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Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
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. Topics covered include frequency distribution, percentiles, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, standard deviation, correlation, elementary probability, line of regression, statistical inference, the binomial distribution, the normal distribution, student t-distribution, and the chi-square distribution. Computer software such as MINITAB is used. A comprehensive project is assigned. Students who complete this course cannot also receive credit for MATH 153  or MATH 115