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STAT 201 - Elementary Statistics

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: MATH 111 or 115 or STAT 110, or consent of department

Instructor: Maureen Petkewich

Note: This is a Carolina Core course.


Course Description

An introductory course in the fundamentals of modern statistical methods. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, random sampling, tests of hypothesis, estimation, simple linear regression, and correlation.


On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information

There is a lab that meets Tuesdays from 8-9:55 AM in LeConte College room 205. Exams will be given on lab days in the lab room. Lab Instructor: Juexin Lin


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Information is accurate as of November 23, 2017, 12:43 am (Subject to change)



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