• AST-A 100 The Solar System (3 cr.) Fall. Survey of the solar system, including the Earth, sun, moon, eclipses, planets and their satellites, comets, laws of planetary motion, etc. Discussion of the origin of the solar system, life on earth, and the possibilities of extraterrestrial life. Also astronomical instruments and celestial coordinates.
  • AST-A 105 Stars and Galaxies (3 cr.) Spring. Survey of the universe beyond the solar system, including stars, pulsars, black holes, principles of spectroscopy and the H-R diagram, nebulae, the Milky Way, other galaxies, quasars, expanding universe, cosmology, and extraterrestrial life.
  • BIOL 55600 Physiology I (3 cr.) P: K10300, CHEM C342. Fall, night. Principles of physiology: nerve and muscle, temperature regulation, ion and water balance.
  • BIOL-K 101 Concepts of Biology I (5 cr.) P: high school or college chemistry. Fall, day; Spring, day, night; Summer, day. An introductory course emphasizing the principles of cellular biology; molecular biology; genetics; and plant anatomy, diversity, development, and physiology.
  • BIOL-K 103 Concepts of Biology II (5 cr.) P: K101. Fall, day, night; Spring, day; Summer, day. An introductory biology course emphasizing phylogeny, structure, physiology, development, diversity, evolution and behavior in animals.
  • BIOL-K 295 SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS (0 cr.) Fall, Spring. Special work, such as directed readings, laboratory or fieldwork, or presentation of material not available in the formal courses in the department.
  • BIOL-K 322 Genetics and Molecular Biology (3 cr.) P: K103 and CHEM C106. Fall, day. Spring of even-numbered years. The course covers the principles of classical and molecular genetics including Mendelian inheritance, linkage, nucleic acids, gene expression, recombinant DNA, genomics, immunogenetics, and regulation.
  • BIOL-K 341 PRINC OF ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION (3 cr.) A study of the interactions of organisms with one another and with their nonbiotic environments in light of evolution.
  • BIOL-K 342 PRINC OF ECOLOGY & EVOLUTN LAB (2 cr.) Fall, day. Application of ecology and evolution principles in laboratory and field experiments as well as demonstration of techniques of general ecology.
  • BIOL-K 483 BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY (3 cr.) Chemistry of biologically important molecules including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Special emphasis on chemistry of intermediary metabolism.
  • BIOL-K 493 Independent Research (1-3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Fall, Spring, Summer. A course designed to give undergraduate students majoring in biology an opportunity to do research in fields in which they have a special interest.
  • BIOL-N 100 Contemporary Biology (3 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer. Selected principles of biology with emphasis on issues and problems extending into everyday affairs of the student.
  • BIOL-N 108 Plants, Animals and the Environment (3 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer, day. This course is designed to provide students and future K-8 teachers with a background in the general biology concepts of plants, animals and the environment, which are the backbone of the State of Indiana science standards.
  • BIOL-N 212 Human Biology (3 cr.) Equiv. PU BIOL 201. Fall, day. First course in a two-semester sequence in human biology with emphasis on anatomy and physiology, providing a solid foundation in body structure and function.
  • BIOL-N 213 Human Biology Laboratory (1 cr.) P: N212 C: N212 Fall, day. Accompanying laboratory for N212.
  • BIOL-N 214 Human Biology (3 cr.) Spring, day. Continuation of N212.
  • BIOL-N 215 Human Biology Laboratory (1 cr.) Spring, day. Accompanying laboratory for N214.
  • BIOL-N 217 Human Physiology (5 cr.) Fall, day; Spring, day; Summer, day. Lectures and laboratory work related to cellular, musculoskeletal, neural, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, and reproductive function in humans.
  • BIOL-N 251 Introduction to Microbiology (3 cr.) Spring, night. This course includes a laboratory component. The isolation, growth, structure, functioning, heredity, identification, classification, and ecology of microorganisms; their role in nature and significance to humans.
  • BIOL-N 261 Human Anatomy (5 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer, day, night. Lecture and laboratory studies of the histology and gross morphology of the human form, utilizing a cell-tissue-organ system-body approach.
  • CHEM-C 100 The World of Chemistry (3 cr.) A topically oriented, nonmathematical introduction to the nature of matter. Topics covered include fossil fuel and nuclear sources of power; environmental issues involving chemistry such as recycling, acid rain, air and water pollution, global warming, ozone depletion; genetic modification of foods, DNA profiling, use of food additives and herbal supplements; and other public policy issues involving science.
  • CHEM-C 101 Elementary Chemistry I (3 cr.) Usually taken concurrently with C121. Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Essential principles of chemistry, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, properties and reactions of elements and compounds, stoichiometry, solutions, and acids and bases. For students who are not planning careers in the sciences and for those with no previous course work in chemistry. Note: most degree programs that include C101 require the concurrent laboratory, C121.
  • CHEM-C 105 Principles of Chemistry I (3 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day; Summer I, day. Usually taken concurrently with C125. A placement examination may be required for admission to this course. See "Chemistry Placement Examination" above. Principles of inorganic and physical chemistry emphasizing physical and chemical properties, atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, and states of matter.
  • CHEM-C 106 Principles of Chemistry II (3 cr.) Fall, day; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Continuation of C105. Usually taken concurrently with C126. Topics include condensed phases, solution chemistry, thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics.
  • CHEM-C 110 The Chemistry of Life (3 cr.) A nonmathematical introduction to organic molecules and their transformation to useful materials such as drugs and polymers. An emphasis is placed on the chemical features of biomolecules including hormones and neurotransmitters, proteins, lipids (fats), carbohydrates (sugars), and nucleic acids (DNA/RNA). The chemistry of enzymes, carcinogens, vitamins, antihistamines, anesthetics, genetic engineering, mental health, and other health-related topics.
  • CHEM-C 115 Laboratory for C110 The Chemistry of Life (2 cr.) Laboratory work illustrating topics covered in C110.
  • CHEM-C 121 Elementary Chemistry Laboratory I (2 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Introduction to the techniques and reasoning of experimental chemistry. Emphasis is given to study of physical and chemical properties of inorganic compounds.
  • CHEM-C 125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)

