PSYC 098. Senior Research Project
As one means of meeting the comprehensive requirement, a student may select a topic in psychology in consultation with psychology faculty member. Usually prepared during the fall semester of the senior year, the student writes a substantial paper on the topic based on library research or original empirical research. In addition to submitting written reports, students participate in a poster conference at the end of the semester. One-half credit or one credit with a letter grade is awarded for all components of the project. Note that Psyc 98 projects are rare as most faculty do not have capacity to supervise these projects. The common routes for completing the seniors comprehensive requirement include Research Practica courses, Thesis (PSYC 096/097, Psyc 180), and the Field Placement in Clinical (PSYC 090). Registration for PSYC 098 requires the sponsorship of a faculty member in the Psychology Department who agrees to supervise the student’s work on the project. See the department website for further details www.swarthmore.edu/academics/psychology/academic-program/majors-and-minors.xml .
A Psychology Faculty Member must agree to supervise student before enrollment.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail.
Prerequisite: PSYC 001 , PSYC 025 , and permission of a research adviser.
0.5 - 1 credit.
Fall 2022. Staff.
Spring 2023. Staff.
Fall 2023. Staff.
Spring 2024. Staff.
Fall 2024. Staff.
Spring 2025. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology
Check the Spring 2022 Schedule of Courses
Check the Fall 2022 Schedule of Courses