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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

STAT 011. Statistical Methods I


STAT 011 prepares students to carry out basic statistical analyses using computer software. Topics include summary statistics and graphics, design of surveys and experiments, one and two-sample t-tests and tests of proportions, and an introduction to simple linear regression. The course is intended for students who want a practical introduction to statistical methods. Students who receive credit for AP Statistics should not take this course; they will receive credit for Stat 11 and lose their AP credit if they take it.
Note that STAT 011 overlaps considerably with ECON 031; both courses cover similar topics, although ECON 031 focuses more on economic applications while STAT 011 draws examples from a variety of disciplines.
Prerequisite: Four years of traditional high school mathematics (precalculus).
Natural science and engineering.
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Fall 2017. Lu Chen.
Spring 2018. Burstein.
Fall 2018. Staff.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Fall 2019. Staff.
Spring 2020. Staff.

Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses