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STAT 239. Statistical Methods I for Natural Sciences

Credits: 3
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Description: Descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, design and sampling methods, one and two sample inferences for means and proportions. Introduction to chi-square tests and one-way ANOVA. Use of statistical software.
Prerequisites: STAT 193 or MATH 112 or satisfactory math placement score
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify appropriate sampling methods.
2. Generate and interpret basic descriptive statistics.
3. Apply basic probability rules.
4. Perform and correctly interpret a variety of statistical inferences for the mean, proportion, and variance.
5. Perform and correctly interpret the chi-square goodness of fit and independence tests.
6. Perform and correctly interpret one and two-way ANOVA.
7. Analyze and use linear regression and correlation.
8. Use a statistical software package to apply these statistical techniques.






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