STAT 254

Probability and Statistics for Engineers

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1

Probability axioms, properties of probability, counting techniques, conditional probability, independence, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, expectation, variance; binomial, hypergeometric, negative binomial, Poisson, uniform, normal, gamma and exponential distributions; discrete and continuous joint distributions, independent random variables, expectation of functions of random vectors, covariance, random samples and sampling distributions, central limit theorem; point and interval estimation; hypothesis testing; linear regression and correlation.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of STAT 254, STAT 250, STAT 260.
  • See "Credit Limit - Beginning Level Statistics Courses".


  • Admission to BEng program.


Undergraduate course in Statistics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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