2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLSC 489 - Statistics and Data Analysis

Credits: 4
Techniques of quantitative analysis of social and political data. Topics include measurement, scaling, description, sampling, inference, and research design. Emphasis is on measures appropriate to nominal and ordinal variables and non-parametric techniques. Students will use the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for computer analysis of archival data.

Prerequisite: MATH 110 , or placement in mathematics courses above that level as determined by the Mathematics Placement Test, or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: QR.

All students planning to pursue any form of graduate education are advised to take this course.