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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Online
Starting at $865.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Andy Niknafs
363052
Fee:
$865.00
41 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

It is recommended that students have the latest anti-virus, word processing, and spreadsheet software.

Coursework must be submitted as Microsoft Word or Excel attachments.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: September 27, 2018. No refund after September 27, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Statistical Techniques in Business & Economics by Douglas Lind, William Marchal, Samuel Wathen

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