Aug 13, 2022  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

PSY 241 - Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences


FA/SP
Students 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 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
100 level social science course

(Cr: 3)