STAT/MATH 414.001, Fall 2010
Introduction to Probability Theory

General Information and Syllabus

General Information and Syllabus - Course Outline - HW Assignments

SCHEDULE: MWF 2:30-3:20 PM in 358 Willard

INSTRUCTOR: David Hunter

OFFICE HOURS: Wednesdays 1:15-2:15 and Thursdays 2:30-3:30
(These office hours may change a bit some weeks. I will announce any changes in class.)

GRADER: Brittany Fischer, 321 Thomas Building, 863-0426,
OFFICE HOURS: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-12:00

REQUIRED TEXT: Hogg, Robert V. and Tanis, Elliot A. (2010, 2006). Probability and Statistical Inference, seventh or eighth edition. Pearson Prentice Hall.

COURSE WEBSITE: The link to this page (which serves as the official course syllabus) is

GRADING: The final score in this course will be calculated as a weighted average of the overall homework score (30%), the two in-class midterms (20% each), and the final exam (30%).


ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: All Penn State and Eberly College of Science policies regarding academic integrity apply to this course. See for details.

Of particular relevance to this course are the following policies:

ECOS CODE OF MUTUAL RESPECT: The Eberly College of Science Code of Mutual Respect and Cooperation ( final.pdf) embodies the values that we hope our faculty, staff, and students possess and will endorse to make the Eberly College of Science a place where every individual feels respected and valued, as well as challenged and rewarded.