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Spring/Summer Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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PSYCH 111. Introduction to Psychology.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111 serves, as do PSYCH 112, 114, or 115, 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 PSYCH 112, 114, or 115. (4). (SS). PSYCH 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. Students in PSYCH 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/111/101.nsf

A primary goal of this section of PSYCH 111 is to explore five "ways of thinking" that psychologists have found helpful in their attempts to understand and explain human and animal behavior. These five perspectives are Psychodynamic, Sociocultural, Cognitive, Learning, and Biological Theories. It will be suggested in this course that these perspectives are most useful when used in combination with each other. This course will be eclectic; that is, it will assume that there are strengths and limitations in each theory, and that we best solve behavioral problems when we use them all, rather than when we act as if the theories are mutually exclusive.

The textbook will be the primary means of introducing and explaining the assumptions of these perspectives, and it is expected that you will master the textbook mostly on your own. The lectures will be the primary means of showing how these perspectives might be applied to real-life intellectual, personal, and social issues. The textbook that the class will use is Tarvis and Wade, Psychology in Perspective, 3RD Edition, study guide to accompany Tarvis and Wade, 3rd Edition.

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

PSYCH 112. Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science.

Section 101 — Mind and Brain.

Instructor(s): Jun Zhang (junz@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PSYCH 111, 114, 115, or 116. (4). (NS). (BS). PSYCH 112 may not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. Students in PSYCH 112 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/112/101.nsf

The course provides an overview of the field of psychology from a natural science perspective, with emphasis on the connection between brain mechanism and behavior. The topics covered by the course are: Brain and Nervous System, Neuron and Neurotransmission, Perception, Attention, Working Memory, Cognitive Development, Aphasia and Amnesia, Sleep and Hypnosis, EEG, Emotion, Conditioning, Reinforcement, and Motivation, Attachment, Personality, and Defense Mechanisms, Mental Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment. It is hoped that the student will become more understanding of the beliefs and desire of himself/herself as an individual and the society as a whole.

Students are evaluated based on grades on two two-hour exams, two quizzes, possibly reaction paper(s), and activities in the discussion session.

Required text: Wayne Weiten: Psychology: Themes and Variations, 5th Edition.

Note: This class will meet 1-3pm for two-hours only on the following dates: 4/29 (Tues), 5/8 (Thurs), 5/20 (Tues), 5/22 (Thurs)5/29 (Thurs), 6/5 (Thurs), 6/16 (Mon). All other dates will meet 3 hours.

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

PSYCH 122 / SOC 122. Intergroup Dialogues.

Instructor(s): Kelly E Maxwell (kmax@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: May not be used as a prerequisite for a concentration in psychology. (2). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration in psychology or sociology. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 4 credits.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/122/101.nsf

In a multicultural society, discussion about group conflict, commonalities, and differences can facilitate understanding and interaction between social groups. In this course, students will participate in structured meetings of at least two different social identity groups, discuss readings, and explore each group's experiences in social and institutional contexts. Students will examine psychological, historical, and sociological materials which address each group's experiences, and learn about issues facing the groups in contemporary society. The goal is to create a setting in which students will engage in open and constructive dialogue, learning, and exploration. The second goal is to actively identify alternative resolutions of intergroup conflicts. Different term-long sections of this course focus on different identity groups (for example, recent dialogues have considered white people/people of color; Blacks/Jews; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and heterosexuals; white women/women of color; Blacks/Latinos/as; men/women; etc.). Once registered, please go to www.umich.edu/~igrc/ to fill out a dialogue placement form.

Required text: Diversity and Social Justice edited by Adams, Blumenfeld, Castaneda, Hackman, Peters, and Zuñiga. Two course packs are required for this course.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 1. Questions about this course should be directed to the Intergroup Relations Program, 936-1875, 3000 Michigan Union.

PSYCH 250(350). Introduction to Developmental Psychology.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111. No credit granted to those who have completed PSYCH 255. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/250/101.nsf

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.

This course will incorporate multiple-choice exams, paper-writing, and quizzes as part of its format.

