Dec 05, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 490 - Senior Capstone Seminar


2-4 credit(s)
The Senior Capstone Seminar is a writing-intensive course. It requires students to formulate a compelling psychological question with the assistance of their capstone supervisor. The topics vary by faculty supervisor specialty, thus each section will be designated by topic name. Students develop an empirical question, assemble an array of articles, books, or book chapters, pursuant to that question, and review, organize and assess this literature to write a compelling formal paper and engaging “Ted Talk” to be presented during Senior Projects Day (Spring). Others may choose to present a poster at the Undergraduate Research Conference (Fall), or another public arena. 4 credits are required for the major, however may be repeated across semesters (e.g., 2 and 2).
Prerequisite(s): PSY 150 , PSY 348 , PSY 349 , PSY 350  passed with a C or better; permission of the instructor to enroll in specific sections.



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