STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
201
Institution: 
Smith College
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 are 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 or who have taken AP STAT should take SDS 220, which also satisfies the major requirement. Enrollment is restricted to psychology majors or permission of instructor. Normally students receive credit for only one of the following introductory statistics courses: PSY 201, ECO 220, GOV 190, MTH 219, SDS 220, 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.
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Schedule #: 
20014-F15

Course Sections

STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
L03 0.0 David Palmer dcpalmer@smith.edu W 10:00-10:50 BASS 211