CRJS 308 Techniques of Data Analysis

This course will give students the basic skills needed to interpret statistics and the presentation of data including data from the FBI Uniform Crime Reports and other governmental databases. This course wil also help students better understand the research of others, such as research articles or summaries of articles from criminal justice trade journals. Students will also be able to generate some charts and data summaires of their own. Skills in knowing how to use the computer as a tool in the research process will be taught.This is a required course for the Criminal Justice Administraiton major.