Apr 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MAT 177 - Statistics


Course Description: A general statistics course, which includes understanding data, measures of central tendency, measures of variation, binomial distributions, normal distributions, correlation and regression probability and sampling distributions, Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals, estimates of population parameters and hypotheses testing. Interpretation and data analysis are emphasized.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Quantitative Literacy, and Personal and Professional Development.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101; placement above or completion of MAT 080 with a C or better or completion of Math Module 12, 73, or 82.
General Education Elective(s): Math all programs
Note(s): A TI - 83+ or 84+ graphing calculator is required.
This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Communicate, analyze and interpret statistical information effectively through written, oral, numerical or visual methods.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of technology for data analysis
  • Apply the appropriate statistical principles to analyze and solve problems

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