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2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 454 - Quantitative Research Methods in Anthropology

Fall (3) Gallivan. (CSI)

An introduction to the design and implementation of quantitative research to address questions about social organization, cultural dynamics, and biological variation. By focusing on the role of statistical methods in anthropology and using examples from archaeology, biological anthropology, and ethnography, this course provides a footing in statistical techniques in the social sciences. The course focuses on descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression. Students learn how to interpret quantitative findings and convey them to a variety of audiences. (Cross listed with ANTH 554)