Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Statistics & Experimntal Design in Psychology
This course introduces the basic concepts and techniques of statistical methods. Students learn to evaluate experimental and non-experimental research designs as well as how to use statistics to describe data and to formulate and test hypotheses. Students gain a working knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics. Lectures and readings are supplemented by classes in the computer laboratory, where students develop practical experience using statistical packages such as SPSS to analyze data from sample data sets or data collected by students.