Upper-division students who are interested in developing their own research projects are encouraged to enroll in some of the following courses. Note that courses contain different prerequisites.
A laboratory research experience emphasizing the integration of material from previous research courses through conducting an original research study. Prerequisites (with grade of C or better): PY370. This course requires students to sign a contract with a faculty mentor.
Directed reading in an area of psychology allowing students to increase their knowledge in an area of individual interest. Prerequisites: Completion of 75 semester hours; minimum 2.75 GPA in psychology or 2.50 cumulative GPA; consent of department chairperson.
Supervised experimental study of a psychological topic selected by the student, who should be well informed in fundamentals of experimental methods and statistics. Prerequisites: Completion of 75 semester hours; minimum 2.75 in psychology or 2.50 cumulative GPA; consent of department chairperson.