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Summer 2008


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STAT 121  Introduction to Statistics for the Social               4 credits
          Sciences                                          
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.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0298] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             SLOWIKOWSKI, W
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (MP  105)
            MW........11:30am-12:20pm (MP  105) DIS


STAT 350  Statistics with Applications in the                     4 credits
          Biological Sciences                               
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 non-parametric 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 placement into 151 placement.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0299] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             SLOWIKOWSKI, W
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (FA  015)
            MW.........5:00pm- 5:50pm (ACIV305) DIS


STAT 351  Applied Statistics for Business and                     4 credits
          Economics                                         
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. Note: Section 8620 is held at The Universities at Shady Grove. For more information contact atul@umbc.edu for section 8620.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets M.
[0300] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             STANWYCK, E
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (FA  018)
            MW.........5:00pm- 5:50pm (FA  015) DIS
[0301] 8620 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             ROY, A
            TuThF......9:00am-11:05am (OFF ...)
            TuTh......11:10am-12:00pm (OFF ...) DIS


STAT 355  Introduction to Probability and Statistics              4 credits
          for Scientists and Engineers                      
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, 356 or 453 or CMPE 320. Recommended: CMSC 203. Prerequisite: MATH 142 or 152.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets M.
[0302] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             STAFF
            MWTh.......6:00pm- 8:05pm (FA  006)
            MW.........5:00pm- 5:50pm (FA  018) DIS


STAT 432  Statistical Computer Packages and Their                  1 credit
          Applications                                      
The student will become familiar with the commercial statistical packages such as SAS, SPSS, BMDP, SPLUS and their, uses for various statistical applications. Prerequisite: STAT 350, 351, 355 or 453, or permission of instructor.
          Grade Method: REG
[0303] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             WU, Y
            Tu.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ENGR122)


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
[0304] 6080 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/18/2008             ARMSTRONG, T
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 8:45pm (MP  401)


STAT 699  Independent Study In Statistics                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7783] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged
[7811] 1501 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             NEERCHAL, N
            Time and room to be arranged


STAT 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7784] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


STAT 898  PRE CANDIDACY DOCTORAL RESEARCH                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7785] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged
[7814] 2601 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             SINHA, B
            Time and room to be arranged


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