College of Humanities and Social Sciences

PSYC 301: Research Methods in Psychology

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

General research design in psychology, with an emphasis on experimental design and control. Topics include use of human participants in research, reliability and validity, observational methods, and survey and longitudinal designs.

Satisfies General Education requirement for information technology (all except ethics). PSYC 300, 301 and 372 must be taken in sequence.


Students are strongly encouraged to take PSYC 300 concurrently. Laboratory work will include designing and running research studies and writing manuscripts using appropriate style and format. PSYC 301 is a writing-intensive course.

15 Sections Currently Scheduled for Spring 2017

From the Schedule of Classes

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