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PSYC 202 - Scientific Foundations in Psychology


This class aims to provide a foundation of academic skills for those intending to major in psychology at SVSU, as well as those wishing to pursue careers involving applications of psychological science. The basic objective of this course is to help students acquire an appreciation of the scientific perspective as it is implemented in psychology. Students will learn how scientific questions are developed; how logical and empirical arguments are constructed; the role of established theory in the development of questions; the general types of methods used to answer questions in psychology; and the range of professional and ethical issues and career opportunities involved in the investigation or application of psychological questions. Emphasis will also be given to reading and searching the literature and becoming familiar with oral and written forms of presentation in psychology.

Requisites: PSYC 100. (Required, Previous).

Credits: 3 cr



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