Introduction to Probability and Statistics – MATH 201

CG • Section • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 05/26/2022

Course Description

Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analysis, and correlation with applications in business and science.  (Crosslisted with BUSI 230)

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

As members of a society increasingly devoted to the use and misuse of numbers, students must learn to correctly interpret and construct statistical presentations in all areas of public discourse, especially in their major fields. This course emphasizes the major applications of statistical knowledge rather than its theory. The course seeks to educate men and women who will make important contributions to their workplaces and communities, follow their chosen vocations as callings to glorify God, and fulfill the Great Commission.

Course Assignment

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Each module, the student will complete several sets of exercises which will correlate with the assigned Learn material. These exercises will be completed using Aleks. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F; TSQR 1, 2).

Culminating project split into 5 assignments. This project will apply statistics to real-life data collection and analysis. (CLO: A, B, E; TSQR 1, 2, 4).

The review assignment for each exam must be completed with a grade of at least 70% before the exam can be taken. Each question on all the Exam Reviews can be worked as many times as needed to get full credit. All the Exam Reviews can be found in Aleks. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F; TSQR 1, 2).

Quizzes will be taken in Aleks and can be taken twice. Both attempts must be completed by the due date (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F; TSQR 1, 2).

Each exam will be timed and open-book/open-notes. The exams will be taken in Aleks (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F; TSQR 1, 2).

***You must submit all written work for the exam questions to the corresponding Written Work Submission Assignment in the module. Exams submitted without the accompanying work will not be accepted.

Written work for each exam must be submitted to the corresponding Written Work Submission Assignment page. Exams submitted without the accompanying work will not be accepted.