Feb 09, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 377B - Sociological Inquiry II


Review of the logic, philosophy, and ethics of scientific inquiry. Definition and construction of variables. Introduction to hypothesis construction and testing, sampling techniques, experiment design, survey methods, quantitative data analysis, and comparison of methods. Practice in using data sets to investigate analytic questions. Laboratory experience in techniques of data management, descriptive and inferential analysis, and model testing.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 300 or consent of department; STAT 208 or STAT 301 or STAT 350 or UBUS 223.

Credits: 4