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the understanding ol psychological testing through 1 lass promts

PSYt 130 Social Psychology U -61 <>i

Prerequisite: PS> 1 101

Hie sluily ol the ellecls ol the social env ironmenl on human behavior

include perception ol person, altitude formation and change, and
small-group interaction Students may nol receive credit toward psychol-
1 ijoi 01 minoi i"i both PSYt ! "• and 135

ps\,< ui Environmental Psychology )c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYt 101

I he siudv oi the relationship between human behavioi and its environmen-
tal context. I mphasizes the physical environment, both natural and built

Ps\( 335 Experimental Social Psychology 3c-21-4cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 280 01

\ laboratory course in the effects of the social environment on human bc-
liavior. I o|mcs include perception of persons, attitude I md

change, and small-group interaction. Includes experience with social
psychological research methods. May not be taken for credit after

successful completion of PSYt '30.

PSYC 341 Conditioning and Learning ,3c-2l-4cr

Prerequisites: PSY< 10 1. 290

An examination of the basic principles of learning and related phenomena;

discussion ol classical conditioning, discrimination learning, and aversive
control of behavior.

PSYC .342 Human Cognition: Memory and Thinking 3c-2l-4cr

Prerequisites: PSY( 101, 290

\ study of methods and findings in areas of human memory and human
information processing. Students may not receive credit towards the
psychology major or minor for both PSYC 342 and 345

PSYC 345 Introduction to Human Cognition 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

Provides an overview of cognitive psychology. I he Information Process-
ing Model is contrasted with Us predecessor. Behaviorism, and its
contemporary challenger. C'onncctionism. May not receive credit towards
the psychology major or minor for both PSYt 342 and 345

PSYC .350 Physiological Psychology 3c-2l-4cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101. 290

A study of the relationship between behavior and the anatomy and
physiology of the nervous system May not receive credit towards the
Psychology major or minor for both PSYC 350 and 356.

PS\,C 355 Comparative Psychology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSi ( 101

\ siiivey of animal behavior patterns and control mechanisms including
learning, development, communication, and social behavioi 1 mphasizes
the relationship of the animal to its env ironmenl and the relationship of
animal models to human behavior.

PSYC 356 Biopsychology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

A study of the relationship between behavior and the anatomy and
physiology of the nervous system May not receive credit towards the
Psychology major or minor for both PSYC 350 and 356.

Ps^ ( 359 Sensation and Perception 3c-2l-4cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 290

Introduces the biological and psychological processes that determine our

perceptions and their relationships to physical properties of the env iron-
mem Laboratory work provides the opportunity to explore lecture and
textbook topics firsthand and to collect and analyze psychophysical data.



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PSYC 371 Human Motivation 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

A systematic study of how behavior is initiated, sustained, directed, and
terminated. Current theories in tins area are critically reviewed.

PSYC 372 Drugs and Behavior 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and junior standing or permission
A survey of the current knowledge concerning the actions of drugs. Includes
legal and social issues surrounding drug use. hazard potential of commonly
used drugs. rc\ lew of current theories and issues regarding the use of drugs in
psychotherapy, and consideration of treatment approaches for addiction.

PSYC 374 Stress and Coping 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

Fundamental concepts and findings in stress and stress- related disorders.
Relationships of stress to disease and methods for coping with stress are
presented.

PSYC 375 Mass Media and Behavior 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and junior or senior status
Theory and research on the influence of the mass media on human
behavior and attitudes. Topics include the effects of news and political
advertising on public opinion; the effects of racist and sexist portrayals;
and the effects of violence and pornography on aggressive behavior. (Also
offered as C'OMM 375; may not be taken for duplicate credit)

PSYC 376 Psychology of Health Behavior 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 10 1

An examination of the role of behavior factors in health status with a
strong focus on preventive health behaviors and the role of the psycholo-
gist in promotion of health-related behavioral changes.

PSYC 378 Psychology of Death and Dying 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

Theories and research which delineate the psychological factors affecting
the dying person as well as those persons close to one who is dying are
discussed.

