practicum section. NOTE: This course is intended primarily for sophomores and second-term first-year students who have ALREADY taken a course in introductory psychology. This course is a prerequisite for many upper-level courses in Biopsychology.

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Psych. 351. Advanced Laboratory in Developmental Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Jennifer Myers (jeniferm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Stat. 402 and Psych. 350. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with training in the skills necessary for designing, conducting, evaluating, and communicating about research on human development. The class is a combination of lecture and discussion of research issues and methodology, activity-based laboratory sessions, and the implementation of individual and class research projects. Students are provided with "hands-on" research opportunities interviewing school-age children and conducting observational studies. The class meets the Psychology Laboratory course requirement.

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Psych. 360. Introduction to Organizational Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Wierba (wierba@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (4). (SS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Organizational psychology is the subfield of psychology devoted to understanding human behavior in organizations. This course offers a broad introduction to this field. Topics in the course include individual differences and their effect on groups and the organization, motivation and rewards at work, team performance, organizational structure, change, design, and culture. The course will consist of a combination of lecture, discussion, and group work.

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Psych. 361. Advanced Laboratory in Organizational Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Ruby Beale (rubeale@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 360. (4). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This advanced laboratory will cover several theoretical, empirical, and applied approaches to enhancing individual, group, and organizational effectiveness and well-being. We will focus on organizational research methodology, role analyses, group planning and decision making, workplace diversity, leadership styles, competencies of an effective consultant, and examine other hot topics in human resource management and organizational behavior/development. The instructor will introduce each topic to class by giving an overview of the topic, framework, and models to provide some first-hand experience with the concepts and phenomena under study. Subsequently, the class will reflect on the presentation, participate in simulations, review films, and discuss relevant readings and assignments. Finally, students will conduct field research projects, deliver oral presentations and complete written reports which will be delineated in class. The goals/objectives of the lab are: (1) To provide a basic familiarity with methods of analyzing and improving individual, group and organizational effectiveness; (2) To combine the students personal experience of group and organizational process with the opportunity to see organizational phenomena through several theoretical and empirical models/frameworks; (3) To explore the relationship between organizational effectiveness and the well being of organizational members in the context of each major topic; (4) To provide students with the forum and feedback to develop and/or refine effective written and oral skills of an organizational researcher and an internal or external consultant with the opportunity to apply theoretical and empirical knowledge.

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Psych. 370. Introduction to Psychopathology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Damour

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (4). (SS).

No Description Provided.

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Psych. 372. Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 110 Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders in Community Settings I. (3 credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 370. A basic statistics course (e.g., Stat 402) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific effectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come for general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists.

Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they also may have the opportunity to conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminar; ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, behavioral health screening. In addition to 3 hours of class time each week, work involves participation in aspects of the data collection phases of the project(s), requiring approximately 15 hours of time commitment per week. Ideally, students involved in this work should be able to enroll for a two-term sequence, taking Psychology 372 in Winter and Psychology 305 in Spring or Fall. Completion of both 372 and 305 will satisfy the Psychology Lab requirement. For further information, contact Dr. Zucker, Dr. Blow, or Dr. Flynn (the course coordinator) at 998-7952.

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Psych. 380. Introduction to Social Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): James Hilton (hilton@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (4). (SS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course introduces students to the field of social psychology by covering such basic theoretical concepts as social beliefs and social inference; conformity and power; altruism; aggression; interpersonal attraction; and persuasion. Material from each unit is applied to a variety of contemporary social and psychological concerns. Students are evaluated by means of exams and classroom contributions. Instructional methods include assigned readings, lectures, films, demonstrations, and weekly discussion sections.

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Psych. 404. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

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Psych. 405. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

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Psych. 408. Field Practicum in Research Techniques/Natural Science.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psychology 330 or 340 or 350 or 360 or 370 or 380 or 390. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count for the concentration, but the course may be used for an experiential lab if taken for three credits. (EXPERIENTIAL). Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408 and 409. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This field practicum course offers an opportunity to integrate experiential and academic work within the context of a field setting. Students make their own arrangements to work in a psychology research lab; meet regularly with a faculty sponsor and research group to discuss their experiences; read materials which are relevant to the research topic and techniques being used; and create some form of written product that discusses the research and the student's participation in the research process. Students may obtain a list of faculty sponsors offering research experience in the Undergraduate Office, 1044 East Hall. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

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Psych. 409. Field Practicum in Research Techniques.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. This course may be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408, and 409. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course provides experience and education in research techniques. The student works with the instructor on various aspects of psychological research, completes readings, keeps a journal and completes a paper which integrates the readings and experiences in the research setting.

