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Nov 30, 2021
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PSY 247 - Research Methods I
Research Methods I
Prerequisites: 9 credits in Psychology including PSY 227 with a grade of "C" or better, and excluding PSY 100 and 101. Must be a Psychology Major or Minor OR with permission of instructor.

This course provides an overview of behavioral research including developing hypotheses, research methodologies (experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational and single case), conducting library research, writing in the style of the American Psychological Association and an introduction to basic statistics. Students will read scholarly journal articles. The culminating activity of the course will be a research proposal for an independent research project that may be conducted in PSY 327, Research Methods II. Students are required to participate in psychological research or to complete an alternative writing assignment. Completion of MAT 216 recommended.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Psychological Science Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Intensive

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration):

Prerequisite PSY 247

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PSY 227
Minimum Grade of C
May not be taken concurrently.
Rule: 6 CREDITS: 6 Credits of PSY for a total of 1 conditions for a total of 6 credits PSY 202 to 499
Required Courses: 2
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 6 CREDITS

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