# Course Descriptions

The following courses are offered in support of the undergraduate and graduate statistics programs. See Programs for further details.

STAT 2010 STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR SCIENCES (4). LEC. 3, LAB. 2. Pr., MATH 1100 or MATH 1120. Introduction to basic principles of statistical reasoning and statistical procedures used in data analysis in the social and behavioral sciences.

STAT 2510/2513 STATISTICS FOR BIOLOGICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 1100 or MATH 1120. Introduction to statistical concepts, reasoning and methods used in data analysis, descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, statistical inference, confidence intervals, regression or correlation, contingency tables. Students who have previous credit in any highernumbered math course may not receive credit.

STAT 2610 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 1690. Introduction to statistical analysis, theory, and interpretation used in business and economics.

STAT 2710 STATISTICAL COMPUTING (1). LEC. 1. Pr., or corequisite STAT 2010, STAT 2510, STAT 2610, STAT 3010. Introduction to basic statistical computing programs and methods.

STAT 3010 STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 1610. Introduction to statistical methods and analysis used in engineering and science.

STAT 3600 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 1620. Calculusbased introduction to probability and statistics with an emphasis on practical problemsolving.

STAT 3610 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3600 or departmental approval. Coreq., STAT 3610 or COD Continuation of STAT 3600.

STAT 3611 PROBABILITY & STATISTICS II LAB (1). LAB. 2. Coreq., STAT 3610 or departmental approval. The application of statistical techniques from STAT 3610.

STAT 4020 INTERMEDIATE STATISTICAL METHOD (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3010 or departmental approval. Twoway ANOVA; experimental design; contingency tables; multiple regression techniques; modeling building; introductory nonparametric methods; goodnessoffit tests.

STAT 4610 Applied Regression Analysis (3). LEC. 3 Pr., STAT 3610 or 3010. STAT 2510 with consent of instructor. For more information: FormSyllabus

STAT 4620 Applied Nonparametric Statistics (3). LEC. 3 Pr., STAT 3610 or 3010. STAT 2510 with consent of instructor. For more information: FormSyllabus

STAT 4630 Applied Time-Series Analysis (3). LEC. 3 Pr., STAT 3610 or 3010. STAT 2510 with consent of instructor. For more information: FormSyllabus

STAT 4970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN STATISTICS (13). LEC. Pr., departmental approval. Special topics designed to meet the needs and interest of students. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

STAT 5110 SAS PROGRAMMING (2). LEC. Pr., STAT 3010 or STAT 3600. Emphasis is placed on using SAS routines to obtain statistical analyses for common statistical methods and interpreting output.

STAT 5630 SAMPLE SURVEY, DESIGN AND ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3600 or departmental approval. Estimation of means, proportions, finite populations, stratified sampling, systematic sampling ration estimations.

STAT 5670 PROBABILITY AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 2630. Random variables, discrete and absolutely continuous distributions. Poisson process, expectation and conditional expectation. Moment generating functions, limit distributions. Emphasis on probabilistic reasoning and problem solving. Credit will not be given for both STAT 5670 and MATH 5670.

STAT 5680 PROBABILITY AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/MATH 5670. Multivariate distributions, Central Limit Theorem, Laplace transforms, convolutions, simulations, renewal processes Continuoustime Markov chains, Markov renewal and semiregenerative processes, brownian motion and diffusion. Credit will not be given for both STAT 5680 and MATH 5680.

STAT 6110 SAS PROGRAMMING (2). LEC. Pr., STAT 3010 or STAT 7000. Coreq., STAT 7000 Emphasis is placed on using SAS routines to obtain statistical analyses for common statistical methods and interpreting output.

STAT 6630 SAMPLE SURVEY, DESIGN AND ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3600 or departmental approval. Estimation of means, proportions, finite populations, stratified sampling, systematic sampling ration estimations.

STAT/MATH 6670/6676 PROBABILITY AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MATH 2630. 125. Random variables, discrete and absolutely continuous distributions. Poisson process, expectation and conditional expectation. Moment generating functions, limit distributions. Emphasis on probabilistic reasoning and problem solving. Credit will not be given for both STAT 6670 and MATH 6670.

STAT/MATH 6680 PROBABILITY AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/MATH 6670. Multivariate distributions, Central Limit Theorem, Laplace transforms, convolutions, simulations, renewal processes Continuoustime Markov chains, Markov renewal and semiregenerative processes, brownian motion and diffusion. Credit will not be given for both STAT 6680 and MATH 6680.

STAT 7000 EXPERIMENTAL STATISTICS I (4). LEC. 4. Pr., MATH 1120, STAT 2510 or departmental approval. Paired and independent sample ttests, ANOVA, Ftests, contrasts, tests for trends, multiple comparisons, CR and RCB designs of experiments, regression.

STAT 7010 EXPERIMENTAL STATISTICS II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000. Advanced topics in experimental design: writing linear models for experimentexpected mean squares, variance components, nested designs, Latin Square Designs, split plot designs, ANOVA and multiple regression.

STAT 7020 REGRESSION ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000 or consent of department. Introduction to the method of least squares as it applies to regression and analysis of variance. Simple linear regression, multiple regression, model selection and diagnostics.

