ANT4083: Quantitative Methods in Anthropology 3
This course is structured to provide students with the analytic background necessary to conduct and evaluate quantitative research in anthropology. The major foci for the class will be on: unit construction and data collection protocols; the statistical tools necessary to conduct analysis of data sets; the design of scientifically valid research projects; and the graphical display of quantitative data. Examples from all four fields of anthropology will be presented in order to provide a broad empirical perspective. Additionally, this course will cover issues relating to research design, sampling, and institutional review board policy.