May 12, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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PSY 2111 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences I

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with a focus on descriptive statistics and an introduction to null hypothesis testing. This course is part of a two-course sequence (PSY2111 and PSY2112) that is equivalent to PSY2110.

Requisites: MATH 1200 or MATH 1300 or MATH 2301 or Math placement level 2 or higher and WARNING: No credit if taken after COMS 3520, MATH 2500, PSY 2110, or QBA 2010,
Credit Hours: 2
General Education Code: 1M
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify key concepts and methods of inquiry in elementary statistics for the behavioral and social sciences including descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Students will be able to apply basic probability theory and use probabilities correctly in real-world settings.
  • Students will be able to cultivate critical thinking skills to evaluate the vast amount of statistical information present in our society.
  • Students will be able to formulate hypotheses and apply appropriate statistical procedures to real-world problems.
  • Students will be able to perform basic statistical analyses with the aid of a computer software program.

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