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4.13.7 Statistics Course Descriptions-4000 Level
Course Code
STAT 4100  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Inference 1 
Description Introduction to methods of estimation, including asymptotic and Bayesian methods. May not to be held with the former STAT 4140. Prerequisite: STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600. 


Course Code
STAT 4170  Credits View Details
Title Lifetime Data Analysis 
Description An introduction to basic principles and techniques for lifetime data analysis in biostatistics and reliability, with emphasis on theory and applications. Topics to be covered include: censoring, truncation, survival and hazard functions, parametric and nonparametric methods, proportional hazards regression. Prerequisites: STAT 3480 (C); and either STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4200  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Inference 2 
Description Introduction to methods of hypothesis testing, including asymptotic and Bayesian methods. May not be held with the former STAT 4140. Prerequisite: STAT 4100


Course Code
STAT 4520  Credits View Details
Title Sampling Techniques 1 
Description A development of sampling theory for use in sample survey problems, in regression estimates, in systematic sampling, sources of errors in surveys. Prerequisites: STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); and STAT 3480; or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4530  Credits View Details
Title Design of Experiments 1 
Description Objectives in designing experiments; designs commonly used in research including analysis and an introduction to the construction of designs. Prerequisites: STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); and STAT 3480 (C); or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4580  Credits View Details
Title Sampling Techniques 2 
Description A mathematical treatment of some advanced topics in sampling theory. Multistage sampling plans and other selected topics. Prerequisite: STAT 4520 (C) or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4590  Credits View Details
Title Design of Experiments 2 
Description The theory and analysis of experimental designs treated in STAT 4530 and more advanced designs; construction of designs. Prerequisite: STAT 4530 (C) or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4600  Credits View Details
Title Statistics Topics 1 
Description Topics of current interest in Statistics that will vary with the needs and interests of students and Faculty. Prerequisite: STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4630  Credits View Details
Title Stochastic Processes 
Description An introduction to stochastic processes. Prerequisite: STAT 3050 (C); and STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); or consent of department. 


Course Code
STAT 4690  Credits View Details
Title Applied Multivariate Analysis 
Description The course will emphasize applications of various techniques in multivariate analysis and gaining familiarity with the relevant programs in statistical packages, i.e., SAS, BMDP. Prerequisites: STAT 3480 (C); and a ā€œCā€ or better in one of MATH 1220 (or the former MATH 2300 or MATH 2301) and MATH 2150 (or the former MATH 2720 or MATH 2721 or MATH 2750) or consent of instructor. 


Course Code
STAT 4700  Credits View Details
Title Statistical Consulting 
Description The role of a Statistics Consultant. Practical consulting experience. This course is normally open to fourth year and graduate students in Statistics. Prerequisites: STAT 3800 or the former STAT 3600 (C); and STAT 3480; or consent of department. Prerequisites or concurrent requirements: STAT 4520 and STAT 4530


Course Code
STAT 4980  Credits View Details
Title Work Term III 
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 3990 (Pass). 


Course Code
STAT 4990  Credits View Details
Title Work Term IV 
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 4980 (Pass).