PSYC 687. Factor Analysis. 4 Hours S.

This course covers the theory behind, and application of, exploratory factor analysis. Topics include a review of multiple linear regression and matrix algebra. In-depth coverage is devoted to diagrams, model specification, goodness of fit, model selection, parameter estimation, rotation methods, scale development, and sample size and power issues. Extensions to confirmatory settings are elaborated. Both the theory underlying factor analytic techniques and hands-on application using software are emphasized. Applications across the social and behavioral sciences are emphasized. Course consists of three hours of lecture and a required one-hour lab session where computing applications are taught. Students taking this course as PSYC 887 will have different course requirements. Prerequisite: PSYC 650 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience

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...PSYC 679 Applied Nonparametric Statistical Methods PSYC 687 Factor Analysis PSYC 692 Test Theory PSYC...

Minor in Social and Behavioral Sciences Methodology

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...Designs PSYC 687 Factor Analysis PSYC 692 Test Theory PSYC 693 Multivariate Analysis PSYC 694...

Bachelor of Social Work

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...in Eastern Europe REES 687 Biography of a...Behavior and Development OR PSYC 333 Child Development...