Principles of Statistics
|Hours||3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab|
|Recommended||MATH 110 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||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer|
|Offered||Independent Study also.|
|Programs||Containing STAT 121|
Data collection methods
Describe key features of valid methods of data collection.
Generate and interpret graphical displays of a given data set.
Random variables and sampling distributions
Describe the distribution of random variables, sample means, and sample proportions.
Calculate probabilities associated with statistics using properties of their sampling distributions.
Relationship between variables
Examine the relationship between two quantitative variables, two categorical variables, and a categorical and quantitative variable.
Estimate population parameters using confidence and prediction intervals.
Assess claims about population parameters using tests of significance.
Determine the appropriate statistical procedure to use for a given research problem.