STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
201
Institution: 
Smith College
(Formerly PSY/MTH 190) Same as MTH 201. An overview of the statistical methods needed for undergraduate research emphasizing methods for data collection, data description, and statistical inference including an introduction to study design, confidence intervals, testing hypotheses, analysis of variance and regression analysis. Techniques for analyzing both quantitative and categorical data will be discussed. Applications are emphasized, and students use SPSS and other statistical software for data analysis. Classes meet for lecture/discussion and a required laboratory that emphasizes the analysis of real data. This course satisfies the basis requirement for the psychology major. Students who have taken MTH 111 or the equivalent should take MTH 220, which also satisfies the basis requirement. Normally students will receive credit for only one of the following introductory statistics courses: MTH 201/PSY 201; ECO 220, GOV 190, MTH 219, MTH 220, or SOC 201, EDC 206.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Linked Course Comments: 
You must also register for a Lecture section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
20557
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Schedule #: 
20013-F14

Course Sections

STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
L02 0.0 David Palmer dcpalmer@smith.edu W 09:00-09:50 BASS 211