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Psychological Research Methods

Program(s): Undergraduate Courses

This course introduces concepts and methods used in behavioral research. Topics include the nature of behavioral research, testing of research ideas, quantitative and qualitative techniques of data collection, artifacts in behavioral research, analyzing and interpreting research data, and ethical considerations in research.

Remote or Residential

✓ Residential (On-Campus)


Course Considerations

This course is open to all undergraduates and is included in the Summer Institute in Social Research Methods. 

This course is a requirement for the Psychology major. It is also an approved elective for the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Major.  It satisfies the methods requirement for the Public Policy Studies major. This course may be approved as an elective for additional majors by petition.

Course Overview

Start Date

June 10

End Date

July 12

Current Grade / Education Level

Undergrad / Grad


Undergraduate Courses

Class Details

Course Code

PSYC 20200 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


11:30 A.M.


Session I

Course Length

5 weeks

Primary Instructor

Kerry LeDoux

Academic Interest

Psychology and Neuroscience
Social Sciences (e.g., history, sociology)