Stats1100_Syllabus_2012Spring - STAT 1100 Statistics and...

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Statistics and Probability for Business Management Spring 2012 CRN #10900: MWF 10:00-10:50 am, G8 CL Instructor: Jonathan Hart E-mail: [email protected] (preferred) Phone: 412-298-8186 (if needed; no later than 9 pm; may go to voice mail) Office Hours: Thursday: 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm, CourseWeb chat (online) Additional times: by appointment, via email, or chat Description: This is a one-term introduction to statistics and probability intended primarily for undergraduate business administration majors and for joint CAS/Business majors. Emphasis will be equally placed on statistical models, descriptive statistics, and the analysis of data. Minitab will be introduced and the students will be shown how to use this software to analyze data. Prerequisites: MATH 0120 (Calculus for Business and Economics) or MATH 0220 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I). No Computer Science background is needed. Requirements: Homework (including computer assignments), quizzes, three midterms and a comprehensive final exam. Grading: 12 homeworks/lab problems 300 points Best 10 of 11 online quizzes 100 points 3 Midterms (125 points each) 375 points Comprehensive Final Exam 225 points *Extra credit – opportunities will appear on some homeworks Course Grade: 90%-100% A; 80%-89% B, etc. Plusses and minuses are used for borderline cases and to ensure fairness and consistency. Textbook: Keller, Gerald, Statistics for Management and Economics , 9 th ed., Duxbury (Thomson Brooks/Cole), 2012. Lecture: The lecture will consist of approximately 30 minutes of lecture and 20 minutes of examples/questions. Slides from the lecture will be posted on CourseWeb. Homework: Homework assignments will be posted on CourseWeb. You are encouraged to work together in this course, however all assignments should be your individual work ; otherwise, points will be deducted. Late homeworks will not be accepted . Your homework should be neat and well-organized. Show your work and circle your answers. Be sure to write or print your name or initials at the top of each additional sheet of paper or computer output. Staple all pages together. Computer output must be circled/underlined and explained in order to receive full credit. Please do not wait until right before class to print output in the computer labs as the printers often get backed up. Your TA will let you know what s/he expects from your assignments as well. Page 1 of 3
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course STATISTICS 1100 taught by Professor Hart during the Spring '12 term at Pittsburgh.

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Stats1100_Syllabus_2012Spring - STAT 1100 Statistics and...

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