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PSY326 Introduction To Psychometrics

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Psychological assessment is a building block of a clinical psychologist’s training. Validated and standardized tools are used in clinical research as well as in clinical assessment in the various aspects of the human existence; clinical diagnostics, characterological, personality, neurocognitive, intellectual, social and cultural. This course will expose students to methods by which psychologists conceptualize psychological measures using reliability, validity and generalizability, and teach them how to apply psychological assessment tools. Students will learn how to perform, score and interpret several psychological assessment tools varying between personality, pathology, intelligence and aptitude.

Pre-requisite: PSY201 Introduction to Psychology
Co-requisite: ENG102 Academic English II