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4.13.7 Statistics Course Descriptions-3000 Level
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STAT 3000  Credits View Details
Title Applied Linear Statistical Models 
Description Applied Linear regression and analysis of variance for designed experiments. This course is not for use in the Honours or Major degree programs in Statistics. Not to be held with STAT 3470, STAT 3480, the former STAT 3120 or the former STAT 3130. Prerequisite: a "C" or better in one of STAT 1150, STAT 2000 or STAT 2001


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STAT 3050  Credits View Details
Title Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications 
Description Development of the basic concepts of probability theory and application in areas of biostatistics, actuarial science, reliability theory, queuing theory. Prerequisites: STAT 3400 or the former STAT 3500 (C); and MATH 2150 or MATH 2720 or MATH 2721 (or the former MATH 2750)(C). 


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STAT 3170  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Quality Control 
Description Techniques for quality improvement through the use of statistical process control. Topics will include acceptance sampling, Pareto diagrams, boxplots, normal probability plots, control charts (EWMA and CUSUM), measurements of process capability and process performance. Prerequisite: a "C" or better in STAT 1150 or STAT 2000 or STAT 2001


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STAT 3380  Credits View Details
Title An Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics 
Description Parametric versus nonparametric inference; inference using ranks and order statistics; tolerance intervals; contingency tables; goodness-of-fit tests; examples from the social and physical sciences. Prerequisite: a "C" or better in one of STAT 1150, STAT 2000 or STAT 2001


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STAT 3400  Credits View Details
Title Introduction to Probability II 
Description (Lab Required) Continuation of STAT 2400. Continuous distributions, properties of common distributions, distributions of functions of random variables. May not be held with the former STAT 3500. Prerequisite: STAT 2400(C). Prerequisite or Corequisite: one of MATH 2150, MATH 2720, MATH 2721 (or the former MATH 2750)(C), or the former MATH 2730, or MATH 2731. 


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STAT 3470  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Methods for Research Workers 1 
Description Linear regression, multiple regression, correlation analysis, introduction to one way analysis of variance, some related topics. May not be held with STAT 3000 or the former STAT 3120. Prerequisite: STAT 2150 (C). Pre- or corequisite: STAT 3400 or the former STAT 3500. 


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STAT 3480  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Methods for Research Workers 2 
Description Analysis of variance, randomized block design, nested and Latin square experiments, analysis of covariance. May not be held with STAT 3000 or the former STAT 3130. Prerequisite: STAT 3470 (C). 


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STAT 3490  Credits View Details
Title Time Series Analysis 
Description Trend and seasonal components, exponential smoothing by the multiple regression method, the Box-Jenkins Methodology, analysis of seasonal data. Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in one of: STAT 3470, STAT 3000 or the former STAT 3120. 


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STAT 3800  Credits View Details
Title Mathematical Statistics 
Description (Lab Required) Multivariate distributions and transformations, order statistics, sampling distributions, convergence, introduction to statistical inference. May not be held with the former STAT 3600. Prerequisite: STAT 3400 or the former STAT 3500 (C). 


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STAT 3980  Credits View Details
Title Work Term I 
Description Work assignment in business, industry, or government for students registered in the Statistics Honours or Major Cooperative Option. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only). Prerequisites: STAT 3470 (C) and STAT 3480 (C). 


Course Code
STAT 3990  Credits View Details
Title Work Term II 
Description Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Statistics Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail). Prerequisite: STAT 3980 (Pass).