PSYC 211 - Research Methods and Statistical Analysis I
(Prerequisites: PSYC 110 and Psychology major or instructor permission)
The PSYC 211-212 sequence introduces the research methods and analytic techniques used in psychology by taking an integrated approach to method and analysis. PSYC 211 introduces the history of science in psychology, the logic of scientific research, scientific ethics hypothesis testing, data collection, and descriptive, observational, and correlational methods. Statistical techniques include data organization, central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, chi-square, z-scores, probability, and confidence interval. Students will gain hands-on experience in research design, data collection, and analysis through lab activities and with statistical software.