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

PSYCH 270(370). Introduction to Psychopathology.

Instructor(s): Edward C Chang (changec@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111. (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Abnormal psychology entails the scientific study of aberrant behaviors, broadly defined. However, there is no universal consensus on the definition, classification, and treatment of psychological disorders. As we shall quickly see, what is deemed abnormal and how it develops or is treated will partly depend on the particular perspective taken. Hence, a key goal of this course is to guide students toward a broad and critical understanding of "abnormal behavior" from a number of different perspectives. We will accomplish this by exploring, evaluating, and discussing various strengths and weaknesses of different perspectives for understanding psychology based on the theoretical and empirical literature. Films may be used to illustrate some of the important concepts mentioned in the lectures and in the readings. Your final grade will be based on the total number of points you obtain from regular quizzes and exams. In addition, a paper may be required. Note, it is the student's responsibility to be in attendance for all lecture classes. Quizzes, which are given at the start of class, cannot be made up for any reason, and will be given starting the second lecture class. (Therefore, students who interested in taking this course should make sure to attend the first lecture class.) Students who are late or who do not attend lectures risk missing quizzes and exams that cannot be made up. Missing lectures, quizzes, exams, and failing to complete a paper, will have a direct impact on your final grade.

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

PSYCH 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 102 — Mich Mentorship Program: Mentoring Students in Ann Arbor Schools. [2-3 credits].

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. For registration information contact Ellen Quart at equart@umich.edu.

PSYCH 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 110.

Instructor(s): Robert A Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Frederic C Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The Division of Substance Abuse (http://www.med.umich.edu/psych/sub/umarc/splash.html) and its research arm, the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center (UMARC) provide a continuing opportunity for students to gain research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include:

  1. a program for screening substance use problems and depression among pregnant women who come for general health care, which may involve the opportunity to conduct follow-up interviews with these women;
  2. a project focused on the relationship between alcohol and injury in the Emergency Department which will involve conducting in-person and telephone interviews with patients;
  3. a descriptive study of the development of risk for substance abuse and other trouble in Latino and African American families;
  4. other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists. Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social, behavioral, and health sciences.

A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allows students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course, and treatment of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, in home to families, and also conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the Health and Pregnancy Study as well as the Emergency Department Study.

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. Students will gain valuable experience in multidisciplinary research, in the areas of alcohol problems, depression, other drug problems, and behavioral health screening. This course is the second term of a two–term practicum sequence. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for students pursuing the Psychology concentration. 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.

Given the condensed nature of the truncated schedule of Spring half-term classes, some variation from this plan is sometimes necessary.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Call 615-6060 for registration information.

PSYCH 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Working with Children at U-M Children's Center. [3-4 Credits].

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (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 credit for a maximum of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Join professional early childhood educators in a classroom with children ages 18 months through kindergarten in the UM Children's Centers laboratory preschool programs on campus. Classroom placements require three or five days a week for pre-determined schedules in four-hour blocks of time. This practicum meets laboratory requirements. A lecture relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held bi-weekly. A course pack (under $30) accompanies the lectures, along with several brief written assignments. There is a meeting between the Head Teacher and student at midterm and final designed to guide and reflect the classroom experience and the students growth and development in their interactions with children.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. For registration information call 647-6886 or email jamilaj@umich.edu.

PSYCH 311 / SOC 321. Practicum in Facilitating Intergroup Dialogues.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Kelly E Maxwell (kmax@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 310 and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). A total of six credits of Psychology letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/311/101.nsf

This practicum follows PSYCH 310/SOC 320 and requires applied work in facilitating intergroup dialogues. Students participate in weekly seminars for their own continued development in social identity and multicultural issues. Students are required to attend supervised consultations with instructors and/or peers in addition to weekly planning sessions with their co-facilitator. Discussion of effective facilitation skills for the on-going dialogue groups incorporates theoretical learning and practice of group dynamics observation, conflict intervention skills, intergroup communication and community building. As part of this work, students will do additional readings on issues of identity and community through assigned readings and course text.

