2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 09, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PS 2310 - Statistics for the Social Sciences


The focus of the course is on the application of statistics to answer questions in social science. Students will be introduced to the theoretical aspects of probability, sampling, and hypothesis testing and taught to utilize statistical software for social science research. Topics include data file creation, data entry, descriptive statistics, basic inferential statistics, pictorial representation of data, and the interpretation of statistical analysis. Students will learn when to use the various statistics (including r, t, F, and χ2), how to interpret them, and how to write up an APA‐style results section. Prerequisite: MT 1100   Offered every Fall. (4 Credits)



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