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

• 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)