Math 461: Introduction to Probability Theory


Overview

Introduction to mathematical probability; includes the calculus of probability, combinatorial analysis, random variables, expectation, distribution functions, moment-generating functions, and central limit theorem.


Syllabus

Math 461 syllabus.pdf

NetMath 461 course overview.pdf


Prerequisites 

MATH 241 or equivalent.

Credit Hours

3

Tuition

Undergraduate Students  
Graduate Students  
Courseware Cost $99

This course uses the Mathable online system, which costs $99. Please see Mathable Overview Page for more information.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be assessed graduate level tuition rate for this course. However, one cannot receive graduate level credit for courses numbered below 400 at the University of Illinois.


Testing

Exams: This course has two 90-minute midterm tests and a 3-hour final exam.

Proctorship Information: This course requires that you obtain a proctor. Please see our Proctor Information for further instructions.


Course Options

This page has information regarding the self-paced, rolling enrollment course. If you are a UIUC student interested in taking a course during the summer, you may be interested in a Summer Session II course.

 


Mentor

Individual students enrolled in this course are assigned to a course mentor

 


Course Timeline

Your time in the course begins on the date your registration is processed. This course is 16 weeks long with the possibility of purchasing an extension. Eligible students may purchase a single 2-month extension for $300. Click here to learn more.