2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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POL 305 - Social Statistics

An introduction to statistics commonly used by political and social scientists. Focus is on the use of basic statistics prevalent in the political and social science literature, as well as statistics that students will use in their research. Among the topics covered are descriptive statistics, such as measures of central tendency, variability, graphics, bivariate analysis, cross-tabulation, regression, and inferential statistics, such as normal distribution, sampling, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, chi-square and ANOVA. The course also emphasizes computerized data analysis using GSS and SPSS.
Credits: 3