MAT 118 Exploring Statistics (3 credits)

This is an introductory statistics course for non-STEM majors. Topics include: random sampling, graphical displays of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal distribution, standard scores, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, Student t distribution, two-way tables, probability, correlation and regression. Prerequisite: Placement into college level mathematics. Not open to Math/Science or Engineering Science majors or to anyone having earned credit in MAT 151 or BUS 219. A calculator with two-variable statistics capabilities may be required.