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Syllabus for Math 221 Statistics

The course requirements, relevant assignments and readings are outlined in the material that follows on this page.

BOOKS OBJECTIVES POLICIES
ASSIGNMENTS GRADES  


Required Books

Introduction to Business Statistics, Ronald Weiers, Duxbury Press 2002, ISBN 0-534-38899-X

Data Analysis with Microsoft Excel, Kenneth Berk and Patrick Kerry, Duxbury Press 2000, ISBN 0-534-36278-8

There are two books for the course and both are available at the College Bookstore. You may buy books in person or have them shipped from the college bookstore site but other sites on the web sell the texts.

Learning Objectives

There are two main goals in this course. The first is to acquaint you with  statistical ideas and techniques related to the business field and the second is to allow you to develop skills in using Excel.

Course Policies

This is a distance learning course. As such, participants have a great amount of flexibility in completing the course. Persons enrolled in this section must complete all course requirements as outlined in the following section.  The due dates listed below are firm; it is the responsibility of the course participant to schedule, complete and submit required course assignments on time. For a more detailed list of policies see the syllabus.

Likewise, participants are responsible for scheduling and completing the course learning modules, the relevant reading for the course and understanding of associated exercises and tools. Material must be completed and submitted on time.   A final grade will be issued at the end of the term on the date required by the College.

Assignments

Weeks

Chapters

Exams

1-3 Learning Module One Exam One in the Testing Center
4-7 Learning Module Two Exam Two in the Testing Center
8-11 Learning Module Three Exam Three in the Testing Center
12-15 Learning Module Four Exam in the Testing Center
16 Final Exam Final Exam in the Testing Center

Grades

Grade

Overall Scale %

Assignment/Weight Factors

A

90-100

Tests 4@ 10% per test

B

80-89

Cumulative Final Exam 20%

C

70-79

Quizzes 10% Online Discussions 10%

D

60-69

Case Study(s) using EXCEL 20%

F

Below 60

 

For a more detailed description of assignments see the syllabus on the Blackboard site.