MATH 235 Statistical Methods

4 credits, Fall and Spring

Applies the theory of statistics to concrete problems in the natural and health sciences. Topics include data collection, design of statistical studies, graphical displays of data, descriptive measures, probability, discrete and continuous random variables, one- and two-sample interval estimation and tests of hypotheses for means and proportions, analysis of variance with multiple comparisons, linear regression and correlation, nonlinear regression, nonparametric tests, and analysis of categorical data. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 calculator is required for the course. Students will be introduced to statistical software. Credit will not be granted for more than one of the following statistics courses: MATH 140, MATH 210, and MATH 235.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in MATH 125 or placement into MATH 220 or higher

General Education: Mathematics