MAT 156 - Statistics
Primary placement method used for any student whose high school transcript can be interpreted for use with the calculation spreadsheet: High School GPA + High School Math composite calculation >= 4.5
Students who have completed pre-requisite developmental math courses:
MAT019 Preparatory Mathematics successfully completed
or a B- in MAT074 College Prep Math 1
or a C- inMAT077 College Prep Math 2 or MAT062 Elementary Algebra
or, for students where we cannot use the composite high school calculation:
1.5 years of high school algebra and meet the minimum placement
or a Compass Algebra score of at least 55
or an ACT Math score of at least 20
or an ACCUPLACER Arithmetic score of at least 265
MAT075 Statistics Support
STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
This course provides a foundation of statistical concepts and procedures that can aid the student as both a consumer and producer of statistical information. The course emphasizes descriptive and inferential statistical methods, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing and linear regression. Students are introduced to technology as it applies to introductory statistical methods.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Analyze data using descriptive statistics.
- Analyze data using inferential statistics.
- Apply correlation and regression to a data set.
- Calculate the probability of events.
- Use software and/or other technologies to analyze data sets.
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