Students in this course will master the basic principles of statistics. The course covers topics that include statistical principles, research methodologies, data analysis, and hypothesis testing. Students will demonstrate the application of these topics to everyday situations. Upon course completion, students will be able to grasp and identify key principles of statistical reasoning and methods; apply concepts of data and data representation in a real-world context; calculate variation and central tendency and recognize patterns in distributions; and apply concepts of probability and risk in real-life scenarios. Additionally, students will be able to determine correlation and causation and distinguish between them in context. They will be able to apply concepts of hypothesis testing and utilize t-tests, z-tests, and ANOVA in real-world situations.