Apr 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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STA 254 Statistics for the Social Sciences


This course explores methods of data collection and analysis for developing and evaluating hypotheses in the context of social science research with particular attention to economics. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation, the Normal distribution, sampling, surveys, statistical inference, and hypothesis testing. Students learn to think critically about conclusions drawn from data and to apply statistical methods in their own studies. Open only to ECO, CDV, and International Studies majors. Prerequisite(s): MAT 141  or higher-level mathematics course, or placement level 3 or higher. 4 hour(s).



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