MA 112 Precalculus - University of South Alabama

STAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics
University of South Alabama
Spring 2010
Section 101
TR 9.30-10.45AM
Room: ILB 405
Instructor: Nutan Mishra, Ph.D.
Office: ILB313
Phone: 460-7335
Website Address:
Office Hours: TR 12.30-2.00pm
Required Material
1. Text Book: Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, by D.C.
Montgomery and G.C. Runger, Fourth Edition , Publisher: Wiley
2. A TI Calculator (preferably with flash applications)
3. USB memory storage
The purpose of this course is to provide students in engineering, mathematics and
physical sciences an introduction to the basic concept of probability, discrete and
continuous distributions, descriptive and inferential statistics, and ANOVA and
regression analysis. This course also provides an introduction to the standard methods of
data analysis using appropriate software.
Course outline:
Concepts of probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions
including binomial, Poisson, geometric, hypergeometric and uniform, exponential,
normal; descriptive statistics, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals, testing of
hypothesis, ANOVA and multiple comparisons, linear and multiple regression,
correlation, nonparametric analysis, contingency table analysis, computer-assisted data
analysis using appropriate statistical software. Prerequisite: MA 125.
Grading Policy:
Test 1
Test 2
Final Exam 15%
Grading scale: 0 – 59 F;
60 – 69 D;
70 – 79 C;
80 – 89 B; 90 – 100 A.
Attendance Policy:
Strongly recommended to have full attendance as to not miss covered material and pop
quizzes. It is student’s responsibility to obtain all class materials and notes from any
missed class. All the quizzes are based on class discussions.
Note: Please see your instructor, Chair(Carter) before dropping this course.
If you have a specific disability that qualifies you for academic accommodations,
please notify me and provide certification from the office of Special Student Services.
This office is located in the Student Center, Room 270, Phone 460-7212.
Students will be notified in writing in case of any changes to the syllabus or exam