School of Mathematics and Statistics
STAT 2606 C – Business Statistics I – FALL 2014
Instructor: Ahmed Almaskut, firstname.lastname@example.org, HP 5218
Office Hours: Wednesday 4:30pm – 5:30pm, or by appointment.
Lectures: Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:35am –9:55am in Southam Hall 416.
Textbook: Business Statistics in Practice, Second Canadian Edition, Bowerman et al.
Computer Labs: 3393 Herzberg Laboratories. Times vary according to your lab section.
Prerequisites: Either (1) MATH 1009 with a grade of C- or better and either an OAC in Algebra and
Geometry or MATH 0107, or (2) BUSI 1703 with a grade of C- or better, or BUSI 1704 and BUSI 1705 with an average grade of C- or better or equivalents.
Assignments: There will be five assignments, each counting equally toward the term mark. Assignments are due prior to the start of class on the assigned due date. No late assignments will be accepted without advance notice and a legitimate, documented reason.
Midterm: There will be a two-hour midterm exam held on Friday, October 17 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Locations and seating arrangements will be announced in class. Students who miss the midterm for a legitimate and documented reason will write an alternate midterm approximately one week after the original midterm. Final Exam: The final exam is a cumulative three hour closed book exam scheduled by the university. The exam period runs from December 10 until December 21 inclusive.
Calculators: During the midterm and final examinations, only non-programmable calculators will be permitted. I reserve the right to disallow any calculator.
Academic Accommodations: You may need to request special arrangements to meet your academic obligations. The circumstances and procedures for such requests are as follows:
1. Students with Disabilities: If you have a disability requiring academic accommodations in this course, please contact the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC) at 613520-6608 or email@example.com for a formal evaluation. If you are already registered with the
PMC, contact your PMC coordinator to send me your Letter of Accommodation at the beginning of the term, and no later than two weeks before the first in-class scheduled test or exam requiring accommodation (if applicable). After requesting accommodation from PMC, please meet with me to ensure accommodation arrangements are made. The last day to submit Formal
Examination Accommodation Forms to the PMC for December examinations is November 7.
2. Religious Obligations: Students with religious obligations must provide me with a formal written request for academic accommodation during the first two weeks of class, or as soon as possible after the need for accommodation is known to exist.
3. Pregnancy Obligations: Students with pregnancy related obligations must provide me with a formal written request for academic accommodation as soon as possible after the need for accommodation is known to exist.
For more details on academic accommodations, refer to the Student Guide located at http://carleton.ca/equity/accommodation/academic/students. Academic Integrity: Students are required to be familiar with Section 14 of the Academic Regulations of
Carleton University at http://calendar.carleton.ca/undergrad/regulations/academicregulationsoftheuniversity.
Students who violate the standards of academic integrity during a test/examination will receive a grade of zero for that test/examination, and will be required to meet with the Associate Dean of Science and/or the
Associate Dean of Business for further disciplinary action.
Withdrawal: The last day for academic withdrawal is Monday, December 8.
ADDITIONAL POINTS OF INTEREST:
1. I reserve the right to adjust any student’s final mark by up to 3% based on participation and behaviour.
2. Students who need to miss an assignment deadline or