PSY 470 Advanced Research Methods

4 credits, Fall and Spring

Challenges students to complete an individual research project in psychology. Individually, students will design and conduct an experiment to investigate a research question of their own choosing. Students will prepare the appropriate documents for IRB approval, choose or design their own materials and methods with minimal guidance from the instructor, and execute the study. Students will analyze the data they collect using descriptive and inferential statistics, prepare an APA-style research report and APA-style research poster to submit and present to a national, regional or university wide conference.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in PSY 343