Faculty Profile

Jeffrey Forrester

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2006)

Contact Information

forresje@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 243
717.245.1410
http://users.dickinson.edu/~forresje

Education

  • B.A., Alfred University, 1992
  • M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1996
  • Ph.D., 2001

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

MATH 121 Elementary Statistics
An introduction to the science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data. The focus is on data presentation and statistical reasoning based upon the analysis of data sets. Topics include the study of sampling methods, observational and experimental studies, graphical and numerical summaries of data, probability, sampling distributions, significance testing, estimation, and simple linear regression. Does not count toward the major or minor in mathematics.Students cannot take this course concurrently with 225. Students who have received credit for 225 cannot take this course for credit. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.

MATH 121 Elementary Statistics
An introduction to the science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data. The focus is on data presentation and statistical reasoning based upon the analysis of data sets. Topics include the study of sampling methods, observational and experimental studies, graphical and numerical summaries of data, probability, sampling distributions, significance testing, estimation, and simple linear regression. Does not count toward the major or minor in mathematics.Students cannot take this course concurrently with 225. Students who have received credit for 225 cannot take this course for credit. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.

MATH 361 Analysis I
A theoretical development of the basic ideas and concepts of real analysis. Topics include a study of real numbers, sequences, limits and continuity, differentiation and integration. Optional topics include infinite series, sequences and series of functions, and an introduction to point-set topology.Prerequisite: 171, 262 and 270. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every fall.