Research Methods in Psychology (PSY 231)

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
Term Location Sections Available
2021 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections