Statistics 230 - Intermediate Statistics

Intermediate Stats

Shu-Min Liao

TU/TH | 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM

Amherst College
Webster Hall Room 102

This course is an intermediate applied statistics course that builds on the statistical data analysis methods introduced in STAT 111, STAT 135, or STAT 136. Students will learn how to pose a statistical question, perform appropriate statistical analysis of the data, and properly interpret and communicate their results. Emphasis will be placed on the use of statistical software, data wrangling, model fitting, and assessment. Topics covered will include ethics, experimental design, resampling approaches, analysis of variance models, multiple regression, model selection, and logistic regression. No prior experience with statistical software is expected

Requisite: Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): STAT 111 or MATH/STAT 135 or STAT 136 or PSYC 122 or has a STAT 230 placement or has consent of the instructor. Limited to 24 students. Four spots reserved for incoming first-year students in each Fall section. Fall and Spring semester. The Department. 

How to handle overenrollment: For the Fall, priority for rising sophomores. For the Spring, priority for sophomores.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: quantitative work, problem sets, quizzes or exams, group work, use of computational software, projects

Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.