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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 programs such as Kinesiology, 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: Caroline Purdy (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.
  • Comprised of mini-lectures, comprehension quizzes, chapter homework assignments, midterm quizzes, and a final project bringing it all together. The lectures are easy to follow and provide many real-world applications.
  • The software package Minitab will be used to run various statistical tests. Minitab is provided free of charge to students through UNB Virtual Lab.
  • There is no textbook required to purchase.

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

  • Lecture Quizzes (10% each)
  • Homework Quizzes (20% total)
  • Homework Written (30% total)
  • Tests (25% total)
  • Final Project (15% total)

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. Learn more about fees and tuition or find out about the methods of payment available.

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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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