Introductory Statistics

MAT 3280: Introduction to Statistics [4 credit hours]


Course Description: An introduction to statistics (non-Calculus based). Frequency distributions; their graphic and tabular representations; measures of central tendency, of dispersion and of correlation; sampling; elementary probability theory; linear regression, the Central Limit Theorem.

Prerequisite: Algebra II
Detailed Course Syllabus in PDF

Many students in majors that involve the analysis of data are required to take a course in Elementary or Introductory Statistics. These "lower Statistics" courses often fall into one of these catagory descriptions:

Experimentation-Based Empirical Statistics

Our Introductory Statistics course takes a more ambitious approach to any of these standard course models described above. Our curriculum tenets are: