Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Psychology 2802F/G


In this course, students will gain advanced knowledge of the scientific method as it applies to psychological research. Topics will include experimental, non-experimental and multi-method research designs, as well as visualization and interpretation of research results. Students will gain experience in communicating results and thinking critically about psychological research.

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

Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in Psychology 2801F/G or Health Sciences 2801A/B; at least 60% in Data Science 1000A/B and at least 60% 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, or registration in Year 2 of an Honours Specialization in Neuroscience with special permission from the program administrator. Math 1228A/B is recommended. Students who have completed Statistics 1024A/B (or other Year 1 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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