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Psych. 417. Mind and Brain: Historical and Cultural Issues.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Guenter Rose (ghrose@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory Psychology or Biol. 162 or Junior Standing. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

What are the influences now and in the past that determine an accepted view of the biological basis of "human nature"? This course examines the interaction of historical, philosophical, sociopolitical, technological, and personal factors that determine modern views and studies of normal and abnormal behaviors. Contemporary issues include an analysis of genetics and behavior; psychopharmacology; biological explanations of crime, mental illness, race, gender differences, etc.; bias in biology and psychology and its role in determining social policy; and cross-cultural comparisons between Western and Eastern illness and treatment systems. This course encourages you to think critically and often radically different as an intellectual exercise. The instructor assumes no particular background in psychology or biology and non-psychology concentrators are welcome. Grades will be based on a midterm, class reports, and a term paper.

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Psych. 418/Religion 448. Psychology and Spiritual Development.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Richard Mann (rdmann@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~rdmann/

See Religion 448.101.

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Psych. 471. Marriage and the Family.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Sharon Gold-Steinberg (sharongs@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (3). (SS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course uses systems theory to understand the structure and function of families in various contexts. Topics include: historical and cross-cultural diversity of families; family life cycle development; family transitions (e.g., divorce and re-marriage); family dysfunction (e.g., substance abuse, incest); and family therapy. Designed especially for students interested in clinical work with families. Memoirs, novels, and films used in addition to lectures to illustrate relevant concepts and issues.

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Psych. 488/Soc. 465. Sociological Analysis of Deviant Behavior.

Section 101.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory sociology or introductory psychology as a social science. (3). (SS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Sociology 465.101.

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Psych. 505. Faculty Directed Advanced Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). May be used as an experiential lab by faculty petition to the Committee on Undergraduate Studies. A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research of their own design under the direction of a member of the staff. The work of the course must include the collection and analysis of data and a written report, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for being properly registered for this course.

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Psych. 507. Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to further explore a topic of interest in psychology under the direction of a member of the staff. The course requires a final paper, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 574. Clinical Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Donna Nagata (nagata@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 370 and psychology concentration. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course provides an overview of the scientific and professional issues within the field of clinical psychology. General areas to be covered include: (a) psychological assessment; (b) forms of clinical intervention; (c) research on psychotherapy process and outcome; and (d) current professional issues. In addition, the roles of culture and gender and specialty areas within the field (e.g., child clinical, health psychology) will be examined.

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Spring/Summer Term Courses

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Psych. 204. Individual Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 206. Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual plans of study under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 010 Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders in Community Settings II. (3 Credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center (UMARC) provides a continuing opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific effectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come for general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists. Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they may also have the opportunity to conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminiar, ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, and behavioral health screening. This course is the second term of a two-term practicum sequencs. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for psychology concentrators. Those who register for the course will be required to attend a research meeting, a one hour weekly seminar/lecture, and 7.5 hours of field work each week during the academic term. Students also are required to write a research paper.

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Psych. 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Section 001 For Registration Information Call 998-7600

Instructor(s): Karey Leach (karey@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (3-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed experience with children aged eighteen months to five years at the University of Michigan Children's Center and Children's Center for Working Families for approximately eight to twelve hours per week on a regular basis. Seminar relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held every two weeks. No prerequisites required. This course is designed to introduce students to young children in a warm and caring classroom environment facilitated by professional early childhood teachers. The major emphasis is on developing an understanding of young children through direct experience and introductions to child development and education.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5: Phone (734)998-7600 for practicum schedules and availability. Meet with Instructor to see about getting an override. Classroom placements are in the UM Children's Centers programs.

