Course Descriptions

Elementary Statistics – MATH 1401


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

MATH 1401 - Summer 2024

Course Instructor
MATH 1401 1AGVijay Kunwar
MATH 1401 1BGRichard Kilburn
MATH 1401 1CGBhavana Burell
MATH 1401 1DGMarwan Zabdawi
MATH 1401 1EGJohn Trimboli
MATH 1401 1FGKishore Pradhan

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.
  • Lesson 1: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2: Organizing Data
  • Lesson 3: Averages and Variation
  • Lesson 4: Elementary Probability Theory
  • Lesson 5: Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics
  • Lesson 6: Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions
  • Lesson 7: Estimation
  • Lesson 8: Hypothesis Testing
  • Lesson 9: Correlation and Regression

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

  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Discussions - 5%
  • Mindset Learning Project - 4%
  • Quizzes - 30%
  • Homework - 30%
  • Proctored Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 15%

TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator

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