Stat 210 syllabus
Statistical Reasoning and Applications
An introduction to modern statistics designed to provide the
student with a solid foundation in statistical concepts, reasoning and applications.
Emphasis will be given to problem identification, methodology selection and
interpretation of results. Analysis of data accomplished by extensive use of
statistical computer software, thereby minimizing manual computation. Coverage
includes descriptive statistics, probability models, estimation, and hypothesis testing.
Credit for only one of ST 210 or ST 315 is allowed.
Prerequisite: High school algebra is recommended.
Text: Statistics, by McClave & Sincich, published by Pearson. MyLabsPlus is
required. Book order options include:
MyLab + Books a la carte: ISBN-10: 1269730711, ISBN-13: 9781269730716
MyLab + with Print: ISBN-10: 126971760X, ISBN-13: 9781269717601
Learning Objectives: The emphasis of this course is to understand statistical
terminology, procedures and interpretation of results. Skill with formulas, graphs
and tables, interpretation of numeric results and use of software are all needed
for success in this course.
1. Differentiate between sample and population data
2. Organize, display and summarize data
3. Applications of Normal distributions
4. Understanding sampling distributions and applications
5. Understand inferential statistics including confidence intervals and hypothesis
|Chapter 1||1 week|
|Chapter 2||1.5 weeks|
|Chapter 3||1.5 weeks|
|Chapter 4||1 week|
|Chapter 5||1 week|
|Chapter 6||1 week|
|Chapter 7||2 weeks|
|Chapter 8||2 weeks|
|Chapter 9||2 weeks|
|Chapter 10||1 week|
|Chapter 11||1 week|
Time allotments are approximate and do not include exams.
Last Updated: September 30, 2014