Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Research in Psychology PSY 103
September 2018 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe psychological research method goals, processes, descriptive techniques, and correlational techniques; explain the principles of experimentation, the role of variables, and the types of validity and reliability; apply knowledge of experimental design and small-n experimentation; investigate quasi-experimental design, results interpretation, and results presentation; and plan, conduct, interpret and disseminate original research.
This 15-week course investigates various forms of psychological research and includes topics such as research methods, processes, techniques and research design. Instructional methods include a textbook and study guide. Students are evaluated based on a final examination.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, Introduction to Research Methods in Social Work, or Introduction to Research Methods in Sociology (8/18).