Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Psychology 2801F/G


This course will introduce students to the variety of ways to conduct research in psychology. Topics to be covered include the scientific approach to testing psychological theory; ethical issues in psychological research; developing and planning research projects; basics of measurement; survey research; best practices in research conduct.

Antirequisite(s): Psychology 2830A/B, Psychology 2840F/G, Psychology 2855F/G, Psychology 2856F/G, Health Sciences 2801A/B, the former Psychology 2800E, the former Psychology 2820E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 credits of Psychology at the 1000 level; a passing grade (i.e., at least 50%) in Data Science 1000A/B and a passing grade (i.e., at least 50%) in 0.5 credit of Year 1 Math from among the following courses: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1201A/B. Students without Data Science 1000A/B may enrol with 0.5 credit of Applied Mathematics 1201A/B and 0.5 credit of Computer Science 1026A/B with a grade of at least 60% in each. Students who have completed Statistical Sciences 1024A/B (or other introductory statistics course in addition to 0.5 credit of Year 1 Math) instead of Data Science 1000A/B may enrol after completing an introductory programming class from the following list: Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Data Science 1200A/B, Digital Humanities 2220A/B, or Engineering Science 1036A/B. Data Science 2000A/B may be substituted for Data Science 1000A/B for students entering the program with 1.0 credits of Year 1 Math courses.

Extra Information: 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: PSYCHOL

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