Psych. 372. Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 010 Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders in Community Settings I. (3 Credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 370. A basic statistics course (e.g., Stat 402) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific effectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come for general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists. Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they also may have the opportunity to conduct follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminar, ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, and behavioral health screening. In addition to 1.5 hours of class time each week, work involves participation in aspects of the data collection phases of the project(s), requiring approximately nine hours of time commitment per week. Ideally, students involved in this work should be able to enroll for a two-term sequence, taking Psychology 372 in Winter and Psychology 305 in Spring or Fall. Completion of both 372 and 305 will satisfy the Psychology Lab requirement. For further information, contact Dr. Zucker, Dr. Blow, or Dr. Flynn (the course coordinator) at 998-7952.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5: Contact instructors

Psych. 404. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 405. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

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Psych. 408. Field Practicum in Research Techniques/Natural Science.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psychology 330 or 340 or 350 or 360 or 370 or 380 or 390. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count for the concentration, but the course may be used for an experiential lab if taken for three credits. (EXPERIENTIAL). Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408 and 409. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This field practicum course offers an opportunity to integrate experiential and academic work within the context of a field setting. Students make their own arrangements to work in a psychology research lab; meet regularly with a faculty sponsor and research group to discuss their experiences; read materials which are relevant to the research topic and techniques being used; and create some form of written product that discusses the research and the student's participation in the research process. Students may obtain a list of faculty sponsors offering research experience in the Undergraduate Office, 1044 East Hall. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

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Psych. 409. Field Practicum in Research Techniques.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. This course may be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408, and 409. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course provides experience and education in research techniques. The student works with the instructor on various aspects of psychological research, completes readings, keeps a journal and completes a paper which integrates the readings and experiences in the research setting.

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Psych. 505. Faculty Directed Advanced Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). May be used as an experiential lab by faculty petition to the Committee on Undergraduate Studies. A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research of their own design under the direction of a member of the staff. The work of the course must include the collection and analysis of data and a written report, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for being properly registered for this course.

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Psych. 507. Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to further explore a topic of interest in psychology under the direction of a member of the staff. The course requires a final paper, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Summer Half-Term Courses

Take me to the Summer Half-Term '99 Time Schedule for Psychology.

The Department of Psychology offers three introductory courses: Psychology 111, Psychology 114 and Psychology 115. Any of the three courses meets the prerequisite requirement for the concentration and serves as a prerequisite for the area introductory courses. Psychology 114 and Psychology 115 are Honors introductory courses open to Honors students and others with permission of the instructor.


Psych. 111. Introduction to Psychology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): John Opfer (jopfer@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 111 serves, as do Psych. 112 or 113, as a prerequisite for advanced courses in the department and as a prerequisite to concentration. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in 112, 113, 114, or 115. (4). (SS). Psych. 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. Students in Psychology 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Introduction to Psychology seeks to introduce students to the problems, methods, and findings of psychologists. In this, students will be introduced to the functions, mechanics and development of sensing and perceiving, learning and remembering, thinking and using language, getting motivated and feeling emotions, becoming a unique individual in a social world, suffering from the burdens of it all and even overcoming this suffering. On top of all this, there will be 3 exams and a final.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 1

Psych. 204. Individual Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 206. Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual plans of study under the direction of a member of the staff. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 201 Fieldwork in the Multicultural Community. (3 Credits). Meets With American Culture 309.201

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is an experiential field course involving two visits per week to an African-American, Arab-American, or Latino community in Detroit. Students will be assigned to work with community-based organizations on projects to improve the well being of children and families. Projects involve such activities as tutoring, developing outreach activities, assisting in child care settings, and working in community education projects. Internships will be supervised by the instructor and program staff. Transportation will be provided. Students will also attend a seminar meeting once a week to integrate theory with practice.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 4

Psych. 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 210 Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disoorders in Community Settings II. (3 Credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. Psychology 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center (UMARC) provides a continuing opportunity for students to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific evvectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come from general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists.

Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they also may have the opportunity to conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminar; ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, behavioral health screening. This course is the second of a two-term practicum sequence. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for psychology concentrators. Those who register for the course will be required to attend a research meeting, a two hour weekly seminar/lecture, and 15 hours of field work each week during the academic term. Students also are required to write a research paper.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5: Contact fredblow@umich.edu or hflynn@umich.edu for interview

Psych. 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Section 201 Call 998-7600 for Information On Registration

Instructor(s): Karey Leach (karey@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. (3-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed experience with children aged eighteen months to five years at the University of Michigan Children's Center and Children's Center for Working Families for approximately eight to twelve hours per week on a regular basis. Seminar relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held every two weeks. No prerequisites required. This course is designed to introduce students to young children in a warm and caring classroom environment facilitated by professional early childhood teachers. The major emphasis is on developing an understanding of young children through direct experience and introductions to child development and education.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5: Phone (734)998-7600 for practicum schedules and availability. Meet with instructor to see about getting an override. Classroom placements are in the UM Children's Centers programs.

