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Topics in Statistical Methods for Social Research

This is a moderately advanced course in social statistics, meant to introduce students to several statistical methods that are frequently used in social research. Representative topics include structural-equation modeling; survival analysis; mixed-effects models for hierarchical and longitudinal data; missing data; and data from complex survey samples.

SOCIOL 761

Topics in Statistical Methods for Social Research

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: Yes

This is a moderately advanced course in social statistics, meant to introduce students to several statistical methods that are frequently used in social research. Representative topics include structural-equation modeling; survival analysis; mixed-effects models for hierarchical and longitudinal data; missing data; and data from complex survey samples.


SOCIOL 740 or equivalent, or Permission of the Instructor
Required Courses
  • SOCIOL 740: Statistical Methods for Social Research