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Foundations of Statistics

Foundations of Statistics

Sophia's Foundations of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course. Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis. Full Description

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  • 3 quarter credits at Strayer University
  • Strayer University Equivalency: Partial Math Elective (MAT 000)

Category: Elective

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Foundations of Statistics

Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Foundation of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course.  Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.
In Sophia's Introduction to Statistics Jumpstart course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 6 Challenge assessments and 2 Milestone assessments, tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics

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158 Student Reviews
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by Mary R. on March 28, 2020
The Teacher Dan Laub is an awesome online teacher.
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by Blake S. on March 25, 2020
This course was excellent.
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by Jennifer R. on March 20, 2020
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by Erica M. on March 19, 2020
This course was ok. I wish I would have studied more but I still passed.
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by Crystal O. on March 14, 2020
It was a little hard but the tutorials explained it as simple as possible for math.
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by Lisa B. on March 13, 2020
This is a great course. The material is easy to understand and presented very well using relatable examples.
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by Melissa H. on March 11, 2020
I had a hard time understanding some of the principals and it took longer to take the test than I anticipated.
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by Mutinta S. on March 9, 2020
Good for people with love or interest for numbers and critical thinking skills

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