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ILRST 2100 Introductory Statistics

Course description

Statistics is about understanding the world through data. We are surrounded by data, so there is a lot to understand. Covers data exploration and display, data gathering methods, probability, and statistical inference methods through contingency tables and linear regression. The emphasis is on thinking scientifically, understanding what is commonly done with data (and doing some of it for yourself), and laying a foundation for further study. Students learn to use statistical software and simulation tools to discover fundamental results. They use computers regularly; the test includes both multimedia materials and a software package. This course does not focus on data from any particular discipline, but will use real-world examples from a wide variety of disciplines and current events.

Students may receive credit for only one course in the following group: AEM 2100, ENGRD 2700, HADM 2010, ILRST 2100/STSCI 2100, MATH 1710, PAM 2100, PAM 2101, PSYCH 3500, SOC 3010, STSCI 2150.

Prerequisites

Introductory algebra

This course is frequently offered in the Winter Session.

Classes

ILRST 2100 001-LEC On-campus 3-week session

Number:1480
Session:3-week session
Class dates:May 29-June 21, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 9 AM - 11:30 AM Ives Hall 215
Credit:4
Grade:Graded (no audit)
Instructor:DiCiccio, T. (tjd9)
Max. enroll:35
To enroll:Enroll online or submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.
Related:Co-offered with : ILRST 5100 001-LEC
Cross-listed with STSCI 2100 001-LEC

ILRST 2100 002-LEC Online course

Number:1481
Class dates:May 29-June 21, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:online course
Credit:4
Grade:Graded (no audit)
Instructor:Baer, B. (brb225)
Cao, C. (cc2488)
Max. enroll:50
Notes:Forbidden Overlap: Students may receive credit for only one course in the following group: AEM 2100, ILRST 2100/STSCI 2100, MATH 1710, PAM 2100, PSYCH 3500, SOC 3010.
To enroll:Enroll online or submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.
Related:Cross-listed with STSCI 2100 002-LEC

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