STAT2263Statistics for Non-Science Majors3 ch (3C)

An introductory course in statistics. Experiments, sampling, basic descriptive statistics. Probability, random variables, Normal distribution. Confidence intervals for means and proportions. Tests of hypotheses. Paired samples vs. two independent samples. Contingency tables. Regression, correlation. Introduction to analysis of variance. Examples drawn from the health sciences. Use of a statistical computer package. 

Prerequisite: a New Brunswick high school mathematics course, either Pre-Calculus 110 or Foundations of Mathematics 120, or equivalent. Note: Credit can be obtained for only one of STAT 2043 , 2253 ,2263 , 2264 , or 2593