Summer Term

Home

»

Academics

»

Summer Term

» Psychology

Psychology

Summer Term 2015 Offerings

PSY 356-36 Research Methods in Psychology
The nature and methods of inquiry into human and animal behavior are examined through the design and implementation of psychological research. Topics include descriptive and experimental methods, analysis and interpretation of research data, and ethical issues in research. Some focus on use of SPSS software. All students design and conduct a study as a psychology laboratory experience outside of class meetings. Prerequisites: PSY 210 and PSY 355/MTH 345.

June 8–July 18, 2015
Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday
6:30–10:00 p.m., Location: TBA

PSY 430-36 Cognitive Processes
Human behavior is viewed as the result of the processing of environmental information. The aim of the course is to understand the underlying mechanisms by which humans process this information. Topics include memory, decision making, perception, attention, comprehension, problem solving and reasoning. Students will perform computer simulations of several classic experiments and will conduct and write a report on an original experiment on some topic in cognitive psychology. Prerequisites: PSY 210, PSY 355/MTH 345 and PSY 356.

June 8–July 18, 2015
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday
6:30–10:00 p.m., Location: TBA

PSY 496-36 Senior Capstone Seminar
An advanced seminar with varying topics that changes each semester. The seminars are led each semester by a different full-time faculty member of the department. The emphasis is on complex issues in psychology and the use of primary sources. A major requirement of the seminar is to write an APA-style review paper that critiques, analyzes and synthesizes the extant literature related to the topic of the seminar. Prerequisites: Senior standing, PSY 210, PSY 355/MTH 345 and PSY 356.

July 20–August 26, 2015
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday
6:30–10:00 p.m., Location: TBA

For updated information, visit BlueNet.

Register Now

Share |

Follow Us: Flickr YouTube Instagram

Elmhurst College • 190 Prospect Avenue • Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296 • (630) 279-4100 or (630) 617-3500

 

Undergraduate Admission • (630) 617-3400 • (800) 697-1871 • admit@elmhurst.edu

 

School for Professional Studies • (630) 617-3300 • (800) 581-4723 • sps@elmhurst.edu

 

Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy Admission • (630) 617-3752 • elsa@elmhurst.edu

 

Presidential Search • presidentialsearch@elmhurst.edu

 

Technical Support