North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Course List by Department
Prerequisite MATH 2000. A course concerned with the application of statistical techniques to economic and business problems. Topics covered include description and numerical methods of describing data, probability concepts and application, discrete and continuous probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing.
Prerequisite DSC 2010. Statistical methods useful in analyzing business problems. Subjects to be covered include multiple regression and model building, index numbers and time series, analysis of variance, sampling techniques, and nonparametric statistics.
Prerequisite DSC 2010. An introduction to the use of mathematical concepts and models in managerial decision-making. Review of finite mathematical tools, linear programming, applied probabilistic concepts and decision theory.
Prerequisite DSC 3300. An introduction to the management of operating systems techniques and methods employed to plan and control manufacturing, service, forecasting, production scheduling, quality control, job design, methods, measurement and wage payments.
This is a survey course in statistics. Special emphasis is placed on using statistical analysis in managerial decision making. Topics include descriptive statistics, topics in probability, random variables and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, statistical sampling, statistical quality control, nonparametric statistics, and regression analysis.
Production and Systems Management
This course covers issues in the design, planning, and control of the processes by which manufactured goods and services are delivered. Topics include analysis of production processes, forecasting, production planning and control, system design, total quality management, work force management, supply chain management, project management and simulation.