PSYC 379 Psychology of Human Sexuality 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

Provides an overview of the psychological issues and research relevant to
sexuality with an emphasis on gender roles. Social, psychological, and
gender perspectives are used to examine a number of topics, including
contemporary sexual attitudes, sexual response, sexual relationships, sexual
dysfunction, sexual variations, sexual preference, and sexual violence.
Research pertaining to each topic is presented. Students are encouraged to
critically evaluate research and theory and to make connections between
the material and their personal experience.

PSYC 388 Forensic Psychology 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: PSYC 101

An examination of current topics at the interface between psychology and
the legal system.

PSYC 390 Industrial-Organizational Psychology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: MATH 214 or 217. PSYC 101

I he study of psychological principles in work organizations; application of
psychological theory to the understanding and explanation of individual
behavior and experience in work organizations. May not be taken for
credit after successful completion of PSYC 425

PSYC 410 Historical Trends in Psychology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC' 101. junior or senior standing or permission
A comprehensive overview of historical antecedents of contemporary
psychology with an emphasis on their implications lor future develop-
ments in the field.

PSYC 411 Psychology of Women 3e-0I-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101. junior or senior standing or

instructor permission

A critical examination ol the assumptions about women which arc held by
the discipline of psychology, considering both current research and
individual experience. The psychological effects of socialization on sex



role identity, achievement, interpersonal power, mental health, and critical

incidents in female development are discussed in the context ol rcl.
concepts from developmental and social psychology.

PSYC 421 Psychology of Work 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101, junior/senior standing

Introduces the human experience in work situations Emphasizes the
analysis, measurement, prediction, and development of human aptitude,
ability, and performance in vvork and employment situations

PSYC 425 Experimental Organizational Psychology 3c-2l-4cr

Prerequisite: I2cr of PSYC (including PSYC 2 l )0). beyond PSYC 101

Introduces theory, research, and methods in the investigation ol human be-
havior and experience in organizations. Both classical and current literature
in the field are discussed. In addition to lecture, students conduct empirical

research projects

PSYC 450 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101, 320. 321, and instructor permission
An overview of clinical psychology, with emphasis on clinician's use of
methods of evaluation and on treatment and modification of behavior

PSYC 480 Honors Seminar in Psychology 3c-0l-3cr

A seminar in the graduate tradition with a specialized topic. May be taken
more than once to a maximum of 6cr.

PSYC 481 Special Topics in Psychology \ar-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 4SI are offered primarily for upper-level undergraduate students.
May be taken more than once to a maximum of 6cr.

PSYC 482 Independent Study in Psychology var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member,
department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Individual students pursue their particular interests m psychology in consul-
tation with a member of the staff. May he taken more than once to a
maximum of 6cr. Approval is based on academic appropriateness and
availability of resources.

PSYC 483 Honors Thesis \ar-l-6cr

Prerequisites: Admission to departmental honors program; prior
approval through advisor, faculty member, department chairperson, dean,
and Provost's Office

An intensive, focused study involving independent research culminating in
a written thesis approved by a thesis director and two faculty readers
committee members. May he taken more than once to a maximum of 6cr.

PSYC 493 Psychological Practicum var-l-l2cr

Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and department consent
Under supervision ol Psychology Department, selected students receive
experience in application oi psychological techniques. Ma) be taken more
than once to a maximum of 12cr.

QBL'S: Quantitative/Business

Department of Management Information System!

and Decision Sciences
Eberly College of Business and Information Technologj

Vote: I xcept foi Accounting, Business 1 ducation, and nonbusiness m
who have met the required prerequisites, students scheduling 300 and 400
courses arc expected to have achieved jutuoi standing as described in the

Eberly College of Business and Information rechnologj Academic Policies.

