**Course Prerequisites/Corequisites:** MATH 133.

**Course Description:**

Basic statistics topics presented for students planning to work in health-related fields. Three hours of lecture per week. ** Listed as MATH 1342 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.**

**Required Reading/Textbook:** Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 7th Edition by Larson and Farber. ISBN-13: 9780134683416

**Learning Objectives:**
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

- Summarize and interpret sets of qualitative and quantitative data.
- Compute and interpret descriptive statistics on data sets.
- Use the base rules of probability to compute the probability of an event.
- Compute and interpret the expected value and variance of a random variable.
- Use the binomial probability function and the binomial tables to obtain probabilities.
- Construct and interpret an interval estimate of a parameter.
- Use sample results to test hypothesis about a parameter.

** Major Assignments/Exams**

- Homework
- Quizzes
- Exams
- Final Exam

**List of Discussion/Lecture Topics**

- DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS (Weeks 1-3)
- Introduction to Statistics
- Descriptive Statistics

- PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS (Weeks 3-7)
- Probability
- Discrete Probability Distributions
- Normal Probability Distributions

- STATISTICAL INFERENCE (Weeks 8-13)
- Confidence Intervals
- Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
- Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples

- MORE STATISTICAL INFERENCE (Weeks 14-15)
- Correlation and Regression
- Chi-Square Tests and the F -Distribution

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