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.
This course fulfills the Statistical Reasoning General Education requirement and may be applied toward the Management of Information Systems program.
Prerequisite(s): MTH 105 or MTH 119 or MTH 125.
Faculty will contact all students after the May 22 registration deadline with course instructions. Students should expect to dedicate approximately 17 hours of course related work per week.