# Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
OOSL-0070
Organization's ID:
MAT202
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
14 weeks (75 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 introduction to statistics or fundamentals of statistics
Description

## Objective:

The course objective is to allow the student to organize, summarize, interpret, and present data using graphical and tabular representations and apply principles of inferential statistics. Topics include methods of sampling; presenting data; concepts of probability; probability distributions; normal, t-, and chi-square distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; and correlation and regression. Focus is on selecting and applying appropriate statistical tests, determining reasonable inferences, and making predictions from a set of data.

## Learning Outcomes:

• Implement an effective and appropriate research design
• Calculate discrete and continuous probabilities
• Create, interpret, and use graphs and tables to summarize data
• Understand real-world applications of statistical methods and procedures
• Conduct various hypothesis tests
• Evaluate statistical information and conclusions in other sources
• Examine correlation and linear regression
• Communicate findings clearly, accurately, and effectively

## General Topics:

• Interpreting and presenting data
• The normal and discrete probability distribution
• Correlation
• Chi-square testing
• Confidence intervals
• Estimation and hypothesis testing
• Sampling and study design
Instruction & Assessment

## Instructional Strategies:

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

• Examinations
• Quizzes

## Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

(OOSL-0009)
(OOSL-0010)
(OOSL-0063)
(OOSL-0109)