STAT 161
Introductory Statistics for Social Science Fall 2018 (also offered Spring 2019)
Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
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This course will cover the basics of modern statistical analysis with a view toward applications in the social sciences and sciences. Topics include exploratory data analysis, elements of probability theory, basic statistical inference, and introduction to statistical modeling. The course focuses on the application of statistics tools to solve problems, to make decisions, and the use of statistical thinking to understand the world.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 40
Expected: 40
Class#: 1781
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: MATH 130 (or equivalent). Not open to students who have completed STAT 101 or equivalent.
Enrollment Preferences: Economics majors, sophomores
Unit Notes: Students with MATH 150 should consider STAT 201. Students with a 5 on AP Stats shouldenroll in STAT 202. Students with a 4 on AP Stats should consult the department. Students without any calculus background should consider STAT 101.
Distributions: Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Notes: QFR: It is a quantitative course

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