May 16, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 2002 Research Methods


4 semester hours

Introduces the basic principles of common psychology research methods and designs. Provides students with fundamental background for planning, conducting, and critiquing research in psychology. Emphasizes scientific writing, including APA style, and data interpretation using descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include: hypothesis testing, searching scientific literature, variables and measurement, reliability and validity, and ethics in the conduct of empirical research.

Prerequisites: Grade of C (2.0) or higher in PSYC 1000  and PSYC 2001 .

University Core fulfilled: Flags: Information Literacy, Quantitative Literacy.