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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 241 - Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences

Students will analyze research data from contemporary studies in the fields of psychology, medicine, and other social sciences using the computer software program Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS).  They will also apply their understanding to the critical analysis and interpretation of SPSS generated data.  Topics include: descriptive statistics (e.g., measures of central tendency and variability), and parametric and non-parametric inferential statistics (e.g., correlation, simple linear and multiple regression, t-tests, one-way and factorial ANOVA and ANCOVA, and Chi-square tests of independence and goodness of fit).

Prerequisites & Notes
PSY 100, HMS 100 or CJ 100.

(Cr: 3)