2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MTH 152H - Elementary Statistics, Honors (3 Credits)

This course introduces elementary statistics through a critical examination of its subjects and applications. Topics from descriptive statistics include data organization, expectation and measures of variation. Also covered are random variables, probability laws, counting techniques, binomial and normal distributions, applications of the central limit theorem, confidence intervals and tests of statistical hypotheses involving the mean, median and proportions. Topics from parametric and nonparametric statistics are introduced. In addition, students research, discuss and critically evaluate various historic and contemporary topics in probability and statistics. This course includes a field trip. Lecture Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): Honors program eligibility, and ENG 095  or ENG 097  and MTH 092  with grades of “C” or better or acceptable reading and mathematics placement test scores. Materials Fee: $40. Usually offered in the fall.