Statistics for the Social Sciences
Credits: 3Catalog #20809230
This course provides the learner with an introductory understanding of statistics for the social sciences and how statistics are applied to the social world. Learners will build skills in analytical and critical thinking through the application of quantitative knowledge to social questions. Discussion will center on problems of data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting. Course components will focus on measuring variables, measures of central tendencies, the utility of descriptive statistics, and introduction to inferential statistics and its predictive nature, the differences between samples and populations, and the increased capacity to read and display statistical information. Learners will develop statistical knowledge and skills through the use of software, SPSS, increasing their technological abilities.
Enrollment Requirements: None
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