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Section 42. PSYCHOLOGY

CSSC Code Title Alternate Titles Description
Main Category Sub-Category Course
42     PSYCHOLOGY   A summary of groups of instructional programs that describe the behavior and experience of people.
  01   PSYCHOLOGY, GENERAL   A group of instructional programs that describe the behavior and experience of people.
    11 Psychology Behavioral Sciences, Introduction; Human Behavior introduction to behavior; personality; mental illness; intelligence; sensation; culture
    12 Psychology, Advanced   in-depth study; learning; mental health; social psychology
    13 Abnormal Psychology   etiology of mental illness; criteria of abnormality; individual and social causes of psychopathology; treatment and personal adjustment
    14 AP Psychology    
    15 IB Psychology    
    00 Psychology, Other General    
  02   CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the application of appropriate methods and theories selected from psychology and other fields as they relate to dealing with the troubled person
    00 Clinical Psychology, Other    
  03   COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the acquisition and recall of new behaviors, and of the processes of learning new activities, and of retaining them through time.
    11 Psychology of Learning   verbal/conceptual growth; conditioning; modeling; theories of learning
    21 Educational Psychology   theories of education and learning; learning techniques
    00 Cognitive Psychology, Other    
  04   COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY.   A group of instructional programs that describe the theory and practice of using psychologists, and psychological facts in psychological work not in the academic, school, and clinical contexts, but rather in the broader social community, working with private and public organizations
    00 Community Psychology, Other    
  05   COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the behavior of members of particular species, and the relationship of behaviors of the species to their evolutionary origins
    00 Comparative Psychology, Other    
  06   COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the theory and practice of systematically selecting the facts and theories of psychology with the intent of advising people about their problems
    00 Counseling Psychology, Other    
  07   DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe progressive changes in behavioral processes of individuals as a function of aging through the life span, from conception to death
    11 Child Psychology   perceptual, cognitive, linguistic, social and personality development; birth through childhood
    21 Adolescent Psychology Adolescent Development maturation; psycho-physiological changes
    31 Adjustment Psychology   change and behavior; stress management; developmental adjustments
    00 Developmental Psychology, Other    
  08   EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the general body of methods, data, and laws that have been derived by scientific research, including theoretical and systematic points of view applicable to the prediction, control, and understanding of the behavior of individual human organisms and other species
    00 Experimental Psychology, Other    
  09   INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the application of psychological knowledge and methodology to specific work-related problems in industry and government
    00 Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Other    
  10   PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the unique organization of the fairly permanent characteristics that set the individual apart from other individuals and, at the same time, determine how other respond to that person
    11 Historical Personalities and Ideas   great personalities; greatness characteristics; human potential; psychohistory
    21 Humanistic Psychology   theories of personal growth; self-development; self-image and behavior
    00 Personality Psychology, Other    
  11   PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY.   A group of instructional programs that describe the processes that determine what actions will occur at a particular time, and the strength or precision with which those actions will occur
    00 Physiological Psychology, Other    
  12   PSYCHOLINGUISTICS   A group of instructional programs that describe the psychology of language, including the behavior processes that enter into the generation of speech and writing, and the understanding of both spoken and written languages
    00 Psycholinguistics, Other    
  13   PSYCHOMETRICS   A group of instructional programs that describe the mathematical and statistical procedures used in psychological test construction and validation, and of the general problems of the measurement of behavior
    00 Psychometrics, Other    
  14   PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the changes in behavior that occur as a function of drug-ingestion, and the psychological processes associated with such changes, including altered states of consciousness and addiction
    11 Psychopharmacology   drugs; neurophysiological aspects; pharmacochemical aspects; nervous system; chemical foundations of behavior
    00 Psychopharmacology, Other    
  15   QANTITATIVE PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the application of mathematical and statistical models and methodology in psychology
    00 Quantitative Psychology, Other    
  16   SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the behavior of the individual as a member of a group, and of the processes of associating individuals together
    11 Social Psychology   study of the individual in a social context; interpersonal interaction
    00 Social Psychology, Other    
  99   PSYCHOLOGY, OTHER   A group of instructional programs in psychology not described above.
    00 Psychology, Other    

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