STAT 161
Introductory Statistics for Social Science Fall 2019 (also offered Spring 2020)
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: Type: lecture
Limit: 40
Expected: 40
Class#: 1607
Grading: no pass/fail option, no 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 should enroll 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
QFR Notes: It is a quantitative course.
Attributes: PHLH Statistics Courses

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