    P or C: C105 or equivalent. Fall, day, night; Spring, day; Summer I, day. Laboratory work illustrating topics covered in C105.

  • CHEM-C 126 Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)

    lecture, laboratory P: C105 and C125; P or C: C106 or equivalent. Fall, day; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Continuation of C125. Laboratory work illustrating topics covered in C105 and C106.

  • CHEM-C 311 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1 cr.) Spring, Summer I, day. Laboratory instruction in the fundamental analytical techniques discussed in C310
  • CHEM-C 341 Organic Chemistry I (3 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day; Summer I, day. Comprehensive study of organic compounds. Valence bond theory, stereochemistry, and physical properties of organic compounds are discussed in detail. Introduction to reaction mechanisms and to spectroscopic identification. Synthesis and reactions of selected compounds are also discussed.
  • CHEM-C 342 Organic Chemistry II (3 cr.) Fall, day; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Continuation of C341. The chemistry of aromatic compounds and other major functional groups are discussed in detail. Multistep synthetic procedures and reaction mechanisms are emphasized. Introduction to biological chemistry.
  • CHEM-C 343 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (2 cr.) Fall, day, night; Spring, day, night; Summer I, day. Fundamental laboratory techniques of organic chemistry, introduction to spectroscopic methods of compound identification, and general synthetic methods.
  • CHEM-C 344 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2 cr.) Fall, night; Spring, day, night; Summer II, day. Preparation, isolation, and identification of organic compounds, spectroscopic methods of compound identification, qualitative organic analysis, multistep synthesis.
Computer Information Systems
  • CSCI 23000 Computing I (4 cr.)

    P or C: MATH 154 or MATH 159. The context of computing in history and society, information representation in digital computers, introduction to programming in a modern high-level language, introduction to algorithm and data structures, their implementation as programs.

