PSY 350 (Psychology Research and Data Applications) - Frequently Asked Questions for PSY and BNS Majors
What change is happening?
A new course is being added to the curricula for both Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience majors. This course is designed to enhance students’ ability to organize, summarize, analyze, and visualize data. Students will engage in various hands-on activities that will allow them to develop their ability to apply information to solve important problems. In addition, students will learn how to effectively communicate quantitative findings both visually and in writing.
Why is this change happening?
Developing quantitative skills is best done within a specific domain of interest (like psychology and neuroscience) so that examples can be made relevant and understandable for students. PSY 350 will allow students to practice important quantitative skills within the field of psychology.
Who does this change affect?
All Psychology and BNS majors entering GVSU in the Fall of 2022 and thereafter must take the new course. Current PSY and BNS majors should see below for recommendations.