Course Descriptions

Elementary Statistics – MATH 1401


A course in basic statistics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, hypothesis testing, inferences, correlation, and regression.

Name Office Phone Email
Dawit Aberra Fort Valley State University
Abdelkader Agoun University of West Georgia
Sandra Anderson Georgia Highlands College
Sanjeev Arora Fort Valley State University
Bhavana Burell Fort Valley State University
Louis Camara Middle Georgia State University
Kyle Carter University of West Georgia
Janis Carthon Albany State University
Samuel Cartwright Fort Valley State University
Shadreck Chitsonga Fort Valley State University
Gyuheui Choi ATLM
David Cook Kennesaw State University
Anilkumar Devarapu Albany State University
Vitaliy Goncharenko University of West Georgia
Thomas Gonzalez Dalton State College
Tamara Gray Middle Georgia State College
Joshua Harrelson Middle Georgia State University
Mark Henderson Clayton State University
Luba Ibrahim Georgia Highlands College
Jing Kersey East Georgia State College
Richard Kilburn Middle Georgia State University
Sujin Kim Savannah State University
Gregory Knofczynski Georgia Southern University
Joshua Lambert Georgia Southern University
Carol Love University of North Georgia
Laureen Lowman Middle Georgia State College
Kecia May University of West Georgia
Monisola McGlone Kennesaw State University
Barry Monk Middle Georgia State University
Gary Nelson Georgia Gwinnett College
Chinenye Ofodile Albany State University
Camille Pace Georgia Highlands College
Sonal Patel University of West Georgia
Rhonda Porter Albany State University
Kishore Pradhan South Georgia State College
Blanche Presley Middle Georgia State University
Laura Ralston Georgia Highlands College
Bhukan Rathore Georgia Highlands College
Robert Staples University of West Georgia
Latriece Tanksley Savannah State University
Michael Tiemeyer Georgia Southern University
John Trimboli Middle Georgia State University
Taylor Wars Albany State University
Karen Watson Fort Valley State University
Stanley Williams Georgia Highlands College
Mohammad Yazdani University of West Georgia
Jianmin Zhu Fort Valley State University

Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply appropriate methods of data collection.
  • Effectively communicate quantitative concepts and results.
  • Use graphical and numeric techniques to describe data.
  • Develop an understanding of the concept of probability and the relationship of probability and statistics.
  • Develop an understanding of the various probability distributions.
  • Use the appropriate method for estimating values of population parameters.
  • Use the appropriate method to test population parameters.
  • Use appropriate technology to determine whether a linear relationship exists between two variables.
  • Extract quantitative data from a given situation, translate the data, evaluate information, abstract essential information, make logical deductions, and arrive at reasonable conclusions.
  • Unit 1: Sampling and Descriptive Statistics
  • Unit 2: Probability and Random Variables
  • Unit 3: The Central Limit Theorem and Confidence Intervals
  • Unit 4: Hypothesis Testing & Summarizing Bivariate Data

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Participation & Discussions - 4%
  • Online Exams - 43%
  • Practice Cumulative Exam - 2%
  • Quizzes - 15%
  • Proctored Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 20%

TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator

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