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PSYC109 CM - Statistics for Psychological Science

This course introduces the application of statistical principles and techniques to psychological research. To prepare students for research methods courses, it focuses on data preparation, analysis and interpretation. The course covers descriptive and inferential statistics, including probability distributions, null hypothesis significance testing, t-tests, analysis of variance, multiple correlation and regression, and non-parametric tests (e.g., Chi-square). Students learn to (1) articulate the nuances and importance of statistics to the real world; (2) critically examine statistical analysis outputs from widely used software in psychology; and (3) analyze, differentiate, and explain statistical results that are applied to behavioral sciences.Not open to students who have previously completed ECON 120 CM  or ECON 125 CM .

Prerequisite: One lower-division psychology course or permission of instructor

Offered: Every semester

Credit: 1

Course Number: PSYC109 CM