  • CSCI 24000 Computing II (4 cr.)

    P: 230. Continues the introduction of programming began in CSCI 230, with particular focus on the ideas of data abstraction and object-oriented programming. Topics include programming paradigms, principle of language design, object-oriented programming, programming and debugging tools, documentation, recursion, linked data structures, and introduction to language translation.

  • CSCI-N 100 Introduction to Computers and Computing (3 cr.)

    P or C: MATH 001, M001, or equivalent. No computing experience assumed. How computers work, word processing, spreadsheets, file management, and Internet skills. Emphasis on problem-solving tech-niques. Lecture and laboratory. Credit given for only one of CSCI N100, CPT 106, CIT 106, or BUS K201.

  • CSCI-N 201 Programming Concepts (3 cr.)

    Summary of basic computing topics, problem solving techniques, and their application to computing. Introduction to programming concepts with a focus on language-independent principles, such as algorithm design, debugging strategies, essential control structures, and basic data structure concepts. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 207 Data Analysis Using Spreadsheets (3 cr.)

    P: MATH 111. Summary of basic computing topics. An introduction to data analysis using spreadsheets. Emphasis on the application of computational problem-solving techniques. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 241 Fundamentals of Web Development (3 cr.)

    Introduction to writing content for the Internet and World Wide Web. Emphasis on servers, hand-coded HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and extending HTML with other Web technologies. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 301 Fundamental Computer Science Concepts (3 cr.)

    P: MATH M118. An introduction to fundamental principles of computer science, including hardware architecture, algorithms, software engineering, and data storage. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 305 C Language Programming (3 cr.)

    The basics of computer programming concepts using the C programming language. Emphasis on problem solving and algorithm implementation using a universal subset of the C programming language. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 331 Visual Basic Programming (3 cr.)

    An introduction to programming with a focus on rapid application development environments, event-driven programming, and programming in the Windows environment. Course will demonstrate how the major application types (spreadsheets, databases, text editors) are written. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 341 Introduction to Client-Side Web Programming (3 cr.)

    P: N241 or equivalent. Introduction to programming with a focus on the client-side programming environment. Programming using languages commonly embedded in Web browsers. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 342 Server-Side Programming for the Web (3 cr.)

    P: N341. Designing and building applications on a Web server. Focuses on the issues of programming applied to Web servers. Emphasis on relational database concepts, data design, languages used on the server, transaction handling, and integration of data into Web applications.

  • CSCI-N 351 Introduction to Multimedia Programming (3 cr.)

    An integration of computing concepts and multimedia development tools. An introduction to the science behind multimedia (compression algorithms and digital/audio conversion). Use of authoring tools to create compositions of images, sounds, and video. Special emphasis given to using the Web as a multimedia presentation environment. Lecture and laboratory.

  • CSCI-N 355 Introduction to Virtual Reality (3 cr.)

    Explore concepts of 3D imaging and design including primitive shapes, transformations, extrusions, face sets, texture mapping, shading, and scripting. Lecture and laboratory.

General Science
  • SCI-I 120 Windows on Science (1 cr.)

    Fall, spring. Designed for new and prospective science majors, the course covers an integrative overview of science, examining science and society, the scientific method and community of scientists, undergraduate research, professional ethics, an exploration of science-based careers, and strategies for success as a science major.

