Catalogue 2012 - 2013

CJ 501 Applied Data Analysis

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Graduate standing.

Course Description

In this course, students learn advanced level statistical techniques required for analyzing, understanding and interpreting, and presenting complicated data sets in police research. The primary focus is on multivariate statistical methods such as analysis of variance, multiple regression, logistic regression, factor analysis, and multilevel modeling. Students learn the practice of multivariate analyses to answer research questions related to police settings and problems, while grounding their knowledge through using statistical software programs.