Course Code STAT 334
Course Title Probability Models for Business and Accounting
Online Offers
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Dina Dawoud)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

Random variables and distribution theory, conditional expectations, moment and probability generating functions, change of variables, random walks, Markov chains, Markov processes. [Offered F,S]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
  • Prerequisite: MATH 237 or 247, (STAT 230 with a grade of at least 60% or STAT 240); STAT 231 or 241; Business/Math double degree, Mathematics/CPA or Math/Business students only.
  • Antirequisite: STAT 330, 333
Materials Software: Some course components are not supported in Microsoft Edge
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Taught in English
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