Senior Practicum: Research in Psychology

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Capstone experience in psychological research -- laboratory-based, field-based, or otherwise. Student typically works with a research team.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 10: A, B, C, D, E, T, I (Standard grade rule with a T option)



Other Prerequisites

and instructor's consent.


Each one credit = 6 hours of work in the lab. So, three credits = 18 hours of time spent in the lab.


1. Skill development in the research process

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate skill in several aspects of the research process: literature review and evaluation, data gathering, data analysis, writing, and publishing. Measurement: Student mastery of the research process will be assessed from a paper prepared by the end of the semester in proper format for publication.