  • GEOL-G 107 Environmental Geology (3 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. An introduction to geology through discussion of geological topics that show the influence of geology on modern society. Topics include mineral and energy resources, water resources, geologic hazards and problems, geology and health, and land use.
  • GEOL-G 109 Fundamentals of Earth History (3 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Basic principles of earth history: geologic time, basic rock types, reconstructing past environments. Physical development of the earth: its interior, mountain formation, plate tectonics. Origin and development of life: evolution, the fossil record. With laboratory G119, equivalent to IUB GEOL G104, IUB GEOL G112, and PU GEOS 112.
  • GEOL-G 110 Physical Geology (3 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Introduction to processes within and at the surface of the earth. Description, classification, and origin of minerals and rocks. The rock cycle. Internal processes: volcanism, earthquakes, crustal deformation, mountain building, plate tectonics. External processes: weathering, mass wasting, streams, glaciers, ground water, deserts, coasts. With laboratory G120, equivalent to IU GEOL G103, IU GEOL G111, and PU GEOS 111.
  • GEOL-G 115 Introduction to Oceanography (3 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Nonmathematical introduction to the geology, biology, and physical characteristics of the ocean. Includes waves, tides, and currents of the world ocean, the adaptations and distribution of marine animals, pollution of the marine ecosystem, and an introduction to the global ocean/atmosphere system.
  • GEOL-G 117 Environmental Geology Laboratory (1 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Laboratory exercises in environmental aspects of the geosciences. To accompany G107.
  • GEOL-G 119 Fundamentals of Earth History Laboratory (1 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Laboratory studies of rocks, fossils, and stratigraphic principles to reconstruct past environments and interpret Earth history. To accompany G109.
  • GEOL-G 120 Physical Geology Laboratory (1 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Laboratory studies of minerals and rocks, landscapes, and earth structures.
  • INGT-I 300 Junior/Senior Integrator (3 cr.) This course fulfills the general education requirement for junior/senior integrator for majors in the School of Liberal Arts and in the School of Science.
  • MATH 00100 Introduction to Algebra (4 cr.) Fall, spring, summer. Covers the material taught in the first year of high school algebra. Numbers and algebra, integers, rational numbers, equations, polynomials, graphs, systems of equations, inequalities, radicals. Credit does not apply toward any degree.
  • MATH 11100 Algebra (4 cr.) P: 001 or M001 (with a minimum grade of C) or placement. Fall, spring, summer. Real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, polynomials, exponents, and logarithmic functions. Covers material in the second year of high school algebra. This course satisfies the prerequisites needed for MATH M118, M119, 13000, 13600, 15300, 15400, and STAT 30100.
  • MATH 11100 FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA (- cr.) P: 001 or M001 (with a minimum grade of C) or placement. Intended primarily for liberal arts and business majors. Integers, rational and real numbers, exponents, decimals, polynomials, equations, word problems, factoring, roots and radicals, logarithms, quadratic equations, graphing, linear equations in more than one variable, and inequalities. This course satisfies the prerequisites needed for MATH M118, M119, 13000, 13600, and STAT 30100.
  • MATH 13000 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3 cr.) P: 11100 or 11000 (with a minimum grade of C-) or equivalent. Fall, spring, summer. Numeration systems, mathematical reasoning, integers, rationals, reals, properties of number systems, decimal and fractional notations, and problem solving.
  • MATH 13200 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III (3 cr.) P: 13000 and one year of high school geometry. Fall, spring, summer. Rationals, reals, geometric relationships, properties of geometric figures, one-, two-, and three-dimensional measurement, and problem solving.
  • MATH 13600 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers (6 cr.) Fall, spring, summer. 13600 is a one-semester version of 13000 and 13200. Not open to students with credit in 13000 or 13200.
  • MATH 15300 Algebra and Trigonometry I (3 cr.) Fall, spring, summer. 15300-15400 is a two-semester version of 15900. Not open to students with credit in 15900. 15300 covers college-level algebra and, together with 15400, provides preparation for 16500, 22100, and 23100.
