PSY 252 - Research Method in Psychology (3)


An introduction to research methodology, with an emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of experimental, correlational, and case study methods. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to explain how studies are designed with each approach. They will also demonstrate their understanding of independent variables, dependent variables, random assignment to conditions, the third variable problem, reverse causation, and other methodological concepts that are essential to the discipline.

Prerequisite: PSY 117 .
Prerequisite or co-requisite: SSI 217 .
Offered spring term.


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