STAT 161
Introductory Statistics for Social Science Spring 2019 Division III; Quantative/Formal Reasoning; Also offered Fall 2018

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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: Type: lecture
Limit: 40
Expected: 40
Class#: 3747
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 Preference: Economics majors, sophomores
Department 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;
Distribution Notes: QFR: It is a quantitative course

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