May 21, 2024  
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PSYC 2000:The Science of Psychology

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: PSYC 1101  and declared minor in Psychology.
This course provides a survey of the skills needed to read, understand, and evaluate various claims related to the prediction and shaping of behavior. Topics include key components of scientific methodology; systematic comparison, contrast, and evaluation of sources of information about psychology; the roles of the American Psychological Association and Association for Psychological Science in research; techniques for exploring psychological topics; and application of research findings. Emphasis is placed on becoming critical consumers of research.



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