Prerequisite Courses

Co-Requisite Courses

Course Memo

Prerequisites: PSY101, PSY180, and MAT095R or placement. Students will learn the foundations of scientific research in psychology, emphasizing the role of psychology as a science, the role of scientific reasoning in everyday life, ethical issues in behavioral research, qualitative research, observational research, and survey design. Students will begin to develop proficiency in statistical program and Excel data entry and management, descriptive statistical analysis and reporting, the visual display of data, APA Style essentials, and academic writing, reading, and oral communication in psychology. Should be taken in the fall semester of the junior year.