Courses

STAA 551  Regression Models and Applications  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Estimation/hypothesis testing methods: t-tests, ANOVA, regression, residual analyses, transformations, goodness of fit, interactions, confounding.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.A.S. program. Written consent of instructor. This is a partial- semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 552  Generalized Regression Models  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Nonlinear regression, iteratively reweighted least squares, dose-response models, count data, multi-way tables, survival analysis.
Prerequisite: STAA 551, may be taken concurrently or STAT 540.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 553  Experimental Design  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Design/analysis of experiments. Emphasis on balanced design; use of computing packages SAS and R. Example-based presentation, rather than theoretical.
Prerequisite: (STAA 551 or STAT 540) and (STAA 562 or STAT 530).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 554  Mixed Models  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Topics in linear, generalized linear, and nonlinear models with fixed and random predictors, balanced and unbalanced cases.
Prerequisite: STAA 553, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 556  Statistical Consulting  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Effective consulting to meet with clients, analyze real data, and prepare reports.
Prerequisite: STAA 500 to 599 - at least 28 credits.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 561  Probability with Applications  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Random variables, continuous and discrete distributions, expectations, joint and conditional distributions, transformations.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.A.S. program. Written consent of instructor. This is a partial- semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 562  Mathematical Statistics with Applications  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and applications of estimations, testing, and confidence intervals. Computer simulations, sampling from the normal distribution.
Prerequisite: STAA 561, may be taken concurrently or STAT 520.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 565  Quantitative Reasoning  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Confounding, types of bias such as selection bias and regression effect bias, Simpson's paradox, experiments versus observational studies.
Prerequisite: STAA 551, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 566  Computational and Graphical Methods  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Exploratory data analysis using graphics, effective communication with graphs, data reduction methods.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to M.A.S. program. Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 567  Computational and Simulation Methods  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Methods to estimate probability distribution of nonstandard test statistics, find estimators, test hypotheses, and compute confidence intervals.
Prerequisite: (STAA 551, may be taken concurrently or STAT 540) and (STAA 561, may be taken concurrently or STAT 520).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 568  Topics Industrial/Organizational Statistics  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Quality management, process control, reliability, decision making.
Prerequisite: (STAA 553, may be taken concurrently) and (STAA 561 or STAT 520).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 571  Survey Statistics  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Survey design, simple random, stratified, and cluster samples. Estimation and variance estimation.
Prerequisite: (STAA 551 or STAT 540) and (STAA 562 or STAT 530).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 572  Nonparametric Methods  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Rank-based methods, nonparametric inferential techniques, scatterplot smoothing, nonparametric function estimation, environmental applications.
Prerequisite: (STAA 551, may be taken concurrently or STAT 540) and (STAA 562, may be taken concurrently or STAT 530).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 573  Analysis of Time Series  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Moving average and auto-regression correlation structures, estimation and forecasting, modeling seasonality. Financial and environmental applications.
Prerequisite: (STAA 551, may be taken concurrently or STAT 540) and (STAA 561, may be taken concurrently or STAT 520).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 574  Methods in Multivariate Analysis  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Multivariate ANOVA, principal components, factor analysis, cluster analysis, discrimination analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in STAA 551; must have concurrent registration in STAA 561. Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 575  Applied Bayesian Statistics  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Bayesian analysis of statistical models, prior and posterior distributions, computing methods, interpretation.
Prerequisite: (STAA 552) and (STAA 562 or STAT 530) and (STAA 567).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 576  Methods in Environmental Statistics  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Statistical methodologies used in environmental/ecological studies. Topics in spatial statistics, abundance estimation for biological populations.
Prerequisite: (STAA 552) and (STAA 561 or STAT 520).
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

STAA 577  Statistical Learning and Data Mining  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Applications-oriented overview into how to use statistical methods to do data mining, inference, and prediction.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in STAA 551; must have concurrent registration in STAA 561. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.