Introduction to Statistics Course Overview

  • MATH 1030 is a three-credit introduction to statistics course that introduces students to both descriptive and inferential statistics. Emphasis is placed on the practical use of statistics in the collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting of data. Students will learn standard topics such as sampling, bias, organization of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation and regression, probability, normal and standard normal distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.

Introduction to Statistics Course Outcomes

  • Recognize common terms used in statistics
  • Organize data using tables and graphical representation
  • Compute measures of central tendency and variation
  • Apply basic rules of probability
  • Analyze scatterplots and regression models
  • Utilize properties of The Normal Distribution
  • Determine confidence intervals
  • Formulate a hypothesis and test a hypothesis

Introduction to Statistics Course Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for MATH 1030.

How do exams work?

All exams are taken online. Major exams are required to be proctored online through ProctorU. For instructions on how to take your exams online, visit UNE Online’s ProctorU site. Please note exams must also be proctored with the UNE-approved external webcam.


How do labs work?

  • MATH 1030 is a lecture-only course. We do not offer an associated lab component for this course.
Tuition & Fees

MATH 1030: Lecture


  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1,320
  • Registration: $30
  • Total: $1,350*

*Total payment is due in full at the time of registration. The cost of the materials is not included in this total.

Required course materials

  • Mandatory External Webcam and Whiteboard for Proctored Exams
  • Textbook:
  • Lab Materials:
    • MATH 1030 is a lecture-only course. We do not offer a lab component and therefore no lab materials are needing to be purchased.
  • Resources:
    • Microsoft Office: Word and Excel (Free to UNE students)
    • Scientific or graphing calculator (TI-83+ or TI-84)
As a Reminder

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Courses Typically Begin Every Two to Three Weeks

Working at the pace typical for a four-semester hour course, the average student will complete this online course in approximately 16 weeks. Many students have elected an online course for the sake of flexibility. Since the course is self-paced, you may be able to complete the course in less than 16 weeks.

You may enroll for a course at any time through our self-service registration portal. Payment is needed in full at the time of registration.

You must be registered for your class by 12:00 noon EST the Monday before the class starts. Your official start date is the date that the course opens and you will have 16 weeks from that date to complete your course.


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