  • MATH 15400 Algebra and Trigonometry II (3 cr.) P: 15300 (with a minimum grade of C) or equivalent. Fall, spring, summer. 15300-15400 is a two-semester version of 15900. Not open to students with credit in 15900. 15400 covers college-level trigonometry and, together with 15300, provides preparation for 16500, 22100, and 23100.
  • MATH 15900 Precalculus (5 cr.) P: 11100 (with a minimum grade of B) or placement. Fall, spring. 15900 is a one-semester version of 15300-15400. Not open to students with credit in 15300 or 15400. 15900 covers college-level algebra and trigonometry and provides preparation for 16500, 22100, and 23100.
  • MATH 16300 Integrated Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5 cr.) P: 15400 or 15900 (with a minimum grade of C) or equivalent, and one year of geometry. Equiv. IU MATH M211. Fall, spring, summer I. Review of plane analytic geometry and trigonometry, functions, limits, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, the fundamental theorem of calculus, and applications of integration. An honors option is available in this course. Note: Effective Fall 2008, this course is offered as MATH 16500.
  • MATH 16500 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (4 cr.) P: 15900 or 15400 (minimum grade of C) or equivalent, and one year of high school geometry. Fall, spring, summer I. Introduction to differential and integral calculus of one variable, with applications. Conic sections.
  • MATH 16600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4 cr.) P: 16500 (minimum grade of C). Fall, spring, summer I. Continuation of MATH 16500. Vectors in two and three dimensions. Techniques of integration, infinite series, polar coordinates, surfaces in three dimensions.
  • MATH 17100 Multidimensional Mathematics (3 cr.) P: 15900 or 15400 (minimum grade of C) or equivalent, and one year of high school geometry. An introduction to mathematics in more than two dimensions. Graphing of curves, surfaces and functions in three dimensions. Two and three dimensional vector spaces with vector operations. Solving systems of linear equations using matrices. Basic matrix operations and determinants.
  • MATH 22100 Calculus for Technology I (3 cr.) P: 15400 or 15900 (with a minimum grade of C-) or equivalent, and one year of geometry. Fall, spring, summer. Analytic geometry, the derivative and applications, and the integral and applications.
  • MATH 22200 Calculus for Technology II (3 cr.) P: 22100 (with a minimum grade of C-). Fall, spring, summer. Differentiation of transcendental functions, methods of integration, power series, Fourier series, and differential equations.
  • MATH 26100 Multivariate Calculus (4 cr.) P: 16400. Equiv. IU MATH M311. Fall, spring, summer. Spatial analytic geometry, vectors, curvilinear motion, curvature, partial differentiation, multiple integration, line integrals, and Green's theorem. An honors option for this course is available. Note: Effective Fall 2009, this course is offered under an updated course description, as below.
  • MATH 26600 ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATNS (4 cr.) Fall, spring, summer. First order equations, second and nth order linear equations, series solutions, solution by Laplace transform, systems of linear equations.
  • MATH-M 001 Introductory Algebra (6 cr.) P: Placement test or self election for students who need more time on task. Fall, spring. This is a first course in the study of algebra. Real numbers, algebraic expressions, solving equations, graphing equations, operations with polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions and equations, solutions of systems of equations, radical expressions, and problem-solving strategies.
  • MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.) P: 11100 or 11000 (with a minimum grade of C-) or equivalent00. Fall, spring, summer. Set theory, logic, permutations, combinations, simple probability, conditional probability, Markov chains. An honors option is available in this course.
  • MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I (3 cr.) P: 11100 or 11000 (with a minimum grade of C-) or equivalent. Fall, Spring, Summer. Sets, limits, derivatives, integrals, and applications. An honors option is available in this course.
  • PHYS 15200 Mechanics (4 cr.) Fall, day; Spring, day, night; Summer, day. Statics, uniform and accelerated motion; Newton's laws; circular motion; energy, momentum, and conservation principles; dynamics of rotation; gravitation and planetary motion; properties of matter; and simple harmonic and wave motion. For more information, visit our Web page at
