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Calculus-Based Statistics - Probability Theory

Probability Theory - also called Calculus-Based Statistics - is the "upper level" statistics course that uses Calculus to explore the topics of elementary statistics.

This course is a gateway course for Data Science, Economics, and any discipline that utilizes data - that really means ALL JOBS these days!!

The curriculum for our Probability Theory course is absolutely wonderful, exploring the topics of beginning statistics with a fresh approach, devoid of the "here's the next formula and here's what it means" commonly found in traditional textbook courses.

Our Distance Calculus Probabality Theory course is highly experimentation-based, so you will run simulations in either LiveMath or Mathematica, and look at the topics empirically, trying to determine what is going on with the mathematics like a good scientist would - using observation and deductive reasoning.

Probability Theory covers the all of the topics in a basic non-major Statistics course. You do not need to have taken "baby" Statistics prior to taking Probability Theory - but you will need Calculus II under your belt.

Below are some videos on our Probability Theory Course:

Probability Theory Course

Preparing for Data Science

Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

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Date Posted: Jan 18, 2021
Review by: Coury Gaffney
Student Email: courygaffney@gmail.com
Courses Completed: Linear Algebra
Review: The program used gives an amazing insight into everything that's happening, that you wouldn't get in a traditional course. All of the lessons are clear and clean, and the professor is very helpful along the way. I learned a lot and am happy with taking this course
Transferred Credits to: Virginia Tech

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Date Posted: Feb 23, 2020
Review by: Carl Conners
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra
Review: After a really rough first year of calculus, I completed all of the second year calculus courses with Distance Calculus. It was like night and day the difference. My first year was so boring and monotonous. Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra through Distance Calculus were just so much different - so not boring at all. I thoroughly enjoyed these courses. So engaging.
Transferred Credits to: Michigan State University

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Date Posted: Apr 6, 2020
Review by: Paul Simmons
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations
Review: I took Multivariable and Diff Eq during the summer. The DiffEq course was awesome - very useful for my physics and engineering course. I was unsure about Mathematica at first, but I got the hang of it quickly. Thank you Distance Calculus!
Transferred Credits to: University of Oregon