Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Dec 01, 2023  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PSY 252 - Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)

This course will address the overall process of psychological research from the development of a research question to the presentation of research results. Topics to be covered include the role of theory in the scientific method, research design, various collection techniques and analytic strategies for quantitative empirical data, and ethical considerations. Students will develop skills in scientific writing (APA style) and critically reading and reviewing the literature. The course will require statistical analysis of research data and interpretation of the results. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory. Prerequisites: PSY 111  and PSY 200 . Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Friedman-Wheeler and Choe.