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Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Feb 23, 2018
 
2017-2018 Catalog

BUS 240 Elementary Statistics

(IAI: M1 902; BUS 901)
Prerequisite: MATH 151  with a C or better or qualifying score on Math Placement Test
4 lectures per week: 4 hrs transfer credit
This is an introductory course in probability and statistics intended for business majors and students at a level beyond college algebra. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, elementary probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions and the Central Limit theorem, linear regression and correlation, and statistical inference for one and two samples including confident intervals and significance testing. Technology is used throughout. Students who complete this course cannot also receive credit for MATH 153  or MATH 115 . Cross listed at MATH 153 .