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STAT 161
Introductory Statistics for Social Science Spring 2021 (also offered Fall 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: Format: lecture
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 4201
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: students with calculus background should consider STAT 201, 202 or 302 instead. Students without any calculus background should consider STAT 101. Please refer to the placement chart on the department website for more information.
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 calculus background should consider STAT 201, 202 or 302 instead. Students without any calculus background should consider STAT 101. Please refer to the placement chart on the department website for more information.
Distributions: Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
QFR Notes: Course analyzes data
Attributes: PHLH Statistics Courses

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