STAT W1111x and y Introduction to Statistics (without
calculus) 3 pts. Prerequisites: Intermediate high school
algebra. Designed for students in fields that emphasize quantitative methods.
Graphical and numerical summaries, probability, theory of sampling
distributions, linear regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis
testing. Quantitative reasoning and data analysis. Practical experience with
statistical software. Illustrations are taken from a variety of fields.
Data-collection/analysis project with emphasis on study designs is part of
the coursework requirement.