Probability and Statistics for Engineers (MATH 231):

This course familiarizes students with descriptive statistics, probability basics, random variables, special discrete random variables, and various distributions: normal, Student's t, Chi-square, and Fisher's F. It includes a discussion of inference about one mean, one proportion, difference between two means and difference between two proportions and the ratio of two variances, large and small samples, paired and independent samples. The MINITAB statistical software package will be used; there will also be an introduction to the use of SPSS.