Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4520

Social Psychology Laboratory

Training in experimental and quantitative methods in social psychology. Experiments include topics such as attitudes, persuasion, social cognition, and group processes.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300, and 2367.01, 3325(H), or 3375, and enrollment in the Psychology major

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced; advanced research course for B.S.

Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Psychology Research, Social Psychology and Personality

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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