QBt S 215 Business Statistics 3c-OI-3cr

Prerequisites: MATH 115. 214

I \paiuls upon the probabilistic concepts developed in MA1H 214 to orient
the Student toward managerial decision making using quantitative method-
ologies. Topics include classical regression analysis, forecasting. Bayesian

decision theory, linear programming, and simulation




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OBI s 281 Special [opici >.o I <>r

Prerequisite: \s appropriate to course conteni
Offered on an expcrirnenul oi lemporar) h.i^i-. to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum \ given lopi< ma) be olTered undet
.in\ special topic identity no more than three times Special topics
numbered -*l are primaril) foi lowei level undergraduate students

out s tKii Introduction to Management Sclenci U 0l-3cr

Prerequisite; I >BI

Discussion and application ol mathematical models used in managerial

decisionmaking I ineai programming, Markov processes, queuin

I ( >(,) models, and simulation techniques arc among the topics covered

QBI S -tin Forecasting Methods for Business lc-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: QBI S 215

li.nns ^iiult-in-< to understand the nature oi forecasting problems and the
techniques ol forecasting methods and theii business applications
Computet statistical packages are incorporated into the course so thai
forecasting methods and models can be applied to real-world problems and
the relationships thai exist between variables can be examined

OBI s 481 Special topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: Vs appropriate to course conteni
Offered on .in experimental or temporal) basis to explore topics nol
included in the established curriculum A given topic ma) be offered under
an) special topic identity no more than three times Special topics
numbered 481 are primaril) for upper-level undergraduate students.

QBI S 482 Independent Study var-lOcr

Prerequisite: Prior approval through advisor, faculty member.

department chairperson, dean, and Provost's Office

Students with interest in independent stud) of a topic not offered in the

curriculum ma) propose a plan of stud) in conjunction with a faculty

member Approval is based on academic appropriateness and availability of

resources

REAL: Real Estate

Department of Finance and Legal Studies

Fhcrly CoDege of Business and Information Technology

HI \l 382 Real Estate Fundamentals 3c-01-3cr

Acquaints the student with the language, principles, and laws that govern
the business of real estate I inphasi/es the underlying concepts of land,
property, rights in realty, and the means, methods, and laws that govern
the conveyance of these rights Required course foi taking the Pennsylva-
nia Real Estate Sales Exam

Ri \l 383 Real Kstate Praetiee 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: RI \l $82

One of the two courses required by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commis-
sion in order to take the Pennsylvania Real Estate Sales Licensing Exam.

Topics include real estate brokerage, the real estate market, listing
eontraets. the Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensing and Registration Aet and
its rules and regulations, appraisal, propertv management, fair housing laws.
ethical practices for real estate professionals, and real estate math.

RFSP: Respirators (are

Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

C ollege of Health and Human Services

Rl SP 101 The Profession of Respiratory Care lc-01-lcr

Introduces the health care environment and specifically the respiratory
care profession. Students visit a hospital respirator) care department and
observe basic respiratory patient care procedures

Kl SP 326 Respiratory Care Clinical Practice I var-3cr

I irst exposure to patient eare An introduction to and praetiee of basic
respiratory eare treatment modalities



Rl sp 127 Phannaeolog) <, m u r

\n introduction to pharmacolog) and ih

used in respiratory care Drug classification actioi tnd

availability are discussed

Kl sp 128 Introduction to Respirator) < an- 4< 0l~4ci

lopics include medic al lerminolog) and an overview ol cellular structure
and function I mphasizes neurophysiology respirator) anatom) and
physioh

Kl sp M'i Respirator] < are Equipment 4c-0l-4cr

An introduction to respirator) therapy equipment, related proccduri

principles, techniques, and theory ol mechanical ventilation Special em-
phasis is given to oxygen delivery systems and the rationale lor then

Kl sp S30 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Zc-0l-2cr

\ comprehensive analysis ol the principles and practices ol numerous

methods ol lesiisc nation

Kl SP 333 Respiratory (are Clinical Praetiee II var-3ci

Treatment procedures introduced in ( linical I are continued with greatei
emphasis on independence Specialty rotations are added to broaden

exposure to respiratory care and critical care

Kl SP 334 Respiratory (are Instrumentation and

Application 4c-0l-4cr

Provides a comprehensive knowledge of mechanical ventilation Discusses

the cue oi critically ill and physiologic consequences ol mechanical

ventilation

RFSP 335 Patient (are Skills 3c-lll-3cr

An overview ofthehistorj of respirator) care and nursing Popics include

medical records, infection control. Sterilization, and psychosocial aspects
of illness

Kl SP 336 Cardiopulmonary Evaluation and (linical

Correlation 4c-01-4cr

Disease states ol the pulmonary and related systems are investigated in
progression from etiology through treatment and prognosis

RFSP 337 Introduction to Pulmonary Function Studies lc-01-lcr

Introduces the basic principles of lung volumes, capacities, and their
measurement. Blood gas sampling and electrodes are also explored.

