BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

MATH-120 - Introduction to Statistics - 3.00 Credits

MATH-120 - Introduction to Statistics - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces the student to basic statistical methods for analyzing both quantitative and qualitative information, including graphic methods, sampling, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The relationship of statistics to research methods is discussed.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : MATH-057 , ADMN-115 , MATH-110 , ENGL-060 , English 12 or English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 or Foundations of Math 11 or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills and/or attitudes in the following:
  • basic concepts of descriptive statistics – central tendency;

  • concept of probability and apply knowledge to solve problems; and

  • normal distribution and apply knowledge to solve for population estimates and hypothesist testing.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Triola, Mario F. Elementary Statistics. Addison Wesley.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca

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