Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University
Undergraduate

Psychology 2300


Research Methods in Psychology

An overview of issues, methods, and techniques of scientific psychological research. Students must be pursuing majors or minors in Psychology.

 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

Psych 1100 or 1100H



Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

 

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowlege of psychology's content domains
  • 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
  • Build & enhance personal relationships

 

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

 

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills


Psychology Major:

Required: Research Methods



Psychology Minors:

Required for Biological Bases of Behavior, Clinical Psychology & Individual Differences, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology, Organization and Performance, Psychology Research, Social Psychology and Personality



General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:

 

 

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