Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of a statistical study
  • Describe data sets and their measures in different forms
  • Use descriptive statistics to describe and make statements about the data set
  • Interpret probabilities outcomes
  • Describe a normal distribution and make calculations using z-scores
  • Use inferential statistical tests to describe population parameters
  • Construct confidence intervals and use them to interpret population means
  • Formulate null and research hypotheses for claims made about population means
  • Use an appropriate statistical technique to test a hypothesis
  • Describe the linear association for a set of paired data
  • Calculate and interpret the chi-square test of independence
  • Use Excel to organize data and to calculate and interpret statistical tests
  • This class includes the following eText:

Keiss, Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences, 4th Edition (2010); ISBN: 0205626246