Statistics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Statistics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description and Objectives
    This course provides a broad introduction to statistical practice and data analysis techniques. It aims to equip students with a basic understanding of statistics so that they can employ appropriate methods of analysis in various circumstances. The techniques learned are widely used in the sciences, social sciences, business and many other fields of study. Topics covered include collecting data, getting information from data, data manipulation, statistical inference, regression and analysis of categorical data.

    By the end of this course students should be able to:
    1. organize and summarize data graphically and numerically
    2. identify the appropriate technique to use when analyzing data within the scope of the techniques covered
    3. communicate the results from the analysis by writing a short report
    4. manipulating and analyzing data using Microsoft Excel and statistical software R

    Textbook
    Mind on Statistics 5th Edition by Jessica M. Utts and Robert F. Heckard
    ISBN-13: 978-1285463186
    ISBN-10: 1285463188

    Course Material
    Course materials will be posted on the course webpage via blackboard.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.