ECON 451 - Intermediate Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics I
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Requirements & Distribution:
BS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ECON 405 or ECON 453. Students may take only two of the following courses for credit towards graduation: STATS 250 or ECON 249, ECON 451, and ECON 453.
Enforced Prerequisites:
With a minimum grade of C-, MATH 116, 156, 186, 215, 255, 256 or 285.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in an Economics minor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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STATS / ECON 405 is an introduction to mathematical statistics that requires a solid working knowledge of calculus including integration and differentiation. The purpose of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the principles of statistical inference. Topics include probability, experimental and theoretical derivation of sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, estimation, and simple regression. (Economics students are advised to elect the sequel, ECON 406.)


ECON 451 - Intermediate Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Do not take this class if you have taken ECON 405 before!!!
002 (DIS)
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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