Course Information

Data Analysis (CS 230)

Term: 2016-2017 SPRING


Mon-Wed-Fri, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM (1/9/2017 - 5/4/2017) Location: MAIN US 234


This course considers how to take data sets and describe them using descriptive statistics which will primarily be generated with software tools. Emphasis will be placed on students learning to analyze the problem setting and reaching and communicating statistically justifiable conclusions about those data sets. Focus is on the use of software analysis tools to explore data distributions and graphing; univariate and bivariate data; measures of central tendency, relative standing, and variability; probability distribution; the Central Limit Theorem; and hypothesis testing. Prerequisites: CS 160 or instructor permission. Spring