PS450a Advanced Research Methods

Psychology and Crime, Law and Justice    credits: 3


Familiarity with basic research methods and statistics is assumed. Exposes students to current research paradigms in psychology, placing special emphasis on the process of empirically testing theory. Both experimental and non-experimental research methods are examined. A major course requirement is the production of an individual research project proposal that will include designing a study and APA report writing.  Prerequisites: PS251 and PS351. Offered alternate years. Must be followed by PS450b Advanced Research Seminar in order to meet B.S. requirements.