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