Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4999.02H

Honors Thesis Research II

Seminar designed to support data collection/analysis, and writing and defending of the Honors thesis, including quantitative methods, data interpretation, summary, and presentation, writing results and discussion, poster presentation, and oral defense.


Credit Hours: 2


Honors standing and Psych 4999.01H, or permission of instructor

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

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