  • PHYS 20000 Our Physical Environment (3 cr.) Fall, night; Spring, night. A nonmathematical introduction to physical concepts and methods by means of examples from daily life and current technological applications.
  • PHYS 21800 General Physics (4 cr.) Fall, night; Spring, night; Summer, day. Mechanics, conservation laws, gravitation; simple harmonic motion and waves; kinetic theory, heat, and thermodynamics for students in technology fields.
  • PHYS 21900 General Physics (4 cr.) Fall, night; Spring, night; Summer, day. Electricity, light, and modern physics.
  • PHYS 25100 Heat, Electricity, and Optics (5 cr.) Fall, day, night; spring, day; summer, day. Heat, kinetic theory, elementary thermodynamics, and heat transfer. Electrostatics, electrical currents and devices. Magnetism and electromagnetic radiation. Optics. For more information, visit the Web site at
  • PSY-B 103 Orientation to a Major in Psychology (1 cr.) B103 Orientation to a Major in Psychology  (1 cr.) This course will help students establish goals for their academic experience in three areas: career, relationships, and personal life. They will be introduced to psychological resources on campus, the faculty, and student organizations. They also will make a curriculum plan to meet their learning objectives.
  • PSY-B 104 Psychology as a Social Science (3 cr.) B104 Psychology as a Social Science (3 cr.) Equiv. to IU PSY P102 and PU PSY 120. Fall, Spring, Summer. Introduction to scientific method, individual differences, personality, developmental, abnormal, social, and industrial psychology.
  • PSY-B 105 Psychology as a Biological Science (3 cr.) B105 Psychology as a Biological Science (3 cr.) Equiv. to IU PSY P101 and PU PSY 120. Fall, Spring, Summer. Research methods and content areas of learning, sensation-perception, psychophysiology, motivation, emotions, and statistics.
  • PSY-B 252 Topics in Psychology (1-3 cr.) B252 Topics in Psychology (1-3 cr.) Topics in psychology and interdisciplinary applications. May be repeated, provided different topics are studied, for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
  • PSY-B 292 Readings and Research in Psychology (1-3 cr.) B292 Readings and Research in Psychology  (1-3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Fall, Spring. Independent readings and research on psychology problems. For freshmen and sophomores only.
  • PSY-B 305 Statistics (3 cr.) B305 Statistics (3 cr.) P: B104 or B105, and 3 credits of mathematics that carry School of Science credit. Equiv. to IU PSY K300, PSY K310, and PU PSY 201. Fall, Spring, Summer. Introduction to basic statistical concepts; descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Introduction to data analytic software.
  • PSY-B 307 Tests and Measurement (3 cr.) B307 Tests and Measurement (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology and B305. Equiv. to IU PSY P336 and PU PSY 202. Overview of statistical foundations of psychological measurement (e.g., test development, norms, reliability, validity). Survey of commonly used assessment instruments (e.g., intelligence/aptitude, personality, academic achievement tests) and applications of psychological testing in different settings (e.g., clinical, industrial/ organizational, school, forensic/legal settings). Recommended for students considering graduate training in clinical, industrial/organizational, school, or related areas of psychology.
  • PSY-B 310 Life Span Development (3 cr.) B310 Life Span Development (3 cr.) Fall, Spring, Summer. Equiv. to PU PSY 230. Emphasizes the life span perspective of physical and motor, intellectual and cognitive, language, social and personality, and sexual development. Commonalities across the life span, as well as differences among the various segments of the life span, are examined. Theory, research, and practical applications are stressed equally.
  • PSY-B 311 Introductory Laboratory in Psychology (3 cr.) B311 Introductory Laboratory in Psychology  (3 cr.) P: B105 and B305 or consent of instructor. Equiv. to IU PSY P211, and PU PSY 203. Fall, Spring. Introductory laboratory in experimental methods and statistical treatment of data in several areas of psychology; introduction to experimental report writing.
  • PSY-B 320 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 cr.) B320 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 cr.) P: B105. Equiv. to IU PSY P326 and PU PSY 220. Review of necessary background in neurophysiology and neuroanatomy followed by the relationship of physiology to sensory processes, motivation, and learning. Emphasis on research with animals.
  • PSY-B 321 CLINICAL WRITING (3 cr.)
