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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2019-2020 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 18, 2024
 
2019-2020 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Information


Special Courses

Pitt-Greensburg offers a variety of special courses that students may use to enhance their educational experience. The special courses include independent studies, internships, excellence courses, study abroad courses, and capstone courses. Most of the special courses are optional, but for some majors (e.g. criminal justice) an internship is required, and the capstone course is required of all majors.

An independent study allows a student to explore a topic for which no course is available at Pitt-Greensburg or extend the exploration of a topic begun in a regular course. To arrange for an independent study, a student must find a faculty sponsor and work with the sponsor to develop a course plan. Independent study courses are available in every department. See an advisor for more details.

Internships allow students to earn credits toward graduation while gaining on-the-job experience in their majors. An internship is required in some majors (e.g. criminal justice and the journalism track in English writing), but it is available as an elective in most majors. Students are expected to find their own internship opportunities, but faculty advisors and the Office of Career Services may be aware of employers looking for interns and can provide suggestions about seeking an internship. Some departments ask students to complete an internship application. See a faculty advisor for more information.

Pitt-Greensburg students have an opportunity to study abroad in a country/region of their choice. Academic credits are earned while abroad and will transfer directly back into the student’s academic degree requirements. See the study abroad coordinator for more information.

As part of the new Pitt-Greensburg curriculum that took effect in fall 1999, every Pitt-Greensburg student must complete a senior seminar or a senior project as a capstone to the work in the major program. The faculty views the capstone course as a significant enhancement to the UPG degree program because it provides students with the opportunity to bring together the themes and skills of the major. Capstone work typically involves research and both written and oral reports.

Departmental Course Listings

Please note, when searching courses by Catalog Number, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance a Catalog Number search of ” 1* ” can be entered, returning all 1000-level courses.

 

Physical Education

   •  PEDC 0179 - SELF DEFENSE
   •  PEDC 0262 - YOGA 1
   •  PEDC 0310 - HEALTH SCIENCE

Physics

   •  PHYS 0110 - INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS 1
   •  PHYS 0111 - INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS 2
   •  PHYS 0174 - BASIC PHYSICS, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 1 (INTEGRATED)
   •  PHYS 0175 - BASIC PHYSICS, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 2 (INTEGRATED)
   •  PHYS 0212 - INTRODUCTION TO LABORATORY PHYSICS
   •  PHYS 0219 - BASIC LABORATORY PHYSICS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
   •  PHYS 1901 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
   •  PHYS 1902 - DIRECTED READING

Political Science

   •  PS 0200 - AMERICAN POLITICS
   •  PS 0300 - COMPARATIVE POLITICS
   •  PS 0335 - SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICS
   •  PS 0500 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
   •  PS 0600 - POLITICAL THEORY
   •  PS 1201 - CONSTITUTION AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
   •  PS 1202 - AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
   •  PS 1210 - RELIGION AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1211 - LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
   •  PS 1212 - AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
   •  PS 1213 - LAW AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1231 - POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTIONS
   •  PS 1232 - POLITICAL ATTITDE & PUBLIC OPIN
   •  PS 1233 - POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PS 1234 - ELECTORAL BEHAVIORS AND DEMOCRATIC PROCESS
   •  PS 1241 - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND POLITICAL SYSTEM
   •  PS 1251 - URBAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1252 - STATE GOVERNMENT
   •  PS 1261 - AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY
   •  PS 1311 - WESTERN EUROPEAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1314 - GERMAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1317 - POLITICS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
   •  PS 1318 - EUROPEAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
   •  PS 1321 - LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS
   •  PS 1346 - POLITICAL EAST EUROPE
   •  PS 1361 - COMPARATIVE POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEMS
   •  PS 1369 - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF IRELAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND
   •  PS 1501 - THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
   •  PS 1503 - INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION
   •  PS 1504 - NATIONALISM
   •  PS 1511 - AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY
   •  PS 1513 - FOREIGN POLICIES—CHANGING WORLD
   •  PS 1514 - POLITICAL STRATEGY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
   •  PS 1531 - NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY
   •  PS 1541 - POLITICS GLOBAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
   •  PS 1601 - ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THOUGHT
   •  PS 1602 - EARLY MODERN AND ENLIGHTENMENT POLITICAL THOUGHT
   •  PS 1603 - MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT
   •  PS 1607 - AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
   •  PS 1610 - POLITICAL THEORY OF THE AMERICAN FOUNDING
   •  PS 1629 - TOPICS IN POLITICAL THEORY
   •  PS 1836 - POLITICS THROUGH FILM
   •  PS 1900 - INTERNSHIP
   •  PS 1901 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
   •  PS 1902 - DIRECTED READING
   •  PS 1903 - DIRECTED RESEARCH
   •  PS 1904 - INTERNSHIP
   •  PS 1906 - UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
   •  PS 1955 - POLITICAL SCIENCE CAPSTONE
   •  PS 1969 - SPECIAL TOPICS - STUDY ABROAD

Psychology

   •  PSY 0004 - PSYCHOLOGY CAREER PLANNING SEMINAR
   •  PSY 0010 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0022 - INTRODUCTION TO EXISTENTIALISM
   •  PSY 0032 - RESEARCH METHODS 1
   •  PSY 0105 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0160 - PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY
   •  PSY 0175 - PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY
   •  PSY 0177 - MINDFULNESS, MEDITATION, AND LIFE SKILLS
   •  PSY 0184 - PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER
   •  PSY 0186 - CROSS CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0205 - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0310 - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0311 - LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT
   •  PSY 0330 - EXPERIMENTAL CHILD
   •  PSY 0335 - CHILDREN, MEDIA, AND TECHNOLOGY
   •  PSY 0402 - EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING
   •  PSY 0405 - LEARNING AND MOTIVATION
   •  PSY 0410 - HUMAN COGNITION
   •  PSY 0505 - INTRODUCTION TO BIOPSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 0510 - SENSATION AND PERCEPTION
   •  PSY 0680 - INTRODUCTION INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL
   •  PSY 1001 - INTRO EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1025 - TESTS AND MEASUREMENT
   •  PSY 1035 - DRUGS AND BEHAVIORS
   •  PSY 1056 - FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1075 - HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1110 - PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
   •  PSY 1114 - LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1130 - SPECIAL TOPICS ON PSYCHCHOLOGY OF GENDER
   •  PSY 1205 - ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1210 - INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1211 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY WITH LAB
   •  PSY 1215 - HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1225 - PSYCHOLOGY OF EMOTION
   •  PSY 1270 - CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1300 - PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVIEWING AND TESTING
   •  PSY 1325 - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
   •  PSY 1330 - DVLPMNTL PSYCH: COGNITV DEVELP
   •  PSY 1350 - COUPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS
 

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