Math 113 - Introduction to Applied Statistics: Fall 2015 Syllabus Highlights

James Jones, Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics & Sciences Division, Richland Community College

This paper contains the highlights from the syllabus. The full syllabus is available on the instructor's website.

Course Meeting Information

The Fall 2015 semester begins August 17, 2015, and concludes December 14, 2015.

Instructor Information

James Jones, Professor of Mathematics.
Phone: 875-7211, ext 490
Office: C223

The best way to contact the instructor outside of class is through Canvas or by email. Please do not leave a voice mail as it will not reach the instructor in time to help you.

Office Hours

I spend most of my office hours in the classroom, room S137. This allows me to help students with their assignments, homework, projects, exams, and questions.

Students are encouraged to come to class early each day and use that time to ask questions of the instructor, work on projects, or just socialize with other students in the course.


Introductory Statistics with Randomization and Simulation, 1st edition. David M. Diez, Christopher D Barr., and Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel. OpenIntro. ISBN 978-1-50057-669-1 (required)

To download a free PDF version of the textbook, go to OpenIntro. If you would like a printed (non-color) version of the textbook, it is available on Amazon for $8.49. This textbook is not available through the Richland bookstore.

Grading Policy

Letter grades will be assigned to final adjusted scores as follows:

Normal rounding rules apply, so a 79.5% will be considered a "B".

The final score will be weighted according to these three categories: