# Courses

• MET MA 123: Calculus I
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 118; or equivalent.
Students may receive credit for either MET MA 121 or MA 123 or CAS MA 121 or MA 123, but not both. Limits; derivatives; differentiation of algebraic functions. Applications to maxima, minima, and convexity of functions. The definite integral; the fundamental theorem of integral calculus; applications of integration.
• MET MA 124: Calculus II
Undergraduate Prerequisites: Prereq: MET MA 121 or MA 123 or CAS MA 121 or MA 123.
Students may receive credit for not more than one of the following courses: MA 122, MA 124, MA 127, or MA 129. Logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Sequences and series; Taylor's series with the remainder. Methods of integration. Calculus I and II together constitute an introduction to calculus of a function of a single real variable.
• MET MA 213: Basic Statistics and Probability
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 118; or equivalent.
Elementary treatment of probability densities, means, variances, correlation, independence, the binomial distribution, and the central limit theorem. Stresses understanding and theoretical manipulation of statistical concepts. Note: Credit will be given for only one of the following courses: MET MA 113 or MA 213.
• MET MA 214: Applied Statistics
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 213; or consent of instructor.
Inference about proportions, goodness of fit, student's t-distribution, and tests for normality. Two-sample comparisons, regression and correlation, tests for linearity and outliers, residual analysis, contingency tables, and analysis of variance.
• MET MA 225: Multivariate Calculus
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 124 or CAS MA 124 or CAS MA 127 or CAS MA 129 or CAS MA 136.
Vectors, lines, and planes. Multiple integration and cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Partial derivatives, directional derivatives, scalar and vector fields, the gradient, potentials, multivariate Taylor series, approximation, and multivariate minimization.
• MET MA 581: Probability
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 225, or CAS MA 225, or MA 230.
Graduate Prerequisites: MET MA 225 or CAS MA 225 or CAS MA 230.
Basic probability, conditional probability, independence. Discrete and continuous random variables, mean and variance, functions of random variables, moment generating function. Jointly distributed random variables, conditional distributions, independent random variables. Methods of transformations, law of large numbers, central limit theorem.
• MET MA 582: Mathematical Statistics
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET MA 581, or CAS MA 381, or MA 581.
Graduate Prerequisites: MET MA 581 or CAS MA 381 or CAS MA 581.
Interval estimation. Point estimation including sufficiency, Rao-Blackwell theorem, completeness, uniqueness, Rao-Cramer inequality, and maximum likelihood estimation. Tests of hypothesis: uniformly most powerful tests, uniformly most powerful unbiased tests, likelihood ratio test, chi-squared test, comparison of means and variances, ANOVA, regression, and some nonparametric tests.
• MET MA 603: SAS with Statistical Applications
Undergraduate Prerequisites: MET or CAS MA 214
Offers a unified and in-depth coverage of the statistical computer package SAS, and its statistical applications. Topics include the language of SAS, data formatting, creating and storing SAS data sets, file manipulations, macro procedure, and graphics. Also included are procedures for statistical techniques selected from analysis of variance, regression, factor analysis, scoring, and categorical data analysis. Several large data sets will be used as case studies emphasizing hands-on experience with SAS for Windows. Laboratory course.
• MET MG 101: Accounting I
Basic principles of financial accounting underlying transaction analysis and the preparation of financial statements.
• MET MG 102: Accounting II
Financial accounting in more specialized areas, such as partnerships, corporations, and the statement of cash flows. Managerial accounting topics, including capital budgeting and manufacturing cost systems for planning and control.
• MET MG 202: Personal Financial Planning
The development of personal investment strategies using money and credit. Securities and portfolio management, budgeting, insurance, taxes, retirement programs, and estate planning.
• MET MG 205: Information Technologies: Hardware and Software
This introductory course provides an introduction to PC, hardware, and software issues. Various types of software-applications and systems-are introduced. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Access are covered along with DOS and Windows operating systems. Detailed discussions of the latest PC hardware-motherboards, CPUs, memory boards, sound and video cards, CD-ROM drives, DVD drives, Video Capture boards, Zip drives, PCMCIA cards, USB and Firewire ports, and scores of other peripherals and multimedia devices. Instructions on how to use the Internet to upgrade PCs and peripherals. Students will also be able to upgrade/protect notebook computers and laser printers. (If students do not already own a PC, they are required to buy a PC.) Almost all students will buy components for upgrading a PC.
• MET MG 301: Introduction to Management
A look at the management of an enterprise from the perspective of the chief executive officer. Covers the functions of organizing for successful management. Survey of theories and techniques. Examination of case studies.
• MET MG 302: Introduction to American Management for International Students
Provides an overview of American management, business organizations, and capitalism for the non-American student. An important aspect of this course is the inclusion of assignments designed to promote an understanding of the subject area as well as an improvement in English language and writing skills.
• MET MG 304: Principles of Finance