SOC 210 - Elementary Statistics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, MSA, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in STATS 100, 265, 311, 350, 405, or 412, or ECON 404 or 405.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Sociology Honors students should elect this course prior to beginning the Honors Seminar sequence. Sociology concentrators should elect this course during their third year.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course we will study the basic concepts and techniques of quantitative data analysis. We will also learn some statistical computing skills using Stata software. While there will be an emphasis on statistical techniques as they are used by social scientists, the course will provide the foundation needed for statistical analysis in many fields. A second important goal of the course is to teach you to be an informed consumer of social science research that uses statistical methods. By the end of the course you should have the background to evaluate many of the research claims made in academic work and public discourse. We will not use math beyond basic algebra, and you do not need previous statistical computing experience. Furthermore, you need not be a "math-oriented" person to do well in this course. Students who apply good study skills — consistently attending class and lab meetings, reading assigned texts, and doing all assigned work on time — can expect to do well in the course. Grades will be based on in-class exams and homework assignments. The lab sessions will be used to discuss problems encountered in the lectures and homework assignments and to develop statistical computing skills.

SOC 210 - Elementary Statistics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13060
Open
4
 
-
TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (LAB)
P
13061
Open
4
 
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F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (LAB)
P
13062
Closed
0
 
-
F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (LAB)
P
13063
Open
2
 
-
F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (LAB)
P
19406
Closed
0
 
-
F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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