Description: Introduction to the field of statistics, and exploration of careers available to those trained in statistics.
Removal of all entrance deficiencies in mathematics.
Description: An introduction to statistics through exploratory data analysis and data visualization. Topics include data types, chart types, methods for working with and reducing data, simple regression, regression diagnostics. Focuses on how to communicate statistical information and how to critically consume statistical information presented in the media and popular press.
This course is a prerequisite for: STAT 102
Description: Introduction to formal statistical inference and elementary probability for statistics majors. Explores the practical application of statistical techniques to meaningful scientific problems. Inference topics will be implemented using both simulation-based approaches and classical, theory-based methods.
Prerequisites: STAT 102
Description: Introduction to statistical aspects of study design. Both designed experiments and observational studies are covered. Sampling techniques, major experimental and treatment design structures, as well as power and sample size considerations.
Prerequisites: Removal of all entrance deficiencies in mathematics.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: CRIM 300 or ECON 215 or EDPS 459 or SOCI 206. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in STAT 218 if taken after or taken in parallel with STAT 380.
Description: The practical application of statistical thinking to contemporary issues; collection and organization of data; probability distributions; statistical inference; estimation; and hypothesis testing.
This course is a prerequisite for: ABUS 341, MRKT 341; ACCT 308; AECN 436; ASCI 330; BLAW 371; BLAW 371H; BLAW 372; ECON 311A; ECON 311B; ECON 312A; ECON 312B; FINA 361; FINA 361H; FORS 411; MNGT 301; MNGT 301H; MRKT 345; MRKT 350; MRKT 446; SCMA 250; SCMA 331; SCMA 335; SCMA 350; SCMA 350H; STAT 318
Prerequisites: STAT 151
Description: Techniques for processing, cleaning, and visualizing messy data. Topics include data reduction strategies, data transformations, combining multiple data sources, and special types of data (text, spatial, dates and times, hierarchical).
Description: Probabilistic undergirding of statistical procedures including moments, common parametric families, marginal and conditional densities, sufficient statistics, modes of convergence, laws of large numbers and the central limit theorem and how they apply to estimators.
Description: Essential statistical theory and methods for professional statistical practice. Broad statistical topics include estimation and hypothesis testing, elementary Bayesian concepts, multiple linear regression, linear mixed effects models, analysis of variance (ANOVA), logistic regression, Poisson regression, and nonparametric methods.
Prerequisites: STAT 301
A continuation of STAT 301.
Description: Essential statistical theory and methods for professional statistical practice. Topics include data transformation, multiple sources of error, elementary model selection, generalized linear mixed models, Bayesian models, and other theory and methods deemed appropriate as statistical science continues to evolve.
Prerequisites: STAT 218 or equivalent.
Description: Tests for means/proportions of two independent groups, analysis of variance for completely randomized design, contingency table analysis, correlation, single and multiple linear regression, nonparametric procedures, design of experiments.
Description: Introduction to the role and purpose of statistical consulting and interdisciplinary collaboration. Covers processes for successful interdisciplinary collaboration, including asking good questions, dealing with difficult clients, communicating statistics to non-statisticians, working in teams and determining solutions to answer the client's research question.
This course is a prerequisite for: STAT 425
Description: Creation of research reports, business reports, and executive summaries. Presentation strategies, consequences of statistical modeling for real-world decision making, and countering common misconceptions and errors in statistical reasoning. Focus on real-world applications in research, business, and public service.
This course is a prerequisite for: STAT 351
Description: Computational skills for management, visualization and analysis of large and complex data which are necessary for modern statistics. Includes a wide range of topics necessary for data analytics, including harvesting data from websites and common data structures, setting up and working with databases, and designing interactive data displays.
Description: Probability calculus; random variables, their probability distributions and expected values; t, F and chi-square sampling distributions; estimation; testing of hypothesis; and regression analysis with applications.
