Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PSY 2110 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on inferential statistics. No credit for both 2110 and any of the following: MATH 2500, QBA 2010, COMS 3520.

Requisites: (MATH 1200 or MATH 1300 or MATH 2301 or Math placement level 2 or higher) and WARNING: not COMS 3520 or MATH 2500 or QBA 2010
Credit Hours: 4
General Education Code: 1M
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Cultivate critical thinking skills to evaluate the vast amount of statistical information present in our society.
  • Develop an understanding of basic probability theory, power analyses, and inferential testing including z-test, t-tests, analysis of variance, correlation, regression, and chi-square.
  • Formulate hypotheses and apply appropriate statistical procedures to real-world problems.
  • Identify key concepts and methods of inquiry in elementary statistics for the behavioral and social sciences including descriptive, inferential, parametric, and non-parametric statistics.
  • Perform basic statistical analyses with the aid of a computer software program.

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