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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 432
Title Research in Developmental Psychology
Credits 3.0
Distribution W
Prerequisites PSY203S and a course in developmental psychology (PSY218, PSY251, PSY252, or PSY322), and at least six credits of courses numbered PSY 300-399


This course presents the many methods used to study development across the lifespan, including observation, interview, questionnaire, and experiment. Through reading and discussing published research and working on individual research projects, students learn the principles of research design necessary for demonstrating developmental change. Through writing and revision, students will learn to express themselves effectively. Three lecture hours per week.