SOC 180A - Computing and Statistical Analysis in Sociology
This course introduces the student to the basics of using a computing program such as the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). It covers such topics as data file construction and management, variable construction and transformations, statistical procedures (including descriptive, correlation, t-test, regression, and ANOVA). Basic elements of reporting results in tabular and graphic forms are discussed. This course is designed for those students who have completed a statistics course that did not include a computer component.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: One course in elementary statistics. Credit given for this course or SOC 180, not both.