Dec 05, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 300 - Research Methods and Statistics I


4 credit(s)
PSY 300 is the first course in a 2-semester Research Methods and Statistics sequence and includes a lecture and laboratory. Students  learn method and design issues relevant to substantive areas in the health professions. Students learn how to critically review research claims, generate meaningful, testable, falsifiable, and valid empirical questions using sampling procedures, data collection and statistical analysis to answer their predictions.  Through this course, students become scholars,  in evaluating empirical literature, peer-review, research ethics, data analysis and interpretation, academic writing, and presentation.  Students will understand statistical methodology for the behavioral sciences, including how to use statistical software to interpret and present data graphically, and how to create an engaging and professional presentation of empirical research.
Offered: Offered every year.

Core Requirement(s): Quantitative Reasoning
Prerequisite(s): PSY 150  and Sophomore standing (30 credits or above).



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