PSYC 3356. EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY. 3 Hours.
A consideration of how evolution has influenced social, cognitive and developmental processes in humans. Comparisons between humans and other species, and between different human cultures will be included. Topics such as mate selection, marriage and family practices, child rearing, social relations, language, thinking, neuropsychology, learning and related topics will be considered. Methods of gathering data and theory about evolutionary processes will be stressed. Prerequisite: PSYC 1315.
The Department of Psychology offers two programs of study leading to the bachelor's degree. It also offers courses of interest to the general public.