MATH 140 Basic Statistics

4 credits

Introduces the student to basic data analysis. Methods include data collection and packaging, discriminating between valid and invalid uses of statistics, and elementary methods for decision making. Topics include measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, probability distributions, interval estimates of parameters, hypotheses testing, correlation, and regression. Course activities include elementary applications of statistics to a variety of disciplines. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus or TI-84 calculator is required for the course.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in DEVM 105#, or placement into MATH 121 or higher.

General Education: Mathematics