(1) Required text: Diversity and Social Justice edited by Adams, Blumenfeld, Castaneda, Hackman, Peters, and Zuniga. (2) Teachings for Diversity and Social Justice edited by Adams, Bell, and Griffin. (3) A course pack.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Questions regarding anything to do with this course should be directed to the Intergroup Relations Program, 936-1875, 3000 Michigan Union.

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

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Denis C Ugwuegbu

Prerequisites & Distribution: One course in psychology or Afroamerican and African Studies. CAAS 201 recommended. (3). (SS). (R&E). May not be repeated for credit.

R&E

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See CAAS 327.101.

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

PSYCH 322(408). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. Permission of instructor required. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of eight credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322 and 323. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count toward the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected twice for a maximum of 4 credits.

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 natural science 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. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 323(409). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322, and 323. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits may not be used toward the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/323/458.nsf

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. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 325 / AMCULT 321. Practicum in the Multicultural Community.

Section 101 — 3 credits.

Instructor(s): Lorraine Gutierrez (lorraing@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 325 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-4 in the half-term).

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 in university vehicles will be provided. Students meet once a week to integrate theory with practice. Assignments will include a paper, poster presentation, and journal.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 1

PSYCH 351. Advanced Laboratory in Developmental Psychology.

Section 101.

Instructor(s): Evelyn Margaret Evans (evansem@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: STATS 350 and PSYCH 250. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement. May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course provides 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, 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, observing preschool children and conducting observational studies. The course meets the Psychology Laboratory course requirement. Please contact evansem@umich.edu for further information (syllabus will be available late April 2003: see www.umich.edu/~evansem).

Required text: Cozby, P. C. (2001) Methods in Behavioral Research (7th Edition). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company

Recommended text: American Psychological Association (2001). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition), Washington, DC.

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

PSYCH 371(372). Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 101 — Alcohol and Behavior Disorders in a Community Setting I.

Instructor(s): Robet Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Frederick Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 270. A basic statistics course (e.g., STATS 350) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

PSYCH 371.101 (Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology) has openings for behavioral science field research focusing on urban Latino & African American youth. This ongoing course trains students in field research methods on substance abuse related projects.

Coursework is conducted in small groups. It involves fieldwork in communities and possibly Emergency Rooms of Detroit, supervision directly with faculty and discussion of relevant collateral reading. This is a three-credit course that runs year round. Independent study is also available for less credits and hours.

Requirements: Junior or senior status, significant experience in Latino and/or African American neighborhoods and a strong interest in learning about research in communities. Fluency in Spanish is desirable, but not required. A car is not required.

Candidates must be interviewed before they can register.

Given the condensed nature of the truncated schedule of Spring half-term classes, some variation from this plan is sometimes necessary.

Interested applicants should contact:

Lucila Nerenberg, M.D.,
Research Investigator,
Addiction Research Center
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Michigan,
400 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 2A
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3318

Tel: 734- 615-6060, ext 315
Fax: 734- 615-6085
email: nerenber@umich.edu

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Call 615-6060 for registration information. Candidates must be interviewed before they can register.

PSYCH 404. Field Practicum.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (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 credit for a maximum of 12 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. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 405. Field Practicum in a University Setting.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (1-5). (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 credit for a maximum of 5 credits.

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 418 / RELIGION 448. Psychology and Spiritual Development.

Section 101.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course explores the stages of spiritual development, beginning with awakening and initiation, through the deepening of direct experience and the formulation of a coherent spiritual path, including the notion of an ultimate attainment. It explores the function of spiritual groups and teachers in facilitating this development. Of particular interest are:

  • the spiritual seeker's experience of 'little death,' the mode of apparent discontinuity when the 'old life' is supplanted by a new identity and mode of living;
  • times of crisis, adaptation, and 'the dark night;' and
  • the experience of 'physical death,' as seen from the perspective of a lifetime of encountering both relative and absolute reality.

