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Number:MS301
Name:Statistical Inference and Decision Making
Description:This is a survey course in applied statistical analysis using both spreadsheets and a professional level statistical software package (such as Minitab or SPSS). Topics include analytical and graphical methods of collecting, summarizing and describing data; basic probability laws, rules and types; statistical inference, interval estimation, techniques for comparing two or more populations and models for prediction. This course emphasizes applications and interpretation of statistical results.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Communicate persuasively in spoken and written form
Apply functional skills for managerial operations.
"Listen and read actively, acquiring, organizing, synthesizing, evaluating, interrogating and interpreting information obtained from verbal, numerical, and visual sources.
"Establish criteria, discover and weigh alternatives, and arrive at rational decisions for action.
"Tolerate ambiguity, and be conscious of the limits of rational and logical thought.
"Commit to intellectual, ethical, professional, and social development throughout life.
Be intellectually confident and independent.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Elementary Statistics - With CD 0-321-50024-5 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 10 Addison-Wesley Longman, I
F 2012 Elementary Stat., Tech. Update - With Access 0-321-75995-8 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 12 Addison-Wesley Longman, I
F 2012 Elementary Statistics - With CD 0-321-50024-5 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 10 Addison-Wesley Longman, I
S 2012 BRACE UNDER STATS WITH ST 0-547-16627-3 BRACE 09 CEN200
S 2012 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-94992-5 BRASE 9 HM
F 2011 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD
F 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD
S 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 ADD
U 2010 BRACE UNDER STATS WITH ST 0-547-16627-3 BRACE 09 CEN200
U 2010 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-94992-5 BRASE 9 HM
F 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD
F 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2009 NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED 2-10-011111-6 NO TEXT NO TEXTB
S 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-33183-4 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2009 STATS: MODELING THE WORLD 0-321-37559-9 BOCK 2 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2008 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT NACSCORP
S 2008 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M TRIOLA 1 PEARSON
S 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT
F 2007 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ TRIOLA 1 ADD
F 2007 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT
S 2007 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/CD) 0-321-33183-4 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2007 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-49658-0 BRASE 8 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
U 2007 Stats: Modeling the World 0-321-37559-9 Bock 2 Pearson
S 2006 NO TEXT LISTED
S 2006 INTRO.TO DESIGN+ANAL.:STUD.HDBK. KEPPEL 2ND 92
F 2005 NO TEXT LISTED
F 2003 Intro to Excel 0130081752
F 2003 Minitab 0201397153
F 2003 Statistical Inference & Decision Making Turner
F 2003 Understandable Statistics Brace 7
S 2003 Introduction to Excel 2002 0-13-008175-2 David Kuncicky 3 Prendice Hall
S 2003 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON
F 2002 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON
S 2002 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6th HM
F 2001 Intro.Statistics-Text 0-201-88330-9 Weiss 5th Pearson
F 2001 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6th HM
S 2001 Finite Math for Bus, Econ, Life Sci & Soc 0-13-913179-5 Barnett 8 PH
F 2000 Elementary Statistics 0-201-61477-4 Triola 8 AW
F 2000 Understanable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Houghton Mifflin
S 2000 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6 HM
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath
F 1999 Understandable Statistics Study & Sol Gde 0-395-90774-8 Brase 6 HM
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