Degrees Offered with a Major in Statistics

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Quantitative Finance
  • Master of Science in Statistics
  • Master of Statistics

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Statistics Departmental Courses

STA 5223Applied Sample Survey Methods3
STA 5325Fundamentals of Probability3
STA 5328Fundamentals of Statistical Theory3
STA 5503Categorical Data Methods3
STA 5507Applied Nonparametric Methods3
STA 5701Applied Multivariate Methods3
STA 5856Applied Time Series Methods3
STA 6092Applied Statistical Practice3
STA 6126Statistical Methods in Social Research I3
STA 6166Statistical Methods in Research I3
STA 6167Statistical Methods in Research II3
STA 6177Applied Survival Analysis3
STA 6207Regression Analysis3
STA 6208Basic Design and Analysis of Experiments3
STA 6246Theory of Linear Models3
STA 6275Statistical Computing I: Optimization3
STA 6276Statistical Computing II: Monte Carlo Methods3
STA 6326Introduction to Theoretical Statistics I3
STA 6327Introduction to Theoretical Statistics II3
STA 6329Matrix Algebra and Statistical Computing3
STA 6505Analysis of Categorical Data3
STA 6707Analysis of Multivariate Data3
STA 6866Monte Carlo Statistical Methods3
STA 6905Individual Work1-5
STA 6910Supervised Research1-5
STA 6934Special Topics in Statistics1-4
STA 6938Seminar1
STA 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
STA 6942Internship1-3
STA 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
STA 7179Survival Analysis3
STA 7233Advanced Regression3
STA 7249Generalized Linear Models3
STA 7334Limit Theory3
STA 7346Statistical Inference3
STA 7347Advanced Inference3
STA 7348Bayesian Theory3
STA 7466Probability Theory I3
STA 7467Probability Theory II3
STA 7828Topics in Stochastic Processes3
STA 7934Special Topics in Statistics1-9
STA 7979Advanced Research1-12
STA 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

Statistics (PHD)

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Recognize and select appropriate results, models, and methods to solve a statistical problem

SLO 2     Skills     
Solve problems in statistical theory and analyze statistical methods mathematically and logically

SLO 3     Skills     
Review, synthesize, and explain a body of statistical literature, and propose new areas for research

SLO 4     Skills     
Create, elaborate, and apply new statistical theory and/or methodology

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Clearly and effectively present ideas in speech and writing concerning statistical theory, methodology, and applications

Statistics (MS)  

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Identify and select mathematical results and statistical models appropriate for an analysis

SLO 2     Knowledge        
Use mathematical results to analyze statistical methods

SLO 3     Knowledge        
Apply statistical methods and models to analyze data

SLO 4     Skills     
Devise novel statistical methods or mathematical results, or a novel synthesis or application of existing methods and results

SLO 5       Professional Behavior   
Clearly explain, both orally and in writing, statistical methods and their application to data

Statistics (MStat)

SLO 1     Knowledge       
Identify and select mathematical results and statistical models appropriate for an analysis

SLO 2     Knowledge        
Use mathematical results to analyze statistical methods

SLO 3     Knowledge        
Apply statistical methods and models to analyze data

SLO 4     Skills     
Independently acquire and synthesize new knowledge of statistical methods and the analysis of data

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Clearly and effectively explain, both orally and in writing, statistical methods and their application to data