Psych. 341. Superlab in Psychology as a Natural Science.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Colleen Seifert (seifert@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 330 or 340. (4). (NS). (BS). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course satisfies one of the advanced laboratory requirements in psychology. It is designed to acquaint psychology concentrators with the methods applicable to the scientific study of behavior, with the primary focus on methods used in cognitive psychology. The general objectives of the course are to learn the logic of experimentation, to gain experience with experimentation, and to learn to critically evaluate research findings. The performance objectives of the course are to construct and carry out an experiment to test a given hypothesis, to analyze data from experiments, to present an experiment and its results in a clear and concise manner, and to write research reports following the standard format for psychology research. Experimental methods are demonstrated using examples from vision and perception, pattern recognition, memory systems, language, problem solving, and reasoning. Grading is based on exams, reports of three research projects conducted by the students, and participation during in-class laboratory exercises.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 1

Psych. 350. Introduction to Developmental Psychology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Ann Merriwether (annmerri@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in 255. (4). (SS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~annmerri/Syl350.html

This course provides an introduction to the milestones of human development from conception to death. We describe physical, cognitive, and social growth of normal children with special attention to various cultural contexts of development and the rich diversity of individuals. The content is primarily drawn from research and theories in developmental psychology. We hope that students can integrate their knowledge of psychology and their observations of human development with the content of this course. In addition, we will discuss implications for child-rearing, education, and social policy-making so that you can apply the knowledge to meaningful problems.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 3 Waitlist Code: 4

Psych. 372. Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Ingrid Wheelock (wheelock@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 370. A basic statistics course (e.g., Stat 402) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This writing-intensive course provides an overview of the how's and why's of research in psychopathology. Final grades are based on objective exams over terms and concepts covered in class and readings and written assignments. Each written assignment is weighed more-or-less by its page length. Attendance is not graded but is required: A student cannot pass this course without participating in lab activities and exercises. Class is limited to approx. 20 students.

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Psych. 372. Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 210 Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders in Community Settings I. (3 Credits). Call 998-7952 for Registration Information

Instructor(s): Robert Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu), Fredric Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 370. A basic statistics course (e.g., Stat 402) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain valuable research experience in community settings as part of the University of Michigan Alcohol Research Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include: (a) the Health Profile Project, which focuses on the nature and extent of alcohol problems among patients 60 years of age and older, and assesses the specific effectiveness of a brief intervention designed to help older adults with drinking problems; (b) a program for screening substance use problems among pregnant women who come for general health care; and (c) other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists.

Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social and health sciences. A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allow students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course and remediation of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, and they also may have the opportunity to conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the brief intervention study. Other requirements include: interest in social sciences or health sciences; attendance at the weekly seminar; ability to travel to project sites (car preferred); excellent interpersonal skills; and experience interacting with the public. Furthermore, students will gain valuable research experience in the areas of geriatrics, alcohol problems, behavioral health screening. In addition to 3 hours of class time each week, work involves participation in aspects of the data collection phases of the project(s), requiring approximately 15 hours of time commitment per week. Ideally, students involved in this work should be able to enroll for a two-term sequence, taking Psychology 372 in Winter and Psychology 305 in Spring or Fall. Completion of both 372 and 305 will satisfy the Psychology Lab requirement. For further information, contact Dr. Zucker, Dr. Blow, or Dr. Flynn (the course coordinator) at 998-7952.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5: Contact Instructors

Psych. 404. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 405. Field Practicum.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-12). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. May be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (1-12).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Information about procedures for electing Psychology 404, 405, and 409 is obtained at 1044 East Hall (764-2580).

