F&ES 758b / 2014-2015

Multivariate Statistics for Social Sciences

Credits: 3

Spring 2015: Tu,Th, 1:00-2:15, WTS A51


Introduction to the analysis of multivariate data as applied to examples from the social sciences. Topics include principal components analysis, factor analysis, cluster analysis (hierarchical clustering, k-means), discriminant analysis, multidimensional scaling, and structural equations modeling. Extensive computer work using either SAS or SPSS programming software.

Prerequisites for F&ES 758:
F&ES 510: Introduction to Statistics in the Environmental Sciences
or equivalent coursework.