Course: CJS 280. Statistics in Criminology and Justice Studies (3)
Prerequisite: Criminology and Justice Studies major. This course is designed to introduce students to descriptive and inferential statistics used in criminology and justice studies. Specifically, students will learn the essentials of probability, estimation, and confidence intervals using data, examples, and situations relevant to the fields of criminology and criminal justice. Students will also learn methods for displaying, describing, and presenting data, including becoming proficient with basic data analysis techniques using commonly used statistical software in criminology and criminal justice.