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An Introduction to Quantitative Analysis: Democracy and the Social Sciences
SOC 256
Fall 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: GOVT 366

The course is an introduction to the concepts, methods, and tools used in the analysis of quantitative data in the social sciences. It covers topics in descriptive statistics and statistical inference and adopts a hands-on, learning-by-doing approach to explore major sources of social data and to develop the appropriate statistical tools.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning
In this course we will learn how to answer questions in the Social Sciences using publicly available data sets and a variety of statistical techniques from simple descriptive statistics to multivariate regression analysis.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GOVT151 OR GOVT155 OR GOVT157 OR GOVT159
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CADS)(DATA-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)(GOVT-Comparativ)(GOVT-Intl.)

Last Updated on AUG-11-2022
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