Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PSY 250 - Statistical Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)

An introduction to and critical examination of statistical and quantitative methods as applied in psychology and related fields. Exploratory, descriptive, and inferential concepts, techniques, and applications are considered including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, variability and correlation, parameter estimation, and hypothesis testing (binomial tests, t-tests, analyses of variance, chi square, and selected non-parametric approaches). Statistical packages such as SPSS for Windows will be introduced and used throughout the course. Prerequisites: PSY 105  or PSY 111(inactive); or ED 101(inactive); or ED 103(inactive); or ED 104 ; one additional 200- or 300-level psychology course or ED 207 ; or permission of the instructor. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ghirardelli.