Academic Catalog

BUS152 STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

Course Code: 3530152
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Business Administration
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. YASEMN M. UZGREN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A course covering basic statistical concepts and methods useful in decision making in the business environment. Emphasis on descriptive and inferential tools used in converting raw data into useful information. Use of statistical computer packages and interpretation of statistical results. Topics include descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, simple linear regression, multiple regression, multiple regression model building, time series analysis.