Stat 217 – Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods

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Please complete the pre-course survey and the pre-course assessment in PolyLearn!  You should also purchase the textbook – see the link in PolyLearn.

General Information

Fall 2015 Information



Students will gain an understanding of statistical principles and their use.  Students will learn how to collect meaningful data, summarize data using graphical and numerical techniques, apply basic probability rules and perform standard statistical analyses for one and two variables. They will learn to interpret and judge the statistical information in the world around them and how to interpret computer output.

Materials Required

o   You should purchase the “eBook” or pdf.  Follow the link provided in PolyLearn.

In this course, students will analyze real life data using the applets, incorporating this output into a lab report.


Intermediate Algebra or equivalent and ELM.