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STAT 587: Statistical Methods for Research Workers

(3-2) Cr. 4. F.S.SS.

Prereq: An applied statistics course at the undergraduate level, such as STAT 101, 104, 105, 201, or 226. Students without an equivalent course should contact the department.
A first course in statistics for graduate students from the applied sciences. Principles of data analysis and scientific inference, including estimation, hypothesis testing, and the construction of interval estimates. Statistical concepts and models, including group comparison, blocking, and linear regression. Different sections are designed for students in various disciplines, and additional methods covered may depend on the target audience. Topics covered may include basic experimental designs and analysis of variance for those designs, analysis of categorical data, logistic and log-linear regression, likelihood-based inference, and the use of simulation. Equivalent to STAT 401 in previous catalogs. May not be used for graduate credit in the Statistics MS and PhD degree programs. Credit in STAT 401 or STAT 587, but not both, may be applied toward graduation.

Political Science, all students are expected to complete STAT 587 , POL S 502 , and a thesis...

Genetics and Genomics beginning in the program will take STAT 587 Statistical Methods for Research Workers and...