2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ACSC 370 - Mathematical Statistics I

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: MATH-152
Corequisite: MATH-152

This is the first in a sequence of three one-semester courses on mathematical statistics. Topics include counting for probability; conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem; discrete random variables and their applications; Binomial distribution; Hypergeometric distribution; Poisson distribution; Geometric distribution; Negative binomial distribution; distributions of functions of random variables; and moment generating functions; continuous random variables and their applications. ACSC 370 and ACSC 371 (along with Calculus) cover all of the learning objectives contained in Examination P (Probability) of the Society of Actuaries.
Note: The course is calculus-based
Cross-listed: MATH-370