STAT103 - Statistical Thinking

General

Prefix
STAT
Course Number
103
Course ID
00210654
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
Mathematics & Statistics
Description
Statistical background to critically read results reported in today's media regarding social, environmental and medical choices; how to collect good data; describe data graphically and numerically; uses and abuses of statistics; understanding variation and statistical significance; modeling chance; statistics in the courtroom, lotteries, opinion pools and other case studies; emphasis on understanding concepts rather than on computations; use of software packages and the internet. Prereq.: MATH 070 or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score or concurrent enrollment in STAT 063.
Notes
Placement req prior to Registration Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/mathplacement
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
Yes
MN Goal Designation(s)
04
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

No Learning Outcomes

Dependencies

No dependencies