GEOG 361: Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis




STAT 301

Course Description

This subject has three objectives. Firstly, by the end of the semester you will have an understanding of basic statistical principles related to the collection, analysis and graphical presentation of geographic data. Secondly, you will learn the application of basic descriptive and inferential statistical techniques; and lastly, you will learn how to use basic statistical software packages. The course will be structured to present statistical concepts and principles reinforced by practical assignments designed to illustrate and test your understanding of the statistical concepts. In connection with Geography Department learning objectives, this course is intended to reinforce student's skills in information technology literacy, written and oral communication, and scientific reasoning; and it is expected that students will master quantitative reasoning skills in this course.

Course Format

Weekly lectures, a midterm, cumulative final, various assignments, and poster presentation.