Stat 243 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I

A basic course in statistical analysis including presentation of data probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, tests of significance, experimental design and analysis of variance, regression and correlation, nonparametric statistics, selected topics, applications, and use of statistical computer packages. A broad nontechnical survey designed primarily for non-math students who need to utilize the subject in their own fields. Not approved for major credit. This is the first course in a sequence of two: Stat 243 and Stat 244 which must be taken in sequence.




Prerequisites for Stat 243: Completion of Mth 95 with a grade of C- or above within the last year, or passing at the necessary level on the mathematics placement test within the last year (see Math Department webpage at for information).