Jan 17, 2022  
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

STS 215 - Introduction to Statistics for Business and Economics


For students in the Maine Business School and for others concentrating in business or economics. A limited introduction to probability theory leading to discussion of distributions of random variables, in particular the normal and binomial families; a brief treatment of descriptive methods; an introduction to inferential statistics, including one- and two-sample procedures for estimation of parameters and for hypothesis testing; fundamentals of regression analysis or contingency table analysis or contingency table analysis as time permits. 

Due to overlapping content, course repeat rules are applicable for STS 215 and STS 232.

General Education Requirements:  Quantitative Literacy

Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring

Credits: 3