Graduate Minor in Psychological Statistics and Methods

The Minor in Psychological Statistics and Methods is a joint program between the Department of Psychological Sciences and the Department of Statistics.

A total of seven courses at the 7000 level or above in statistics and methods is required.  The course options are dependent on the doctoral program in which the student is admitted.  More detailed specification of the courses required in the plan of study may be stipulated by the student's major department and the student should consult with them in this regard.

Doctoral students in the Department of Psychological Sciences or Statistics must take at least two of the seven required courses outside their major department.

A grade of B or better is required in the following courses:
PSYCH 9710Multivariate Statistics in Psychology3
PSYCH 9720Latent Variable Models in Statistical Analysis3
PSYCH 9715Multilevel Modeling3
Quantitative Psychology - one of the following is required:
PSYCH 9520Psychometrics3
PSYCH 9725The Literature Review3
PSYCH 9750Advanced Structural Equation Modeling3
PSYCH 9760Categorical Data Analysis3
PSYCH 9735Psychological Process Models3
Two approved courses at the 7000 level or above in the Department of Statistics, Mathematics, or in other departments provided those courses are primarily statistics-oriented or methods-oriented. *
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The following courses cannot be used to fulfill minor requirements: STAT 7050, STAT 7510, STAT 7530, STAT 7560, STAT 4970, STAT 7020, STAT 7070, STAT 8220, STAT 8370.

Doctoral students in other departments must take five courses within the Department of Psychological Sciences or the Department of Statistics, at least two of which are in statistics and two of which are in psychology.

Questions regarding the minor in Psychological Statistics and Methods should be directed to:
Phil Woods
Training Area Director
phillipkwood@gmail.com