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SOAN 371: Foundations of Social Science Research: Quantitative Methods

Students gain the skills necessary to conduct and critically evaluate quantitative research. Students learn the underlying theoretical assumptions and orientations of quantitative research, including research design, sampling techniques, strategies for data collection, and approaches to analysis. Students gain practice in data analysis by conducting are search project and using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), a standard in sociology. Open to sociology/anthropology majors only. Offered annually in the fall semester. Counts toward environmental studies major (social science emphasis) and management studies concentration.
Prerequisite: STAT 110 or STAT 212.

American Studies

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...Policy SOAN 121 Introduction to Sociology SOAN 234...of Health Care ECON 371 Economics of Public...

Environmental Studies

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...Australia) SOAN 297 Topics in Sociology and Anthropology (when taught as Environmental Anthropology) SOAN 371...

Management Studies

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...Perspective SOAN 262 Global Interdependence SOAN 264 Race and Class in American Culture SOAN 371...

Sociology/Anthropology

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...addition, SOAN 292 , SOAN 371 , and SOAN 373 carry WRI, SOAN 232 and SOAN 371...

Statistics

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...majors) PSYCH 230 Research Methods in Psychology SOAN 371 Foundations of Social Science Research: Quantitative...