Dec 09, 2023  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 2430 - Writing for the Psychological Sciences

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to prepare psychology majors for upper level courses in psychology, with a main objective of teaching students to write a literature review in American Psychological Association (APA) format. This course includes an overview of selected topics in psychology, subfields in psychology, and resume writing. Students also read empirical papers, as models of experimental design and models of professional literature reviews. Students produce a literature review that may be utilized as the foundation for further research in their upper level courses. Students typically write several short assignments and one major paper based upon extensive library research.
Pre-requisite(s): PSY 1301  , major status.