Prerequisites: 62:171 or permission of Instructor.

The course focuses on univariate statistical techniques, correlation and regression analyses, parametric and nonparametric tests as applied to problems of classification, explanation and hypothesis testing in geographical research. Probability distributions and inferential techniques are reviewed and applied to an empirical context. Consideration of alternative techniques and their appropriate application, with the use of the computer, is emphasized.

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 38:365 in the BU Course Transfer Database.