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2021-2022 Catalog 
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PSYC 298 - Independent Study-Psychology 1

Credits: 1-5
Allows students to pursue a special field of interest in psychology under the guidance of an instructor.

Enrollment Requirement: PSYC& 100  with a grade of 2.0 or higher and instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Describe in detail a particular topic chosen by student.
  2. Explain the research associated with the chosen topic.
  3. Design a research project to explore the topic.
  4. Produce a write-up of the research proposal/project/topic using APA style.

Program Outcomes
Identify and apply concepts related to acquiring, evaluating and using reliable, valid, and powerful information to understand mind and behavior.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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