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Active as of Summer Session 2021

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): Writing Honors College Level and Math Introductory College Level or Algebra College Level and Pre-Calculus College Level and Calculus College Level Score:
Other (specify test): ACT Score: 20

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MATH 1461 - Honors Introduction to Statistics

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites

NG Accuplacer Reading 250 AND one of the following: NG Accuplacer QAS 265, NG Accuplacer AAF 236, MCA Math 1148, MATH 0810 Math Pathways, MATH 0820 Intermediate Algebra, MATH 0860 Pathway to Statistics

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MATH 1461 - Honors Introduction to Statistics

There are no corequisites for this course.