STAT103 - Statistical Thinking

General

Prefix

STAT

Course Number

103

Course ID

00210654

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

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

Course Outline

Course Outline

-

Dependencies

No dependencies