University Of Houston-Victoria

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Course Online Syllabus

Fall 2011

 Department BUSI Course Number 3303 Section Number 25052 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. Be able to present data using tabular and graphical approaches and to summarize data using basic numerical descriptive statistical measures
3. Understand basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and work with discrete and continuous probability distributions
4. Understand basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and work with discrete and continuous probability distributions
5. Understand different sampling plans, the sampling distribution of a sample statistic, and the Central Limit Theorem
6. Understand different sampling plans, the sampling distribution of a sample statistic, and the Central Limit Theorem
7. Understand statistical inference techniques; point and interval estimation and hypothesis testing about a population mean and population proportion
8. Understand statistical inference techniques; point and interval estimation and hypothesis testing about a population mean and population proportion
9. Understand measures of statistical association - correlation and regression - and estimate and interpret the results of a regression analysis
10. Understand measures of statistical association - correlation and regression - and estimate and interpret the results of a regression analysis
11. Work with statistical software package from Microsoft Excel.
12. Work with statistical software package from Microsoft Excel.

Major Assignments/Exams

 Homework Assignment 10% Homework 10% Quiz 10% Quiz 10% Exam 1 20% Midterm Exam 40% Exam 2 30% Final Exam 40% Exam 3 30%

Anderson, Sweeney, and Williams, Essentials of Modern Business Statistics,4th ed. ed., ISBN 0324783515.

Anderson/Sweeney/Williams, Essentials of Modern Business Statistics,4th ed., ISBN 9780324783513.

Textbook

List of Discussion/Lecture Topics

• Introduction
• Descriptive Statistics of Using Tables and Graphs
• Descriptive Statistic I
• Descriptive Statistic II
• Descriptive Statistics of Using Numeric Measures
• Discrete Probability Distribution
• Discrete Probability Distribution
• Normal Probability Distribution
• Continuous Probability Distributions
• Sampling and Sampling Distributions
• Review
• Exam 1
• Interval Estimation
• Sampling Distribution
• Hypothesis Testing
• Simple Regression Analysis
• Interval Estimation
• Exam 2
• Hypothesis Testing I
• Hypothesis Testing II
• Simple Regression Analysis I
• Simple Regression Analysis II
• Exam 3

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