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STA 210 Introduction to Business Statistics I (3-1.5T) A

This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics. Emphasis is placed on practical application and students will learn to analyze and interpret basic statistical research. Topics include collection and presentation of data, descriptive statistics, introduction to probability theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Students will also learn to use computer software to analyze data.

Prerequisite: Math 30-1 or Math 30-2


STA 220 Introduction to Business Statistics II (3-1.5T) A

Students will deepen their skills in data analysis and decision making under uncertainty using quantitative methods. Emphasis centers on regression analysis, modeling, time series forecasting, nonparametric methods, and statistical process control. Optimization modeling, simulation modeling, and data mining will also be introduced. These tools will be used in the context of business data and examples.

Prerequisite: STA 210, or BHS 310, or BIO 310