PSY 4995: Senior Capstone


(Software Required: Microsoft PowerPoint, or other presentation software) Designed for students to thoroughly examine a current psychology topic of interest through an independent theoretical investigation. Knowledge gained and experiences from other psychology courses will aid in the completion of the senior capstone project. In addition, students in this course will consider their future plans after they graduate with a psychology degree.


  1. Understand and give an in depth explanation of a current topic in psychology.
  2. Write a paper that poses a theoretical argument and conforms to APA style.
  3. Critically evaluate and synthesize research found in psychological journal articles .
  4. Explore and critically consider potential careers in psychology.


  1. PSY 1010
  2. PSY 4501
  3. MTH 2023


Effective writing in psychology: Papers, posters, and presentations (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (2012)
Author: Beins, B. C., & Beins, A. M.
ISBN: 978-0-470-67244-0
Price: $36.62

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