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SOC 231 (QA*) Social Statistics (1)

This course introduces the student to the logic and procedures of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis as these are applied in the various social sciences, particularly the discipline of sociology. Topics examined include scales of measurement; frequency distributions; data graphing; measures of central tendency and dispersion; sampling distributions; confidence intervals and estimation; hypothesis testing; measures of association; and quantitative modeling using Chi-square, analysis of variance, and linear regression.

Formerly SOC 301; students who have taken SOC 301 will have taken the same course as those taking SOC 231 beginning Spring 2015.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning (*)
  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Strawn, Staff