PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, BS
Cost:
50-100
Enforced Prerequisites:
STATS 350 or 425/MATH 425, and one of the following: PSYCH 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, or 290.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This writing-intensive course provides an overview of the how's and why's of research in psychology as a social science, and it covers such topics as ethics, library research, case studies, observations, surveys and questionnaires, laboratory experiments, APA-style writing, and statistics. It consists of a weekly lecture on Monday, in which general ideas about research will be presented, and a weekly lab in which research projects will be planned and presented.

Prerequisites: A 'gateway' course in psychology as a social science. A basic statistics course (e.g., STAT 350) is required. You should not take this course if you have already taken one of the psychology lab courses (e.g., organizational, personality, psychopathology, cognitive, social, etc.).

Grades: Final grades are based on three exams covering terms and concepts covered in class and readings (10% each) and written assignments for the lab (70% total). Each written assignment will be weighted more-or-less by its page length. We encourage you to write drafts of any and all assignments prior to the due dates. If you wish to avail yourself of this option, you will need to work out a mutually-agreed timetable with your lab instructor well in advance of the due date.

PSYCH 303 - Research Methods in Psychology
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