This course provides students with foundational knowledge and skills required to conduct valid research in psychology and other social sciences. Students will learn how to formulate a research study, prepare a proposal, and identify the ethical guidelines for research with human subjects. Approaches to measurement of behavior and experience, analysis and interpretation of results, and preparation of a written report of findings will be included. Three hours per week will be devoted to lecture/class presentation, and one hour per week will be spent in guided small group work on development and implementation of a research project.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology|
|MAT 130 - Probability and Statistics or MAT 131 - Introduction to Statistics|