CJ317 Criminal Justice Statistics
Prerequisite: CJ 101, SO 105, and MA 121.
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of statistical analysis as it applies to the field of criminal justice. Students will be learn about both descriptive and inferential statistics and develop the knowledge necessary to comprehend and interpret basic statistics as they apply to criminal justice, with particular attention paid to statistics in criminal justice research and reports. Students will learn to use non-parametric measures of association in addition to parametric tests of significance, be introduced to correlation and regression, and become knowledgeable about the use of SPSS.