Criminal Justice-coas | Techniques of Data Analysis
K300 | 1448 | William Selke


The course addresses the topics of descriptive and inferential
statistics as they are used in the fields of criminal justice and
criminology.  Specific topics to be considered include univariate and
bivariate analyses, categorical data, summary statistics, sampling and
probability, hypothesis testing, t-tests, Chi-square distributions,
analysis of variance, correlations, regression analyses, and
time-series models.

Readings:       To be announced.

Requirements:   There will be two exams for the course covering
assigned reading materials, as well as content discussed during class.
There will be class projects using statistical software programs to
carry out data analysis on different sets of criminological data.
Homework assignments will also be required.

Class Meeting:  Two 75-minute class meetings each week (MW,
2:30-3:45P, BH 308)

Course Will Satisfy:    CJUS core requirement

Authorization Required - Call 855-9880

Instructor:     Professor William Selke, Criminal Justice Department