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Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGMT 141 - Statistics for Social Sciences


This course is intended for students in disciplines that require knowledge of statistical methods used in behavioral and social science research. Emphasis is on the conceptual understanding of statistics within the context of research. Relevant research topics are discussed and linked to the appropriate statistical methods. This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of probability theory as well as the basic statistical techniques and procedures used by researchers in the social sciences. You will learn how to organize and present data, and how to select, run, and interpret various statistical tests. The course focuses on the use of statistical techniques as tools in the scientific process and will introduce students to SPSS, a common statistical analysis software for the social sciences. The emphasis is on mastery of the concepts and logic underlying statistical manipulations. At the end of the course, you should be able to understand and appreciate the value of statistical procedures not only as they apply to the social sciences but also as they apply to our thinking as social scientists.

Credits 1



Area
Social Sciences

Division
Social Sciences

Foundation
Social Sciences

Compass Attributes
Quantitative Analysis, Social Science