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PSYC 417A Special Topics in Psychology - SP TPCS IN PSYC

Intensive examination of selected topics and issues in psychology.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: Either (a) one of PSYC 217, PSYC 277 and one of PSYC 218, PSYC 278; or (b) PSYC 366.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
PSYC 417A 001Web-Oriented Course2 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

Course topic Applied regression analysis

Description: This course will provide students with foundational knowledge on linear regression analysis. Students will develop an ability to properly apply regression methods to empirical data, including making informed decisions about analytic strategies and methods, understanding and reporting results, and being able to critically evaluate the use of regression methods in published research. This course requires the successful completion of PSYC 218.

PSYC 417A 002Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu14:0015:30

Course topic: The Science of Happiness. In this seminar-style course, students will read and discuss cutting-edge research addressing questions such as: Does money really make people happier? Why are people happier in some places than others? How do technological innovations, such as smartphones and social media, affect happiness?

PSYC 417A 003Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu15:3017:00

Course topic: The Science of Happiness. In this seminar-style course, students will read and discuss cutting-edge research addressing questions such as: Does money really make people happier? Why are people happier in some places than others? How do technological innovations, such as smartphones and social media, affect happiness?