PSY 692 Scientific Writing in Psychology

3 units

This course provides students with an opportunity to integrate knowledge gained from foundation courses in the program with the application of skills in scholarly research and writing. Students will write a literature review and use it as the foundation for the creation of a culturally competent resource tailored to either a lay audience or clinicians. The literature review will be written according to American Psychological Association guidelines. This course allows theory to be demonstrated through a scholarly project and helps prepare the student for doctoral study or additional research activity in psychology. It provides the opportunity for students to critically evaluate research studies, conceptualize an independent research project, and conduct scientific writing. Prerequisites: PSY 600, 626, 657, and 658.