2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 215 - Research Design and Introductory Statistics

(4 credits)
This course acquaints the student with basic empirical research techniques in the behavioral sciences including political science, psychology, social work and sociology. The course aims to enable the student to function as a conductor and a consumer of behavioral science research. Techniques include: observation, questionnaire and survey, interview, single-subject designs, qualitative research, and experimental and quasi-experimental methodologies. Topics include: descriptive and basic inferential statistics, sampling methods and research ethics.

Prerequisites: PSY100SS, SOC101SS, PSC101SS, or PSC105SS, and fulfillment of the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.