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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Statistics (STAT)

STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics (4) Descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, probability, binomial and normal distributions, statistical inference, linear regression, and correlation.

STAT 200 Elementary Statistics (4)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

STAT 200 is a standard first course in statistics. Students who have successfully completed this course will understand basic concepts of probability and statistical inference, including common graphical and numerical data summaries; notions of sampling from a population of interest, including the sampling distribution of a statistic; construction and interpretation of confidence intervals, test statistics, and p-values; and connections between probabilistic concepts like the normal distribution and statistical inference. They will recognize various types of data, appropriate statistical methods to analyze them, and assumptions that underlie these methods. They will also gain extensive experience in the use of statistical software to analyze data and the interpretation the output of this software.

General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Quantification
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 021 or higher

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.