SOC 340 Social Statistics-Diverse Soc

Prerequisites: Successful completion of both Practical Reasoning with Quantitative Emphasis (PRQ) and the Social Science Perspective

This course provides a basic introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as used in social-science research. It assumes no previous experience with statistics. Students will learn how social scientists use statistics to describe social phenomena; compute and interpret basic statistics both by hand and using SPSS software; apply the logic of hypothesis testing; and generate and interpret figures and tables. The course will meet 4 hours per week. Practical Reasoning with Quantitative Emphasis (PRQ). NOTE: Noncredit for anyone with credit in PSY 305.


1 Course Credit