By means of personal narratives and fictional accounts, this course explores how diverse traditions create and value these moments of surrender and transformation. Lectures and readings by Hesse, Thich Nhat Hanh, Hillesum, Wilber, Batchellor, and others will form the basis of two short papers and one long final paper. There will be no final exam.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 420(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 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 faculty. The work of the course must include a written report, a copy of which must be given to the Undergraduate office. Students are responsible for being properly registered for this course after completing an application and receiving permission to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Department

PSYCH 421(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 422(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 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 faculty. 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 responsible for being properly registered for this course after completing an application and receiving permission to register.

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PSYCH 423(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 478(414/574). Clinical Psychology.

Section 101.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111 or 114. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/spring/psych/478/101.nsf

The goal of this course is to present an overview of the academic and clinical activities in the field of clinical psychology. Topics that will be addressed include the history of clinical psychology as a profession, issues in the diagnosis and classification of disorders, techniques used in the assessment of intellectual and personality functioning, theoretical approaches to therapeutic interventions, and issues related to training, research and professionalism. In addition, specialty areas within the field will be examined.

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PSYCH 531. Advanced Topics in Biopsychology.

Section 545 — Tropical Biopsychology. Taught in Guatemala.

Instructor(s): Gary R Ten Eyck (teneyck@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 230. (3). (Excl). (BS). May be repeated for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed as an intensive field course in tropical biopsychology that emphasizes behavior in tropical ecosystems. Biopsychology students interested in animal behavior, field research, and rich cultural settings will find this course invaluable. Many different tropical environments will be explored including tropical rainforest, coral reefs, marine estuaries, caves, tropical rivers, grasslands, and arid scrublands. A diverse array of animal life will be encountered: both diurnal and nocturnal, marine and terrestrial, vertebrates and invertebrates. It will include a trip to Tikal, an ancient Mayan city in northern Guatemala that is located in the heart of an unspoiled (primary) rainforest, now a national preserve, which provides a rich cultural experience. Other activities include: diurnal and nocturnal dives in coral reefs, a boat trip up a river, nocturnal hikes in the rainforest to observe animals that are active at night [amphibians (calling frogs), mammals, invertebrates], exploring a cave via a river, diurnal hikes in rainforest to observe free ranging monkeys and other mammals active during the day.

This course will be integrated with another course from Pacific University. Although the two courses are autonomous, they will go on field trips together and share the same facilities. This will be a wonderful opportunity for students to interact with other students, both academically and socially, from different universities and geographic regions. The professor, Dr. Deke Gundersen and I are colleagues and have taught this course together before and our individual specialties and strengths are complimentary.

Students must have the instructor's permission. Times, places, texts are all "To be arranged." This is a special seminar course and many activities will be conducted one on one.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Contact the instructor for further information.


Spring/Summer Term Courses

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PSYCH 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 010 — Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders In the Community Setting, II. [3 Credits].

Instructor(s): Robert A Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Frederic C Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The Division of Substance Abuse (http://www.med.umich.edu/psych/sub/umarc/splash.html) and its research arm, the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center (UMARC) provide a continuing opportunity for students to gain research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include:

  1. a program for screening substance use problems and depression among pregnant women who come for general health care, which may involve the opportunity to conduct follow-up interviews with these women;
  2. a project focused on the relationship between alcohol and injury in the Emergency Department which will involve conducting in-person and telephone interviews with patients;
  3. a descriptive study of the development of risk for substance abuse and other trouble in Latino and African American families;
  4. other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists. Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social, behavioral, and health sciences.

A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allows students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course, and treatment of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, in home to families, and also conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the Health and Pregnancy Study as well as the Emergency Department Study.

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. Students will gain valuable experience in multidisciplinary research, in the areas of alcohol problems, depression, other drug problems, and behavioral health screening. This course is the second term of a two-term practicum sequence. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for students pursuing the Psychology concentration. 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.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Call 615-6060 for registration information.

