PSY 317 - Statistical Methods in Psychology

Texas Common Number: PSYC 2317
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee
PSY 317 Statistical Methods in Psychology Online $550.00
Class Description:

This online statistical methods class is an introduction to the practical application of the use of statistics in psychology. This is not a mathematics course, but a course in knowing how and when to analyze descriptive and inferential statistics in the field of psychology.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in a proctored location, with arrangements to be made by the student. Exam proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Graded Assessments and Learning Modules

  • 5 learning modules
  • 30 assignments
  • 2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials

  • Gravetter, Frederick J., and Larry B. Wallnau. Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 6th Edition. Thomson/Wadsworth, 2008.
    ISBN 10: 0-495-38395-6
    ISBN 13: 978-0-495-38394-9
  • Gravetter, Frederick J., and Larry B. Wallnau. Study Guide, Essentials of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 6th Edition. Thomson/Wadsworth, 2008.
    ISBN 10: 0-495-38529
    ISBN 13: 978-0-495-38529-5

Official UT Austin Course Description: 
Recommended for majors who plan to do graduate work in psychology or related fields. Measures of central tendency and variability; statistical inference; correlation and regression.
Prerequisites:

Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

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