Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

PSY 201 Foundations of Psychological Research

4 hours; 4 credits. An introduction to the methods of psychological research. Comparison, evaluation, and illustration of research methods such as survey, case study, questionnaire, interview, experiential, correlational, and experimental using a broad range of psychological topics such as physiological, developmental, learning, perception, personality, social, clinical, and industrial. Research design, data presentation and analysis, relation of data and theory, and ethical problems in research will be discussed. Majors should take the course within their first 12 credits in psychology. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in PSY 100 and minimum grade of C in MTH 123 or higher (except MTH 217/MTH 218). Students will be allowed to repeat the courses, if necessary.