Oct 23, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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PSY 300 - Psychological Research and Statistical Methods I


Units: 4
Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week
Prerequisite(s): PSY 100 ; and MATH 200  or PSY 202 /MATH 202  both with a grade of C or better; or Consent of Instructor
Provides introduction to research methodology and basic framework for evaluation of social and behavioral science research. Topics include application of scientific method within field of psychology and social sciences, including ethical guidelines and issues related to research in, and practice of, psychology. Students will learn to critically evaluate research and popular claims in psychology. Course and lab will integrate use of software package SPSS for data management and hypothesis testing. Coursework on inferential and descriptive statistical methods will build on material from  PSY 202 .



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