EC 315 Statistics for Social and Administrative Sciences
U1R 2006 SC
Tastad, Jerome W.
June 4- July 29th, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics by Lind, Marchal and Wathen, 12th edition.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: This intermediate level statistics course covers the fundamentals of conducting quantitative research for the social and administrative sciences. The course is organized around a research project on quantitative analysis of data. Pre-requisites: MA120 and CS140. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Homework-20%, research project-30%, midterm-20%, final-30%.
Grading: Homework-200 points-20%
Project proposal-100 points-10%
Research project-200 points-20%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Paper must be submitted by assigned date. Tests can be made up after coordination with instructor and Park U office. Final can not be made up if the student has an unexcused absence.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week Chapter
1 MA120 review-Chapter 1-7
2 Sampling, estimation, confidence
3 Hypothesis testing-Chapter 10-11
4 Midterm, linear regression-Chapter 13
5 Multiple regression, project proposal-
7 Non Parametric methods-Chapter 15-16
8 Review, final, research project submittal
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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