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  Course: BUS 226
  Title:Business Statistics
  Long Title:Business Statistics
  Course Description:Focuses on statistical study, descriptive statistics, probability, and the binominal distribution, index numbers, time series, decision theory, confidence intervals, linear regression, and correlation. Intended for the business major.
  Min Credit:3
  Max Credit:

  Origin Notes: ACC

 STANDARD COMPETENCIES:
 
 I.      Describe the nature and implication of basic principles of statistics and how they play an important role in our daily lives
 II.     Organize and summarize data, and represent graphically the important information contained in a data set
 III.    Compute numerical quantities that measure he central tendency and dispersion of a set of data
 IV.     Understand the basic properties of probability
 V.      Determine probabilities using postulates, rules of probability and various probability distribution tables
 VI.     Distinguish between discrete and continuous variables
 VII.    Compute the mean and standard deviation of a probability distribution
 VIII.   Test hypotheses by using the appropriate distribution and constructing confidence intervals about means, standard deviations, and proportions
 IX.     Use methods for estimating some population parameters
 X       Understand and apply the basic concepts of statistical inference to the decision making process
 XI.     Fit a least-square line to a set of data and interpret the coefficient of correlation
 XII.    Use a statistical software package in performing statistical computations


 TOPICAL OUTLINE:
 
 I.      The nature of probability and statistics
 II.     Frequency distributions and graphs
 III.    Data description
 IV.     Counting techniques
 V.      Probability
 VI.     Probability distributions
 VII.    The normal distribution
 VIII.   Confidence intervals and sample size
 IX.     Hypothesis testing
 X       Testing the difference between means, variances, and proportions
 XI.     Correlation and regression
 XII.    Chi-square and analysis of Variance (ANOVA)



 Course Offered At:

  Arapahoe Community College ACC
  Community College of Aurora CCA
  Colorado Community College Sys CCCS
  Community College of Denver CCD
  Colorado Northwestern CC CNCC
  Front Range Community College FRCC
  Lamar Community College LCC
  Morgan Community College MCC
  Northeastern Junior College NJC
  Otero Junior College OJC
  Pueblo Community College PCC
  Pikes Peak Community College PPCC
  Red Rocks Community College RRCC
  Trinidad State Junior College TSJC
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