# Guide to Course Selection: Some Examples

## Participant A

(This individual has had only one course in the scope and methods of social research):

**First Session**

Mathematics for Social Scientists I

Introduction to Computing

Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis I

**Second Session**

Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis II

## Participant B

(This individual has had only a single basic statistics course):

**First Session**

Mathematics for Social Scientists I

Introduction to Computing

Regression Analysis I: Introduction

**Second Session**

Regression Analysis II: Linear Models

Matrix Algebra

## Participant C

(This individual has had an applied statistics course at approximately the level of Neter, Wasserman, and Whitmore's Applied Statistics):

**First Session**

Mathematics for Social Scientists II

Introduction to Computing

Regression Analysis II: Linear Models

**Second Session**

Complex Systems Models

Categorical Analysis or

Time Series or

Longitudinal Analysis or

Simultaneous Equation Models

## Participant D

(This student has had several applied statistics courses, understands the principle of a linear model at approximately the level of Wonnacott and Wonnacott's Econometrics, and is knowledgeable in the basic principles of matrix algebra):

**First Session**

Statistical Computing Using R/S

Maximum Likelihood Estimation or

Introduction to Applied Bayesian Modeling or

Regression Analysis III: Advanced Methods or

Multivariate Statistical Analysis

**Second Session**

Complex Systems Models

Simultaneous Equation Models or

Time Series Analysis or

Structural Equation Models With Latent Variables or

Categorical Analysis or

Advanced Maximum Likelihood Estimation or

Scaling and Dimensional Analysis

**Workshops** form the core of the Summer Program's curriculum. Participants may elect
one or two workshops, with two workshops constituting a full load. The purpose of the **lectures**
is to broaden and enrich the participant's experience. Hence they are supplemental to the workshops.