ST517 - Statistical Methods I (under development--to be offered online Summer I, 2016)
- Prerequisites: Second course in calculus (MA 241 at NCSU)
- Term & Frequency: Spring and Summer - Online only
- Student Audience: Graduate students in all fields. This course is online only and is offered as a first course in statistics. Credit is not given for this course and ST 511 or ST 513 or ST 515. This course does NOT count as an elective towards a degree or a minor in Statistics
- Credit: 3 credits
- Recent Texts: An Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis, by Ott and Longnecker
- Recent Instructors: Herle McGowan is developing the course. To be first offerred Summer I 2016.
- Background and Goals: This first course in statistics for graduate students is intended to give students a background in the statistical methods that will assist them in the analysis of data. Students will learn methods for summarizing and describing data in addition to techniques for using sample data to make inferences about a larger population. This is a calculus-based course. Students will be introduced to statistical software; however, there is not a lab associated with this course.
- Content: Data collection, descriptive statistics, random variables and probability distributions, sampling distributions, inference for population means and proportions, ANOVA, multiple comparisons, chi-square tests, regression and correlation.
- Alternatives: ST 507, ST 511, ST 513, ST 515
- Subsequent Courses: ST 518
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