Search Results

Search Results for "STAT 4710"

STAT 4710: Introduction to Experimental Design

(Dual-listed with STAT 5710).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: STAT 3010 or STAT 3260 or STAT 5870
The role of statistics in research and the principles of experimental design. Concepts of experimental and observational units, randomization, replication, blocking, subdividing and repeatedly measuring experimental units; factorial treatment designs and confounding; common designs including randomized complete block design, Latin square design, split-plot design, and analysis of data from such common designs; extensions of the analysis of variance to cover variance components. Determining sample size. Graduation Restriction: Credit in only one of STAT 4020, STAT 4710, or STAT 5710 may be applied to graduation. May not be used for graduate credit in the Statistics MS and PhD degree programs. (Typically Offered: Fall, Spring)

The curriculum in liberal arts and sciences with a major in statistics is designed to prepare students for (1) statistics positions in business, industry or commerce, nonprofit institutions, and in state or federal government; and (2) graduate study in statistics. Positions include the following types of work: statistical design, data visualization, analysis and interpretation of experiments and surveys; data processing and analysis using modern computation facilities and statistical computing systems; application of statistical principles and methods in commercial areas such as finance, insurance, industrial research, technology, marketing, manufacturing, sports analytics, quality control, and nonprofit organizations, such as institutions involved in health care or medical research.