SemesterFall Semester, 2023
DepartmentIntegrated Curriculum by Dept. of Statistics
Course NameStatistics(I)
InstructorCHEN LI-PANG
Course TypeRequired
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

This course will cover the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics

Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 3: Elements of Probability

Chapter 4: Random Variable, Expectation, and Variance

Chapter 5: Some Special Distributions

Chapter 6: Descriptions of Sampling Statistics

Chapter 7: Estimation and Confidence Intervals

Chapter 8: One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis



1. Having knowledge of high school mathematics (e.g., permutation, combination) is required. It would be better to have backgroud of Calculus.

2. Students are expected to workload 3 hours in-class as well as outside-of-class.

3. 2023 Dec. 21 and 2024 Jan. 4 are (temporarily) schedulted to have self-study for quiz and final exam.


Tentative schedule is given below:

Chapter 1                         Week 1 

Chapter 2                         Week 1-2

Chapter 3                         Week 3-4

Chapter 4                         Week 5-6

Quiz 1                            Week 7

Chapter 5                         Week 8-9

Midterm                           Week 10

Chapter 6                         Week 11

Chapter 7                         Week 12-13

Chapter 8                         Week 14

Self study for preparing Quiz 2   Week 15

Quiz 2                            Week 16

Self study for preparing Final    Week 17

Final exam                        Week 18


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

To be announced.


Quizzes (x2): 20%

Midterm: 30%

Final: 50% (ALL materials in this course, say Ch1-Ch8)

ps. Dates of Quizzes, Midterm, and Final will be announced.

Textbook & Reference

Main course materials include the instructor's slides and problem sets

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