Elementary Statistics

This course gives a basic introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of statistics. Its topics include: basic measures of central tendency and variability, graphical displays, elementary design of experiments, descriptive simple linear regression, elementary probability, the normal and t-distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of a statistical calculator, graphing calculator or software package is required. Note: many majors require a different introductory statistics course; students should check their major requirements before signing up for this course.