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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 3510 - Introduction to Research Design and Analysis


4 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: PSYC 1101 and either MATH 1401, MATH 1001, MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113 or MATH 1220 with a C or higher. Students must meet the Psychology Major Eligibility Requirement in order to enroll in this course.
Description
Course provides an introduction to research design, data analysis, and scientific communication as applied to psychological research questions. Topics include research ethics, fundamentals of hypothesis testing and research design, descriptive data collection techniques, and data analysis and interpretation using z-scores, correlation and regression, chi-square tests of independence, and t-tests. Concepts are introduced to the full class through lecture and discussion, then applied during learning groups and online activities. Student progress is assessed via online quizzes and in-class examinations.