Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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MATH 4720 - Statistics

Spring. 4 credits.

Forbidden Overlap: Students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: BTRY 4090 /STSCI 4090 ECON 3125 (formerly 3210)  ECON 3130 (formerly 3190) , MATH 4720.
Prerequisite: MATH 4710  and knowledge of linear algebra (e.g., MATH 2210 ). Recommended: some knowledge of multivariable calculus.


Statistics have proved to be an important research tool in nearly all of the physical, biological, and social sciences. This course serves as an introduction to statistics for students who already have some background in calculus, linear algebra, and probability theory. Topics include parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. The course emphasizes both the mathematical theory of statistics and techniques for data analysis that are useful in solving scientific problems.

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