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Summer 2005




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. Prerequisite: A suitable score on LRC Algebra placement exam. Not open to students who have passed a higher level of statistics course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information contact mklein1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets   Mathematics   GER:Meets   M/S.
          GDR:Meets M.
[0483] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             KLEIN, M
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:05pm (SOND101)
            MTh........5:00pm- 5:50pm (SOND101) DIS


STAT 350  Statistics with Applications in the                     4 credits
          Biological Sciences (MS)                          
Organization and presentation of data, summary of descriptive measures, probability, binomial and normal distributions, sampling natural populations and the estimation of population parameters, hypothesis testing, chi-square analysis, experimental designs and the analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, and nonparametric statistics. Students will be introduced to statistical computing. All the statistical procedures will be illustrated using data from biology and the health sciences. Note: Not open to students who have passed or are concurrently taking STAT 351, 355, 356, 453 or CMPE 320. This course does not satisfy the statistics requirement for computer science majors and does not qualify as part of the mathematics major or minor. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 151 placement.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets   Mathematics   GER:Meets   M/S.
          GDR:Meets M.
[0484] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             VALLEJOS, R
            MTuTh......6:00pm- 8:05pm (BIOL120)
            MTh........5:00pm- 5:50pm (BIOL120) 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 and Pareto distribution, estimation of population parameters, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, chi-square analysis, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation, index numbers, time series analysis and forecasting. Students will be introduced to statistical computing. All the statistical procedures will be illustrated using data from management, business and economics. Note: Not open to students who have passed or are concurrently taking STAT 350, 355, 356, 453 or CMPE 320. This course does not satisfy the statistics requirement for computer science majors and does not qualify as part of the mathematics major or minor. Prerequisite: MATH 150 or 155.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets   Mathematics   GER:Meets   M/S.
          GDR:Meets M.
[0485] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             DASGUPTA, N
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  104)
            MTh........5:00pm- 5:50pm (MP  104) 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 with a grade of "C" or better or who concurrently are taking STAT 350, 351 or 453. Prerequisite: MATH 142 or 152. Recommended: CMSC 203. For more information contact bebu1@math.umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets   Mathematics   GER:Meets   M/S.
          GDR:Meets M.
[0486] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             BEBU, I
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (MP  106)
            MTh........5:00pm- 5:50pm (MP  106) DIS


STAT 432  Statistical Computer Packages and Their                  1 credit
          Applications                                      
Students become familiar with commercial statistical packages such as SAS, SPSS, BMDP, Splus and their use for various statistical applications. Prerequisite: STAT 350, 351, 355 or 453 or permission of instructor. For more information contact caoli1@math.umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0488] 6040 Meets 05/31/2005 - 06/24/2005             CAO, L
            W..........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ENG 122)


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, characteristic functions and large sample theory. Pre- or Corequisite: MATH 251. Recommended: CMSC 203.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD THIS COURSE WILL
          MEET IN MP 401.
[0489] 6080 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/22/2005             ARMSTRONG, T
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 8:45pm (MP  401)


STAT 496  Statistics Practicum                                  1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


STAT 499  Independent Study in Statistics                       1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


STAT 699  Independent Study In Statistics                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/P-F    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


STAT 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


STAT 899  Doctoral Dissertation Research                        1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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