Foundational course for students taking further quantitative courses. Exploratory data analysis, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing. Introductory regression, experimentation, contingency tables, and nonparametrics. Computer software used. Credit not given for more than one of STAT 141 or STAT 143.
Dates: May 20 - June 28, 2019; For GGP students only; Instructor Permission Required; Cross listed with STAT 141 Z3
STAT 141: Basic Statistical Methods - Foundational course for students taking further quantitative courses. Topics include: Exploratory Data Analysis for both Quantitative and Categorical variables, Study/Experimental Design, Probability and Probability Distributions, Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for univariate and bivariate data (including Regression Inference and One-way ANOVA). Required Course Materials: Text and Online Homework Access Card Graphing TI 83/84 Calculator The TI 83/84 graphing calculator is required and will be used in class. Various statistical functions are built-in to the calculator which will be utilized in problem demonstrations and for exams. You will need the eBook or binder version of the required text, and an access card for MyStatLab online homework. Note that the homework access card comes with online access to the eBook, which is all that is required. The printed binder version of the textbook is optional. Minimum Requirement: Pearson’s MyStatLab with eBook Access Code. ISBN 978-032-169464-5. This includes a homework access card with online access to the eBook. If you would like a printed binder version of the textbook in addition to the homework access and eBook, choose the following bundle instead of the minimum requirement described above. “Intro to Stats” Binder w/My Stat Lab Access Code; DeVeaux, Velleman, and Bock; UVM 2nd Custom Edition; Pearson (4th Edition). ISBN 1269218131 . This includes a homework access card with online access to the eBook, plus a binder textbook.
The class meets 3 days a week for 2.5 hours per meeting. Attendance not required but strongly recommended.
Assessments may include (and are not limited to) Exams, Quizzes, and Homework
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