This course provides a hands-on approach for learning how to undertake quantitative social research focused on the design and completion of a semester long research project. A variety of statistical tools are addressed, including descriptive statistics, tests of significance, linear regression, and correlation. The course goals emphasize writing and rewriting, learning how to formulate and test research hypotheses, and understanding how to present results in an accurate and effective manner. (Also listed as SOCI 3460 and URBS 3460.) (Offered every Spring.) Prerequisite: ANTH 3359 or SOCI 3359.
Approaches to Creation and Analysis