4.12 Psychology Program - Thinking Critically About Psychological Research
Active as of Fall 2018

Course Code
PSYC 3200  Credits  
Title Thinking Critically About Psychological Research 
Description This course will teach students to apply critical thinking skills in the evaluation of psychological research. Core components will include the logic of research design, analysis and interpretation, the description of psychological studies, and the critical reading of published research. Activities will include the preparation of critiques of research claims published in both academic journals and in the main-stream press, sample research proposals, individual and/or group projects, and individual and/or group presentations. Prerequisite: [a grade of "B" or better in PSYC 2260 or PSYC 2261 or the former PSYC 2300] and written consent of department head. 
Faculty/School Arts 
Department Psychology