CSBS 320. INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES. 5 Credits.
Pre-requisites: MTHD 104 or mathematics clearance by test. MATH 107 recommended.
Introduces the theory and procedures underlying the use of statistics in the social sciences. During the first half of the class, methods are presented for organizing distributions, summarizing their key properties, conveying the relative standing of individual scores in distributions, and measuring relations between pairs of variables. Commonly used procedures for testing hypotheses in the social sciences are presented in the second half of the class.