# Statistics (STAT)

**1342. Elementary Statistics. (MATH 1342) 3(3-0)**

Elementary description of tools of statistics inference, including empirical and theoretical distributions, probability, sampling, treatment of both continuous and discrete data, correlation, and applications to practical problems.

Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1324.

**4301. Biostatistics. 3(3-0)**

For students in biology, health sciences, human sciences and wildlife science. Descriptive and inferential statistics, basic probability concepts, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, simple linear regression, principles of epidemiology, statistical vs. clinical significance and quasi-statistical methods.

Prerequisites: MATH 1314.

**4303. Statistical Methods. 3(3-0)**

Calculus-based probability, discrete and continuous random variables, joint distributions, sampling distributions, the central limit theorem, descriptive statistics, interval estimates, hypothesis tests, ANOVA, correlation and simple regression.

Prerequisite: MATH 2414

**4350. Probability. 3(3-0)**

Sample spaces, combinatorics, independence, conditional probability, and Bayes' rule. Discrete and continuous probability distribution, Chebychev's inequality, and limit theorems.

Prerequisite: MATH 3415.

**4351. Mathematics Theory of Statistics. 3(3-0)**

Sampling distributions, estimation properties and methods, testing hypothesis, power of tests and likelihood ratios.

Prerequisites: STAT 4350 or the equivalent and 3 semester hours of advanced mathematics.

**4390. Selected Topics in Statistics. 3(3-0)**

Topics in statistics not adequately covered in other courses. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.

Prerequisite: 3 semester hours of advanced mathematics or statistics.

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