By the end of the course, the students will be able to

- Give examples of statistics used in business, economics and political science.
- Organize and present numerical and categorical data using tables and graphs.
- Calculate and interpret descriptive summary measures.
- Use basic probability concepts to calculate probabilities.
- Differentiate amongst different distributions and use distribution characteristics to calculate probabilities.
- Construct and interpret confidence interval estimates for parameters.
- Construct hypothesis tests, compute the statistical results using SPSS/Excel, and interpret the results.
- Use one-way ANOVA, compute the statistical results using SPSS/Excel, and interpret the results.
- Develop simple linear regression models, compute the statistical results using SPSS/Excel, and interpret the results.