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Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)

CRIMJ 260 (GQ) Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences (3) Methods of collection, presentation, and analysis of quantitative data in the social science; procedures, interpretation, and application.

CRIMJ 260 Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences (3)

This course covers the theory and methodology of statistical analysis. This course includes mathematical calculation of Univariate and Bivariate models, including mean, mode median, variance and standard deviation, Crosstabs with Chi-Square, Independent and Paired Samples t-tests, Anova and Tukey's H.S.D, Correlation and Regression. It also makes use of SPSS and publically available data sets to examine univariate data, and test hypotheses at both the bivariate and multivariate level. Students become familiar with the calculations behind the analysis, and engage in the analysis and reporting of actual data.


General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: 2 units of High School Algebra andCRIMJ 100 or permission of the program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.