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College of Extended Learning

Statistics for Non-Science Majors

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Statistics STAT 2263 Three (3) credit hours

This is an introductory statistics course for students already enrolled or planning to enrol into various non-science programs such as Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business/Management, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Environmental Studies, and other Humanities and Social Sciences. Course topics include: Types of Statistical Data; Populations vs. Samples; Descriptive vs. Inferential Statistics; Uncertainty and Probability; Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions; Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem; Confidence Intervals; Hypothesis Testing with Numerical and Categorical Data; Linear Regression; ANOVA.

Instructor: Robert Krausz (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: High School Grade 11 Mathematics or an equivalent

Why take this course?

  • Meets the Statistics course credit requirement for a wide variety of university programs, including: Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business/Management, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Environmental Studies, and other Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Course delivery is based upon a custom-made set of Module Lessons tailored specifically to the course curriculum. The lessons include detailed visual and audio voiceover components and are easy to follow, and they provide clear examples and practice questions based upon relevant real-world applications.
  • The Module Lessons are included with registration - so there is no textbook required to purchase.
  • The course instructor is an experienced distance-delivery and classroom instructor of university Introductory Statistics, and is also the developer of the course materials.
  • The instructor is committed to providing prompt and thorough replies to student queries, as well as prompt grading and return of assignments to students.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 5 x Module Assignments (10% each)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The final exam for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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