Statistics
Summer 2003
STAT 121 Introduction to Statistics for the Social 4 credits
Sciences (MS)
Introduction to statistical methods common to social science applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory, concepts of sampling, and principles of statistical inference. Note: There is also a separate discussion time, which is recommended but not required. A teaching assistant will lead the discussion to assist students in understanding the material. Prerequisite: High school algebra II. Not open to students who have passed a higher level of statistics course with a grade of "C" or better.

Grade Method: REG/PF/AUD
GFR:Meets Mathematics GER:Meets M/S.
GDR:Meets M.
[0282] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003  07/18/2003 KEGAN, B
MTuTh......6:00pm 8:05pm (MP 101)
MTh........5:00pm 5:50pm (MP 101) DIS
STAT 351 Applied Statistics for Business and 4 credits
Economics (MS)
Organization and presentation of data, summary of descriptive measures, probability, binomial, normal distributions, Pareto distribution, estimation of population parameters, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, chisquare analysis, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, index numbers, time series analysis, and forecasting. Students are introduced to statistical computing using data from management, business and economics. Note: Not open to students who have passed or are concurrently taking STAT 355 or STAT 453. This course does not satisfy the statistics requirement for computer science majors and does not qualify as part of the mathematics major or minor. There is also a separate discussion time, which is recommended but not required. A teaching assistant will lead the discussion to assist students in understanding the material. Prerequisite: MATH 150.

Grade Method: REG/PF/AUD
GFR:Meets Mathematics GER:Meets M/S.
GDR:Meets M.
[0283] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003  07/18/2003 DASGUPTA, N
MWTh.......6:00pm 8:05pm (BS 120)
MTh........5:00pm 5:50pm (BS 120) DIS
STAT 355 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4 credits
for Scientists and Engineers (MS)
An introduction to applied statistics designed for science majors and others with demonstrated quantitative ability. Topics include nature of statistical methods, random variables and their distribution functions, general principles of estimation and hypothesis testing. A laboratory introduces students to computer techniques in statistical analysis. Note: Not open to students who have passed or are concurrently taking STAT 350, STAT 351 or STAT 453. There is also a separate discussion time, which is recommended but not required. A teaching assistant will lead the discussion to assist students in understanding the material. Prerequisite: MATH 142 or MATH 152. Recommended: CMSC 203. NOTE: This course will meet in MP 101.

Grade Method: REG/PF/AUD
GFR:Meets Mathematics GER:Meets M/S.
GDR:Meets M.
[0284] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003  07/18/2003 WU, Y
MWF........1:00pm 3:05pm
MF........12:00pm12:50pm (MP 101) DIS
STAT 451 Introduction to Probability Theory 3 credits
Topics include probability spaces and probability calculus, random variables and their distribution functions, the calculus of expectations, characteristics functions, large sample theory. Pre or corequisite: MATH 251. Recommended: CMSC 203.

Grade Method: REG/PF/AUD
[0285] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003  07/18/2003 ARMSTRONG, T
MW.........6:00pm 8:45pm (MP 401)
STAT 651 Basic Probability 3 credits
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/AUD THIS IS A
CROSSLISTED COURSE. SEE STAT 451 FOR
COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[7586] 6080 Meets 05/27/2003  07/18/2003 ARMSTRONG, T
MW.........6:00pm 8:45pm (MP 401)
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