Course Descriptions

Mathematics 365
Elementary Statistics

Elementary descriptive statistics of a sample of measurements; probability; the binomial, and normal distributions, populations and sampling from populations; statistical inference.

Text: Intro Stats, de Veaux, Velleman & Bock, 4th edition, Pearson.

Prerequisite: MATH 101 or MATH 104 or two years of high school algebra and a score of 26 or higher on ACT mathematics, or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test. Not open to students with credit in BUS 368, BIOL 570, MATH 526 or MATH 628.

Credit Hours: 3

Topics include:

Exploring and Understanding Data

Exploring Relationships between Variables

Gathering Data

Randomness and Probability

From the Data at Hand to the World at Large

Learning about the World

Inference When Variables are Related


May not be counted as a Junior/Senior credit course.

(Bayer 2016 )


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