Aug 10, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 4130 - Historical Uses and Abuses of Intelligence Testing

This experiential course compliments PSY 4120 History of Psychology and allows students to explore in greater depth the historical uses and abuses of psychological intelligence testing. Students will learn about the origins, development, and widespread applications of intelligence testing during the early decades of the twentieth century. As part of a field experience, students will travel to NJ/NY to visit Ellis Island where psychologist Henry Goddard and his assistants tested and screened immigrants for psychological deficiencies. The visit to NYC will also include other cultural activities.

Prerequisites & Notes
The co-requisite is PSY 4120 or permission. There is a lab fee.

Credits: 1

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