Sociology 722 is the first semester of a two-course sequence in statistics designed for sociology graduate students. I assume that you have either taken part in the department’s “boot camp” or that you are otherwise familiar with the material in chapters 1-6 of Agresti and Finlay.

Schedule of Lectures

  1. Bivariate Relationships
  2. Simple OLS and Correlation
  3. Matrices and Likelihood
  4. Multiple Regression
  5. ANOVA and Regression with Mixed Predictors
  6. Model Selection
  7. Regression Diagnostics
  8. Polynomial Regression and the Generalized Linear Model
  9. Logistic Regression I
  10. Logistic Regression II
  11. Other Models for Discrete Outcomes
  12. Missing Data