Statistics for Humanities - STA 202

This course is designed to introduce students of the humanities to the most important basic statistical techniques used in their field of research, and to the SPSS software package. The course material covers data collection, organization and graphing; describing distributions: scores, central tendency, and variation; sampling and probability distributions; estimation and hypothesis testing; chi-square test; correlation; analysis of variance. The associated computer lab sessions allow the students to apply the methods learned to data sets and interpret findings.