ECON 3400 Introduction to Economic and Business Statistics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ECON 30.2.
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4 hours; 4 credits

Descriptive statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and skewness. Probability and theoretical probability distributions including the binomial function and the normal curve. Sampling, estimation, and test of hypothesis. Simple correlation and regression analysis. Applications from social sciences. This course is the same as Business 3400. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed any of the following equivalent courses: Sociology 2112; Psychology 3400.) STEM variant course - Satisfies Pathways Required Core Math and Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Prerequisite: Satisfying the college readiness requirement in mathematics by a passing score on the CUNY Mathematics Skills Assessment Test or an exemption from taking the CUNY Mathematics Skills Assessment Test. Alternatively, students who have passed the equivalent of Mathematics 1011 (pre-calculus) or higher can register for the class.


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