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MTH 152H - Elementary Statistics, Honors (Fall D 2018)

 Mary Lou Townsend

Mary Lou Townsend

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics and Science
Brunkhorst Hall
Room Number:
BH 333
Course Description:
This course introduces elementary statistics through a critical examination of its subjects and applications. Topics from descriptive statistics include data organization, expectation and measures of variation. Also covered are random variables, probability laws, counting techniques, binomial and normal distributions, applications of the central limit theorem, confidence intervals and tests of statistical hypotheses involving the mean, median and proportions. Topics from parametric and nonparametric statistics are introduced. In addition, students research, discuss and critically evaluate various historic and contemporary topics in probability and statistics. Hours: 39 lecture and 1 field trip. Prerequisites: Honors program eligibility, and ENG 095 or ENG 097 and MTH 092 with grades of "C" or better or acceptable reading and mathematics placement test scores. Materials fee: $40. Usually offered in the fall.

What Makes This an Honors Course?

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