STAT 301 - Introduction to Statistical Methods

  • 3 credits
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Techniques in descriptive statistics and inference; summarizing data, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, one-way analysis of variance, power analysis, correlation, simple regression, and multiple regression.. Emphasis is placed on implementing statistical methods using JMP software and interpreting results.

Prerequisite

MATH 117 (College Algebra in Context I) or MATH 118 (College Algebra in Context II) or MATH 124 (Logarithmic and Exponential Function) or MATH 125 (Numerical Trigonometry) or MATH 126 (Analytic Trigonometry) or MATH 141 (Calculus in Management Sciences) or MATH 155 (Calculus for Biological Scientists I) or MATH 160 (Calculus for Physical Scientists I). Credit allowed for only one course: STAT 301, STAT 307/ERHS 307, STAT 311, STAT 315.

Important Information

Tuition includes access to lecture recordings which are available by streamed video. Lecture recordings may also be available by download or on DVD. To determine viewing options, contact the Department of Statistics degree program staff at stats_ddp@mail.colostate.edu. Visit the Department of Statistics website to learn more about what to do after registration, including creating your eID (if necessary) and accessing your course.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • OpenIntro Statistices*
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore

Optional

  • The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics, 1st Ed.
    Klein, Grady and Dabney, Alan
    ISBN: 978-0809033591

*3rd edition is recommended; it can be downloaded for free at https:www.openintro.org/stat/textbook.php

Visit the Department of Statistics website for textbook information.

Instructors

Ben Prytherch
Ben Prytherch

prytherc@stat.colostate.edu

Ben received his MS in statistics from Colorado State University, and joined the department as a full time instructor in 2013. When he has spare time, Ben likes to spend it writing, recording, and performing music.

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