PSYCH 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Section 001.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (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 credit for a maximum of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Join professional early childhood educators in a classroom with children ages 18 months through kindergarten in the UM Children's Centers laboratory preschool programs on campus. Classroom placements require eight to twelve hours per week (scheduled in four-hour blocks of time; MWF or TTH combinations). This practicum meets laboratory requirements. A lecture relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held bi-weekly. A course pack (under $30) accompanies the lectures, along with several brief written assignments. There is a meeting between the Head Teacher and student at midterm and final designed to guide and reflect the classroom experience and the students growth and development in their interactions with children.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. For registration information call 647-6886 or email jamilaj@umich.edu.

PSYCH 322(408). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. Permission of instructor required. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of eight credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322 and 323. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count toward the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected twice for a maximum of 4 credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This field practicum course offers an opportunity to apply academic knowledge in natural science within the context of a research setting. 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 323(409). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322, and 323. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits may not be used toward the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This field practicum course offers an opportunity to apply academic knowledge in social science within the context of a research setting. 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 371(372). Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 010 — Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders In the Community Setting, I.

Instructor(s): Robert A Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Frederic C Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 270. A basic statistics course (e.g., STATS 350) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

PSYCH 371.010 (Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology) has openings for behavioral science field research focusing on urban Latino & African American youth. This ongoing course trains students in field research methods on substance abuse related projects.

Coursework is conducted in small groups. It involves fieldwork in communities and possibly Emergency Rooms of Detroit, supervision directly with faculty and discussion of relevant collateral reading. This is a three-credit course that runs year round. Independent study is also available for less credits and hours.

Requirements: Junior or senior status, significant experience in Latino and/or African American neighborhoods and a strong interest in learning about research in communities. Fluency in Spanish is desirable, but not required. A car is not required.

Candidates must be interviewed before they can register.

Interested applicants should contact:

Lucila Nerenberg, M.D.,
Research Investigator,
Addiction Research Center
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Michigan,
400 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 2A
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3318

Tel: 734- 615-6060, ext 315
Fax: 734- 615-6085
email: nerenber@umich.edu

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PSYCH 404. Field Practicum.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (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 credit for a maximum of 12 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. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

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PSYCH 405. Field Practicum in a University Setting.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (1-5). (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 credit for a maximum of 5 credits.

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

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PSYCH 420(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 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 as a natural science under the direction of a member of the faculty. The course requires a final 15-20 page paper, a copy of which must be given to the undergraduate office. Students are provided with the proper section number by the Psychology undergraduate office after his/her petition has been approved. Students are responsible for properly registering for the course.

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PSYCH 421(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 422(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 423(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 425(510). Senior Honors Research I for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Admission to the Psychology Honors Program. STATS 350 and prior research experience is recommended. Permission of instructor required. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. Continuing Course. Y grade can be reported at end of the first-term to indicate work in progress. At the end of the second term (PSYCH 427), the final grade is posted for both term's elections.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 427(511). Senior Honors Research II for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 425 and admission to the Psychology Honors Program. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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Summer Half-Term Courses

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PSYCH 111. Introduction to Psychology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Brian Edward Malley (bmalley@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111 serves, as do PSYCH 112, 114, or 115, 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 PSYCH 112, 114, or 115. (4). (SS). PSYCH 111 may not be included in a concentration plan in psychology. Students in PSYCH 111 are required to spend five hours outside of class participating as subjects in research projects. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the field of psychology. As a discipline, Psychology is concerned with questions that make up the very fabric of our existence. From the mundane (e.g., Why can't I remember the names of people I meet?) to the profound (e.g., How do we know what behavior is "normal"?). There are three major goals for the course:

  1. Introduce you to the ways that psychologists think about and approach questions of mind and behavior. One of the main themes of the course is that different kinds of psychologists (e.g., biological, cognitive, social, clinical, etc.) approach psychology from different, but complementary, perspectives.
  2. Introduce you to the body of knowledge, research findings, and underlying principles that currently exist in the field.
  3. Stimulate you to think about how the material we cover in class applies to your daily life.

Psychology offers a unique perspective on many of the questions and social issues that confront us. There are no prerequisites for this course. Grades are based on scores from three exams, six quizzes, and two short written assignments.

