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PSY 202. Methodology in Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Experimental and descriptive research design and methodology.
Prerequisites: PSY 115, PSY 200, PSY 201 or permission
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Integrated Lab
Additional Information: Majors Only, Online Course. Go to

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze psychological research and differentiate between methodologically sound and flawed studies.
2. Compare and contrast different research methods (experimental and nonexperimental) and evaluate their strengths and limitations.
3. Apply the American Psychological Association code of ethics associated with conducting psychological research to various hypotheses.
4. Critically evaluate psychology journal articles.

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