Special Topics in Psychology
Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Exploration of specific topics that are not currently among the main thematic fields of psychology.
Grade Rule 12: A, B, C, D, E, P, T, I (Inclusive grade rule)
2. Identify subdisciplines in psychology related to that top
Students will identify related subdisciplines in psychology and their primary contributions to the topic.Measurement:In-class quizzes and exams on the assigned reading.
3. Proposal for a research approach to that topic.
Students will identify primary means of scientific research in the topic, and formulate a proposal for additional research.Measurement: Author a proposal for original research in multiple drafts that includes a literature review, description of method and data analysis, statement of significance, references, and timeline and estimated budget.
1. Develop understanding of a non-focal topic in psychology
Students will develop their understanding of a psychological topic that is not focal in the undergraduate curriculum otherwise.