PRINCIPLES OF STATISTICS

MAT* 167

This course addresses descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and probability. The
descriptive methods include the concept of population versus sample, frequency
distributions, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion. The inferential
methods involve hypothesis testing, point and interval estimation, correlation and
regression, and analysis of variance. Topics from probability include sample spaces,
laws of probability, as well as discrete and continuous probability distributions. This
course requires use of a graphing calculator with statistics capability. The course may
require use of a computer-based statistics package. Prerequisite: MAT* G137, MAT*
G139, MAT* G184, MAT* G104 with grade of C+ or better, or qualifying score on
mathematics Placement Test.