MA-481: Probability and Statistics
Course, prefix, number, & title: MA-481 Probability and Statistics
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3
Co-requisites (if any): MA-442
Course Description in college catalog:
Axioms of probability, combinatorial methods, conditional probability, discrete and continuous random variables and distributions, binomial, Poisson, normal and exponential distributions, independent discrete random variables, Law of Large Numbers and the Central Limit Theorem, expectation, confidence intervals and test of hypotheses.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
Secondary Mathematics with transfer to Queens College TIMEQCC program
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
To understand the basic concepts of calculus based mathematics of statistics
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
The general guidelines for assessing grades are as follows:
- Examinations, Assignments and Classroom Performance 60%
- Final Examination 40%
The distribution is at the discretion of the individual instructor
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
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