Advanced Research Project in Psychology
— PSYC 491 (3)
Provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership experience working on a research project within the field of psychology. Students may, on some occasions, develop and carry out their own small independent research projects, or they may assist in the implementation of a professor’s research project. Depending on the research project undertaken, this could involve in a variety of activities, including gathering background literature search materials, gathering research data, advertising for recruiting participants, scoring and coding data, analyzing data, and/or helping with general research preparation and completion activities. Students will complete 120 hours of research experience as well as write their own term paper examining in- depth the research topic they have been studying and reporting on the results when possible. Prerequisites: MATH 121, 322, PSYC 101, 102, PSYC/SOCI 360. Limited to third- and fourth-year students majoring in Psychology or Human Services who have received the permission from the research project advisor.
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