This class is an examination of both descriptive and inferential statistics. Specific topics include the scientific method, data analysis and production, measures of central tendency and variability, correlation and regression, random sampling and probability, two-way tables and chi-square, and parametric inferential tests including one-way analysis of variance.

This basic course is open to all students who wish to master the important concepts, techniques and their application without an extensive knowledge of higher mathematics. Only a rudimentary knowledge of algebra is required. The course has an individualized or team computer laboratory component involving experience with SPSS. The course counts toward the mathematics distributive general education requirement at Trinity International University.