Same as SDS 290. Note: This course is no longer considered the same as PSY 301, starting in the 2014–15 academic year. A survey of statistical methods needed for scientific research, including planning data collection and data analyses that provide evidence about a research hypothesis. The course can include coverage of analyses of variance, interactions, contrasts, multiple comparisons, multiple regression, factor analysis, causal inference for observational and randomized studies and graphical methods for displaying data. Special attention is given to analysis of data from student projects such as theses and special studies. Statistical software is used for data analysis. Prerequisites: One of the following: PSY 201, GOV 190, ECO 220, MTH 220 or a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Statistics examination or the equivalent. Enrollment limited to 20.