Course: SOC 424/L. Statistical Techniques in Social Research and Lab (3/1)
Prerequisite: MATH 140. Recommended Preparatory: SOC 150. Corequisite: SOC 424L. The application and understanding of statistical techniques used in sociological research, related to univariate and multi-variate descriptions, as well as probability and hypothesis testing in statistical inference. Techniques include tabular and graphical presentations, central tendency and dispersion, cross-tabulation analysis, simple and multiple correlation, and regression and hypothesis testing involving means and proportions. Lab involves problems and assignments using computer application of these techniques.