Introduction to Statistics
Designed for students in health-related majors, the social sciences, or other fields in which a basic knowledge of statistical methods is required. Topics include sampling, descriptive statistics, simple linear regression, probability, the normal and binomial distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for means and proportions, chi-square tests, and simple analysis of variance. Computer based lab activities are required. Meets the general studies requirement for the baccalaureate degree, but does not apply towards a major or minor in mathematics. Prerequisite: MDEV 003 or satisfactory departmental placement.