Course Code (cross-listed)
  • SDS 250R
  • SWREN 250R
Course Title Social Statistics
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Andriy Anatolievich Struk)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This introductory level statistics course will emphasize the collection, manipulation, descriptive presentation, and statistical analysis of social research data. [Note: SWREN 250R is available only to students who have been given conditional admission to the BSW program; such students must have already completed their first undergraduate degree.]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Hsiao D'Ailly

SDS 250R

  • Prerequisite: Level at least 2A; Not open to Math.
  • Antirequisite: ARTS 280, ECON 221, ENVS 278, GBDA 205, ISS 250A/B, ISS 250R, KIN 232, LS/SOC 280, PSYCH 292, REC 371, SMF 230, STAT 202, 206, 211, 221, 231, 241


  • Prerequisite: Level at least 2A; Not open to students in the Faculty of Mathematics
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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