Fall 2020 STA 2000

@ Baruch College (CUNY)

NOTE: FALL 2020 SEMESTER IS ONLINE.

Want to see Prof. Friedman? Email her to schedule online office hours

WEEK - BY - WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK / TOPIC

Before class, visit the Lectures page for class notes in pdf format, narrated Powerpoints and YouTube videos. Then do the Homework assigned.

SYNCHRONOUS CLASS

Thursdays @ 2:30pm

HOMEWORK

All work for this course may be found on Blackboard under Assignments .

August 26 - First Day of Classes at Baruch

Week 1: Intro to Business Statistics

Aug 27 Zoom Class: Getting Started

HW: Email me (See Bb) Bb: Post your Intro to Our Class Blog

Week 2 : Descriptive Statistics

Sep 3 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Measuring Data

September 7 - Baruch College Closed

Week 3 : Study for Exam #1 [Introductory material, Descriptive Statistics]

Sep 10 Zoom Class: Review for Exam #1

HW: Descriptive Stats

Bb: Begin work on Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion 3) DUE Week 8

Week 4 : Basic Probability [After Exam #1]

Sep 17 EXAM #1 on Blackboard


September 18 - 20: No Classes at Baruch College

Week 5: Probability Distributions Normal Distribution

Sep 24 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Probability

September 28: No Classes at Baruch College

September 29: Baruch Monday

Week 6 : Continue work on Normal Distribution; Sampling Distributions

Oct 1 Zoom Class: Problem Session

HW: Expected Value

HW: Normal Distribution

Week 7 : Study for Exam #2 [Probability thru Sampling Distributions]

Oct 8: Zoom Class: Review for Exam #2

HW: Sampling Distributions

October 12: Baruch College Closed

October 14: Baruch Monday

Week 8: Intro to Statistical Inference, Z tests

Oct 15: EXAM #2 on Blackboard

Bb: Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion3)

Week 9: Student's t distribution

Inferences about Proportions

Oct 22 Zoom class

HW: One-sample Z tests

Week 10: Sample Size Determination

Study for Exam #3 [One-Sample Statistical Inference]

Oct 29 Zoom class: Review for Exam #3

HW: One-sample t tests

HW: Proportions

Week 11: Two-sample tests

Nov 5: EXAM #3 on Blackboard


Week 12: Correlation and Regression

Study for Exam #4 [2-Sample Tests, Correlation, Regression]

Nov 12 Zoom Class: Review for Exam #4

HW: Two-sample tests (I,II,III)

Week 13: Start reviewing for the final exam

Nov 19: EXAM #4 on Blackboard

HW: Correlation

HW: Regression

No homework of any kind accepted after November 25

BARUCH FRIDAY Nov 25

BARUCH THANKSGIVING RECESS Nov 26-29

Week 14: Study for the Comprehensive Final Exam [all topics]. If you do well on Exams 1-4 you may be exempt from the final.

Dec 3 Zoom Class: Review for final exam

BARUCH LAST DAY OF CLASSES Dec 9

BARUCH FINAL EXAM PERIOD Dec 14-20

FINAL EXAM: Tuesday December 15 @ 3:30-5:30 pm

Comprehensive FINAL EXAM on Blackboard

1 Also see the Baruch College FALL 2020 academic calendar

3 Late Discussion posts will not be graded. No exceptions here.