# Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics
Fundamental ideas and applications of statistics.
STAT
105
 Hours 3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab Prerequisites MATH 97 or equivalent. Note Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu. Taught Summer Programs Containing STAT 105
Course Outcomes:

### The Value of Statistics

Understand and appreciate the value of statistics as a discipline and its relevance for general education

### Observational Studies and Simple Experiments

Evaluate the validity of research findings from observational studies and simple experiments by asking appropriate questions regarding data collection and analysis

### Graphical Methods and Numerical Summaries

Analyze data using appropriate graphical methods and numerical summaries

### Observational Studies and Experiments

Distinguish between observational studies and experiments in terms of how data is collected and what appropriate conclusions to make

### Potential Associations

Determine potential associations between two categorical and between two quantitative variables

### Estimation and Hypothesis Tests

Interpret and communicate the outcomes of estimation and hypothesis tests in the context of a problem