This course serves as the second semester of a graduate-level statistics sequence. The course focuses on the use of statistics as a tool for the advancement of psychological theory; accordingly, it is characterized by a bottom-up, problem-solving approach and revolves primarily around factor analysis, path analysis, and structural equation modeling. The course is taught hands-on, using SAS, a powerful statistical software package. Prerequisite: GPSY 6131 or its equivalent. Attendance of TA sessions is mandatory for this course.