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Social Science

SOCS 1108 -- Introduction to Applied Statistics I,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
Prerequisite: MATH 0210 or MATH 0220 with a grade of C or better or required score on the Math assessment test

This course is designed for students who need a practical understanding of elementary statistics. Topics covered include descriptive statistics; probability; normal and binomial distributions; elementary hypothesis testing; chi-squared and t-tests; correlation; and linear regression. Students will also learn how to use a statistical software package.


SOCS 1109 -- Introduction to Applied Statistics II,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
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Prerequisite: MATH 1110 or SOCS 1108 with a grade of C or better or equivalent

A continuation of SOC 1108. Topics include analysis of variance; multiple and single variable regression analysis; non-parametric tests; goodness-of-fit tests; contingency tables; time series analysis; quality control; model building; decision analysis; and experimental design.


SOCS 1172 -- Honors Seminar on Leadership,   3 credits Search Current Course Schedule
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(Meets MnTC Goal 2 and 9)

A directed in-depth study of the changing nature of leadership and leadership patterns. Topics include leadership development, tasks of leadership, uses and abuses of power, motivating others, and sharing leadership responsibilities with constituents and followers.


SOCS 1189 -- Topics:,   Search Current Course Schedule
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This course has been developed as a potential permanent course. The course must follow all the same policies and procedures related to curriculum outlined by the college. It does not duplicate existing course offerings. Refer to course notes for specific course description.


SOCS 2299 -- Independent Study,   Search Current Course Schedule
Common Course Outline
Independent Study allows a student to earn credit while participating in a supervised learning experience in a community-based or work setting. Students must have successfully completed two courses in the discipline in which they want to undertake independent study. Forms are available in the Educational Services Office. All arrangements must be made prior to registration for the semester in which the project is scheduled and must be approved by the appropriate Dean of Educational Services. In addition, a project outline must be approved by the instructor who will supervise the student's work.


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