Special Topics Courses in Psychology

The Special Topics course (PS 291) serves as a way to introduce new psychology courses into the curriculum.
Previously offered PS 291 Topics:
(many have now become permanent courses)

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Music and Psychotherapy
  • Child Life
  • Positive Psychology (now PS 253)
  • Death and Dying (now PS 214)
  • Child/Adolescent Psychopathology
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • From Table to Laboratory: Exploring Food Choice (now PS 239)
  • Health Psychology (now PS 252)
  • "Other" Sexualities (now PS 247)
  • Sleep and Dreams (now PS 251)
  • Psychology of Prejudice (now PS 240)
  • Psychology of Sex
  • Psychology of Men (now PS 245)
  • The Other Psychoanalysts
  • Forensic Psychology (now PS 220)
  • Psychology of Eating & Drinking (now PS 330)
  • Psychology of Dreams
  • Psychology and Zen
  • William James Seminar
  • Experimental Psychology: Learning and Conditioning (now PS 302)
  • Drugs, the Brain & Behavior (now PS 351)
  • School Psychology
  • Psychology of Imagination
  • Psychology of Film (now PS 249 Psychology of Media)
  • Psychology of Gender (now PS 241)
  • Theories of Motivation
  • Existential Psychology (now PS 248)