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Subject:

Psychology

Title:

PSYCH-215 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Capozzo, Christopher

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

PSYCH-215

1811

TTH

9:30-10:45am

LA-120

3 Units

8/17 - 12/17


Catalog Course Description
PSYCH-215 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
3 - 3 Units SC
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: PSYCH 101 and BUS 240 or MATH 142 or equivalents
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent
This course is an introduction to the methods psychologists use to understand human behavior. The philosophy of science, the examination of inductive and deductive reasoning methods, and their relationship to theory are presented. Topics include: scientific method; operationalization of variables; experimental and non-experimental research designs including descriptive methods; experimental instrumentation; group and single-subject designs; data collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting results; American Psychological Association (APA) style report writing; and research ethics. Activities include: performing a literature review; designing an original research study; collecting and analyzing psychological data. C-ID PSY 200, CSU, UC

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