This course is a prerequisite for: ABUS 341, MRKT 341; ACCT 308; BLAW 371; BLAW 371H; BLAW 372; BSAD 371H, RAIK 371H; ECEN 850, ECEN 450; ECON 311A; ECON 311B; ECON 312A; ECON 312B; ENVE 430; FINA 361; FINA 361H; MATH 435; MECH 343; MNGT 301; MNGT 301H; MRKT 345; MRKT 350; MRKT 446; RAIK 370H, CSCE 370H; SCMA 250; SCMA 331; SCMA 350; SCMA 350H; STAT 318; STAT 414
Description: Advanced statistical designs, including complex treatment and experimental designs and analyses. Incomplete Blocks, Response Surfaces, Advanced Row-Column designs, Split-Plots, Repeated Measures, Crossover designs, Analysis of Covariance, and Meta-analysis.
Description: Sampling frames, sampling methodology, questionnaire design. Basics of standard sampling plans including simple random sampling, ratio estimators, stratified sampling, and cluster sampling. More advanced topics may include complex surveys, nonresponse, confidentiality problems, and adaptive methods.
Description: Practical experience in applying collaboration skills, working with domain experts to strategically plan and analyze the domain experts' research data. Collaboration with the domain expert will include proposing a design and sample size for a research study, determination and implementation of appropriate statistical analyses, and summarization and presentation of analysis results.
Prerequisites: Introductory course in statistics.
Description: Food evaluation using sensory techniques and statistical analysis.
Description: Introduces statistical analysis of spatial and spatiotemporal data. Topics include statistical theory, methods and applications for geostatistical, lattice and point processes. The focus is on methods and applications, but necessary and essential theories and proofs will also be covered.
Prerequisites: Any introductory course in biology, or genetics, or statistics.
Description: Databases, high-throughput biology, literature mining, gene expression, next-generation sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, system biology and biological networks.
Familiarity with R or Python highly recommended
Description: Introduction to basic statistical analyses in bioinformatics. Techniques for processing and analysis of commonly occurring genomic data types such as GWAS, micro-arrays, mass. spec, and RNAseq. Estimation of gene networks and visualization of data and results from analysis.
Previous knowledge of matrix algebra is beneficial.
Description: Practical tools and techniques for building linear regression models using real-world data and assessing their validity; necessary theory and supporting proofs will also be covered. Topics include introduction of simple/multiple linear regression, parameter estimation and inference in both frequentist and Bayesian frameworks, model diagnostics, and variable selection.
ACE 10 scholarly product will be a statistical software package which fills a need in the ecosystem.
Description: Advanced statistical software development. Packaging code into functions, intelligent software design, compiled languages to speed up code, development and release cycles.
STAT 380 or equivalent is strongly recommended.
Description: Sample space, random variable, expectation, conditional probability and independence, moment generating function, special distributions, sampling distributions, order statistics, limiting distributions, and central limit theorem.
Prerequisites: C or better in STAT 462
Description: Interval estimation; point estimation, sufficiency, and completeness; Bayesian procedures; uniformly most powerful tests, sequential probability ratio test, likelihood ratio test, goodness of fit tests; elements of analysis of variance and nonparametric tests.
Prerequisites: STAT 302
Description: Methods for selecting models applicable to real-world problems. Prediction as a modeling goal, models for prediction as opposed to inference. Methods for emerging data types, such streaming data, social network data, censored data, and others.
Prerequisites: STAT 302
Description: Most commonly used nonparametric techniques in statistics including rank-based methods for testing and estimation, nonparametric estimators of parameters, distributions, and curves, assessing the properties of data, and permutation tests including how to cope with multiple comparisons. Comparisons between methods will be emphasized throughout.
Description: A basic introduction to modern time series analysis including time series regression and exploratory data analysis, the classical decomposition, ARIMA models, model identification/estimation/forecasting, seasonality, Fourier analysis, spectral estimation, and state space models.
Proficiency in a statistical computing language may replace STAT 251
Description: An introduction to supervised and unsupervised methods for statistical learning and data mining. Bias-variance trade-off, classification, regression, factor analysis, and neural networks for modeling and prediction.
Description: Principles of Bayesian analysis including forming posteriors from priors and likelihoods. Bayesian estimation, testing, linear regression, and hierarchical models. Computing posterior distributions using existing software and standard classes of algorithms such as MCMC.
Description: Special topics in either statistics or the theory of probability.
Prerequisites: Prior arrangement with a faculty member and submission of proposed study plan to department office.
Description: Independent research project carried out under the guidance of a faculty member in the Department of Statistics. Culminates in the presentation of a thesis to the department.