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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Mar 26, 2023
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is continued from STAT 1151, Introduction to Probability, and brings together the elementary concepts of statistical inference, which are essential for advanced statistical methods. A brief review of probability theory will be provided at the beginning. Topics include functions of random variables; sampling distributions and order statistics; methods of point and interval estimation for variances and differences in two means and proportions; properties of estimators and their applications; theory and applications of hypothesis testing including the Neyman-Pearson lemma, power function of a test, and likelihood ratio tests; regression; and analysis of variance.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: STAT 1151 or MATH 1119
Course Attributes: SCI Quantitative: Statistics GE. Req.

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