PSY 250 - Research Design and Analysis

  • 3 credits
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Design, analysis, and reporting of psychological research.

This course requires the use of electronic proctoring through ProctorU, please see for detailed instructions.  For students requiring accommodations, please contact Resources for Disabled Students (RDS); for consideration of exceptions outside the scope of RDS, please contact the University Testing Center.

This course can be applied toward:


PSY 100 (General Psychology); STAT 201 (General Statistics) or concurrent registration or STAT 301 (Introduction to Statistical Methods) or concurrent registration or STAT 307 (Introduction to Biostatistics) or concurrent registration or STAT 311 (Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I) or concurrent registration or STAT 315 (Statistics for Engineers and Scientists) or concurrent registration.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Ed. (2010)
    Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Research Methods in Psychology, 2nd Ed. (2015)
    Morling, Beth
    ISBN: 978-0393936933


Patricia Aloise-Young

(970) 491-6941 |

Dr. Aloise-Young’s work focuses on psychosocial predictors of behavior change in the fields of health and sustainable behavior. Within the sustainability arena, she has studied the effectiveness of social norms campaigns for reducing energy usage, predictors of acceptance of smart meters among residential electricity customers and strategies for developing a comprehensive systems approach to high efficiency building design. She is co-founder of Caros Consulting, which helps organizations in both the public and private sector meet their sustainability goals. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1990 and was a National Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow.