Statistics are useful for many fields of social sciences. A course in statistics is often a prerequisite for upper-level courses in sociology and economics. This course, which mainly focuses on statistical inference, is open to all students who have already covered the topics of Introduction to Calculus with Algebra in high school.

Find the syllabus here: Syllabus

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- Introductory Statistics (1990) – Thomas H. Wonnacott and Ronald J. Wonnacott
- Basic Statistics for Social Research (2012) – Hanneman, R., Kposowa, A. & M. Riddle
- Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (2007) – Alan Agresti and Barbara Finlay
- Statistics in Plain English (2010) – Timothy J. Urdan

- Week: Introduction to Statistics & Descriptive Statistics Part 1 (September 6th, 2013)
- Week: Descriptive Statistics Part 2 (September 20th, 2013)
- Week: Probability (September 27th, 2013)
- Week: Partial Exam 1 (October 4th, 2013)
- Partial Exam 1 (Group 1) with solutions
- Partial Exam 1 (Group 2) with solutions
- Partial Exam 1 (Make-up) with solutions
- Week: Random Variables and Distributions Part 1 (October 11th, 2013)
- Week: Random Variables and Distributions Part 2 (October 18th, 2013)
- Week: Random Variables and Distributions Part 3 (October 25th, 2013)
- Week: Partial Exam 2 & Sampling (November 8th, 2013)
- Lecture slides 7
- Partial Exam 2 (Group 1) with solutions
- Partial Exam 2 (Group 2) with solutions
- Partial Exam 2 (Make-up) with solutions
- Week: Point and Intervall Estimation Part 1 (November 15th, 2013)
- Week: Point and Intervall Estimation Part 2 & Hypothesis Tests Part 1 (November 22nd, 2013)
- Week: Hypothesis Tests Part 2 (November 29th, 2013)
- Week: Partial Exam 3 & Review (December 6th, 2013)

Course taught and website maintained by Julian Hinz.