Autumn 2018 STAT 20000-1

Course: STAT 20000
Title: Elementary Statistics
Instructor(s): Kendra Burbank
Teaching Assistant(s): Yi Liu
Class Schedule: Sec 01: MWF 9:30 AM–10:20 AM in Eckhart 133
Office Hours:
Textbook(s): Freedman, Pisani, Purves, Statistics, 4th edition.
Description: This course introduces statistical concepts and methods for the collection, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of data. Elements of sampling, simple techniques for analysis of means, proportions, and linear association are used to illustrate both effective and fallacious uses of statistics.

Note(s): For students with little or no math background. Not recommended for students planning to take STAT 22000 or STAT 23400 or more advanced courses in Statistics. Students with credit for STAT 22000, STAT 23400 or more advanced courses in Statistics not admitted. This course may not be used in the Statistics major or minor. This course meets one of the general education requirements in the mathematical sciences. Only one of STAT 20000 and STAT 22000, but not both, can count toward the general education requirement in the mathematical sciences.