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Unformatted text preview: WELCOME TO PSTAT 5E: STATISTICS with ECONOMICS and BUSINESS APPLICATIONS Winter 2009 Course Syllabus Instructor: Dr. John Hsu Head TA: Gavin Wu Office: South Hall 5512 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Preliminary office hours: Mon &Wed 2-3 pm Lectures: MWF 1-1:50pm, BRDA 1610 Course website: Register at http://gauchospace.ucsb.edu/. Select Probability and Statistics and then PSTAT 5E. The enrollment key is: 5E09W Textbook: Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel, 4e , by D.R. Anderson, D. J. Sweeney and T.A. Williams, Thomson, 2009. Calculator: Please bring a calculator to every lecture and to weekly discussion sections. Please check that it is working. Use of cell phones is not allowed. Course Content: The course covers descriptive methods, basic probability, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, and regression. The emphasis of the course will be on problem solving and statistical thinking rather than on abstract theory or mathematical derivations....
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2009 for the course STAT Pstat 5E taught by Professor Landrigan during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08