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STAT 530: Foundations of Statistical Thinking

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Provides a foundation in the key concepts underlying data analysis, statistics, and probability. Topics include research-based methods for developing statistical thinking, use of technology for learning about statistics, and structured learning activities. Statistical concepts include: distributions, measures of center and spread, sampling, sampling distribution, bivariate analysis, correlation, randomness, and law of large numbers.

When Offered: Alternate Spring, Alternate Summer

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Cannot be used to satisfy requirements for MS in Statistical Science.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

STAT 535, STAT 554, or equivalent.

Expertise