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Active as of Fall Semester 2017

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Honors Introduction to Statistics

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MATH 1461

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

4. Course Description:

This course covers descriptive statistics, sampling, probability, probability distributions, normal probability distributions, estimates and sample sizes, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, inferences of two samples, and process control. Much of the content of this course will involve independent learning with classroom lecture involving more in-depth involvement with statistical data. Students enrolled in this course will be required to do additional reading of statistical writings, participate in group projects, present projects to the class, and develop an original survey. Daily assignments will involve use of online homework to accompany the readings from the course. A student must be accepted into the honors program prior to registration. Courses in the Honors Program emphasize independent inquiry, informed discourse, and direct application within small, transformative, and seminar-style classes that embrace detailed examinations of the material and feature close working relationships with instructors. In addition, students learn to leverage course materials so that they can affect the world around them in positive ways.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): College Level Math Score: 35
Other (specify test): ACT Score: 20

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MATH 1461 - Honors Introduction to Statistics

Applies to all requirements
Accuplacer college level math score of 50 or higher, or MATh 1505 or MATH 1506, and Admission to the Honors Program

7. Other Prerequisites

Accuplacer Reading score of 100 or greater, OR permission from the instructor or Honors Coordinator, or high school GPA of 3.5 or greater.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Arithmetic skills with whole numbers, integers, fractions/ratios, percentages and decimals. Algebraic skills with linear and quadratic functions and equation manipulation.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MATH 1461 - Honors Introduction to Statistics

There are no corequisites for this course.