Jul 22, 2024  
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

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PSY 387 - Research Design and Laboratory for Psychology

4 Credit(s)

This course teaches the application of scientific method to the study of human behavior. Topics include the relationship between theory, hypotheses and empirical research, ethical considerations of research with humans, laboratory and field experimental methods, survey research, participant observation, and the use of documents and available data. The laboratory reinforces the theoretical issues covered in the lecture portion of the course. Students complete structured, hands-on exercises with experimental and non-experimental research methods in psychology. Students use the computer to analyze data, conduct literature reviews, and write research reports. Required of psychology majors. Psychology majors must receive a “C” or better in this course to satisfy psychology major requirements.
Prerequisite(s): Junior status and minimum grade of C in PSY 385  for psychology majors. Must achieve a grade of C or better to advance to PSY 409 .

Formerly: (FORMERLY PSY 382 AND 384)

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