Week

Subject

Reading

(textbook)

Assignment

Study time (hour)

In class

Pre/review

1

Introduction to Statistics

Ch 1

Exercises

3

5

2

Tabular and Graphs

Ch 2

Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Measures

Ch 3

4

Descriptive Statistics/Introduction to Probability

Ch3-4

Introduction to Probability/Discrete Distribution

Ch 4-5

6

Discrete Distribution

Ch 5

7

Review

Ch1-5

8

Midterm I

Ch 1-5

15

9

Continuous Probability Distributions

Ch 6

10

Continuous Probability Distributions/Point Estimation

Ch 6-7

11

Sampling Distributions and Sampling Methods

Ch 7

12

Central Limit Theorem/Confidence Intervals

Ch 8

13

Confidence Intervals

14

Ch 6-8

Midterm II

16

Lab - R programming

17

18

Overall exam

Ch1-8

2.5

TBA

Midterm I exam(paper exam, Chapter1--5): 35%

Midterm II exam(paper exam, Chapter6--8): 35%

Overall exam(paper exam, Chapter 1--8): 15%

Participation:15%

Statistics for Business and Economics by Anderson, Sweeney, Williams, Camm and Cochran (the latest version).