Statistics Undergraduate Courses

Some courses may not be offered every year. Check with the college or department office for current information about when specific courses are offered.  

 

For course syllabi, see the departmental website.

 

STA  270 APPLIED STATISTICS      (3)

Graphical and quantitative description of data; binomial, normal, and t distributions; one- and two-sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals; simple linear regression and correlation.  Credit cannot be earned in both STA 270 and STA 275.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  Prerequisite: MAT 102X with a grade greater than or equal to C or Math Placement 46 or International Exchange Student Group SAS

 

STA  275 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS      (3)

A calculus-based applied statistics course.  Descriptive statistics; discrete and continuous random variables; probability distributions including binomial, Poisson, normal and t-distributions; one- and two-sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals; simple linear regression and correlation.  Credit cannot be earned in both STA 270 and STA 275.  Letter grade only.  Prerequisite: MAT 131 or MAT 137 with a grade greater than or equal to C

 

STA  371 INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS      (3)

Applies statistical methods to real world problems. Simple and multiple regression, ANOVA, experimental design, and categorical data analysis. Designing studies and collecting data, analyzing information, and writing reports.  Letter grade only.  Prerequisite: STA 270 or STA 275 with a grade greater than or equal to C

 

STA  408 FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE      (1-12)

Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Pass-fail only. Fee required.  No repeat limit.  

 

STA  471 REGRESSION ANALYSIS      (3)

Simple linear, multiple linear, curvilinear, and multiple curvilinear regression models.  Simple, multiple, and partial correlation.  Variable selection techniques.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  Prerequisite: (STA 270 or STA 275) and (MAT 136 or MAT 136H) with grades greater than or equal to C

 

STA  472 NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS       (3)

Surveys nonparametric procedures, including binomial, Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis, Friedman, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, and chi-square tests; comparisons to parametric techniques.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required. Prerequisite: STA 270 or STA 275 with a grade greater than or equal to C

 

STA  473C INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS I      (3)

Elementary combinatorial probability theory, random variables, probability distributions, and moments.  Prerequisite: MAT 238 with grade greater than or equal to C CAP

 

STA  474C INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II      (3)

Principles of statistical inference, estimation, and hypothesis testing.  Prerequisite: STA 473C with grade greater than or equal to C CAP

 

STA  477 TIME SERIES ANALYSIS      (3)

Methods for analyzing time series including: decomposition of time series, seasonal adjustment methods, index numbers; forecasting including causal models, trend models, smoothing models, autoregressive models, moving average and integrated models.  Letter grade only.  Prerequisite: STA 471 with a grade greater than or equal to C

 

STA  485 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH     (1-6)

 Original research under the supervision of a research adviser. Pass-fail only.  May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.  Department consent required.

 

STA  497 INDEPENDENT STUDY      (1-6)

Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.  Department consent required.