SOCS 225: Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course covers statistical methods related to behavioral sciences including frequency distributions, graphic methods, central tendency, variability, correlation, reliability, and tests of significance.


Credit in a 100-level (or above) Social Science course, placement into English 100, and placement into Math 103 or higher; or consent of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Use descriptive and inferential statistics to summarize and analyze raw data.
  • Present statistical data in graphs and tables.
  • Use statistical formulas to investigate the relationships among variables, including central tendency, correlations, and percentages.
  • Use t-test, f-test, and z-test to test hypotheses and statistical significance.