Jan 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BASM 307 - Quantitative Design, Data, Analysis

5 credits

Admission to the BASOM program; completion of MATH& 146  with a “C” or better.

This course illustrates research design issues related to the social sciences including types of studies, sampling, data collection techniques, research ethics, and report writing. Students will utilize data analysis and presentation strategies including measures of central tendency and parametric testing (e. g. , t-test, ANOVA, Pearson Correlation) to present research information and justify management decisions.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand and explain how mathematics and science are applied to explain behavior and how scientific explanations can fail to correctly explain behavior
  • Develop and evaluate theories of behavior that can be tested by mathematical and scientific methods
  • Explain how the research process works and identify the factors that can affect the results of the research
  • Distinguish ethical issues involved in the research process
  • Analyze statistical data and research results and utilize this information to make management decisions
  • Present research information and justify management decisions in written reports and oral presentations

BAS-OM program core course.

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