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2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 235 - Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences

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)