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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2020-21


SOCY 10 Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

This course provides an introduction to the methods and statistical techniques of quantitative analysis. The first part of the course deals with the methods of quantitative analysis (research design, conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement). The second part of the course introduces students to parametric and nonparametric statistics (frequency distributions, crosstabulations, measures of association, tests of significance, correlation, and bivariate regression). There is a strong emphasis in this course on applying the methods and techniques learned to actual social science data. No previous statistical or advanced mathematical training is assumed, but solid arithmetic and basic algebraic skills are necessary.

Because of the large overlap in material covered, no student may receive credit for more than one of the courses ECON 10, ENVS 10, GOVT 10, MATH 10, PSYC 10, QSS 15, and SOCY 10, except by special petition to the Committee on Instruction.

Instructor

Houle (22W), Smith (20F, 21W, 21S, 21F, 22S), Sharp (20F, 21F)

Distributive and/or World Culture

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