STAT 7030 CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/MATH 3600 or STAT 7000 or departmental approval. Methods for analysis or categorical response data. Topics include Chisquare tests, Likelihood Ration tests, Logistic Regression and Loglinear Modeling.

STAT 7040 BIOSTATISTICS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000 or consent of department. Epidemiology, biometry, methods of survival analysis.

STAT/SOCY 7100 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF SURVEY, AGGREGATE AND LARGE DATA SOURCES (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 2010 or departmental approval. Techniques commonly used in multivariate statistical analysis of data sources such as surveys, archival records and other large data sets. Credit will not be given for STAT 7100 and SOCY 7100.

STAT/PSYC 7270 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN IN PSYCHOLOGY (4). LEC. 4. Pr., STAT 7000 and STAT 7020. Introduction to the analysis of data collected under differential experimental designs. Credit will not be given for both STAT 7270 and PSYC 7270.

STAT/INSY 7300/7306 ADVANCED ENGINEERING STATISTICS I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3610 or departmental approval. Advanced concepts of experimental design including blocking, regression approach to analysis of variance, fractional factorials in base2 and base3 designs. Emphasis throughout is on improving industrial products and processes. Credit will not be given for both STAT 7300 and INSY 7300.

STAT/INSY 7310/7316 ADVANCED ENGINEERING STATISTICS II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/INSY 7300. Fractional factorial experimentation applied for the purpose of process and quality improvement and optimization, introduction to analysis of covariance, multiple regression analysis, and response surface analysis. Credit will not be given for both STAT 7310 and INSY 7310.

STAT 7600 STATISTICAL THEORY AND METHODS I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3600 or departmental approval. Random variables, probability distributions, parametric models, likelihood theory, testing.

STAT 7610 STATISTICAL THEORY AND METHODS II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7600. Likelihood ratio, regression, ANOVA, categorical data, nonparametric methods, decision theory.

STAT 7620 NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3600 or departmental approval. Distributionfree methods of statistical inference. Sign, Wilcoxon signedrank, and MannWhitney tests for location, the ChiSquare and KolmogorovSmirnov tests for goodnessoffit. Measures of association.

STAT 7700 GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7600 or departmental approval. Exponential families and links functions, model fitting, likelihood methods, residual diagnostics, count data, estimating equations.

STAT 7780 SURVIVAL ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000 or departmental approval. KaplanMeier estimator, logrank tests, Cox proportional hazard model, fully parametric models.

STAT 7800 LINEAR MODELS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7610 and MATH 2660 or departmental approval. A rigorous development of some of the important topics of applied statistics: the multivariate normal distribution analysis of variance, regression, aspects of experimental design.

STAT/MATH 7810/7816 MODERN STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/MATH 6670 and MATH 6210. Classical and Modern Topics in stochastic processes (Markov chains, Poisson process, Brownian motion). Applications and stochastic models (queues, stationary processes, population dynamics, finances). Credit will not be given for both STAT 7810 and MATH 7810.

STAT/MATH 7820/7826 MODERN STOCHASTIC PROCESSES II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT/MATH 7810. Classical and modern topics in stochastic processes (Markov processes, Random Walks, Martingales, Brownian motion). Introduction to stochastic integrals and differential equations. Applications (queues, population dynamics, chaos, finances). Credit will not be given for both STAT 7820 and MATH 7820.

STAT 7840 APPLIED MULTIVARIATE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000. Multivariate normal distribution, Hotelling’s T2, MANOVA, discriminant analysis, principal components.

STAT 7850 THEORY OF STATISTICAL INFERENCE (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7610 or departmental approval. Bayesian methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods, resampling techniques.

STAT 7860 APPLIED TIME SERIES ANALYSIS (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 3610 or departmental approval. Autoregressive and moving average models, differencing, estimation and forecasting, spectral theory.

STAT 7960 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN STATISTICS (10). LEC. Pr., departmental approval. Special problems in Statistics designed to meet the needs and interests of mathematics and statistics students. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

STAT 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS (13). LEC. Pr., departmental approval. Special topics designed to meet the needs and interests of students. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

STAT 7980 SPECIAL PROJECT (3). LEC. 3, SU. Pr., departmental approval. Nonthesis project in statistics for master’s degree in statistics (nonthesis option).

STAT 7990 RESEARCH AND THESIS (110). DSR., TD. Research for Master’s thesis in statistics Course may be repeated with change in topic.

STAT/MNGT 8400 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT I (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7000 or approved equivalent. Study of the application of linear regression analysis to business research. First advanced course in applied linear statistics models.

STAT/MNGT 8410 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE METHODS MANAGEMENT II (3). LEC. 3. Pr., MNGT 8400 or approved equivalent. Introduction to multivariate techniques in business research. Study of the theory and applications of ANOVA, ANCOVA, MANOVA, MANCOVE, Discriminate Analysis & Polytomous Logistic Regression.

STAT 8420 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT III (3). LEC. 3. Pr., STAT 7100, MNGT 8400, MNGT 8410 or approved equivalents. Third course in statistical modeling. Emphasis on applications of principal components analysis, and structural equation modeling to management research.

Last updated: 08/19/2010