PSYCH 4999.01: Thesis Research I

August 7, 2017
Seminar designed to support the writing of the Thesis proposal and data collection, including proposal structure, literature review, research ethics, the IRB process, and data collection methodology. Prereq: Enrollment in Psych, and candidate for degree with research distinction, and permission of department.
Credit Hours: 

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving 
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

To find course availability and times, please visit the Ohio State Course Catalog and Master Schedule.