Sep 19, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue 
2018-2019 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 205 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course builds upon research methodology developed in PS202 and briefly reviews critical concepts from MA106. Additionally, students will learn statistical techniques for analyzing both categorical and continuous data. Topics include analysis of variance, covariate analyses, chi-square tests, nonparametric tests, and reliability analyses. Students will be immersed in hands-on SPSS lab work throughout. Coursework culminates with a final project that is based on a publicly sourced dataset provided by the instructor. Students will design their own research question, create hypotheses, and test those hypotheses using analytical techniques learned in the course Prerequisite(s): PS 201  with a minimum grade of C & PS 202 .