Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [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.