Introduction to Statistics and Quantitative Methods

STATS X 402

This introductory statistics course emphasizes practical application of statistical analysis. The introduction covers the role of statistics in the fields of science, economics, nursing, business, and medical research.

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What you will learn.

  • Understand statistical terminology
  • Appropriately use statistical techniques
  • Understand various concepts of statistics and quantitative methods
  • Utilize mathematical analysis
  • Recognize business, medical, and scientific applications of statistical data
  • Prepare for advanced quantitative courses such as Quantitative Analysis & Forecasting

About this course:

This introductory statistics course emphasizes practical application of the statistical analysis. The introduction covers the role of statistics in research; understanding statistical terminology; the use of appropriate statistical techniques; and interpreting findings in the fields of science, economics, nursing, business, and medical research. Topics include graphing and tabulation of data, central tendency measures, dispersion, probability theory, probability distribution, sampling techniques, confidence interval, and hypothesis testing.

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