MATH 123 Statistics for Scientists

The objective of this course is to provide a practical overview of the statistical methods and models most likely to be encountered by scientists in practical research applications. Students will learn statistical concepts by generating and analyzing stochastic datasets using the Minitab software package. Specific topics that will be covered I this course include discrete and continuous distributions, sampling methods, and descriptive statistics, the Central Limit Theorem and its applications, estimation methods, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and Analysis of Variance.

pre-rec: MATH 121 or permission of instructor.