Psychology

Session I  (Please Check Specific Dates)

 

PSYC 205 - Statistics w/Lab

Jonathan Cheek, Professor of Psychology

 

Please note this is a 6-week course beginning June 2 and ending July 11

The application of statistical techniques to the analysis of psychological experimental and survey data. Major emphasis on the understanding of statistics found in published research and as preparation for the student’s own research in more advanced courses. Three periods of combined lecture-laboratory.

Prerequisite: PSYC 101, NEUR 100, AP score of 5 or permission of instructor. Fulfillment of the basic skills component of the Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Not open to students who have taken or are taking ECON 103/SOC 190, MATH 101, MATH 101Z, POL 199, or QR 180 except for psychology and neuroscience majors, with permission of the instructor. 

Meeting times: T,W,Th 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Location: SCI 450
Credit: 1.0 unit (4 sem. hrs.)
Tuition: $2,375
Registration Fee: $50

 

Session I  (June 2 - June 27)


PSYC 327 - Psychology of Human Sexuality

Jonathan M. Cheek, Professor of Psychology

An examination of psychological approaches to individual and group differences in sexual attitudes and behavior. This course draws upon theory and research from the fields of personality psychology and social psychology. Topics include: sexual motivation and attraction; sexual self-esteem and identity; intimacy in romantic relationships; and gender and cultural differences in sexuality.


Prerequisite: Open to juniors and seniors who have taken two 200-level units, excluding 205, or permission of instructor. Not open to students who have taken 323R.

Distribution: Social and Behavioral Analysis

Meeting times: T,W,Th 1:30-4:10 p.m

Location: SCI 468
Credit: 1.0 unit (4 sem. hrs.)
Tuition: $2,375
Registration Fee: $50 (non-refundable)

 


Session II  (June 30 - July 25)

 

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology

Julie Norem, Professor of Psychology

An introduction to some of the major subfields of psychology, such as developmental, personality, abnormal, clinical, physiological, cognitive, cultural, and social psychology. Students will explore various theoretical perspectives and research methods used by psychologists to study the origins and variations in human behavior.

Prerequisite: None   Distribution: Social and Behavioral Analysis

Meeting times: T,W,Th 9:30 - 12:10pm

Location: SCI 468
Credit: 1.0 unit (4 sem. hrs.)
Tuition: $2,375
Registration Fee: $50 (non-refundable)

 

PSYC 339 - Seminar, Narrative Identity

Jonathan M. Cheek, Professor of Psychology

Course description to be entered.

Prerequisite

Distribution

Meeting times: T,W,Th 1:30-4:10 p.m

Location: SCI 468
Credit: 1.0 unit (4 sem. hrs.)
Tuition: $2,375
Registration Fee: $50 (non-refundable)

 

Contact Us

Summer Session
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
 

Corinne Frazer
Director
cfrazer@wellesley.edu
Tel: 781.283.2200


Sandra Poitras
Assistant
spoitras@wellesley.edu
Tel: 781.283.2756