This is a list of all courses offered by the Math Department.  Not all courses are offered each year.  What is provided is a general description of the courses and the prerequisites.  The actual content may vary.

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Introduction to Probability, Data, Analysis and Statistics for Preservice Middle School Teachers

  • Randomness and Probability
    • Law of Large Numbers
    • Theoretical and experimental probability
    • Calculating probabilities:
      • Addition and multiplication rules
      • Contingency tables, tree diagrams
      • Independent events, Disjoint events
      • Conditional probability
    • Random variables and probability models:
      • Expected value
      • Standard deviation and variance
      • Fair and unfair games of chance
  • Statistical Investigations
    • Review of descriptive statistics and statistical design:
      • Measures of center
      • Measures of spread
      • Samples and populations
    • Hypothesis testing:
      • Statistical questions
      • Null and alternative hypotheses
    • Sampling distribution models:
      • Sampling distribution of a statistic
      • Normal distribution
      • Central Limit Theorem
    • Statistical interpretation:
      • Chi-Square test
      • Confidence intervals