Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Psychology 2811A/B


This course introduces students to the basics of data analysis for psychological research. Topics include probability, sampling, estimation, data visualization, and the conduct and interpretation of basic statistical analyses. Throughout the term, students will gain experience in computer-based data analytic methods.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 credits of Psychology at the 1000 level; a passing grade (i.e., at least 50%) in Data Science 1000A/B and a passing grade (i.e., at least 50%) in 0.5 credit of Year 1 Math from among the following courses: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1201A/B. Students enrolled in Year 2 of an Honours Specialization in Neuroscience may enrol with 0.5 credit of Applied Mathematics 1201A/B and 0.5 credit of Computer Science 1026A/B. Students who have completed Statistical Sciences 1024A/B (or other introductory statistics course, in addition to 0.5 credit of Year 1 Math) may enrol after completing an introductory programming class from the following list: Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Data Science 1200A/B, Digital Humanities 2220A/B, or Engineering Science 1036A/B. Data Science 2000A/B may be substituted for Data Science 1000A/B for students entering the program with 1.0 Year 1 Math courses.

Extra Information: 2 Lecture Hours; 2 Laboratory Hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: PSYCHOL

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