  ## Intro to Statistics

##### Overview

Intro to Statistics is equivalent to a 1 semester, college-level course that prepares individuals for an exam that measures the ability to perform statistical calculations, interpret data, draw conclusions, and determine consequences.
This course is available live and on-demand through the online Nursing , Other Degree , and Individual Course Credits programs.

• All Other Degrees

Course Type : Credit-By-Exam
Credits: 3 Semester Credits
Category: Natural Science and Mathematics
Course Equivalence: College-Level Mathematics or General Elective
Length: 10 Lectures + 1 Final Exam
Assessments: 1 Exam at a DSST®Testing Facility (120 mins | 100 Questions)

This course prepares individuals for a credit-by-exam. The statistics exam measures the student’s ability to perform statistical calculations, interpret data, draw conclusions, and determine consequences. Test questions cover data description and organization, regression and correlation, probability theory, distributions, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing. The use of a non-programmable calculator is permitted during the test. Scratch paper is provided. A calculator function is available during computer-based exam.

#### Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

• Analyze data and statistics in the forms of graphs, charts, and summaries.
• Recall and apply the probability and counting rules and definitions.
• Understand and interpret distributions, as well as correlation and regression.
• Compare and contrast sample means and proportions.
• Apply mathematic knowledge to both routine (straightforward) and non-routine (real world) problems.

• Nursing

Course Type : Credit-By-Exam
Credits: 3 Semester Credits
Category: Natural Science and Mathematics
Course Equivalence: College-Level Mathematics or General Elective
Length: 10 Lectures + 1 Final Exam
Assessments: 1 Exam at a DSST®Testing Facility (120 mins | 100 Questions)

This course prepares individuals for a credit-by-exam. The statistics exam measures the student’s ability to perform statistical calculations, interpret data, draw conclusions, and determine consequences. Test questions cover data description and organization, regression and correlation, probability theory, distributions, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing. The use of a non-programmable calculator is permitted during the test. Scratch paper is provided. A calculator function is available during computer-based exam.

#### Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

• Analyze data and statistics in the forms of graphs, charts, and summaries.
• Recall and apply the probability and counting rules and definitions.
• Understand and interpret distributions, as well as correlation and regression.
• Compare and contrast sample means and proportions.
• Apply mathematic knowledge to both routine (straightforward) and non-routine (real world) problems. 