PSC 4050 Research for Behavioral Sciences

This course provides an opportunity for students to learn psychological research techniques and methodology. Statistical reasoning is explored, including fundamental concepts and statistical methods used in psychological research. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Identify the basic principles and concepts dealing with sampling and measurement.
  2. Understanding of the major research strategies in the behavioral sciences.
  3. Assess various methods to effectively investigate research questions.
  4. Evaluate the appropriateness of conclusions and identify limitations of published research given the methodologies used.