MATH-141: Introduction to Statistics

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction to Statistics
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
Course Description

Designed as a first course for students in business administration, education, social sciences, engineering, and other fields in which data are collected and predictions are made. Covers descriptive measures, the summarizing of data, an introduction to probability, discrete probability distributions, normal probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, chi square tests, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), and use of nonparametric tests. In addition, utilizes a statistical software package to conduct data analysis and solve applied problems. Requires a graphing calculator, with the TI-83/84 Plus recommended. Also requires access to an online homework management system as well as a statistical software package.

Pre-requisites
MATH-109 OR MATH-1094 OR MATH-110 OR MATH-131 with a C grade or better OR a satisfactory score on the placement test.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics (Statistics Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Other Exam Details

Minimum score of 3, Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics exam