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Foundations of Statistics

Foundations of Statistics

Sophia's Foundations of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course. Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Capella University
  • 3 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer
  • Category: Natural Science and Mathematics

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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model features multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Foundation of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable students to be successful in a college level Statistics course.  Students will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.

In Sophia's Introduction to Statistics Jumpstart course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 6 Challenge assessments and 2 Milestone assessments, tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Interpret Descriptive Statistics
  • Interpret Inferential Statistics

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24 Student Reviews
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by Santana G. on November 14, 2017
I love the fact I got 2 free credits and at my own pace:)
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by Eric S. on August 23, 2017
The Sophia Learning experience was unique. I taught me in a way that I could relate to hands on training. It was much better than the usual research and study method that is traditional used.
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by Joseph P. on August 21, 2017
Great course, very informative
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by Katie G. on August 11, 2017
Good class. Explained the concepts in a simple way.
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by Tom R. on June 11, 2017
This was a good introduction course
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by Gordon B. on June 9, 2017
This course gives a good foundation in statistics. It was hard going in the beginning but by the end I understood what was happening. The only unfortunate part is you're not allowed any scratch paper in the exam. For those of you who like to think with pencil and paper when it comes to numbers, the exam is not going to be fun for you.
Sophia replied on June 9, 2017

Hi Gordon— Congratulations on your successful course completion! You are definitely allowed scratch paper during the final exam; it sounds like there may have been a miscommunication with the proctor, and we apologize for that. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the course overall, and hope to see you in a future course!

— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Martin K. on May 27, 2017
Excellent course. Really enjoyed Dan's tutorials.
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by Carolin G. on May 22, 2017
This course contained everything I needed to be successful in this subject.

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