Statistics (STA)

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STA 150 Foundations of Statistics3 Credit hours   

A critical thinking course on the basic foundation of Statistics for non-majors, allowing them to better prepare, develop and harness discipline-specific skills.

Pre-req: (ACT Math with a score of 17 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 460 or Placement Math SP20 with a score of 237) and STA 150L (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: STA 150L
Attributes: Statistics
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STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded4 Credit hours   

A critical thinking course on the basic foundation of Statistics for non-majors with algebra review, allowing them to better prepare, develop and harness discipline-specific skills.

Pre-req: STA 150L (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: STA 150L
Attributes: Statistics
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STA 150L Foundations of Statistics Lab1 Credit hour   

A lab to provide training in using the SPSS software in Foundations of Statistics for non-majors.

Pre-req: STA 150 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D or STA 150B (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: STA 150 or STA 150B
Attributes: Statistics
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STA 225 Bison image  Introductory Statistics (CT)3 Credit hours   

A critical thinking course in applied statistical reasoning covering basic probability, descriptive statistics and fundamental statistical inference procedures. Parameter estimation and hypothesis testing for variety of situations with wide applications.

Pre-req: ACT Math with a score of 21 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 500 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 530 or Placement Math After SP17 with a score of 102 or MTH 121 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 123 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130E with a minimum grade of C or MTH 122 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 125 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 121B with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Statistics
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STA 326 Applied Statistical Methods3 Credit hours   

Use of statistical packages; introduction to descriptive, probability and sampling distributions; forecasting, inferences concerning one and two samples; simple and multiple regression, analysis of variance and covariance.

Pre-req: STA 225 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 225 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 229 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 345 Applied Prob and Stat3 Credit hours   

Statistical methods in scientific/engineering research, with emphasis on applications. Probability modeling, experimental design/survey sampling, estimation/hypothesis testing procedures, regression, ANOVA/factor analysis. Implementation using statistical software such as Excel/SAS.

Pre-req: MTH 230 with a minimum grade of C or IST 230 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 412 Regression Analysis3 Credit hours   

Determining regression models; deriving parameter estimates using calculus; detailed coverage of tests of assumptions and remedial procedures (transformations and weithted least-squares); multiple and polynomial regression; tests and corrections for autocorrelation.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 413 Experimental Designs3 Credit hours   

Analysis of variance an covariance models with derivations using calculus; detailed testing of model assumptions and remedial measures (as transformations) to yield adequate models; use of various statistical designs.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of D or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 420 Nonparametric Statistics3 Credit hours   

Coverage of a variety of nonparametric or distribution-free methods for practical statistical inference problems in hypothesis testing and estimation, including rank procedures and randomization procedures.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 422 Time Series Forecasting3 Credit hours   

Finding statistical models to represent various time dependent phenomena and processes; coverage of a variety of forecasting techniques, with an emphasis on adaptive, regression, and Box-Jenkins procedures.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 425 Sampling Designs & Estimation3 Credit hours   

Coverage of the theory and applications of a variety of sampling designs; sample size determination; ratio and regression estimates; comparisions among the designs.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 435 Statistical Data Mining3 Credit hours   

Introduction to statistical learning techniques for analyzing high dimensional data. Topics include data mining strategy, explanatory analysis, predictive modeling techniques and model assessment.

Pre-req: STA 345 with a minimum grade of D or STA 445 with a minimum grade of D.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 445 Probability & Statistics I3 Credit hours   

Probability spaces, conditional probability, and applications. Random variables, distributions, expectation, and moments.

Pre-req: MTH 231 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 446 Probability & Statistics II3 Credit hours   

Statistical inference: estimation of parameters, tests of hypotheses. Regression, analysis of variance.

Pre-req: MTH 445 or STA 445.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 464 Statistical Computing3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the commonly used statistical computing techniques, procedures and methods, with extensive use of R language and environment, and SAS for statistical computing and graphics.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 466 Stochastic Processes3 Credit hours   

Review of probability theory. Topics include stationary processes, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, Markovian queuing systems, random walks, renewal processes, Brownian motion and Markov Chain Monte Carlo.

Pre-req: STA 445 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 470 Applied Survival Analysis3 Credit hours   

Survival and hazard functions, parametric and non-parametric methods, models and inferences for survival data, and regression diagnosis. (PR: C or better in STA 445, or by permission).

Pre-req: MTH 445 with a minimum grade of C or STA 445 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Courses on special topics in statistics not listed among the current offerings.

Attributes: Statistics
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STA 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

A faculty, supervised, indvidualized course of study of a topic in statistics.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Statistics
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