Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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MAT-0114C Principles for Introduction to Statistics

Credits 0
Equivalent Hours 2
Principles for Introduction to Statistics is a quantitative literacy-based corequisite course designed to provide the skills and conceptual understanding to succeed in the accompanying linked college-level MAT-1140  Introduction to Statistics course. Students will learn the prerequisite materials and get support for the corresponding linked credit level course MAT-1140. Essential skills and concepts include interpreting data, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
Principles for Introduction Statistics does not satisfy General Education Mathematics requirement.  
Prerequisite(s): Math placement score or grade of C or higher in MAT-0071 . Reading proficiency.
Course Outcomes
  1. Discover quantitative data using graphs and descriptive statistics with emphasis on histograms and boxplots.
  2. Discover measures of expectation and variation for a discrete probability distribution.
  3. Discuss probability for a binomial and normal distribution.
  4. Discuss calculations to estimate parameters using confidence intervals based on the normal distribution and t-distribution.
  5. Describe hypotheses testing involving a sample mean, proportion, and standard deviation/variance.
  6. Describe hypotheses testing involving two sample means (independent and dependent), two population proportions, and two standard deviations/variances.
  7. Identify linear regression models and correlation coefficients from datasets.

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