# University Of Houston-Victoria

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# Course Online Syllabus

## Spring 2012

 Department BUSI Course Number 3303 Section Number 23750 Name of Course Stats for Bus/Eco Name of Instructor Ren,Luh-Yu This information may not constitute all course policies; students are responsible for all course requirements established by their instructors during the semester and all institutional policies as established in the UHV student handbook.

## Learning Objectives

As a result of this course, students will

1. Be able to present data using tabular and graphical approaches and to summarize data using basic numerical descriptive statistical measures
2. Understand basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and work with discrete and continuous probability distributions
3. Understand different sampling plans, the sampling distribution of a sample statistic, and the Central Limit Theorem
4. Understand statistical inference techniques; point and interval estimation and hypothesis testing about a population mean and population proportion
5. Understand measures of statistical association - correlation and regression - and estimate and interpret the results of a regression analysis
6. Work with statistical software package from Microsoft Excel.

## Major Assignments/Exams

 Homework 10% Quiz 10% Exam 1 20% Exam 2 30% Exam 3 30%

Anderson, Sweeney & Williams, Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel,4 ed., ISBN 0324783515.

Anderson, Sweeney & Williams, Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel,4 ed., ISBN 0324783515.

## List of Discussion/Lecture Topics

• Introduction
• Descriptive Statistic I
• Descriptive Statistic II
• Discrete Probability Distribution
• Exam 1
• Normal Probability Distribution
• Sampling Distribution
• Spring Break
• Interval Estimation
• Review
• Exam 2
• Hypothesis Testing II
• Hypothesis Testing I
• Simple Regression Analysis I
• Simple Regression Analysis II
• Exam 3

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