DQR 401

Personal Finance/Statistical Analysis

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Spring I, Summer II Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: CMS 200, or working-knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

This course explores various topics in quantitative reasoning. It covers various approaches to problem solving, how numbers are used in the "real world", how to manage personal finances, basic concepts in statistics, and how they are applied in everyday settings. Excel spreadsheets and charts are used extensively in this course to graphically illustrate how to display, analyze, and interpret data. Using mathematical models to understand real-world phenomena and to make predictions is an important component of the course.