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Robert Crosnoe, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Summer 2008

SOC f317L • Intro to Social Statistics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
89055 MTWThF
TTh
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
8:30 AM-10:00 AM
BUR 112
BUR 224
Pullum

Course Description

This course will introduce you to basic procedures for analyzing quantitative sociological data, especially sample surveys. You will learn how to apply and interpret several specific techniques. It is hoped that you will come to understand the reasoning behind statistical inference, and its limitations.

Grading Policy

The final grade will be based on a combination of quizzes, a midterm exam, and a final exam.

Texts

Into Stats, by Richard D. De Veaux, Paul F Velleman, and David E. Bock, 2006 (Pearson Education, Inc.)

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