Course Information

 

for Human Services & Psychology Department


Career Planning (COE3606)

Credits:4

Career Planning (COE3606)

Credits:3

Internship I (COE3607)

Credits:1

Career Development (COE4606)

Credits:4

Internship II (COE4607)

Credits:1

Criminal Procedure (CRJ3200)

Credits:3

Topics: Introduction to Early Childhood Education (EDU4753)

Credits:3

Elective: Criminal Trial Proceudres (ELE1058)

Credits:3

Introduction to Human Services (HMS1501)

Credits:3

An overview of the human sevices field from historical, cultural, and political perspectices. Explores the philosophical and theoretical foundations underlying the necessity for human services in contemporary societies.

Social Policy (HMS1701)

Credits:3

The Family (HMS1801)

Credits:3

Child & Early Adult Development (HMS2852)

Credits:3

Methods of Social Research (HMS3112)

Credits:3

Human Services Leadership & Management (HMS3612)

Credits:3

Counseling Strategies & Interventions (HMS4612)

Credits:3

A practical study of the individual, group, marriage, family and play therapy. Techniques utilized include those appropriate for children, teenagers and adults. Emphasis on researched based interventions is provided.

Human Services Capstone (HMS4615)

Credits:3

This course integrates the information learned in all of the student's psyhcology, behavorial science, and human services courses. The goal of the course is to prepare the student for the Human Services Department Comprehensive Examination. The course combines seminar reviews and self/group-directed study.

Ethical Issues in Human Services & Psychology (HMS4806)

Credits:3

A modern survey of the principles and theories of moral conduct within the scope of the human services industry. The behaviors of professionals, consumers, and organizations are scrutinized in a comprehensive study of the moral responsibilities that guide the interrelationships inherent in the delivery of human services. Moral judgement and decision-making are applied to the establishment and implementation of social policy and its regulation.

Topics: Beacon-in-Tuscany Capstone Course (HMS4882)

Credits:3

Topics: Children & Family Law (PLA2772)

Credits:3

Topics: Law in Human Services (PLA2772)

Credits:3

General Psychology (PSY2851)

Credits:3

Provides an overview of the principles of human behavior and the scope and methods of psychology. Topics include human development, intelligence, emotion, motivation, personality, social psychology, and abnormal behavior.

Critical Thinking (PSY2863)

Credits:3

A practical and functional study of the principles of reasoning, problem-solving, and decision-making. Skills are taught within the context of social issues with an emphasis on developing analytical skills useful in both academic and personal settings.

Topics: Evolutionary Psychology (PSY2882)

Credits:3

Behavioral Statistics (PSY2900)

Credits:3

Qualitative Research Design (PSY2924)

Credits:3

Quantitative Research Design (PSY2926)

Credits:3

Adult Development and Aging (PSY3803)

Credits:3

An examination of the physiological, cognitive and social factors involved in the psychology of aging. Emphasis is placed on the development of theoretical structures based on data from research and applications.

Abnormal Psychology (PSY3861)

Credits:3

A comprehensive study of the nature, causes, identification, and treatement of abnorma behavior. Topics include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, severe emotional disturbances, and their relationships to the major theoretical models in clinical psychology.

Topics: Psychology of Stress & Coping (PSY3882)

Credits:3

Cross-Cultural Psychology (PSY3910)

Credits:3

This course provides an overview of cross-cultural psychology. The student will examine the role of culture across a range of psychological areas including cognition, intelligence, emotion, motivation and behavior, human development, psychological disorders, social interactions, social perceptions, learning and learning disorders, and critical thinking.

Counseling Strategies & Interventions (PSY4612)

Credits:3

Substance Abuse (PSY4805)

Credits:3

Explores an understanding of substance usage and abuse through the perspectices of family, community, society, church, and state. examines substance usage and abuse on multiple levels including sociological, psychological, cultural, and physiological. Encourages critical thinking relating to the effects of substance usage and abuse on individuals.

Ethical Issues in Human Services & Psychology (PSY4806)

Credits:3

Topics: Travel In Tuscany (PSY4882)

Credits:3

Cognitive Neuroscience (PSY4910)

Credits:3

Psychology Capstone (PSY4950)

Credits:3