Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
SOPH-0017
Organization Course Number:
ST0050
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
Self-paced (60-90 days)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Statistics or Mathematics
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to teach foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level statistics course; and learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.

Learning Outcomes:

  • And apply statistical concepts in context
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to evaluate statistical methods
  • Calculate probability, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation
  • Interpret descriptive and inferential statistics

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to 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
  • Case Studies
  • Computer Based Training
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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