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MATH 500 Statistics

(Summer and first semester/3 credits)

Basic statistical methods as they apply to data and research in the human sciences and other fields. Topics include frequency distributions and their representations, measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, statistical sampling theory, testing hypotheses, non-parametric methods, linear regression, correlation and analysis of variance. Each student may be required to do a statistics project under the guidance of a cooperating faculty member in a specific discipline such as biology, economics, education, political science, psychology or sociology.