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Mathematics (MTH)

MTH 205 Cr. 4
Elementary Statistics

An introductory course covering fundamentals of modern statistical methods. Topics include descriptive statistics, the binomial and normal distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing. The z, t, F and chi-square test statistics are introduced. Instruction in computer use is included, and statistics software is used throughout the course for analyzing data files and carrying out statistical procedures. Prerequisite: MTH 050 or equivalent placement.

MTH 205 is a Pre-MBA foundation course.

MTH 305/505 Cr. 3
Statistical Methods

A survey of statistical methods from the point of view of how these methods are implemented with a standard statistics software package. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical methods, tests of location, goodness of fit, simple and multiple regression, design of experiments, ANOVA, multiple comparisons, chi-square tests. Both parametric and nonparametric methods are treated. Computer use is an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: MTH 205.

MTH 495/595 Cr. 1-3
Special Topics in Mathematics

Special topics in mathematics not covered by regular courses taught in this department, such as topology, set theory and advanced numerical analysis. The particular topic is decided mutually by the students and the instructor. Prerequisite: written consent of the department chair. Repeatable for credit - maximum 6.

MTH 697 Cr. 1-3
Special Topics in Mathematics

Special topics in mathematics, mathematics education and statistics not covered by regular courses taught in the mathematics department. The particular topic selected to be determined by the mathematics department according to need and interest. Prerequisite: written consent of the department chair. Repeatable for credit.

MTH 796 Cr. 1-3
Directed Studies

Directed readings or presentation of special topics in mathematics. Prerequisite: consent of the instructor. Repeatable for credit - maximum 6.


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