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Courses - Summer 2024
BIOM
Biometrics
Open Seats as of
06/12/2024 at 05:30 PM
BIOM301
Introduction to Biometrics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: MATH113 or MATH115.
Descriptive statistics, introduction to probability, sampling, confidence interval estimation, hypothesis testing, simple regression and correlation. Emphasis on simple applications of statistical techniques and interpretation of statistical results.
BMGT
Business and Management Department Site
BMGT230
Business Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: MATH113 or MATH115; or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Restriction: Must not have completed ENCE302, ENME392, STAT400, BMGT231, or ENEE324.
Introductory course in probabilistic and statistical concepts including descriptive statistics, set-theoretic development of probability, the properties of discrete and continuous random variables, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and decision theory and the application of these concepts to problem solving in business and management.
CCJS
Criminology and Criminal Justice Department Site
CCJS200
(Perm Req)
Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: CCJS100 or CCJS105; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (STAT100, MATH107, MATH111, MATH120, MATH130, MATH135, MATH140).
Restriction: Must be in Criminology and Criminal Justice program; or permission of BSOS-Criminology & Criminal Justice department.
Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics, graphical techniques, and the computer analysis of criminology and criminal justice data. Basic procedures of hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, and the analysis of continuous and binary dependent variables. Emphasis upon the examination of research problems and issues in criminology and criminal justice.
Please note, for Summer Term, restrictions will not apply.
DATA
Data Science and Analytics
DATA100
Elementary Statistics and Probability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: MATH110, MATH112, MATH113, or MATH115; or permission of CMNS-Mathematics department; or must have math eligibility of STAT100 or higher and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of Math 003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH111; or must not have completed any STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH141.
Cross-listed with: STAT100.
Credit only granted for: DATA100 or STAT100.
Simplest tests of statistical hypotheses; applications to before-and-after and matched pair studies. Events, probability, combinations, independence. Binomial probabilities, confidence limits. Random variables, expected values, median, variance. Tests based on ranks. Law of large numbers, normal approximation. Estimates of mean and variance.
EDHD
Education, Human Development Department Site
EDHD306
Research Methods in Human Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Addresses the scientific concepts and principles central to the study of human behavior and development. Students will learn about basic research methods in studying human behavior in developmental context and will participate in experiential activities, such as conducting observations and collecting self-report data. Major themes: goals of developmental research, fundamental research designs, types of measurement, elements of good scientific writing, and ethical issues in the study of human development.
EDMS
Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation Department Site
EDMS451
Introduction to Educational Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.
Introduction to statistical reasoning; location and dispersion measures; computer applications; regression and correlation; formation of hypotheses tests; t-test; one-way analysis of variance; analysis of contingency tables.
EPIB
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department Site
EPIB300
Biostatistics for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHEM131 and CHEM132.
Restriction: Must be in Public Health Science program; and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Credit only granted for: EPIB300, EPIB315 or HLTH300.
An examination of biostatistical concepts and procedures as they relate to contemporary issues in public health. Focus on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings in public health research.
EPIB315
Biostatistics for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in EPIB301; or must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in HLTH200.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Public Health Science; Community Health).
Credit only granted for: EPIB300 or EPIB315.
Formerly: EPIB300.
Additional information: Course is cross-listed; students should check program advising information to determine which counts for their major. Note that EPIB300 (old number) is still offered for students under previous curriculum.
An examination of biostatistical concepts and procedures as they relate to contemporary issues in public health. Focus on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings in public health research.
GEOG
Geographical Sciences Department Site
GEOG306
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the Geographical Environmental Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Essentials in the quantitative analysis of spatial and other data, with a particular emphasis on statistics and programming. Topics include data display, data description and summary, statistical inference and significance tests, analysis of variance, correlation, regression, and some advanced concepts, such as matrix methods, principal component analysis, and spatial statistics. Students will develop expertise in data analysis using advanced statistical software.
Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee.
MATH
Mathematics Department Site
MATH120
Elementary Calculus I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH113, MATH115). Or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.
Restriction: Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or the physical sciences; Must not have completed MATH130, MATH136 or MATH140 with a grade of C- or higher.
Formerly: MATH220.
Basic ideas of differential and integral calculus, with emphasis on elementary techniques of differentiation and applications.
MATH140
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in MATH115.
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area. The course is especially recommended for science, engineering and mathematics majors.
PSYC
Psychology Department Site
PSYC200
Statistical Methods in Psychology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: PSYC100; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (STAT100, MATH107, MATH111, MATH120, MATH130, MATH136, or MATH140).
A basic introduction to quantitative methods used in psychological research.
For the summer, restriction is not in effect. Students of all majors who have prerequisites are eligible to register and take this course.
SOCY
Sociology Department Site
SOCY201
Introductory Statistics for Sociology
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: SOCY100; and (MATH107 or MATH111).
Restriction: Must not have completed STAT400, BMGT231, or ENEE324.
Students will explore descriptive and inferential statistics. You will hone your quantitative analytical skills to construct impactful bivariate tables, craft frequency distributions, and decipher measures of central tendency and dispersion. Additionally, you will master the techniques of hypothesis testing, chi-square, ANOVA, and ordinary least squares regression, equipping you to seamlessly translate data into meaningful research insights.
STAT
Statistics and Probability Department Site
STAT100
Elementary Statistics and Probability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSAR, FSMA
Prerequisite: MATH110, MATH112, MATH113, or MATH115; or permission of CMNS-Mathematics department; or must have math eligibility of STAT100 or higher and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Exam or the successful completion of Math 003 with appropriate eligibility.
Restriction: Must not have completed MATH111; or must not have completed any STAT course with a prerequisite of MATH141.
Cross-listed with: DATA100.
Credit only granted for: DATA100 or STAT100.
Simplest tests of statistical hypotheses; applications to before-and-after and matched pair studies. Events, probability, combinations, independence. Binomial probabilities, confidence limits. Random variables, expected values, median, variance. Tests based on ranks. Law of large numbers, normal approximation. Estimates of mean and variance.