Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4999.01H

Honors Thesis Research I

Seminar designed to support the writing of the Honors thesis proposal and data collection, including proposal structure, literature review, research ethics, the IRB process, and data collection methodology.


Credit Hours: 2


Honors standing, and enrollment in the Psychology major, and candidate for degree with research distinction, and permission of department.

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains


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


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships



  • 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
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

Psychology Major:

Psychology Minors:

General Education:

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