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The University of Maine    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 462 - Numerical Methods in Anthropology


Introduction to how numerical methods are used in anthropological research. Topics include: survey and history of numerical methods in anthropology, presentation and description of quantitative and qualitative anthropological data, probability, testing anthropological hypotheses using parametric and nonparametric statistics, the pitfalls and potential of numerical methods in anthropology.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the General Education Quantitative Literacy Requirement.

Prerequisites: One course in anthropology or sociology or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3