This course focuses on understanding the scientific process and methodology behind psychological concepts. Students explore biological, cognitive and sociocultural approaches to psychology. Students conduct their own psychological research through the Internal Assessment, which includes development of a testable hypothesis, procedure, statistical analysis, and evaluation. The final unit applies the previous approaches to the study of abnormal behavior. This course is writing intensive and focuses on critically analyzing scientific studies in the field of psychology.
Min-Max Credit Hours: 3.0-3.0