Experimental Methods

PSY430 (Liberal Arts) Experimental Methods 4 hrs. 3 crs. Application of the scientific method to experimental, correlational, observational and survey design and the ethics of research. Students will conduct a literature review, formulate and design a research proposal, obtain IRB approval if needed, collect data and analyze results, prepare a poster presentation as well as a professional level research report in accordance with APA style, and present the findings to the class. Preq: PSY 326 and PSY 330. Not open to students with credit in PSY 304, PSY 305, and PSY 306. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.