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PSY 540 Seminar: Topics in Psychology

3 Credit(s) W-III

 This seminar provides an opportunity for intensive study in a specific area of psychology in a small-group setting. Students will read and analyze advanced literature in the topic and will engage in a substantial amount of informal and formal writing. Through revision of written work (based on feedback from peers and instructors), and through discussion of writing processes and conventions used by psychologists (e.g., from the publication guidelines of the American Psychological Association), students will learn to express themselves more effectively. Students will also reflect upon the ways that writing can support learning of advanced concepts in the field. The seminar topic will be announced in advance. The topic will be announced in advance. Three hours per week.
Prerequisites: PSY203S , any PSY course numbered 210-299, and at least six credits of PSY courses numbered 300-399.