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 408. Field Practicum in Research Techniques/Natural Science.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psychology 330 or 340 or 350 or 360 or 370 or 380 or 390. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count for the concentration, but the course may be used for an experiential lab if taken for three credits. (EXPERIENTIAL). Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408 and 409. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This field practicum course offers an opportunity to integrate experiential and academic work within the context of a field setting. Students make their own arrangements to work in a psychology research lab; meet regularly with a faculty sponsor and research group to discuss their experiences; read materials which are relevant to the research topic and techniques being used; and create some form of written product that discusses the research and the student's participation in the research process. Students may obtain a list of faculty sponsors offering research experience in the Undergraduate Office, 1044 East Hall. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 409. Field Practicum in Research Techniques.

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390; and permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. This course may be used as an experiential lab in the Psychology concentration but not the Biopsychology and Cognitive Science concentration. Credits may not be used toward either psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of Psychology 404, 405, 408 and 409, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of Psychology 211, 404, 405, 408, and 409. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course provides experience and education in research techniques. The student works with the instructor on various aspects of psychological research, completes readings, keeps a journal and completes a paper which integrates the readings and experiences in the research setting.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 442. Perception, Science, and Reality.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Robert Pachella (pachella@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (3). (NS). (BS).

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~psycours/442/

This course carries concentration credit for Psychology concentrators and natural science credit for non-Psychology concentrators. The course focuses on basic perceptual phenomena and theories. It also examines the general relationship between perception and scientific observation. Topics include: Sensory transduction and psychophysics; Gestalt organization; constancy and contrast effects; expectation; selective attention; perceptual learning; and symbolic representation. While the course is oriented toward the natural sciences, it also considers social, philosophical and aesthetic perspectives, since at its most general level, human perception concerns the questions of how and why human beings use sensory information to conceive of, and experience immediate reality the way they do. The instructor assumes no particular psychology background, and non-psychology concentrators are welcome. Grades will be determined on the basis of two short papers (each worth 30% of the grade) and one longer paper (worth 40% of the grade). Questions concerning this course can be e-mailed to Robert Pachella using pachella@umich.edu.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 5: Get on the waitlist and make sure that the instructor has your correct local phone number or e-mail address. If space opens up in the course, new students will be taken from the waitlist in the order that they are on the waitlist.

Psych. 464. Group Behavior in Organizations.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Laura Morgan (lmmorgan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 360. (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course is designed to help students understand the nature of behavior in groups within organizational settings through readings, class discussion, and experiential exercises. Topics include the nature of groups, group effectiveness, inter-group dynamics, group identity, and other related areas. Emphasis is on the application of group concepts to organizational environments.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 1

Psych. 505. Faculty Directed Advanced Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). May be used as an experiential lab by faculty petition to the Committee on Undergraduate Studies. A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual research of their own design under the direction of a member of the staff. The work of the course must include the collection and analysis of data and a written report, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for being properly registered for this course.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Psych. 507. Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: Psychology 330, 340, 350, 360, 370, 380, or 390. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of Psych. 505 and 507 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Arrangements may be made for adequately prepared students to further explore a topic of interest in psychology under the direction of a member of the staff. The course requires a final paper, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the staff member with whom the work has been arranged. Students are responsible for properly registering for this course.

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Psych. 558. Psychology of Adolescence.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Kathleen Jodl (jodlkm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 350. (2-3). (Excl).

Credits: (3; 2-3 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide an overview of the current state of the art regarding research on adolescent development. That is, both theory and research as it pertains to normative processes, will be considered from a life-span perspective. A survey of some of the specific problems and contemporary issues facing adolescents also will be presented (e.g., teenage childbearing, substance abuse, eating disorders, delinquency, and depression). The class will meet three days a week (two hours each night) for lecture and discussion. There will be a term paper and two exams.

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Psych. 581. Advanced Topics in Social Psychology.

Section 201 Juvenile Delinquency. Meets with Sociology 467.201

Instructor(s): Martin Gold (mgold@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Psych. 380. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course aims to teach students how to apply social scientific primarily social psychological theories, methods, findings, and modes of interpretation to the solution of intellectual and social problems. The focal problem for this course is: Why are some juveniles more delinquent than others? Focussing especially on the chronic, serious delinquent, the class will consider the explanatory potential of psychology, interpersonal relations, sociology, and cultural anthropology. Discussions will range over the causes of delinquency and its prevention and treatment.

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