MAT 121. Introduction to Statistics I. 3 Credits.
Introduction to statistics and statistical inference. Concepts include: descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, along with a formal introduction to linear regression and categorical data analysis. Statistical software including, but not limited to SPSS and Excel, will be used to facilitate the understanding of important statistical ideas and for the implementation of data analysis in many areas of application.
Pre / Co requisites: MAT 121 requires a prerequisite of a grade of C- or better in MAT Q30 or an appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Examination.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.