The following courses have been approved by the Committee on Quantitative Methods in Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences as appropriate for the minor in Quantitative Social Analysis and are listed by the three levels stipulated above (Basic Skills, Advanced Skills, and Quantitative Applications).

Basic Skills (One course; may not be satisfied with AP credit. Students who have already taken the SOSC Social Science Inquiry sequence or any of the Basic Skills courses previously completed as part of their majors may substitute additional Advanced Skills class in place of the Basic Skills course.)


CHDV 20101

Applied Statistics in Human Development Research

ECON 21010

Statistical Methods in Economics

GEOG 28702

Introduction to GIS and Spatial Analysis

MACS 30500

Computing for the Social Sciences

PBHS 32100

Introduction to Biostatistics

PBPL 26400

Quantitative Methods in Public Policy

PLSC 30500

Introduction to Quantitative Social Sciences

PSYC 20100

Psychological Statistics

PSYC 20200

Psychological Research Methods

PSYC 20250

Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods

SOCI 20004

Statistical Methods of Research

SOCI 20157

Mathematical Models

SOCI 30004

Statistical Methods of Research

SOSC 20111

Inferential Statistics

SOSC 26006

Foundations for Statistical Theory

SOSC 26009

Introductory Statistical Methods

STAT 22000

Statistical Methods and Applications

STAT 23400

Statistical Models and Methods


Advanced Skills (Two courses, or three courses if a basic skills course is already completed for the student’s major)

CHDV 30102

Introduction to Causal Inference

CHDV 32411

Mediation, Moderation, and Spillover Effects

ECMA 31000

Introduction to Empirical Analysis

ECMA 31130

Topics in Microeconometrics

ECMA 31340

Big Data Tools in Economics

ECON 21020


ECON 21030

Econometrics – Honors

ECON 21300

Data Construction and Interpretation in Economic Applications

ECON 21410

Computational Methods in Economics

ECON 21800

Experimental Economics

MACS 31300   

AI Applications in the Social Sciences

PBHS 30910

Epidemiology and Population Health

PBHS 32400

Applied Regression Analysis

PBHS 32600

Analysis of Categorical Data

PBHS 32700

Biostatistical Methods

PBHS 32901

Introduction to Clinical Trials

PBHS 33300

Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis

PBHS 34500

Machine Learning

PBHS 33500

Statistical Applications

PBPL 28430

International Trade, Banking and Capital Markets

PBPL 28550

Social Experiments: Design and Generalization

PBPL 28820

Machine Learning and Policy

PLSC 30700

Introduction to Linear Models

PPHA 30545

Machine Learning

SOCI 20112

Applications of Hierarchical Linear Models

SOCI 20253

Introduction to Spatial Data Science

SOCI 30005

Statistical Methods of Research-II

SOSC 26007

Overview of Quantitative Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

SOSC 26008

Principles and Methods of Measurement

STAT 22600

Analysis of Categorical Data

STAT 24400

Statistical Theory and Methods I

STAT 24500

Statistical Theory and Methods II

STAT 35920

Applied Bayesian Modeling and Inference


Quantitative Applications (Two courses)

ECMA 36700

Economics of Education

ECON 23410

Economic Growth

ECON 24000

Labor Economics

ECON 24450

Inequality and the Social Safety Net: Theory, Empirics, and Policies

ECON 24720

Inequality: Origins, Dimensions, and Policy

ECON 25000

Introduction To Finance

ECON 25100

Financial Economics; Speculative Markets

ECON 26010

Public Finance

ECON 26730

Global Energy & Climate Challenge: Economics, Science & Policy


ECON 27000

International Economics

ECON 27700

Health Economics and Public Policy


ECON 28000

Industrial Organization

ECON 28060

The Economics of Organizations: An Experimental Perspective

ECON 28100

The Economics of Sports

ECON 28700

The Economics of Crime

ECON 31750

Topics on the Analysis of Randomized Experiments

ECON 35550

The Practicalities of Running Randomized Control Trials

ENST 26530

Environment, Agriculture, and Food: Economic and Policy Analysis

PBHS 35100

Health Services Research Methods

PBHS 39830

Quantitative Security

PBPL 28350

Education and Development: Policy and Research

PBPL 28375

Political Economy of Development

PBPL 28425

Strategic Behavior and Regulation of Firms

PBPL 28538

Political Economy of Natural Resources

PBPL 28750

Conflict: Root Causes, Consequences, and Solutions for the Future

PBPL 28765

The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes

PBPL 28829

Artificial Intelligence for Public Policy

PLSC 22400

Public Opinion

PLSC 23501

International Political Economy

PLSC 31510

Introduction to Text as Data for Social Science

PPHA 38520

GIS Applications for Public Policy

PSYC 26010

Big Data in the Psychological Sciences

SOCI 20103

Social Stratification

SOCI 20122

Introduction to Population

SOCI 20192

The Effects of Schooling

SOCI 20263

Human Migration

SOCI 20264


SOCI 20275

Sociology of Health and Aging