BSTAT 2305. INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS. 3 Hours.
Guiding business and economic decision-making with the use of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques. Topics include the collection, description and summarization of business and economic data; probability as a foundation of business intelligence; discrete and continuous random variables, their probability and sampling distributions, and their application in business analytics; estimation and confidence intervals for (and tests of hypotheses regarding) the population mean in business settings; and correlation and linear regression analysis as business decision-making tools. Software is used to conduct analyses throughout the course.