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STAT 341: Introduction to the Theory of Probability and Statistics I

(Cross-listed with MATH). (3-2) Cr. 4. F.S.

Prereq: MATH 265 (or MATH 265H)
Probability; distribution functions and their properties; classical discrete and continuous distribution functions; multivariate probability distributions and their properties; moment generating functions; transformations of random variables; simulation of random variables and use of the R statistical package. Credit for only one of the following courses may be applied toward graduation: STAT 341, STAT 347, STAT 447, or STAT 588.


The curriculum in liberal arts and sciences with a major in statistics is designed to prepare students for (1) entry level statistics positions in business, industry or commerce, nonprofit institutions, and in state or federal government; (2) graduate study in statistics. Entry-level positions include the following types of work: statistical design, data visualization, analysis and interpretation of experiments and surveys; data processing and analysis using modern computation facilities and statistical computing systems; application of statistical principles and methods in commercial areas such as finance, insurance, industrial research, marketing, manufacturing, sports analytics, and quality control and in nonprofit organizations such as large health study institutions.


...207. b STAT 341 (Introduction to Theory of Probability & Stats I) and STAT 342 (Introduction...

Physics and Astronomy

...take LAS 203 Professional Career Preparation and STAT 341 Introduction to the Theory of Probability...