PSY-101   Introduction to Psychological Science 3 credits

This course provides a general introduction to research methods in psychology. Topics covered will include understanding the concepts and techniques necessary for conducting psychological research, understanding the types of research designs most commonly used in psychology and the strengths and weaknesses of each, understanding how to propose and conduct research in psychology, analyzing data obtained from research and communicating research findings to others in writing and through oral presentation. The course includes readings and lectures about research and performing experiments.