|MTH 1131 - Introduction to Statistics|
This course is designed to introduce beginning students to the basic concepts, techniques, and applications of statistics. The main objective of the course is the development of statistical reasoning. The course is intended to meet the general education requirements. Graphing calculators and computer software packages used for calculation and analysis of data are strongly encouraged. Topics include organization, presentation, and description of data, percentiles, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, standard normal distribution, correlation and regression, probability, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, sampling, and sampling distributions. PREREQUISITE: PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra and PRE 0415 Elementary Geometry with a grade of C or better, or REM 0422 Math Literacy, or two years of college preparatory algebra and one year geometry with a grade of C or better, or sufficient score on the placement test, or consent of instructor.