PSY 3490-1 Sleep, Dreams & Dream Interpretation (Correspondence)

This correspondence/e-course is designed to be a scientific introduction into the research and theories of sleep, dreaming, and dream interpretation. It begins with the physiological basis for sleep and dreams and includes an overview into the physiological structures of the brain that are thought to be responsible for sleep and dreams. The evolutionary theories of sleep and dreaming are also reviewed, including Winson's recent work on the evolution of the REM state and theta rhythm research. Also reviewed are the numerous other theories of the purposes of sleep and dream states.

Instructor: Frederick L. Coolidge, PhD
Professor, UCCS Department of Psychology

This course earns one (1) semester hour of Psychology Department credit at the undergraduate level. Cost is $235, plus $2 SIS Administrative fee.

To view the syllabus, click here. On the syllabus you will find textbook information and contact information for Prof. Coolidge. After you have registered, contact Prof. Coolidge to initiate the coursework.

Online registration for this course will open for the Fall 2014 semester on approximately May 1, 2014. To register, review the Extended Studies enrollment instructions by going to the "Student Resources" menu above and clicking on the "Register and Pay For Your Extended Studies Course" link. *This course will not be available Summer 2014

The myUCCS registration system will make it more feasible for most students to use their financial aid to pay Extended Studies tuition. We still recommend that you contact a financial aid counselor before enrolling, to make sure this enrollment will not negatively affect your financial aid, full-time status, etc.

  Make sure to wait for your balance to appear in your online account before you make your payment. You may pay via credit card in your student account or by Electronic Funds Transfer; if you are not able to make your payment by either of these methods, please contact the Campus-Wide Extended Studies office at 719/255-3498 to set up a payment by another method. Do not wait to receive a bill; you may be charged late fees.

If you are withdrawing before census date, you may withdraw in your student portal account and receive a full tuition refund. If you are withdrawing after this date, you must contact LAS Extended Studies at 719/255-4071 or to complete withdrawal paperwork; you will not receive a full tuition refund if you withdraw after this date.

Note to STUDENT SUCCESS: this course is open to all UCCS students without restriction.