What is quantitative study in sociology

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1 (WS)M5: Basics of empirical social researchLecture "Introduction to the Techniques and Methods of Empirical Social Research" ("Methods I")including epistemology, measurement and scaling methods, validity and reliability, sampling, research designs, quantitative and qualitative survey methods, non-reactive methods2 (SS)M5: Basics of empirical social researchLecture "Introduction to social science data analysis" ("Statistics I") and exercise "Statistics and social science data analysis"Descriptive and conclusive statistics including exercises with statistics software (e.g. R, STATA, SPSS)3 (WS)M6: Specific problems and techniques of quantitative social researchLecture "Multivariate Methods of Social Scientific Data Analysis" ("Statistics II") and Exercise "Complex Methods of Social Scientific Data Analysis"multivariate linear regression, regression theory and regression diagnostics, mediation and moderation, logistic regression, principal component analysis, multilevel regression; including exercises with statistical software (e.g. R, STATA, SPSS)4 (SS)M6: Specific problems and techniques of quantitative social researchLecture "Special Problems and Techniques of Quantitative Empirical Social Research" ("Methods II")including special techniques of data collection (e.g. vignettes, item count, latency times, split ballot, ego-centered network analysis), experimental and quasi-experimental designs4 & 6 (SS)M7: Specific Problems and Techniques of Qualitative Social ResearchBasics of qualitative empirical social research (lecture and colloquium) and seminar "Special problems and techniques of qualitative empirical social research"