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It is impossible to be an informed citizen in the world today without an understanding of data and information. Whether opinion polls, unemployment rates, salary differences between men and women, the efficacy of vaccines or consumer webdata, we need to be able to separate the signal from the noise. We will learn the statistical methods used to analyze and interpret data from a wide variety of sources. The goal of the course is to help reach conclusions and make informed decisions based on data.
Format: lecture; Hybrid format with both synchronous and asynchronous elements.
Grading: yes pass/fail option,
yes fifth course option
quizzes and exams and course project
MATH 102 (or demonstrated proficiency on a diagnostic test)
sophomores, juniors, and seniors
students with MATH130 but no statistics should enroll in STAT161; students with MATH150 but no statistics should enroll in STAT201. Students with AP Stat 4/5 or STAT 101/161/201 should enroll in STAT 202 (if no calc background) or 302 (MATH140 prereq).
It is a quantitative course.
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