Immerses students in the process of conducting psychological research. Students engage in independent or group research under the guidance of a faculty member. This experience is particularly valuable for those students interested in pursuing graduate studies in psychology. One to three credits; students may take a maximum of 3 credits of PSYC497 in one semester and a maximum of 6 credits total. Students may use 3 credits of PSYC497 to fulfill one of the Psychology major electives. Prerequisites: PSYC110 or PSYC120 and consent of instructor.