Nov 30, 2022  
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MATH 211 - Statistical Concepts and Methods


Description:
An introduction to statistics for any student. Topics include exploratory data analysis, regression, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. Course emphasizes applied data analysis and includes use of a statistical software package.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on placement exam or completion of MATH 100B or higher.

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

Learner Outcomes:
 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply tools of exploratory data analysis (both graphical and numerical summaries) to describe the distribution of variables and the relationships between them.
  • Describe the relationships between variables using graphs (scatterplots or bar graphs), tables (two-way tables, marginal and conditional distributions), and equations (regression lines), as appropriate.
  • Identify types of study design and sampling, and determine whether these designs are being used appropriately.
  • Calculate test statistics, p-values, and confidence intervals.
  • Use statistical tools, including hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, to draw conclusions and make judgments based on real data sets.
  • Choose the appropriate statistical tool for a given situation.
  • Evaluate whether assumptions for a given statistical model are met.
  • Write statistical problems and results clearly and correctly.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/22/19

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg



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