This probably (60%?) seems like a strange question but I have the option of taking probability from either the EE or pure math department and want to know how each will deal with the subject. Here's the course descriptions: EE - Introduction to Probability Theory. Covers the fundamentals of probability theory, and treats the random variables and random processes of greatest importance in electrical engineering. Provides a foundation for study of communication theory, control theory, reliability theory, optics, and portfolio analysis. Pure Math - Introduction to Probability Theory. Studies axioms, combinatorial analysis, independence and conditional probability, discrete and absolutely continuous distributions, expectation and distribution of functions of random variables, laws of large numbers, central limit theorems, and simple Markov chain. They both use the same book, A First Course in Probability, Sheldon Ross 8th Ed. From the course notes they seem to dwell on different chapters like the course descriptions show. Any suggestions? Thanks. P.S. - Both the professors that are teaching the pure math course are nonlinear partial differential equations researchers. The EE professor is a communication theory researcher.