Offered by Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Natural and Social Sciences
STAT Courses

 STAT 235GS  Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences  3 hours
 Prereq: MATH 101* OR Math ACT score of 20 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra
An introduction to statistics for educational and sociological research. The course will include descriptive statistics, normal
distribution and an introduction to correlation and hypothesis testing.
 STAT 241GS  Elementary Statistics  3 hours
 Prereq: either MATH 101* or MATH 102GS* or MATH 115* or MATH 123GS* OR Math ACT score of 20 or greater
An introduction to statistical concepts and methods. Not open to department majors.

 STAT 345  Applied Statistics I  3 hours
 Prereq: MATH 115* or MATH 123GS*
Descriptive statistics; statistical inference using the binomial, normal, F and Chi Square distributions; and analysis of
variance topics. Recommended for departmental majors as the beginning applied statistics course.
 STAT 399  Internship  14 hours
 Prereq: MATH 115* or MATH 123GS*
On the job experience designed to complement the major. Internships are available only in selected areas. Consult with
departmental advisor. (Credit/No Credit)
 STAT 437  Computer Analysis of Statistical Data  3 hours
 Prereq: STAT 241GS* or STAT 345*
The analysis of data taken from the social sciences. The computer will be a tool for the course.
 STAT 441  Probability and Statistics  3 hours
 Prereq: MATH 260*
The mathematical development of discrete and continuous probability distributions including multivariate distributions, moments
and moment generating functions, the special discrete and continuous probability distributions, the normal distribution,
sampling distributions, and hypothesis testing.
 STAT 442  Mathematical Statistics  3 hours
 Prereq: STAT 345* and STAT 441*
A continuation of STAT 441. The further mathematical development of special probability densities,
functions of random variables, sampling distributions, decision theory, point and interval estimators, hypotheses testing, and
covariance.
 STAT 495  Independent Study in Statistics  13 hours
 Prereq: permission
An individual investigation by the student of topics not included in the normal statistics offerings.
* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.