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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Statistics (MAT 150)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

August 2021 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: define the main features of traditional and modern statistics; analyze statistical data properly; explain the role of formal statistical theory and informal data analytic methods; use statistical methods relevant to upper division interdisciplinary courses; acquire sharpened statistical intuition and abstract reasoning, as well as reasoning from numerical data through community-based and other research.


The course is intended for students in a wide variety of areas of study and provides an introduction to statistics. Topics discussed include displaying and describing data, the normal curve, regression, probability, statistical inference, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests with applications in the real world. Students also have an opportunity to analyze data sets using technology.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Mathematics, Economics, Business, Finance, Accounting, or Management (7/22).