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PSY315 Psychological Tests & Measurement

This course is an introduction to psychological testing emphasizing the problems of objectivity, reliability, and validity. It includes a survey of the basic instruments for assessing intelligence, abilities, interests, personality, and psychopathology. Consideration is given to the statistical theory upon which tests are based. The course is taught with consideration of social justice, socio-cultural and international issues in psychological testing. Students will also consider the practical applications of this area of psychology to their own personal and professional development. Prerequisite: Psy 100

Credits

4