# MATH 312: Mathematical Statistics

**Term:** Spring

**Credits:** 4

**Degree Requirements:**

This course introduces students to theoretical issues and data-driven applications in statistics. Topics include modes of convergence,

estimation theory, confidence interval construction, hypothesis testing, linear regression, goodness-of-fit tests, and nonparametric tests.

Special emphasis is placed on the use of the Studentâ€™s t, F, Z, and chi-squared distributions to draw inferences about the means and

variances of one or two populations. (Course offered in alternate years; scheduled for 2017-2018.)

**Prerequisites:** Probability Theory,