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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 Student’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,