Psychology (PSY)

Note: Some courses listed here may run only once per academic year, or every other academic year. Not all courses are available on both campuses. The catalog is constantly changing. Visit the pace website to view the most current class schedule, class descriptions, and required or suggested prerequisites.

 

PSY 243 - Applied Social Psychology (3 credits )
This course in an introduction to the social psychology as it is applied to a broad range of fields. Students will explore the array of applications of social psychology to a number of areas that can lead to career paths of their choice. Topics include: educational, business, consumer, health & wellness, sports, criminal justice & law, environmental, media psychologies, and diversity issues.

PSY 278 Environmental Psychology (3 credits)
This course examines interactions between people and the physical environment. Characteristics of physical environments have a powerful effect on human perceptions, emotions, attributions, and behavior. The major focus of the course is on environments designed and constructed by people (the “built” environment), not natural environments. Topics covered in this course include personal space, crowding, territoriality, wayfinding, good and bad environmental design and privacy.

 

Note: Some courses listed here may run only once per academic year, or every other academic year. Not all courses are available on both campuses. The catalog is constantly changing. Visit the pace website to view the most current class schedule, class descriptions, and required or suggested prerequisites.