# Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
SOPH-0017
Organization's ID:
STAT0050
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
The course is self-paced, and many learners complete it in 4-8 weeks.
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Elementary Statistics
Description

## Objective:

The course objective is to explore the essential knowledge and tools needed to prepare for success in a college-level Statistics course. Students learn fundamental descriptive and inferential statistical concepts and techniques including central tendency, correlation, probability, hypothesis testing, and statistical analysis. By the end of this course, students are able to confidently apply these concepts to real world problems and scenarios.

## Learning Outcomes:

• Interpret descriptive statistics in various scenarios.
• Develop a strong foundation in inferential statistics.

## General Topics:

• What Is Statistics?
• Experiments
• Nominal, Ordinal, Interval, and Ratio Data
• Classifying Data
• Determining the Center of Data
• Graphing Data
• Normal Distribution
• Skewed Distributions
• Range
• Variation
• Correlation
• Correlation and Causation
• Probability
• Independent and Dependent Events
• Normal Distributions and Probability
• Standard Normal Distribution
• Calculating Z-Scores
• Z-Scores and Probability
• Data from Multiple Samples
• Determining Likelihood of a Mean
• Determining Significance Levels
• Type I and Type II Errors
• Confidence Intervals
Instruction & Assessment

## Instructional Strategies:

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

• Examinations
• Quizzes

## Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

(SOPH-0006)
(SOPH-0029)
(SOPH-0076)