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Statistics (STAT)

STAT 100 (GQ) Statistical Concepts and Reasoning (3) Introduction to the art and science of decision making in the presence of uncertainty.
Effective: Summer 1988
 

STAT 184 Introduction to R (1) Introduction to syntax, programming, data summary techniques, and extensions of the R programming language.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: placement into MATH 021 or higher  

STAT 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics (4) Descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, probability, binomial and normal distributions, statistical inference, linear regression, and correlation.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 021 or higher  

STAT 240 (GQ) Introduction to Biometry (3) Statistical analysis, sampling, and experimentation in the agricultural sciences; data collection, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, regression, one factor AOV, probability. Students may take only one course from STAT 200, 220, 240, 250 for credit.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 021 or higher  

STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to Biostatistics (3) Statistical analysis and interpretation of data in the biological sciences; probability; distributions; statistical inference for one- and two-sample problems.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 021 or higher  

STAT 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

STAT 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

STAT 301 (GQ) Statistical Analysis I (3) Probability concepts; nature of statistical methods; elementary distribution and sampling theory; fundamental ideas relative to estimation and testing hypotheses.
Effective: Summer 1988
Prerequisite: 3 credits of calculus  

STAT 318 (MATH 318) Elementary Probability (3) Combinatorial analysis, axioms of probability, conditional probability and independence, discrete and continuous random variables, expectation, limit theorems, additional topics. Students who have passed either STAT(MATH) 414 or 418 may not schedule this course for credit.
Effective: Spring 1989
Prerequisite: MATH 141  

STAT 319 (MATH 319) Applied Statistics in Science (3) Statistical inference: principles and methods, estimation and testing hypotheses, regression and correlation analysis, analysis of variance, computer analysis. Students who have passed STAT (MATH) 415 may not schedule this course for credit.
Effective: Spring 1989
Prerequisite: STAT 318 or knowledge of basic probability  

STAT 380 Data Science Through Statistical Reasoning and Computation (3) A case study-based course in the use of computing and statistical reasoning to answer data-intensive questions.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200 or equivalent 200-level statistics course;STAT 184 or demonstrated competency in R  

STAT 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

STAT 401 Experimental Methods (3) Random variables; probability density functions; estimation; statistical tests, t-tests; correlation; simple linear regression; one-way analysis of variance; randomized blocks.
Effective: Spring 1988
Prerequisite: MATH 111 orMATH 141  

STAT 414 (MATH 414) Introduction to Probability Theory (3) Probability spaces, discrete and continuous random variables, transformations, expectations, generating functions, conditional distributions, law of large numbers, central limit theorems. Students may take only one course from STAT(MATH) 414 and 418.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: MATH 230 orMATH 231  

STAT 415 (MATH 415) Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (3) A theoretical treatment of statistical inference, including sufficiency, estimation, testing, regression, analysis of variance, and chi-square tests.
Effective: Fall 1989
Prerequisite: MATH 414  

STAT 416 (MATH 416) Stochastic Modeling (3) Review of distribution models, probability generating functions, transforms, convolutions, Markov chains, equilibrium distributions, Poisson process, birth and death processes, estimation.
Effective: Spring 1984
Prerequisite: STAT 318 orSTAT 414;MATH 230  

STAT 418 (MATH 418) Introduction to Probability and Stochastic Processes for Engineering (3) Introduction to probability axioms, combinatorics, random variables, limit laws, and stochastic processes. Students may take only one course from MATH(STAT) 414 and 418 for credit.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: MATH 230 orMATH 231  

STAT 440 Computational Statistics (3) Topics related to computing in statistics, including numerical linear algebra, optimization, simulation, numerical integration, and bootstrapping.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: STAT 200 or equivalentSTAT 415, MATH 220  

STAT 460 Intermediate Applied Statistics (3) Review of hypothesis testing, goodness-of-fit tests, regression, correlation analysis, completely randomized designs, randomized complete block designs, latin squares.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200, STAT 240, STAT 250, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

STAT 461 Analysis of Variance (3) Analysis of variance for single and multifactor designs; response surface methodology.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200, STAT 240, STAT 250, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

STAT 462 Applied Regression Analysis (3) Introduction to linear and multiple regression; correlation; choice of models, stepwise regression, nonlinear regression.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200, STAT 240, STAT 250, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

STAT 463 Applied Time Series Analysis (3) Identification of models for empirical data collected over time; use of models in forecasting.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: STAT 462  

STAT 464 Applied Nonparametric Statistics (3) Tests based on nominal and ordinal data for both related and independent samples. Chi-square tests, correlation.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200, STAT 240, STAT 250, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

STAT 466 Survey Sampling (3) Introduction to design and analysis of sample surveys, including questionnaire design, data collection, sampling methods, and ratio and regression estimation.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 200, STAT 240, STAT 250, STAT 301 orSTAT 401  

STAT 470W Problem Solving and Communication in Applied Statistics (3) Provide problem solving and communication skills through development of writing ability, interaction with peers and the SCC, and oral presentations.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: STAT 461, STAT 462, STAT 480 orSTAT 483  

STAT 480 Introduction to SAS (1) Introduction to SAS with emphasis on reading, manipulating and summarizing data.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 3 credits in statistics  

STAT 481 Intermediate SAS for Data Management (1) Intermediate SAS for data management.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: STAT 480  

STAT 482 Advanced Topics in SAS (1) Advanced statistical procedures in SAS, including ANOVA, GLM, CORR, REG, MANOVA, FACTOR, DISCRIM, LOGISTIC, MIXED, GRAPH, EXPORT, and SQL.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: STAT 480 andSTAT 481  

STAT 483 Statistical Analysis System Programming (3) Introduction, intermediate, and advanced topics in SAS. Credit can not be received for both STAT 483 and STAT 480/481/482.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: 3 credits in statistics  

STAT 484 The R Statistical Programing Language (1) Builds an understanding of the basic syntax and structure of the R language for statistical analysis and graphics.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: 3 Credits of Statistics  

STAT 485 Intermediate R Statistical Programming Language (1) Builds an understanding of the basic syntax and structure of the R language for statistical analysis and graphics.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: STAT 502 andSTAT 484  

STAT 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: 6 credits in statistics  

STAT 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: 6 CREDITS IN STATISTICS  

STAT 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: 6 credits in statistics  

STAT 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

STAT 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

STAT 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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