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PSYCH 230(330). Introduction to Biopsychology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): William Fantegrossi (billfan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 111. A basic familiarity with biology and chemistry will be quite helpful(4). (NS). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/summer/psych/230/201.nsf

Biopsychology mingles Comparative Psychology (animal behavior & evolutionary psychology) with Physiological Psychology (behavioral neuroscience) to create a field of study dedicated to understanding the relationship between brain and behavior, and how both have been shaped by evolution. The overall theme of this course is that physiological processes within the central nervous system influence us psychologically and behaviorally, and during the academic term we will endeavor to explore the brain structures and neural functions that mediate these processes. Specific attention will be paid to neurophysiology, sensation and perception, neuropharmacology, biological rhythms, learning and memory, emotion, language, the biological basis of psychological disorders, and more.

This four-credit course will address a wide variety of topics in order to present a broad survey of the past, present, and future of Biopsychology to students who have already completed an introductory psychology course. A basic familiarity with biology and chemistry will be quite helpful, but is not a prerequisite for this course.

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PSYCH 305. Practicum in Psychology.

Section 210 — Alcoholism and Other Behavior Disorders In the Community Setting, II. [3 Credits].

Instructor(s): Robert A Zucker (zuckerra@umich.edu) , Frederic C Blow (fredblow@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 305 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Credits: (1-4).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The Division of Substance Abuse (http://www.med.umich.edu/psych/sub/umarc/splash.html) and its research arm, the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center (UMARC) provide a continuing opportunity for students to gain research experience in community settings as part of the Center's ongoing program of field research studies. Current projects include

  1. a program for screening substance use problems and depression among pregnant women who come for general health care, which may involve the opportunity to conduct follow-up interviews with these women;
  2. a project focused on the relationship between alcohol and injury in the Emergency Department which will involve conducting in-person and telephone interviews with patients;
  3. a descriptive study of the development of risk for substance abuse and other trouble in Latino and African American families;
  4. other developing field research studies being carried out by Center scientists. Projects provide students with the opportunity to obtain research experience in the social, behavioral, and health sciences.

A focused, collateral series of weekly seminars allows students to interact with Center scientists carrying out a variety of studies pertaining to the etiology, course, and treatment of substance abuse. Students administer brief questionnaires to persons in primary care offices, in home to families, and also conduct telephone follow-up interviews with participants in the Health and Pregnancy Study as well as the Emergency Department Study.

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. Students will gain valuable experience in multidisciplinary research, in the areas of alcohol problems, depression, other drug problems, and behavioral health screening. This course is the second term of a two–term practicum sequence. The sequence satisfies both lab requirements for students pursuing the Psychology concentration. 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.

Given the condensed nature of the truncated schedule of summer half-term classes, some variation from this plan is sometimes necessary.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Call 615-6060 for registration information.

PSYCH 307. Directed Experiences with Children.

Section 201 — Working with Children at U-M Children's Center. [3-4 Credits].

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology and permission of instructor. A total of 12 credits may be elected through PSYCH 304, 305, 306, 307, and 308. (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 credit for a maximum of 7 credits.

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Join professional early childhood educators in a classroom with children ages 18 months through kindergarten in the UM Children's Centers laboratory preschool programs on campus. Classroom placements require three or five days a week for pre-determined schedules in four-hour blocks of time. This practicum meets laboratory requirements. A lecture relating theoretical issues to applied practice is held bi-weekly. A course pack (under $30) accompanies the lectures, along with several brief written assignments. There is a meeting between the Head Teacher and student at midterm and final designed to guide and reflect the classroom experience and the students growth and development in their interactions with children.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. For registration information call 647-6886 or email jamilaj@umich.ed

PSYCH 322(408). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. Permission of instructor required. This course may be taken for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of eight credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits for PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322 and 323. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits do not count toward the Psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected twice for a maximum of 4 credits.

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 natural science 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. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 323(409). Field Practicum in Research Techniques for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. May be elected for a maximum of two terms and/or four credits with the same instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 404, 405, 322 and 323, and for a maximum of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 404, 405, 322, and 323. (1-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Credits may not be used toward the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected for a maximum of 8 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term.

