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PSYC 2205 Introduction to Research Methods in the Social Sciences

This course surveys various psychological research methods with an emphasis on research design, experimental procedures, descriptive methods, instrumentation, and the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of research data. Research design and methodology will be examined through a review of research in a variety of the subdisciplines of psychology. In laboratory sessions students will conduct experimental and non-experimental research in a variety of areas of psychology. Actual data collected from research conducted during laboratory sessions will be analyzed with statistical software. C-ID: PSY 200


4.00 Credits(s)


Prerequisite: Successful completion of Psychology 1500 and Psychology 2200 or Statistics 1510 with grades of 'C' or better


Social Sciences


Advisory: Eligibility for English 1500 strongly recommended; 64 hours lecture