RFSP 342 Preceptorship in Respiratory (are lc-01-lcr

Prerequisites: Rl SP 326, 328, 329, 330, permission
Provides an opportunity to gam additional cluneal experiences in a super-
vised health eare setting Participants must meet university and sponsoring
preceptorship requirements. May be repeated for a maximum ol 5ci \
minimum of 40 hours is required lor each credit.

Rl SP 425 (linical Case Studies 3c-0l-3cr

Increases the working knowledge of disease states common!) experienced

by patients in the critical care setting Emphasizes recognition and treat-
ment of various disease states Explores methods for evaluation and treat-
ment of clinical oxygenation disturbances and acid-base disorders. Clinical
simulations, ease studies, and patient management problems reviewed and
discussed I mphasizes appropriate information-gathering and decision-
making techniques

Kl SP 426 Respiratory Care Clinical Practice III var-4cr

Respiratory care treatment procedures are continued with emphasis on
improving proficienc) and refining skills in adult general and critical care-
areas The focus is on advanced, skills related to mechanical ventilation
Specialty rotations arc continued.

RFSP 428 Essentials of Electrocardiography 2c-OI-2cr

Acquaints the Student with basic principles in cardiac clectrodiagnostics,
lopics include the technique ofECG testing and fundamentals of ECG
arrhythmia recognition.



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RESP 429 Design and Function of a Respirator] Care
Prof-ram 2c-OI-2cr

Basic management principles as thej apply to the hospital setting; in
particular, respirator) care departments and schools arc discussed.

RESP 4.1(1 Pulmonary Function Studies 3c-01-3cr

Prerequisite: RESP 337

Introduces the advanced diagnostic studies and equipment necessary foi
diagnosing and quantifying the various lung diseases. Included arc advances
in invasive studies and rehabilitation evaluation tools.

RESP 431 Pediatric Respiratory Care lc-01-lcr

Prerequisites: RESP 334 and 336

I he application of respiratory care to children ages six months to fifteen
years is explored. Cardiopulmonary pathophysiology and treatment for the
following disorders are discussed; (roup. Epiglottitis. Asthma. Cystic
Fibrosis. Congenital Heart Detects, and Abdominal and Chest Wall Defects.

RESP 433 Respiratory Care Clinical Practice IV var-4cr

Respiratory care treatment procedures are continued with emphasis on
functioning with greater independence and improving proficiency and
refining skills in adult general and critical care areas. Experience in non-
acute health care settings is included. Specialty rotations arc continued.
Provides opportunities to develop leadership skills

RESP 434 Neonatal Respiratory Care 3c-0l-3cr

Basic terminology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of obstetric, fetal,
neonatal, and pediatric patients are presented.



RESP 436 Respiratory Care Teaching

An introduction to respiratory education.



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RESP 437 Methods in Critical Care 2c-0l-2cr

Critical care diagnostic and therapeutic modalities pertinent to respiratory
care are discussed. Topics include invasive and noninvasive cardiac
monitoring, pulmonary monitoring, neurological assessment, ventilator
commitment, and discontinuance.

RESP 438 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation lc-01-lcr

Techniques and principles associated with cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
programs are surveyed. Topics also include the management of chronic
pulmonary disease in the home and the application of respiratory equip-
ment and mechanical ventilators in this setting.

