Quantitative Theory and Methods
Quantitative Theory and Methods 100
Introduction to Statistical Inference with Laboratory
Fall, Spring. Credit, Four hours. QTM100 provides an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. It is designed as a gateway course, with emphasis on practice and implementation. The course introduces probability, sampling distributions, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, regression, and nonparametric tests. The class consists of lectures and a weekly lab session. The lectures introduce statistical concepts and theory, and the lab session applies those lessons using the statistical software R.
The following departments require QTM100 as a part of their major coursework: neuroscience and behavioral biology, psychology, anthropology, educational studies, human health, and sociology.