PSYC 100 / PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite:

Foundations of psychology; perception; learning; motivation; intelligence; personality and social relations.

PSYC 201 / SCIENTIFIC METHODS IN BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC. 100 & CPAP 100

Research process and basic research concepts; critical framework to examine social science problems and evaluate research; constructing social explanations; concept of causality; measurement, sampling, questionnaire construction; experimental methodology, ethnomethodology, document study; philosophy of social science.

PSYC 204 / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

The individual as a member of social groups and social psychological perspectives on issues such as aggression and violence, bystander intervention, obedience, conformity, attitudes, prejudice, and attribution.

PSYC 205 / PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND COGNITION
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

Theories and research, including behavioral and cognitive perspectives, and such topics as classical conditioning, operant conditioning, social learning, insight learning, and information processing.

PSYC 206 / LIFE - SPAN DEVELOPMENT
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 100

Human development from birth to old age. Different spheres of development are studied, such as cognitive, socio-emotional and moral, both from an individual and interactional perspective.

PSYC 208 / FAMILY STUDIES AND THE TURKISH FAMILY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: SOCI. 100 or SOCI. 101 or SOCI. 102 or SOCI. 103 or PSYC. 100

Students will develop an understanding of the family as a social institution and as a context in which individuals develop, make choices, and influence each other. The course will introduce the students to how social scientists understand and study the family. Today's most pertinent family issues are discussed such as dating, sex, cross-gender relationships, marriage, divorce, parenting, family violence, and family law.

PSYC 210 / ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: CPAP 100 and PSYC 100

Review theories and research related to fundamental topics and major issues in both theoretical and applied pscyhology; evaluate issues that have led to controversy and discussion among the experts.

PSYC 220 / BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 100

Brain processes involved in perception, motivation, aggression, emotions, attention, psychopathology and learning.

PSYC 232 / EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite:

Theoretical and practical introduction to planning, conducting, reporting, and evaluating experimental research in psychology; hypothesis generation and testing; experimental artifacts; analysis of published research; laboratory, field, and web-based experimentation.

PSYC 301 / RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 4Prerequisite: (PSYC. 201 and (MATH. 201 or MATH. 202 or MATH 211 or ENGR 201 or INDR 252))

Data collection techniques, data analysis, and interpretation; making inferences from data using statistical tools such as t-test, ANOVA, ANCOVA, and MANOVA and individual or group research projects with an emphasis on experimental methodology.

PSYC 302 / PSYCHOLOGY OF TESTING AND MEASUREMENT
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC. 100 and MATH. 202 or MATH 201

Measure psychological constructs and interpret test results; test construction, standardization, reliability and validity; factor analysis; multi-dimensional scaling; and various standardized tests of intelligence and personality.

PSYC 303 / ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 305

Etiology and symptoms of abnormal behavior from different theoretical perspectives including psychodynamic, physiological, behaviorist, cognitive, and humanistic. Prerequisite: PSYC 305 or consent of the instructor.

PSYC 305 / PERSONALITY THEORIES
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: Pre-Requisite: PSYC. 210

Major personality theories, including psychodynamic, social learning, cognitive, and trait-theory approaches.

PSYC 306 / INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

Psychology in the workplace includes issues related to psychological testing and measurement in the following processes: employee selection and placement, talent management, performance management, program evaluation in organizational interventions, return on investment in training and development activities; psychological processes in employee health and well-being (stress, burnout, work-family conflict); employee attitudes, including job satisfaction, commitment, organizational citizenship behavior; and psychological processes in interpersonal phenomena including leadership, motivation, teamwork, and communication.

PSYC 321 / SOCIAL COGNITION
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

The self and others as part of social groups and the effect of social cognition on behavior. Several topical issues are examined in socio-cultural context.

PSYC 322 / GROUP PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

Group dynamics and interpersonal relationships in groups of various sizes. Teamwork, leadership, group decision making and polarization.

PSYC 323 / CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 100

Examination of some basic determinants of behavior and psychological processes; genetic/biological and social factors, their relative importance; implications for theory, explanation and application.

PSYC 335 / CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: MKTG. 201

Reviews major theories and empirical findings on consumer behavior; relates them to design and execution of effective marketing strategy. Individual decision making and consumer learning; external influences such as culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables.

PSYC 338 / WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite:

The course focuses on factors facilitating and impeding women's leadership in politics, profit and nonprofit organizations by reviewing multiple theoretical perspectives, state-of-the-art-research, and workforce practices. Research findings, practices and policies in Turkey will be compared with those in the developed and developing nations. Students will participate in designing and implementing projects aiming at empowering women.

PSYC 342 / INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 100

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations. Students will identify and develop the skills needed to make an effective contribution to organization, to manage others, and to maintain a high quality of work life. Topics covered include: motivation, communication, conflict negotiation, group dynamics, leadership, organizational&job design, and change management

PSYC 348 / INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE SCIENCE
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC 205

The interdisciplinary study of mind, is at the intersection of psychology, philosophy, computer science, linguistics, and neuroscience. An introductory course focus in how the mind Works (i.e.various cognitive processes such as attention, learning, perception, memory, language) Describes different theories and methodologies from these disciplines.

PSYC 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY I
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC.100

Detailed examination of current topics in Psychology.

PSYC 351 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY II
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite:

Detailed examination of current topics in Psychology.

PSYC 352 / SELECTED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Class: Credit: 3Prerequisite: PSYC. 205