Intro to Statistics/Social Science (RES-ECON 212)

Course Number: 

20888

Course Description: 

Designed for students majoring in the Isenberg School of Management, Resource Economics, Economics, and other social science majors, and for students who haven't declared a major. Introduction to basic statistical methods used to collect, summarize, and analyze numerical data. Emphasis on application to decision making; examples from the social sciences. Topics include: common statistical notation, elementary probability theory, sampling, descriptive statistics, statistical estimation and hypothesis testing. Basic algebra required. Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.

Credits: 

4