Courses and Descriptions

CBST-1090Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics will teach students to summarize, analyze, display and interpret data using various common statistical methods including graphs, tables and numerical descriptive measures. Probability and probability distributions including normal, poison, hypergeometric, and binomial will be covered. As well, we will investigate sample size selection, regression analysis using least squares and confidence intervals for population averages and proportions. We will consider the use of statistics to evaluate various hypotheses using chi square, z and t tests. Computer labs will reinforce theoretical course concepts by having students work through various statistical evaluations and will teach the use of Microsoft Excel’s statistical processing functionality.


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