Feb 29, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 [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: TR in PSYC 1000 or grade of C (2.0) or higher in PSYC 1000  and PSYC 2001  at LMU. 

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