DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Research & Fieldwork

 

Research and Fieldwork Opportunities

Psychology majors can build on classroom studies with numerous opportunities to apply principles and knowledge of psychology. Two of these opportunities are:

 

 


 
Research in Psychology (PSY 3940)
 

Students can earn course credit (PSY 3940) for participating in research on a broad range of topics investigated by faculty members in the Department of Psychology. Students learn to design studies, collect data, and use computers for data reduction and analysis.

For additional information please see this document:     

Aim:To provide students with supervised research experience. Students may work on a project which they have designed or may assist in ongoing research. In both cases, students must work under the supervision of a department faculty members.
Prerequisites:Psy 2120;  Permission is required from faculty member and project supervisor.
Credit:Each credit hour is 3 hours of work time each week, or 42 total hours. There is a maximum of 12 credit hours of Psy 3940 work.
Grading:Credit / No Credit.
Forms:Psy 3940 contracts download:      
Return completed contracts to Porter 200, Main office.
Faculty and Labs

A description of the Psychology faculty and the research that they conduct can be found here:

Faculty and Labs

 

 

 

 

 

 




Fieldwork in Psychology (PSY 3910)

Students can earn course credit (PSY 3910) for participating in activities designed to serve the residents of southeastern Ohio. For students who enjoy helping people, nearby community services and health facilities offer supervised experience with a variety of individuals in need of assistance, including children, the elderly, and the mentally ill. These opportunities provide students with work experience, as well as helping them to develop new insights and competencies.

For additional information please see this document:      

 

Aim:Independent fieldwork as volunteer or employee in work directly related to psychology.
Prerequisites:Permission is required from the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Studies.
Credit:Each credit hour is 3 hours of service each week, or 45 total hours. There is a maximum of 4 credit hours of Psy 3910 work.
Grading:Credit / No Credit.
Forms:Psy 3910 forms download:      
Return completed forms to the Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Studies.
Internships:List of internship and volunteer activities: