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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Jan 25, 2021
 
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus 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.

 

Psychology

   •  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 1062 - SOCIAL SCIENCE AND LAW
   •  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 1131 - GENDER AND MENTAL HEALTH
   •  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 1252 - INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING AND THERAPY
   •  PSY 1270 - CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1300 - CLINICAL SKILLS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR CLIENT
   •  PSY 1325 - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
   •  PSY 1330 - DVLPMNTL PSYCH: COGNITV DEVELP
   •  PSY 1350 - COUPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS
   •  PSY 1355 - ADOLESCENCE
   •  PSY 1370 - FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1407 - COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1435 - BEHAVIOR CONTROL IN SOCIETY
   •  PSY 1445 - BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BEHAVIOR
   •  PSY 1460 - MEMORY AND MEMORIZATION
   •  PSY 1475 - APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS
   •  PSY 1485 - ADVANCED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS
   •  PSY 1495 - ADVANCED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS 2
   •  PSY 1525 - NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1570 - HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1620 - CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1635 - ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1640 - PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY
   •  PSY 1720 - PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY OF TRAUMA
   •  PSY 1902 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL READING
   •  PSY 1903 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
   •  PSY 1910 - SUPERVISED FIELD PLACEMENT
   •  PSY 1911 - SUPERVISED FIELD PLACEMENT IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS
   •  PSY 1912 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL READING
   •  PSY 1913 - DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
   •  PSY 1920 - RESEARCH PRACTICUM
   •  PSY 1925 - SENIOR THESIS
   •  PSY 1970 - UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE
   •  PSY 1972 - TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology in Education

   •  PSYED 1001 - INTRO EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Religious Studies

   •  RELGST 0105 - RELIGIONS OF THE WEST
   •  RELGST 0405 - WITCHES TO WALDEN POND
   •  RELGST 0455 - INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
   •  RELGST 0505 - RELIGION IN ASIA
   •  RELGST 1015 - ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL CHURCH HIST
   •  RELGST 1120 - ORIGINS OF CHRISTIANITY
   •  RELGST 1460 - SPECIAL TOPICS
   •  RELGST 1500 - RELIGION IN INDIA
   •  RELGST 1644 - CHRISTIAN MUSLIMS JEWS IN THE MIDDLE AGES: CONNECTION & CONFLICT
   •  RELGST 1901 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
   •  RELGST 1902 - DIRECTED STUDY-UNDERGRADUATE

Seton Hill College

   •  SETHL 0101 - SETON HILL
   •  SETHL 0102 - SETON HILL

Social Sciences

   •  SOCSCI 0100 - SOCIAL SCIENCE CORNERSTONE
   •  SOCSCI 0105 - INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC POLICY
   •  SOCSCI 0200 - RESEARCH METHODS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: SMOKE AND MIRRORS-EVALUATING INFORMATION
   •  SOCSCI 1031 - DIGITAL STUDIES
   •  SOCSCI 1040 - PROGRAM EVALUATION
   •  SOCSCI 1051 - DIGITAL HUMANITIES: CODING AND DATA VISUALIZATION
   •  SOCSCI 1900 - INTERNSHIP
   •  SOCSCI 1901 - APPLIED RESEARCH INTERNSHIP
   •  SOCSCI 1902 - DIRECTED STUDY
   •  SOCSCI 1955 - SOCIAL SCIENCES CAPSTONE

Sociology

   •  SOC 0003 - TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL CHANGE
   •  SOC 0007 - SOCIAL PROBLEMS
   •  SOC 0009 - AMERICAN SOCIETY
   •  SOC 0010 - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
   •  SOC 0020 - CRIME, LAW, AND PUBLIC POLICY
   •  SOC 0140 - CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES
   •  SOC 0145 - DRUGS AND SOCIETY
   •  SOC 0150 - SOCIAL THEORY
   •  SOC 0335 - SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICS
   •  SOC 0339 - SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
   •  SOC 0352 - SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
   •  SOC 0431 - BUREAUCRACIES
   •  SOC 0432 - WEALTH AND POWER
   •  SOC 0433 - SOCIAL INEQUALITY
   •  SOC 0434 - POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY
   •  SOC 0438 - SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
   •  SOC 0455 - DIVERSITY IN AMERICA
   •  SOC 0460 - RACE AND ETHNICITY
   •  SOC 0471 - DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL
   •  SOC 0474 - SOCIETY AND THE LAW
   •  SOC 0475 - SOCIOLOGY OF AGING
   •  SOC 0477 - MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
 

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