RESP 481 Special Topics var-l-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum. A gi\ en topic may be offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 4X1 arc primarily for upper-level undergraduate students

RGPL: Regional Planning

Department of Geography and Regional Planning

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

RGPL 213 Cartography I 3c-0l-3cr

Introduces principles of thematic map construction. Emphasizes techniques
of choropleth mapping and the production of scientific graphs and charts
(Also offered as GEOG 2 I 3; may not be taken for duplicate credit)

RGPL 281 Special Topics 3c-(ll-3cr

Prerequisite: As appropriate to course content
Offered on an experimental or temporary basis to explore topics not
included in the established curriculum A given topic may he offered under
any special topic identity no more than three times. Special topics
numbered 2X1 arc offered primarily for lower-level undergraduate students.
(May also be offered as GEOG 281 : may not be taken as duplicate credit
under same title)



RGPL 313 Cartography II
Prerequisite: RGPL 213



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dives an understanding of the compilation and use of maps and quantitative
data. Develops skills essential to the construction ol various types ol maps,
i Also offered as GEOG > i ; ma) not be taken for duplicate credit)

RGPL 314 Map and Photograph Interpretation 3c-0l-3cr

Maps and an photographs, along with remote sensing materials, permit
inventory and analysis of geologic, land use. urban development, and othei
landscape phenomena. The understanding ol these materials and ol
associated tools for their use is presented I Also offered as ( }] ( )G 314: may
not be taken for duplicate credit)

RGPL 316 Introduction to Geographic Information
Systems 3c-ul-3cr

Prerequisite: RGPL 213. or equivalent, or instructor permission
Automated methods for creating, maintaining, and analyzing spatial data
arc presented. Topics include I I specialized GIS hardware and software,
2) vector vs. raster vs. object-oriented spatial data structures. J) creation
and manipulation of geographic data files. 4| database design and manage-
ment concepts. 5) spatial analysis, and 6) cartographic design, i Us,.
offered as GEOG 316: may not be taken for duplicate credit)

RGPL 332 Urban Geography 3c-0l-3cr

Basic concepts of urban geography including site, situation, function, urban
land use. urban structure, and urban hierarchy arc introduced. Relationships
between urban geography and urban planning are explored. (Also offered as
GEOG 332: may not be taken for duplicate credit i

RGPL 333 Trade and Transportation 3c-01-3cr

Deals with the spatial aspects of transportation systems and their use Dis-
cusses circulation, accessibility, time and distance concepts, and trade pat-
terns (Also offered as GEOCi 333; may not be taken for duplicate credit I

RGPL 341 C limatology 3c-0l-3cr

Examines the elements of weather and climate on Earth. The location and
causes of global climatic regions are examined in relation to moving
pressure and wind systems Also considers the climatic history of the planet
and recent human modifications of the atmospheric environment. (Also
offered as GEOG 341: may not be taken for duplicate credit).

RGPL 342 Physiography 3c-0l-3cr

Focuses cm landform types and their spatial distribution. Emphasizes the
tectonic forces that build landforms and the weathering and erosional
processes that erode and shape surface features. The relationship between
human activities and landforms is also considered i Uso offered as GEOG
342: may not be taken for duplicate credit).

RGPL 343 Geography of Fresh Water Resources 3c-()l-3cr

Students learn about surface and ground" ater as a resource vv ith unique
properties Fresh water is defined physically by storage in the hydrologic
cycle and the values assigned by different cultures. Problems featured relate
to consumptive and withdrawal water uses, the problems of water supply
and scarcity, water law and its inconsistencies. Hooding and floodplain
management, sources of contamination and pollution, wetlands, and >.ase
siudies of selected river basins i Also offered as (ill >G 343. may not be-
taken for duplicate credit).

RGPL 345 Biogcography for Environmental Managers 3c-0l-3cr

Prerequisite: One of the following: GEOG 341. 342. BIOL 103, 112.
115

Examines (he distribution of plants and animals across the earth's surface,
as influenced by natural and human processes 1 mphasizes landscape and
regional habital dynamics as they relate to environmental planning and
management, field trips supplement lectures and readings ( Mso offend as
GEOG ; 4s. may not be taken lor duplicate credit)

RGPL 350 Introduction to Planning 3c-0l-3cr

An introduction to the profession and activity of contemporary American
urban and regional planning. Emphasizes land use control, design, growth

management, and development regulation. I he legal and institutional bases
of planning practice are covered as well.



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RGPI 152 Planning Methods It Dl <>■

Research, analytical design, and plan making techniques in urban and



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