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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Center for Financial Training | Evaluated Learning Experience

Statistics STAT201


50.25 hours (11 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2024 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the strengths and weaknesses of various ways of displaying data; execute base statistical analysis via the utilization of mean/median/mode/standard deviation; define and discuss the meaning of correlation and make practical conclusions from data; define probability including independent variables and decision making; calculate and explain standard deviation; discuss sampling distributions; discuss hypothesis testing; and define and apply chi square tests.


Instruction is facilitated by an instructor who guides students through each lesson and is available to answer questions and provide feedback on assignments. Each week, students receive an assignment over the Internet that includes reading assigned chapter(s) from the textbook. Students complete a short assignment that is forwarded electronically to instructors or posted it to the electronic class Discussion Board while also taking a self-check test. Additionally, students collaborate with other students on some assignments using electronic discussion boards, chat rooms, and e-mail. The 11-week course requires a mid-term examination and final examination which are delivered electronically. Overall grades for the class are based on student performance on the weekly assignments, mid-term examination and the final examination. Major topics include Probability; Discrete Random Variables; Sampling and Sampling Distributions; Hypothesis Testing; Statistical Inferences based on two samples; Chi-Square Tests; Simple Linear Regression Analysis; Multiple Regression; and Model Building. Prerequisite Business Math MAT201.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Statistics, Accounting, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Business, Marketing, or as a general math elective. (4/24).