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PSY 201. Psychology Statistics

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Descriptive and inferential statistics. Sampling procedures, data analysis, probability, estimation, statistical decision making. Parametric and non-parametric approaches.
Prerequisites: PSY 115, MATH 112 or higher, psychology major or instructor's permission
Corequisites: PSY 200
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Select and use appropriate descriptive and inferential statistics, including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and variability, z-scores and the normal distribution, t-tests, analysis of variance, correlation, and chi-square.
2. Interpret statistical results correctly.
3. Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of various statistics/analyses.
4. Choose the appropriate statistic for various experimental designs.

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