Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 205 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

This course is an introduction to basic concepts of measurement and statistical analysis with special emphasis on applications in behavioral and social science research. Topics include: scales of measurement, tables and graphs, descriptive statistics, probability and inferential statistics, including estimation and hypothesis testing, various t-tests, univariate ANOVA, correlation and regression, chi-square, nonparametric methods, and selection of the appropriate statistical test. Psychology majors must take this course in the fall of their sophomore year.

Prerequisites & Notes
  or permission of instructor. This course requires a one-credit weekly SPSS Statistics lab component. A prior course in college algebra is strongly recommended.

Credits: 3

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