Liberal Studies 466
Applied Data Gathering and Analysis (3 cr)
Using data effectively in the workplace: the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data for decision-making and problem solving within organizations. Topics include question posing, qualitative data gathering and analysis, qualitative data gathering and analysis, descriptive statistics, beginning inferential statistics, feasibility techniques, and process analysis. This course will use an extensive series of cases and problems and conclude with student projects that demonstrate an ability to take a problem from inquiry and data gathering, through analysis and solution identification, to formal presentation.
Prerequisites: PBIS 187, 188 or 189 or Math 109; also Lib Stds 315 or Lib Stds 325 or Pub Admin 362 or department consent.