# University Of Houston-Victoria

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# Course Online Syllabus

## Spring 2012

 Department BUSI Course Number 3303 Section Number 24044 Name of Course Stats for Bus/Eco Name of Instructor Al Nasser,Omar Maher 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, population proportion with one population, and about population means and proportions with two populations
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 (Excel)

## Major Assignments/Exams

 Chapter Quizzes 20 points Discussion Board Participation 10 points Midterm Exam 25 points Final Exam 25 points Case Problems 20 points

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

Special Requirements: Working knowledge of a spreadsheet program, such as Excel, a word processing program, such as MS Word.

## List of Discussion/Lecture Topics

• Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Presentations
• Descriptive Statistics
• Discrete Probability
• Continuous Probability Distributions
• Sampling and Sampling Distributions
• Midterm Exam
• Interval Estimation
• Spring Break
• Hypothesis Testing
• Hypothesis Testing
• Simple Linear Regression
• Simple Linear Regression
• Multiple Regression
• Case Study 2 Due
• Final Exam

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