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PSYC2800-A Applied Psychology    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.

Course Details

Section will be taught as a combination of online and in class meetings. There are regularly scheduled class meeting times as well as significant online interaction and assignments. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: R

Time: 09:30 - 10:45 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Nicholson Center 414

Seats Available: 2 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Partially Online Fee : $90.00

Course Description

This course is an introduction to Applied Psychology and it will examine the use of psychology in the following areas: personal adjustment across the lifespan, in education, interpersonal relationships, marriage, family and parenting, physical and psychological health and in identifying and treating psychopathology. This course will also examine various settings and professions that require the use and application of psychology and psychological principals. Typical content areas include: clinical and counseling psychology, industrial psychology, developmental psychology, sports psychology, human factors, educational and school psychology, environmental psychology, as well as forensic and medical psychology. Students will explore major theoretical perspectives in applied psychology as well as current methods and findings based in scientific psychology.

Prerequisites: PSYC1010 and permission of the department head

About The Instructor

David Wheeler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Social Sciences
412-397-5413 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 468

For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.


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