Introduction to the techniques and reasoning processes of statistical analysis. Emphasis on statistical reasoning and critical analysis of statistical evidence. Statistical software is used to support computational tasks. Topics include study design, data collection, descriptive statistics, elementary probability, discrete and continuous distributions, confidence interval estimation, tests of hypotheses for numerical and categorical data, and simple linear regression.
Prerequisite: MTH 105 Finite Math, or MTH 119 Calculus for Business, or MTH 125 Calculus I.
This course is required for all Business Administration majors.
This course fulfills the Statistical Reasoning General Education requirement.
Faculty will contact all students after the May 22nd registration deadline with course instructions. Students should expect to dedicate approximately 17 hours of course related work per week.