The second course in a two-course sequence to enhance knowledge of various research designs and data analyses, sharpen digital literacy skills and capabilities for critical thinking, and develop professional written and oral communication skills. This course reviews critical concepts from PSYC 204 and expands coverage to experimental design with data collection and quantitative analyses that are conducted with statistical software. Students will learn foundational skills in the design, analysis, evaluation, and communication of psychological research. This course serves as the prerequisite for 300-level psychology laboratory courses. Prerequisite: PSYC 204 with a grade of C- or better or with permission of the department chair.