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Undergraduate Statistics Course Descriptions

STAT 160 Statistical Methods Three Credit Hours
An elementary treatment of probability and statistical concepts. Topics include data collection, descriptive statistics, measures of central tendency and dispersion, normal and binomial distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression. Emphasis will be placed on understanding statistical concepts, experimental design, and interpretation of statistical results. A statistical package will be introduced.

STAT 361 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Three Credit Hours
Prerequisites: MATH 131 or MATH 106
An introduction to probability and statistical concepts. Topics include frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability rules, probability distributions, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation, and regression. A statistical package will be introduced.

STAT 366 Applied Statistics Three Credit Hours
Prerequisite: STAT 361 or BADM 205
A course in applied statistics covering practical statistical methods. Topics include comparisons of populations, methods of testing the independence of two variables, statistical methods of verifying or rejecting distributional assumptions, analysis of variance, simple linear regression, and certain nonparametric procedures. Students will obtain experience with statistical packages.

STAT 461 Data Analysis Three Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Previous statistics course
An introduction to graphical and exploratory analysis of data with extensive use of familiar statistical packages such as MINITAB. Topics include analysis of variance, two-way designs with interaction, multiple regression models, and basic nonparametric procedures.