  • PSY-B 334 Perception (3 cr.) B334 Perception (3 cr.) P: B105. Equiv. to IU PSY P329 and PU PSY 310. Consideration of the concepts and research in perception. Relation of sense organ systems to human behavior. Some attention to social and cultural factors.
  • PSY-B 340 Cognition (3 cr.) B340 Cognition (3 cr.) P: B105 or consent of instructor. Equiv. to IU PSY P335 and PU PSY 200. A survey of information processing theories from historical antecedents through current theories. Research methodology and theory will be emphasized throughout the discussion of issues such as perception, attention, memory, reasoning, and problem solving.
  • PSY-B 344 Learning (3 cr.) B344 Learning (3 cr.) P: B105. Equiv. to IU PSY P325 and PU PSY 314. History, theory, and research involving human and animal learning and cognitive processes.
  • PSY-B 356 Motivation (3 cr.) B356 Motivation (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology. Equiv. to IU PSY P327 and PU PSY 333. Study of motivational processes in human and animal behavior, how needs and incentives influence behavior, and how motives change and develop.
  • PSY-N 358 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.) B358 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology or consent of instructor. Equiv. to IU PSY P323 and PU PSY 372. This course surveys various aspects of behavior in work situations using the scientist-practitioner perspective. Traditional areas covered from personnel psychology include selection, training, and performance appraisal; areas surveyed from organizational psychology include leadership, motivation, and job satisfaction.
  • PSY-B 360 Child and Adolescent Psychology (3 cr.) B360 Child and Adolescent Psychology (3 cr.)  P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology. Equiv. to IU PSY P316 and PU PSY 235. Development of behavior in infancy, childhood, and adolescence, including sensory and motor development and processes such as learning, motivation, and socialization.
  • PSY-B 362 Practicum in Child Psychology (3 cr.) B362 Practicum in Child Psychology (3 cr.)  P: consent of instructor. Experience working with children in field setting. May be repeated once.
  • PSY-B 365 Stress and Health (3 cr.) B365 Stress and Health (3 cr.) This course will familiarize students with the study of physical health within the field of psychology. Topics include the relationship between stress and health, health promotion, health behaviors, chronic illness, and the patient-physician relationship. Research methods in health psychology as well as major theories underlying the field will be examined and evaluated. Psychological variables related to physical health will be examined within the framework of these theories. Practical application of constructs will be emphasized through activities and writing assignments.
  • PSY-B 370 Social Psychology (3 cr.) B370 Social Psychology (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology. Equiv. to IU PSY P320 and PU PSY 240. Fall, Spring, Summer. Study of the individual in social situations including socialization, social perception, social motivation, attitudes, social roles, and small group behavior.
  • PSY-B 374 Group Dynamics Theory and Research (3 cr.) B374 Group Dynamics Theory and Research  (3 cr.) P: B370. An intensive survey of research and theory on the behavior of small groups and the research methods by which groups are studied.
  • PSY-B 375 Psychology and Law (3 cr.) B375 Psychology and Law (3 cr.) This course provides an overview of the U.S. legal system from a behavioral science perspective. Topics include: careers in psychology and law; theories of crime; police investigations and interrogations; eyewitness accuracy; jury decision-making; sentencing; assessing legal competence; insanity and dangerousness; and the psychology of victims.
  • PSY-B 376 The Psychology of Women (3 cr.) B376 The Psychology of Women (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology. Equiv. to IU PSY P460 and PU PSY 239. A survey of topics in psychology as related to the biological, social, and psychological development of women in modern society.
  • PSY-B 380 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) B380 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) Equiv. to IU PSY P324 and PU PSY 350. Fall, Spring, Summer. Various forms of mental disorders with emphasis on cause, development, treatment, prevention, and interpretation.
  • PSY-B 382 Practicum in Community Psychology (3 cr.) B382 Practicum in Community Psychology (3 cr.) P or C: B370 or B380 and consent of instructor. Experience working with individuals who may have a wide range of psychological problems. Focus is upon both the individual and helping agency as factors in the community.
