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Course Details

Course Code: SOCI332 Course ID: 4201 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to provide a basic survey of the application, empirical use and interpretation of a variety of statistics methods used in the social sciences. A key objective of the course is the instruction in best statistical practice through the use, exploration and analysis of empirical data. Emphasis will be placed on understanding and interpreting the meaning of statistics. The practical aspects of statistics are emphasized and students are instructed in the use of the standard statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS) which is widely used in the social sciences and in the labor force. NOTE: Students must have access to required software: SPSS (Statistics Package for the Social Sciences); see Course Materials for current version requirement. APUS does not supply this software. (Prerequisite: MATH120)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

CO1- Perform descriptive and inferential statistical data analysis including interpretation using SPSS.
CO2- Formulate a reasoned statistical approach to problem solving.
CO3- Form critical interpretations of quantitative research literature in sociology and other social sciences, critically evaluating the quality of research design and evidence in published social research.
CO4- Formulate a research question and ,following the steps of research design, answer the question using statistical analysis.

Forums:

Participation in classroom dialogue on threaded Discussions is required some weeks of class. Initial Discussion posts are due Thursdays, peer responses are due Sundays. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Discussions tab in our classroom.

Assignments:
This course includes Assignments. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Assignments tab in our classroom.

Extra Credit:

Extra credit is not offered in this course.

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

CO1- Perform descriptive and inferential statistical data analysis including interpretation using SPSS.
CO2- Formulate a reasoned statistical approach to problem solving.
CO3- Form critical interpretations of quantitative research literature in sociology and other social sciences, critically evaluating the quality of research design and evidence in published social research.
CO4- Formulate a research question and ,following the steps of research design, answer the question using statistical analysis.

Book Title:All readings for this course are provided inside the classroom.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:SOCI332 - required software for this course is not covered by the APUS Book Grant. Purchase information is available here - https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/40915. Cost may vary by subscription length.
ISBN:SOCI332 Software
Electronic Unit Cost:$49.00
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.