Research II: Statistics

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Course No: PSYC.3690-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8631

Course Description

An intermediate level course building on competence in quantitative reasoning skills and the fundamentals of research methods, and focusing on descriptive and inferential statistics and their application and interpretation. The course will include basic computational approaches; the primary goal is for students to develop the ability to articulate and apply statistical concepts, and communicate statistical results. The course includes topics in basic inferential statistics from z-scores up to and including chi-square and factorial ANOVA. Students will learn to use a database and conduct statistical analyses using standard software packages. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: 'c' or better in PSYC.2690
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: PSYC.1010, grade of C or better in PSYC.2690
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Alice Frye
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.A. in Psychology

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