SOC 717 - Methods and Theory of Sample Design
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
14
Advisory Prerequisites:
Three or more courses in statistics and preferably a course in methods of survey sampling.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This course is concerned with the theory underlying methods of survey sampling widely used in practice. It covers basic techniques of simple random sampling, stratification, systematic sampling, cluster and multi-stage sampling, and probability proportional to size sampling. It also examines methods of variance estimation for complex sample designs, including Taylor series expansions, balanced repeated replications, and jackknife methods. It covers specialized topics, including stratification and subclasses, multi-phase or double sampling, ratio estimation, selection with unequal probabilities without replacement, non-response adjustments, imputation, and small area estimation. The course examines both practical applications of sampling techniques as well as the theory supporting the methods.

Schedule

SOC 717 - Methods and Theory of Sample Design
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
22669
Open
18
 
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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