MATH 1342 - Online
Elementary Statistics

Western Texas College
1. Basic Course Information:
1. Course Description: Techniques of analysis of numerical data, including measures of central tendency, dispersion, probability statistical inference, sampling theory, linear correlation, regression, probability distributions, tests of significance, and analysis of variance.
2. Any required prerequisites: The student should have successfully completed DMT 033, Math 1332 or have the appropriate placement scores, or consent of the instructor.
2. Student Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the use of data collection and statistics as tools to reach reasonable conclusions.
2. Recognize, examine and interpret the basic principles of describing and presenting data.
3. Compute and interpret empirical and theoretical probabilities using the rules of probabilities and combinatorics.
4. Explain the role of probability in statistics.
5. Examine, analyze and compare various sampling distributions for both discrete and continuous random variables.
6. Describe and compute confidence intervals.
7. Solve linear regression and correlation problems.
8. Perform hypothesis testing using statistical methods.
3. Testing Requirements
1. Students will be required to take two major tests during the semester. These tests (mid-term and final) will be proctored.
2. Students will be allowed to find a testing center near their current location and give the details to their instructor.
3. Students are not allowed to use their book or notes on the major tests.
1. Major Tests 40% - Textbook Quizzes 30% - Activity Quizzes 30%
5. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
1. Required Book: Elements of Statistics 9E by Canada - BVT Publishing ISBN 978-1-61882-125-6 or 978-1-62751-339-5
2. Calculators: A standard calculator with square root and log function.
3. Online access: Students will access course material via MOODLE (ecampus.wtc.edu). It is essential that students have reliable and frequent access to a computer.
6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates: Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog for the following:
1. Campus Calendar
2. Final exam schedule
3. How to drop a class
4. Withdrawal information
6. Students with disabilities
7. Course Organization and Schedule
1. Weekly Course Schedule
 Schedule Textbook Topic Topic 1 Chapter 1 Introduction, basic concepts, overview of course and statistical process Topic 2 Chapter 2 Summarizing and graphing data Topic 3 Chapter 3 Measures of central tendency and variability Topic 4 Chapter 4 Probability Topic 5 Chapter 5 Probability distributions Topic 6 Chapter 6 Normal Probability Distribution Topic7 Chapter 7 Estimates and sample sizes Topic 8 Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing Topic 9 Midterm Topic 10 Chapter 9 Inferences from Two Samples Topic 11 Chapter 10 Regression/Correlation Topic 12 Chapter 11 Contingency Tables Topic 13 Chapter 12 Analysis of Variance Topic 14 Chapter 13 Nonparametric Statistics Topic 15 Final Exam Review

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.