Research II: Statistics

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Course No: PSYC.3690-031; SIS Class Nbr: 14025; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Full - Wait List

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: PSYC.2690 Research I: Methods with 'C' or better.
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  • Core Codes: SS, QL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Alice Frye
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Dec 08
  • Chat Hours: Sun 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.A. in Psychology

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