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Course level: Graduate
This course focuses on statistical approaches that simultaneously examine multiple variables. Students will explore the assumptions, limitations, advantages, and applications of each approach. The approaches will include correlation and regression, discriminant function and analysis, multidimensional scaling, MANOVA, factor analysis, and path analysis and structural equation modeling. Competency A: Evaluate different approaches of multivariate statistical analysis. Competency B: Analyze problems appropriate for multivariate research within applications of industrial-organizational psychology. Competency C: Apply multivariate statistical analyses to industrial-organizational psychology research Competency D: Interpret results of various multivariate statistical analyses. Competency E: Determine appropriate multivariate statistics to solve problems in the field of industrial- organizational psychology.