May 21, 2024  
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PSYC 2300:Research Methods and Statistics

3 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite:  ENGL 1101 , and (MATH 1101 MATH 1111 , or MATH 1113 ) Concurrent:
PSYC 2210  
In this course, students are introduced to methods and statistics used in psychological research. Emphasis is placed on non-experimental methodologies such as observation, correlational research, surveys, archival research, and quasi-experimental and ex post facto designs. Topics include an introduction to the scientific method, an overview of experimental design, measurement and error, experimental control, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, scientific writing, and ethical issues in research. Laboratory work is designed to enable students to apply course topics.



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