MA117 - Elementary Probability and Statistics

An introduction to the ideas of probability, including counting techniques, random variables and distributions. Elementary parametric statistical tests with examples drawn from the social sciences and life sciences. Not recommended for mathematics majors. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: FRL requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: SA requirement.

Prerequisite: No credit after Organismal Biology and Ecology 220 or any other college-level statistics course.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: FRL, Critical Learning: SA, Critical Perspectives: I, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Brown, Garcia Puente, Gordon, Price

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Probability and Statistics is an applicable, real-life introduction to looking at how to analyze a collection of facts, such as values or measurements. Students will learn the difference between qualitative and quantitative and how to examine graphs.
 Probability and Statistics
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Probability and Statistics is an introduction to the ideas of probability, including counting techniques, random variables and distributions. Elementary parametric and non-parametric statistical tests will be examined with examples drawn from the social sciences and life sciences.

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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2023 Block 1 Elementary Probability and Statistics Eddie Price Armstrong Hall 301 25 / -2 06/18/2024
Fall 2023 Block 3 Elementary Probability and Statistics Rob Gordon Tutt Science Building 101 25 / 0 06/18/2024
Spring 2024 Block 5 Elementary Probability and Statistics Minho Kim Tutt Science Building 101 25 / 1 06/18/2024
Spring 2024 Block 6 Elementary Probability and Statistics Flavia Sancier-Barbosa Armstrong Hall 231 25 / 1 06/18/2024
Spring 2024 Block 7 Elementary Probability and Statistics Rob Gordon Barnes Science Center 219 25 / 1 06/18/2024
Spring 2024 Block 7 Elementary Probability and Statistics Luis David Garcia Puente Palmer Hall 126 25 / 0 06/18/2024
Spring 2024 Block 8 Elementary Probability and Statistics Flavia Sancier-Barbosa Armstrong Hall 326 25 / -3 06/18/2024
Fall 2024 Block 1 Elementary Probability and Statistics Eddie Price TBA 25 / 0 06/18/2024
Fall 2024 Block 1 Elementary Probability and Statistics Luis David Garcia Puente TBA 25 / 14 06/18/2024
Fall 2024 Block 2 Elementary Probability and Statistics Luis David Garcia Puente TBA 25 / 0 06/18/2024
Fall 2024 Block 3 Elementary Probability and Statistics Rob Gordon TBA 25 / 10 06/18/2024
Spring 2025 Block 5 Elementary Probability and Statistics Eddie Price TBA 25 / 25 06/18/2024
Spring 2025 Block 7 Elementary Probability and Statistics David Brown TBA 25 / 25 06/18/2024
Spring 2025 Block 8 Elementary Probability and Statistics David Brown TBA 25 / 25 06/18/2024
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