Jun 18, 2024  
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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 students majoring in Economics, Community Development, and International Studies. Prerequisite(s): MAT 141  or higher-level mathematics course, or placement level 3 or higher. 4 hour(s).



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