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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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SOC 301 (QA*) Social Statistics (1)

This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. The following topics will be examined: scales of measurement; frequency distributions; graphing data; measures of central tendency, dispersion, and skewness; sampling distributions; confidence intervals and interval estimation; hypothesis testing; t-tests; analysis of variance, chi-square; measures of association; and regression analysis.

Prerequisite: SOC 201 or any 100-level Sociology course.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning (*)

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Heuser, Strawn