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Summer 2017 Tufts Course List

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Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
        0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Quantitative Reasoning      

Course Number:      UEP 0254C
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: Tisch Library 203

Course Description:
Required core course for M.A. and M.P.P. students. Introduction to the use of quantitative thinking. Designed to develop basic statistical skills as indispensable tools for policy research, planning and decision making. Students learn how to choose and apply statistical tools to data sources, when and how statistical tools can be used to analyze data, and how to interpret and understand others' quantitative research. Statistical software is used to facilitate learning through active application of statistical tools. Although prior coursework in statistics is not required, students are required to have a solid understanding of college-level algebra. Waiver permitted for students with an undergraduate major or substantial work-related experience in statistics subject to faculty approval. Recommendations: College-level algebra


Instructor: Alicia Lynch           Instructor Website

Offered in: 12 Week session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Day(s): T           Times: 1:00-4:30 PM
Credit Value: 1          Call Number:      50195

Audit Enroll Option: No                     
Status: Open


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