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2000 Introduction to Microcomputers (3) F,S,Su2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. A
user-oriented introduction to microcomputers and applications software; terminology;

hardware; software: the operating system, word processing, spreadsheets, data
management, graphics, communications.

2201 Introduction to Statistical Analysis (4) F,S3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab.
Prereq.: MATH 1021 or equivalent. Descriptive statistics; inferential statistical
methods

including confidence interval estimation and hypothesis testing for one and
two population means and proportions; one-way analysis of variance; simple linear
regression and correlation; analysis of categorical data.

3001 Exploratory Statistical Data Analysis (3) VPrereq.: EXST 2201 or equivalent.
2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Graphical analysis, perception, and construction
rules;

descriptive statistics; graphs for data exploration and decision making.

3201 Statistical Analysis II (4) SPrereq.: EXST 2201 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Applied statistical modeling: multiple regression, variable selection, serial correlation, repeated measures, multivariate tools, logistic regression, blocking and factorial design, categorical data analysis, and nonparametric techniques.

4012 Introduction to Sampling Techniques (3) SuPrereq.: EXST 2201 or equivalent. Simple random, stratified random, cluster, systematic, multistage, multiphase,and unequal probability sampling procedures methods and applications; ratio and regression estimation; non-response and non-sampling errors.

4050 Principles and Theory of Statistics (4) FPrereq.: EXST 2201 or equivalent
and MATH 1550 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Probability distributions
as models for real-world processes; sampling distributions and the central limit
theorem; estimation and confidence region methods; principles of hypothesis
testing;

modeling; emphasis on links between theory, methodology, and application.

4085 Seminar in Statistics (1) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. May be repeated
for credit when topics vary. Topics not covered in other experimental statistics
courses.

4087 Special Topics in Applied Statistics (3) VPrereq.: EXST 2201 or equivalent.
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7003 Statistical Inference I (4) F,S3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Prereq.: MATH 1021 or equivalent. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7003, 7004, 7005. Basic concepts of statistical models and sampling; descriptive and inferential methods; normal, t, chi-square, and F distributions; tests of hypothesis and estimation, analysis of variance, correlation, regression, analysis of categorical data; emphasis on social and behavioral sciences research problems; computer software applications.

7004 Experimental Statistics I (4) F,S3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Prereq.: MATH 1021 or equivalent. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7003, 7004, 7005. Basic concepts of statistical models and use of samples; measures of variation and central tendency; normal, t, chi-square, and F distributions; test of hypothesis, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation; emphasis on laboratory-oriented sciences research problems; computer software applications.

7005 Statistical Techniques I (4) F,S3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Prereq.: MATH 1021 or equivalent. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7003, 7004, 7005. Basic concepts of statistical models and sampling methods, descriptive statistical measures, distributions, tests of significance, analysis of variance, regression, correlation, and chi-square; emphasis on field-oriented life sciences research problems; computer software applications.

7011 Nonparametric Statistics (3) SuPrereq.: EXST 7003 or 7004 or 7005 or equivalent. Nonparametric one- and two-sample location and distribution tests, including binomial, chi-square, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Mann-Whitney U, Wilcoxon; analyses of variance, including Cochran's Q, Kruskal-Wallis, Friedman; correlation and regression, including Kendall's tau, Spearman's rho, and point biserial.

7012 Fundamental Sampling Techniques (3) SuPrereq.: EXST 7003 or 7004 or 7005
or equivalent. Sample and stratified random sampling; ratio and regression

estimation; cluster, multistage, and multiphase sampling procedures; systematic
sampling; nonresponse and nonsampling errors; links between methodology and

application emphasized.

7013 Statistical Inference II (4) SPrereq.: EXST 7003 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7013, 7014, 7015. Analyses of variance and experimental designs; completely randomized and complete block designs; latin square designs; split plot; arrangements of treatments; multiple comparisons; covariance analysis; multiple and curvilinear regression techniques; emphasis on social and behavioral sciences research problems.

7014 Experimental Statistics II (4) FPrereq.: EXST 7004 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7013, 7014, 7015. Multiple classification analysis of variance and covariance, individual degrees of freedom, factorial arrangement of treatments, and multiple regression; emphasis on science/laboratory research problems.

7015 Statistical Techniques II (4) F,SPrereq.: EXST 7005 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Credit will be given for only one of the following: EXST 7013, 7014, 7015. Multiple classification analyses of variance and covariance, sampling designs, parameter estimation, multiple regression and correlation, tests of specific hypothesis, and factorial experiments; emphasis on field-oriented life sciences research problems.

