Principles of Statistics - Credit by Examination - DANTES
Earn three college semester hours credit in Principles of Statistics by passing
DANTES examination SE-450 with a recommended minimum score of 45%, using
this study guide:
- Begin your study by downloading the official
for this exam. (If Thompson Prometric has moved these (again)
- Assess your current readiness for the exam by reviewing the Content section and
answering the sample questions.
(Although not an absolute prerequisite, you should take Introductory College Algebra or have equivalent knowledge before taking this course.)
- Obtain materials to improve your skills in areas where you need additional
study from among the following:
- When you are ready, schedule an examination:
- Active duty (U.S.) military personnel contact your command DANTES office.
- National Guard and Reserve personnel may also be eligible for assistance.
- Others contact the College or University administering the test.
(Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) offers
credit by examination via a group of standardized tests developed for
the voluntary education programs of the U.S. Armed Forces which have now
been made available for civilian use. The civilian tests are administered
by the Chauncey Group International,
a wholly owned subsidiary of the Educational Testing Service.
Link to these related articles :
The bibliography below is based on the suggested preparation readings for
the DANTES tests. It has been updated from the original recommendations with respect to
current editions and changes of publisher so far as is practicable.
- Bain and Englehardt.
Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics. 2nd ed. Duxbury Press, PWS Kent Publishers, 2000.
- Berensen, Mark L. and Levine, David M. Basic Business Statistics and Student CD-ROM. 9th CDR ed. Prentice-Hall, 2003.
- * Downing, Douglas. Algebra, The Easy Way 4th ed. Barron, 2003
- * Freund, John E. Modern Elementary Statistics 11th ed. Princeton, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.
- Hoel, Paul G.
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics. 5th ed. NewYork: John Wiley and Sons, 1984.
- Mendenhall, William, et. al.
Introduction to Probability and Statistics. 11th CDR ed. Duxbery Press, 2002.
- Mendenhall, William and Sinchich, Terry.
Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences. 4th ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995.
- Neter, John, Wasserman, William and Whitmore, G.A. Applied Statistics. 4th ed. Allyn & Bacon, 1992.
- Smith, Gary.
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning. McGraw Hill, 1997.