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Behavioral Science Statistics

Course Prefix: 
PY
Course Number: 
222
Course Credits: 
3

This course will provide instruction in the application of descriptive and inferential statistics to the analysis and interpretation of data in the social sciences with an emphasis on hypothesis testing. Students will develop skills in the communication of statistical information. Students learn theory and application of statistical hypothesis testing, learning to test for significance of relationships between variables and differences between groups in a variety of situations. Students will learn to clearly and accurately communicate findings and accurately interpret the presentation of statistical findings encountered in research. Prerequisites: PY 201, MA 110; MA 221 strongly recommended. (Program goals 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)