7022 Statistical Aspects of Quantitative Genetics (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7014 or equivalent and AGRI 2072 or equivalent. Statistical aspects of quantitative inheritance; partitioning of variance; covariance among relatives; theory of inbreeding; estimation and testing of genetic parameters; best linear prediction of genetic merit; mixed model application; selection theory.

7023 Advanced Topics in Statistical Genetics (3) VPrereq.: EXST 4050 or equivalent and 7022. Topics not covered in other experimental statistics courses, such as best linear unbiased prediction of genetic merit; likelihood-based methods for genetic parameter estimation; analysis of selected populations; methods for quantitative genetic analysis of discrete data.

7024 Biological Population Statistics I (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7005 or equivalent.
Specialized sampling for estimation of plant and animal population parameters
including density and abundance, survival, recruitment, space-use, and spatial
pattern; methods used include quadrants, line transects, plotless sampling techniques,

change-in-ratio estimators including capture-recapture and exploitation or catch-per-effort
estimators, and home range models.

7025 Biological Population Statistics II (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7015 or equivalent. Extensive development and application of statistical techniques to parameter estimation in population dynamics; principles of model building and role of model building in population management.

7031 Experimental Design (3) SPrereq.: EXST 7013 or 7014 or 7015 or equivalent. Comparison of designs, models, and analyses; emphasis on factorial experiments, complete and incomplete block designs, and confounding.

7032 Survey Design (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7013 or equivalent. Comparison of experimental and quasi-experimental designs; repeated measures, covariance analysis, and confounding in factorial experiments; emphasis on social and behavioral science research problems.

7034 Regression Analysis (3) FPrereq.: EXST 7013 or 7014 or 7015 or equivalent; and knowledge of matrix algebra. Fundamentals of regression analysis, stressing an understanding of underlying principles; response surfaces, variable selection techniques, and nonlinear regression.

7035 Applied Least-Squares (3) SPrereq.: EXST 7013 or 7014 or 7015 or equivalent.
Applications of least squares methods; usual constraints, no constraints, and

means model constraints to unbalanced cross classified and nested data; emphasis
on analysis of variance and covariance for fixed effects models.

7036 Categorical Data Analysis (3) FPrereq.: EXST 7014 or equivalent. Statistical
techniques used in analyzing data from discrete distributions; contingency tables,

loglinear and logitmodels, logistic regression, and repeated measures for nominal
and ordinal data; emphasis on computer analysis and interpretation.

7037 Multivariate Statistics (3) FPrereq.: EXST 7013 or 7014 or 7015 or equivalent;
and knowledge of matrix algebra. Comparison of multivariate techniques and

analyses; emphasis on discriminant analysis, factor analysis and principal component
analysis, canonical correlation, cluster analysis, and multivariate analysis
of

variance.

7051 Applied Bayesian Inference (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7003 or 7004 or 7005; or
equivalent. Basic decision theory applications, useful sampling distributions
and

convenient priors, Bayesian statistical inference, and Bayesian analysis of
multiple decision problems.

7060 Probability and Statistics (3) FPrereq.: MATH 2057 or equivalent. Probability,
random variables, discrete and continuous distribution functions; expected values,
moment generating functions; functions of random variables.

7061 Statistical Theory (3) SPrereq.: EXST 7060 or equivalent. Point estimation;
hypothesis testing; interval estimation; large sample theory; new developments
in

statistical inference.

7062 Advanced Topics in Statistical Theory (3) VPrereq.: EXST 7061. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Topics of current interest; emphasis on theoretical development of statistical methodology.

7083 Practicum in Statistical Consulting I (2) SuPrereq.: EXST 7013 or 7014
or 7015, and permission of instructor. 4 hrs. independent study. Pass-fail grading.

Supervised application of statistical techniques to research problems; readings,
oral presentations, and discussions on statistical consulting; problem-solving;

mock-consulting sessions; participation in real-life statistical consulting
sessions under faculty supervision.

7084 Practicum in Statistical Consulting II (2) F,S,SuPrereq.: EXST 7083 and permission of instructor. 4 hrs. independent study. Pass-fail grading. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Primary responsibility for statistical consulting projects under the supervision of graduate faculty.

7085 Special Problem in Statistics (1-3) F,S,SuPrereq.: permission of department.
Pass-fail grading. A technical paper on an advanced topic in statistics is required.

Development of a topic in advanced statistics under faculty supervision.

7086 Advanced Seminar in Statistics (1) F,S,SuPrereq.: consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Pass-fail grading. Develop and present a 50-minute seminar on an advanced topic in statistics as a part of the department's seminar series.

7087 Advanced Topics in Statistics (1-3) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. May
be repeated for credit when topics vary. Lectures on advanced topics in statistics
not

covered in other experimental statistics courses.

7999 Independent Study (1-3)Prereq.: Permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Independent study under the guidance of graduate faculty.