Jun 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

SOC 324: Quantitative Social Research


(1 Unit)
Prerequisite: SOC 101  and junior standing, or permission of instructor.
An overview of quantitative social research methods and statistics. Topics include problem formulation and connection between theories and research; research designs, measurement and sampling techniques; ethical issues in research; data processing and data analysis with discussion of descriptive statistics; hypothesis testing and chi-square tests of significance; correlation; and multiple regression models. Students design and carry out their own independent research projects in addition to an extensive application of SPSS in laboratory assignments using secondary data. Staff.