BUS 221: Business Statistics 3 Credits 
Overview 

In this course, you will learn descriptive statistics, a type of statistics that deals with the collection, organization, presentation and analysis of data. You will also learn concepts and theories of probability as a prelude to a course in inferential statistics that you will eventually take to make your knowledge of statistics complete. The topics covered include measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, probability concept and distribution, sampling, statistical estimation, normal and T distribution, and hypothesis testing for means and proportion.

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Objectives 

If you do well in this course, you will be able to:

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Materials 


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Grading 

The course grading criteria are listed below: *Please review the Blackboard site for updates*
Assignment 
Points 

Discussion Forums 
30 (30 @ 1pt each) 

Exercises 
220 (11 @ 20pts each) 

Quizzes 
220 (11 @ 20pts each) 

Exams 
300 (3 @ 100pts each) 

Total 
770 
100% 



Grading Scale 
A 
693770 
B 
616692 
C 
539615 
D 
462538 
F 
461 and below 

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Exams 

There are three (3) exams in this course.

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ELI Policies and Procedures 


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Beginning the Course 


Last Updated:
January 10, 2012