  • PSY-B 386 Introduction to Counseling (3 cr.) B386 Introduction to Counseling (3 cr.) P: B104, B310, and B380. This course will help students acquire a repertoire of basic counseling interview skills and strategies and expose students to specific helping techniques. This will be an activity-based course and students will enhance the general-education goals of listening and problem solving.
  • PSY-B 388 HUMAN SEXUALITY (3 cr.)
  • PSY-B 394 Drugs and Behavior (3 cr.) B394 Drugs and Behavior (3 cr.) P: B105. Equiv. to PU PSY 428. An introduction to psychopharma-cology, the study of drugs that affect behavior, cognitive functioning, and emotions, with an emphasis on drugs of abuse. The course will explore how drugs alter brain function and the consequent effects, as well as the long-term consequences of drug exposure.
  • PSY-B 396 Alcohol, Alcoholism, and Drug Abuse (3 cr.) B396 Alcohol, Alcoholism, and Drug Abuse  (3 cr.) Provides introduction to the use, misuse, and dependent use of alcohol and other mood-altering drugs. Topics include basic principles of drug action, the behavioral and pharmacological effects of drugs, and the factors that influence use, abuse, and addiction. Addiction assessment, treatment, and treatment outcome also will be covered.
  • PSY-B 422 Professional Practice (1-3 cr.) B422 Professional Practice (1-3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Can include a professional internship in the community, peer advising in the psychology advising office, or teaching internship in the department. Faculty mentor must approve and oversee activity. Academic work will be required to earn credit.
  • PSY-B 424 Theories of Personality (3 cr.) B424 Theories of Personality (3 cr.) P: Three (3) credit hours of psychology. Equiv. to IU PSY P319 and PU PSY 420. Methods and results of the scientific study of personality, including the development, structure, and functioning of the normal personality.
  • PSY-B 425 Capstone Laboratory in Personality (3 cr.) B425 Capstone Laboratory in Personality (3 cr.) P: B305, B311 and B424. Demonstrations and experiments in personality research.
  • PSY-B 452 Seminar in Psychology (1-3 cr.) B452 Seminar in Psychology (1-3 cr.) P: B305 and B311. Topics in psychology and interdisciplinary applications. May be repeated, provided different topics are studied, for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  • PSY-B 471 Capstone Laboratory in Social Psychology (3 cr.) B471 Capstone Laboratory in Social Psychology (3 cr.) P: B311 and B305. P or C: B370. Equiv. to IU PSY P421. Observational, correlational, and experimental studies in social psychology.
  • PSY-B 472 Practicum in Group Dynamics (3 cr.) B472 Practicum in Group Dynamics (3 cr.)  P: Six (6) credit hours of psychology and consent of instructor. Equiv. to IU PSY P321. Application in the field of group dynamics through experience as a participant in group sensitivity training.
  • PSY-B 492 Readings and Research in Psychology (1-3 cr.) B492 Readings and Research in Psychology  (1-3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Equiv. to IU PSY P495 and PU PSY 390 and 391. Fall, Spring, Summer. Independent readings and research on psychological problems.
  • STAT 11300 Statistics and Society (3 cr.) Fall, spring. Intended to familiarize the student with basic statistical concepts and some of their applications in public and health policies, as well as in social and behavioral sciences. No mathematics beyond simple algebra is needed, but quantitative skills are strengthened by constant use. Involves much reading, writing, and critical thinking through discussions on such topics as data ethics, public opinion polls and the political process, the question of causation the role of government statistics, and dealing with chance in everyday life. Applications include public opinion polls, medical experiments, smoking and health, the consumer price index, state lotteries, and the like. STAT 11300 can be used for general education or as preparation for later methodology courses.
  • STAT 30100 Elementary Statistical Methods I (3 cr.) Not open to students in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Fall, spring, summer. Introduction to statistical methods with applications to diverse fields. Emphasis on understanding and interpreting standard techniques. Data analysis for one and several variables, design of samples and experiments, basic probability, sampling distributions, confidence intervals and significance tests for means and proportions, and correlation and regression. Software is used throughout.