Statistics

STAT2263Statistics for Health Sciences and 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. NOTE: Credit can be obtained for only one of STAT 1793, STAT 2263, STAT 2593, BA 1605, PSYCH 2901.

Prerequisites: A New Brunswick high school mathematics course, either Pre-Calculus 110 or Foundations of Mathematics 120, or equivalent.