General introduction to research methods in psychology with an emphasis on basic strategies for empirically identifying causal and correlational relationships. Topics will include laboratory and field techniques, quasi-experimental and non-experimental models, and the ethical issues involved in research. Every semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 1 hour. Prerequisites: PSY 1010, PSY 2010 with a grade of C or better, and PSY 2040 with a grade of C or better, or department head approval. Corequisite: PSY 2020 laboratory or department head approval.