6112 Principles of Statistics

Course Description

This course presents methods for organizing and summarizing information clearly and effectively using graphical displays and computational methods: Organizing Data, Descriptive Measures, Probability concepts, Discrete Random Variables, Normal Distribution, and confidence Interval for One Population Mean. This course is intended to give the student a firm understanding of and skills in descriptive statistics graphically and computationally.

Learning Objective

  • After completing this course, students should be able to:
  • • Recognize basic principles of statistical design.
  • • Organize and summarize data into tables, charts, diagrams, and graphs.
  • • Calculate and interpret measures of central tendency and variation.
  • • Evaluate the likelihood a statistical inference is correct.
  • • Apply concepts of the normal distribution.
  • • Apply the appropriate procedures to test hypotheses.
  • • Examine associations between variables.



Books for this Course

  • Business Statistics, 3rd edition, Leonard J.

Times Offered

  • September 2014
  • January 2015

Course Prerequisite