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    Jun 22, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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MAT 152 Statistical Methods I (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , and DRE 098 
Corequisites: None
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. Students who receive Multiple Measure Waivers and have an unweighted high school GPA of 2.6-3.0 inclusive and need to take MAT 152 will be required to take MAT 001 as a co-requisite.

Competencies

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.



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