Child and Family Studies (CHFS) - Statistics in Behavioural and Social Sciences

CHFS 3035  Statistics in Behavioural and Social Sciences


CHFS 2026 or PSYC 2026


CHFS 3027


Blended learning format (lecture, practical, technology) of three hours per week.




This course emphasizes experimental design and data analysis, including an introduction to SPSS. Topics include descriptive and inferential statistics with a focus on data screening, probability theory, hypothesis testing, z-tests, dependent and independent samples t-tests, simple and factorial analysis of variance and covariance, correlation, linear regression, factorial designs, as well as an introduction to ABA designs (including but not limited to multiple baseline, withdrawal/reversal designs) and nonparametric statistics such as chi-square.

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