PSYC5230 Independent Study in Social Psychology
3 units; Ind.
Independent Study in Social Psychology is a capstone course for students to apply their knowledge in both theory and research of social psychology in conducting their own independent project. Students are required to do research on topics related to social psychology under intensive guidance of a teacher. The requirements include reviewing literatures, conceptualizing and designing research hypotheses, collecting and analyzing data, and writing research reports. Research methods may include archival analyses, interviews, survey questionnaire, experiments or field studies, adopting either a qualitative or a quantitative approach.