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PSYC 209 - Fundamentals of Psychological Research

5 CR

Covers theories, techniques, and applications of psychological research methodology. Students explore a variety of approaches, ranging from uncontrolled field observation to laboratory experiments. Topics include data analysis, report writing, and factors affecting research results.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 .

Course Outcomes

  • Explain the scientific process and the research methods psychologists and behavioral scientists use in the study of human behavior.
  • Apply relevant research and statistical terms, concepts, and principles used in the study of human behavior.
  • Evaluate and compare various research methods and designs used to guide and develop research investigations.
  • Prioritize and apply ethical principles in the conduct of research.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Research/Information Literacy

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