A two-semester sequence treating methods and statistics of psychological research in an integrated fashion. The course will focus on the development of skills to enable the student to understand and conduct psychological research.
201. The scientific process, observational methods, types of investigation, surveys, traces, archival data, control, sampling, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basics of hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: PSYC 101. 3 credits. Every semester.
202.* Experimental designs, multilevel and factorial designs, interactions, external validity, comparisons among means, t-test, analysis of variance, non-parametric statistics. Prerequisite: PSYC 201. 3 credits. Every semester.