MET CS 546 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Prerequisites: Academic background that includes the material covered in a standard course on college algebra. Or instructor’s consent.
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus, Online, Blended
Program: MS CIS core, MS TC core
Restrictions: Not for MS CS students
Syllabus: CS 546_C1_EL_Summer 2017

Description: The goal of this course is to provide Computer Information Systems students with the mathematical fundamentals required for successful quantitative analysis of problems in the field of business computing. The first part of the course introduces the mathematical prerequisites for understanding probability and statistics. Topics include combinatorial mathematics, functions, and the fundamentals of differentiation and integration. The second part of the course concentrates on the study of elementary probability theory, discrete and continuous distributions. 4 credits.