Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Statistics
Office location and address
148 Amphitheater WayCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
This course includes a basic treatment of probability, and covers inference for one and two populations, including both hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Analysis of variance and linear regression are also covered. Applications are drawn from biology and medicine.
Introduction to the probability and statistical theory underlying the estimation of parameters and testing of statistical hypotheses, including those arising in the context of simple and multiple regression models. Students will use computers and statistical programs to analyze data. Examples and applications are drawn from economics, business, and other fields. Students will not receive credit for both STAT 2120 and ECON 3710. Prerequisite: MATH 1210 or equivalent; co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment in a discussion section of STAT 2120.