STAT 100 Pre-Statistics
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
Prerequisite: MATH 30 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
This course prepares students for transfer-level Statistics. Topics include computational mathematics needed for statistics: ratios, rates, and proportional reasoning; arithmetic with fractions, decimals and percents; evaluating expressions, solving equations and inequalities, and analyzing formulas to understand statistical measures; introduction to statistical terminology and use of statistical symbols; introduction to probability, venn diagrams, set theory and two-way statistical tables; graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for quantitative and categorical data; use of linear and exponential functions to model bivariate data. Note: This course is not intended as preparation for the PreCalculus/Trigonometry courses required for students as part of their pathway to science, computer information science, engineering, or mathematics.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO 1: READ, EVALUATE AND CONVERSE USING BASIC STATISTICAL TERMINOLOGY.