PSYC 230 (35139)

PSYC 230

Research Methods in Psychology

*Add/Drop Period is July 8 – July 10, 2013.
To register for this class, you MUST receive a permission number from the instructor.

The fundamentals of research methods in psychology. Focus will be on issues of reliability, validity, and ethical considerations in conducting research with humans and animals. Participation in designing and conducting experiments, data analysis and interpretation, and preparation of research reports. The requirements will include participation in low-risk psychological experiments or completion of additional short papers.

Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory.

Prerequisites: PSYC 100 and 220 must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

Note: Matriculated students MUST register using their MyCsusm portal. 

Non-matriculated students: This class has 1 or more pre requisites. In order to add this class you will need to bring documentation ( ex: unofficial/official transcript) showing you have completed the course pre-requisites or the equivalent to Extended Learning for review. If it is determined you meet the requirements to enroll in this class you will be given a pre-requisite waiver form and permission number.

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Course No: 35139
Units: 3.0
Begin Date: July 8, 2013
End Date: August 10, 2013
Begin Time: 10:00am Lab: 12:00pm
End Time: 11:35am Lab: 2:10pm
Meeting Days: MTWTh
Location: TBD
Instructor: Vincent Trofimoff
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.