Honors AP Statistics

Year – 1.0 credit; Junior/Senior; Prerequisite: Algebra II with consent of department, Honors Algebra II; may be taken concurrently with any course beyond Algebra II or Honors Algebra II

The purpose of this AP course in statistics is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns, Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study, Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation, Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses. Students are required to have a Graphing Calculator (TI-nspire) for this course. Students who successfully complete this course and AP Exam may receive credit for a one-semester introductory college statistics course. Estimated time per week outside of class is 3 to 4 hours.