Psychology 490. Research Methods in Psychology.

First capstone course for the psychology major. The investigation of psychology as a science with a focus on
the qualitative and quantitative approaches to research in the area of psychology. It examines strategies for
establishing validity in descriptive, relational, and experimental design in the framework of ethical research.
Emphasis will be placed on critical reading and analysis of previously published scientific research. Students
receive practice in designing, conducting, analyzing, interpreting the results of research studies, and writing
reports in APA style. Students prepare proposal for Senior Essay. Prerequisites: Psychology 101, Psychology
320, and Mathematics 130. Students must be accepted psychology majors.

Course Information
  • Credit:3
Instructors
Fernando Cavallo
Department
Psychology

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