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. An override from a Psychology Department faculty member is required to register.

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PSYCH 325 / AMCULT 321. Practicum in the Multicultural Community.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Lorraine Gutierrez (lorraing@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (1-4). (Excl). A total of six credits of PSYCH letter-graded experiential courses may be counted for the Psychology concentration. PSYCH 325 must be taken for at least three credits to count as an experiential lab in the psychology concentration. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-4 in the half-term).

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 in university vehicles will be provided. Students meet once a week to integrate theory with practice. Assignments will include a paper, poster presentation, and journal.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 1

PSYCH 341. Advanced Laboratory in Cognitive Psychology.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): James H Hoeffner (jhoeff @umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 240 or 345. (4). (NS). (BS). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement. May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 371(372). Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology.

Section 201 — Alcoholism and Behavior Disorders in the Community Setting, I.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: PSYCH 270. A basic statistics course (e.g., STATS 350) is recommended although not required. (3). (Excl). Satisfies a Psychology research-based laboratory requirement. May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

PSYCH 371.201 (Advanced Laboratory in Psychopathology) has openings for behavioral science field research focusing on urban Latino & African American youth. This ongoing course trains students in field research methods on substance abuse related projects.

Coursework is conducted in small groups. It involves fieldwork in communities and possibly Emergency Rooms of Detroit, supervision directly with faculty and discussion of relevant collateral reading. This is a three-credit course that runs year round. Independent study is also available for less credits and hours.

Requirements: Junior or senior status, significant experience in Latino and/or African American neighborhoods and a strong interest in learning about research in communities. Fluency in Spanish is desirable, but not required. A car is not required.

Candidates must be interviewed before they can register.

Given the condensed nature of the truncated schedule of Summer half-term classes, some variation from this plan is sometimes necessary.

Interested applicants should contact:

Lucila Nerenberg, M.D.,
Research Investigator,
Addiction Research Center
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Michigan,
400 E. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 2A
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3318

Tel: 734- 615-6060, ext 315
Fax: 734- 615-6085
email: nerenber@umich.edu

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor. Call 615-6060 for registration information. Candidates must be interviewed before they can register.

PSYCH 404. Field Practicum.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (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 credit for a maximum of 12 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. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 405. Field Practicum in a University Setting.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: One of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290; and permission of instructor. Credit is granted for a combined total of twelve credits of PSYCH 322, 323, 404 and 405 for a combined total of fifteen credits of PSYCH 211, 322, 323, 404, and 405. (1-5). (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 credit for a maximum of 5 credits.

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Students may make arrangements to work in field settings where psychological principles may be observed and utilized. Arrangements must be made with individual faculty members and faculty permission must be obtained in order to register.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

PSYCH 420(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 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 faculty. The work of the course must include a written report, a copy of which must be given to the Undergraduate office. Students are responsible for being properly registered for this course after completing an application and receiving permission to register.

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PSYCH 421(507). Faculty Directed Advanced Tutorial Reading for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and approval of the Department of Psychology Committee on Undergraduate Studies; and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 422(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Natural Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 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 faculty. 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 responsible for being properly registered for this course after completing an application and receiving permission to register.

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PSYCH 423(505). Faculty Directed Advanced Research for Psychology as a Social Science.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor and Committee on Undergraduate Studies, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290. STATS 350 and one methods-based laboratory are recommended. (1-6). (Excl). A combined total of six credits of PSYCH 420, 421, 422, and 423 may be included in a concentration plan in psychology. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided. Contact the Department.

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PSYCH 442. Perception, Science, and Reality.

Section 201.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Introductory psychology. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (3).

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

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 this 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 (worth a total of 40% of the grade) and one longer paper (worth 60% of the grade). Questions concerning this course can be e-mailed to Robert Pachella.

Readings

  • Neisser, U. "The processes of vision." Scientific American, September, 1968.
  • Hastorf, A. H. and Cantril, H."They saw a game: A case study." Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 1954, 129-134. (CP)

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