PSYCH 308

Psychological Statistics

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Descriptive and inferential statistical analysis and hypothesis testing applied to psychological research data.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Note

Psych 307 may be taken concurrently with Psych 308. Stat 121 will not substitute for this course. Contains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

1. Recognize and understand notation, formulae, and concepts

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to recognize and understand basic statistical notation, formulae, and concepts. Measurement: Multiple choice and short answer exams

Title

2. Speak and write about notation, formulae, etc.

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to accurately speak and write about statistical formulae, concepts, analyses, and results. Measurement: Short essays.

Title

3. Select and use formulae appropriately

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to correctly select and use basic statistical formulae and appropriately interpret the results. Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.