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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 130 - Introduction to Statistics

5 CR

Emphasis on gathering and interpreting data. Material has applications in the medical fields, as well as the Social Sciences. Note: Fulfills the quantitative or symbolic reasoning course at BC.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment or MATH 98  with a C or better, or MATH 78  with a C or better.

Course Outcomes
  • Appropriately display data, describe data with numerical summaries, and use correct vocabulary to describe patterns and trends.
  • Identify and describe sampling methods, types of observations studies, and experiments as well as types of bias.
  • Choose and perform the correct calculations for situations involving probabilities from discrete and continuous distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests.
  • Interpret results and clearly state conclusions


GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking

  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning

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