MATH-141: Introduction to Statistics

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Introduction to Statistics
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-041 with a grade of S, MATH-080 or MATH-0894 with a B- grade or better, MATH-110 or MATH-131 with a C grade or better, OR a satisfactory score on the placement test OR eligible to take gateway MATH courses at HFC
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-84 Plus series recommended. Also requires access to an online homework management system as well as a statistical software package.

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

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.