MA275 SAMPLE SURVEY METHODS (4. Cr.)
Prerequisite: MA 171 (Introduction to Probability and Statistics) or permission of instructor.
Offered: On Demand
A study of the most efficient sampling procedures for various situations and the associated problems of estimation, costs, and sample size. Emphasis is placed on application, with time spent on construction of questionnaires, gathering data through interviews and mailings, and coding for input into the computer. The computer packages SPSS and SAS are introduced and used to summarize and analyze data gathered by the class.