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PSYC 204 - Research Methods I: Introducing Research

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSYC 100 or consent of instructor
This course will focus on students becoming critical consumers of psychological research. Students will learn how to find and evaluate research presented in both scholarly and non-scholarly sources. Students will become familiar with diverse methodologies used in psychological research, including descriptive, correlational and experimental designs, and be exposed to qualitative research and more advanced designs. Students will determine which conclusions are appropriate given the qualities of each design. The ethical principles and constraints that guide researchers in psychology will be considered. Offered fall, spring, summer.