AP Statistics

  • Course number:
    • Part 1: T354S (Summer), T354F (Fall), T354W (Winter)
    • Part 2: T356S (Summer), T356F (Fall), T356W (Winter)
  • Grade(s) offered: 10-12
  • Credits: .5 (per semester)
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of Math Studies, Functions, Stats & Trig, Precalculus or teacher recommendation for Part 1. Completion of Part 1 for Part 2.

Course Description: This course focuses on descriptive statistics. Topics include exploring data, normal distributions, bivariate data, linear & non-linear regression, sample design, and probability. Students focus on inferential statistics. Topics include random variables, binomial and geometric distributions, sample distributions, tests of significance, and inference of means, proportions, two-way tables and regression. It is expected that students electing this course will take the AP Exam, for which there is a fee.

Instructional Methods/Assessments: Instructional methods include video lectures, text notes, discussions, and cooperative and individual investigation. Assessments include daily work, tests, quizzes and proctored midterm and final exam.

Recommended Background for Success: This course focuses on descriptive statistics. Topics include exploring data, normal distributions, bivariate data, linear & non-linear regression, sample design, and probability. Students focus on inferential statistics. Topics include random variables, binomial and geometric distributions, sample distributions, tests of significance, and inference of means, proportions, two-way tables and regression.