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    Oct 21, 2021  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog
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MAT 152 Statistical Methods I (4 Credit Hours)

Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, and DRE 098
Set 2: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, and ENG 002  
Set 3: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, and BSP 4002
Set 4: DMA 025, and DRE 098
Set 5: DMA 025, and ENG 002  
Set 6: DMA 025, and BSP 4002
Set 7: MAT 003  and DRE 098
Set 8: MAT 003  and ENG 002  
Set 9: MAT 003  and BSP 4002
Set 10: BSP 4003 and DRE 098
Set 11: BSP 4003 and ENG 002  
Set 12: BSP 4003 and BSP 4002
Corequisites: Take MAT 052  
This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Organize, display, calculate, and interpret descriptive statistics
  2. Apply basic rules of probability
  3. Identify and apply appropriate probability distributions
  4. Perform regression analysis
  5. Analyze sample data to draw inferences about a population parameter
  6. Communicate results through a variety of media

This course has been identified as a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course under the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students completing courses designated as UGETC, with a C or higher, will receive equivalent general education course credit for those courses at the receiving UNC institution.

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