School Psychology (SPSY)

SPSY 3100 Psychological Testing and Assessment

[3 credit hours]

This course provides an overview of the major topics in the field of psychological testing, such as norms, statistics, reliability, validity, test development, defining and measuring intelligence, educational assessment, personality assessment, and clinical assessment.The main objective of this course is to develop the student’s knowledge about the variables, objectives, and effects of psychological testing. After completing this course students will, understand terminology and concepts; list criteria for test selection; describe standardized tests and measurement techniques; discuss issues involved in testing.

Prerequisites: PSY 2100 with a minimum grade of D- or MATH 2600 with a minimum grade of D- or RESM 4100 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall