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Distance Course Description

Please note that as of Fall 2007, our ST course prefix was changed to STAT. These courses are offered based on availability and student interest. If you want a particular course to be offered soon, please contact Dr. Jana Anderson . We will need at least four students to register in order to offer a course. If you would like to obtain a basic (generic) course syllabus, please contact Dr. Anderson. The schedule of distance STAT course offerings can be found here.

520: ( 4 credits) Introduction to Probability Theory

Probability, random variables, distributions, expectations, generating functions, limit theorems, convergence, random processes.

Prerequisites: MATH 229 - Matrices and Linear Equations (to be replaced with MATH 369 - Linear Algebra), MATH 261 - Calculus III, and MATH 317 - Advanced Calculus.

Text: Probability and Random Processes, 3rd ed., Grimmett & Stirzaker.

Please contact the Distance Degree Program Coordinator, Jana Anderson, before registering for this course if you have any doubts about having the needed prerequisites.

This course fulfills a Group I requirement for the MS degree, as well as a requirement for the Certificate in Statistical Theory & Methods.


Would you like more information about the program?
Charlene Spencer, Coordinator
Distance Program Office
Phone: (970) 491-5268

Fax: (970) 491-1084