# Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
SOPH-0005
Organization Course Number:
STAT1001
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
Self-paced (60-90 days)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Elementary Statistics
Description

## Objective:

The course objective is to gain mastery of the basic principles of statistics; learn a variety of topics including statistical principles, research methodologies, data analysis, and hypothesis testing; demonstrate the application of these topics in statistics to everyday situations.

## Learning Outcomes:

• Calculate variation and central tendency and recognize patterns in distributions
• Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to understand and identify key principles of statistical reasoning and statistical methods
• Apply concepts of data and data representation in a real world context
• Apply concepts of probability and risk in real life scenarios
• Determine correlation and causation and distinguish between them in context
• And apply concepts of hypothesis testing and utilize t-tests, z-tests, and ANOVA in real world situations

## General Course Topics:

• Statistics fundamentals
• Sampling
• Experiments
• Conducting surveys
• Evaluating studies
• Data types
• Sources of error
• Percentages in statistics
• Representations of qualitative data
• Interpreting graphical displays
• Measures of central tendency
• Data distributions
• Variation
• Normal distribution
• Central limit theorem
• Probability
• Simple combined probability rules
• Conditional probability
• General combined probability rules
• Probability distributions and risk
• Correlation
• Interpreting correlation
• Line of best fit
• Causation
• Sampling distributions
• Hypothesis testing
• Testing for means with t-tests
• Testing for proportions with z-tests
• Analysis of variance
• Chi-square tests
Instruction & Assessment

## Instructional Strategies:

• Audio Visual Materials
• Case Studies
• Computer Based Training
• Lectures
• Practical Exercises

• Case Studies
• Examinations
• Quizzes

## Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

(SOPH-0010)
(SOPH-0006)
(SOPH-0029)
(SOPH-0032)
(SOPH-0001)
(SOPH-0031)
(SOPH-0034)
(SOPH-0007)