Math 461: Introduction to Probability Theory

This information applies to high school level students only

This course is temporarily shut down. The course is currently under redevelopment and we anticipate reopening registrations in fall 2023. For more information, see a message from the NetMath Director here.


Overview

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


Requirements:

Prerequisite: Calculus III or equivalent

Courseware: This course uses the CAS-ILE™ online system, which costs $99. Please see our CAS-ILE Overview page for more information.


Syllabus

Math 461 syllabus.pdf

NetMath 461 course overview.pdf

Credit Hours

3

Tuition

Illinois High School Students  
Non-Illinois High School Students  
Courseware Cost $99

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


Mentor

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

Testing

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

Proctorship Information: This course requires that you obtain a proctor. For most high school students, the High School Coordinator also acts as a proctor for the exams. For more information, see our High School Courses page or Proctor Information page.