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SOCS 225: Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences (3 credits)

Course Description

This course covers statistical methods related to behavioral sciences including frequency distributions, graphic methods, central tendency, variability, correlation, reliability, and tests of significance. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit in a 100-level (or above) Social Science course, placement into English 100, and placement into Math 103 or higher; or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use descriptive and inferential statistics to summarize and analyze raw data.
  • Present statistical data in graphs and tables.
  • Use statistical formulas to investigate the relationships among variables, including central tendency, correlations, and percentages.
  • Use t-test, f-test, and z-test to test hypotheses and statistical significance.

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