Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    PSY 313 - Contemporary Controversies in Psychology

    Contemporary Controversies in Psychology is an intermediate level course on scientific writing and presentation that will explore controversial themes in psychology. Students will learn how to critically review, summarize, and integrate existing research in both written and oral format with adherence to APA style. This course will include such topics as ethics in research, biological, cognitive, and social processes, human development and mental health. Overall, this course focuses on the development of critical thinking skills and the ability to present one’s ideas clearly, accurately and succinctly through group presentations, debates and scientific papers. It may be writing assisted. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
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    Credits: 3