Courses and Textbooks, Fall 2020

Note: All textbooks are available at University Book Store. These are the books that have been selected, however changes may occur.

Statistics Courses — Fall 2020

STAT:1010 STATISTICS AND SOCIETY (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A01-A04)
Instructor —   Colin Lewis-Beck
Required Text — Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life by Bennett, Briggs, and Triola.  5th ed. Pearson.

STAT:1020  ELEMENTARY STATISTICS AND INFERENCE (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A11-A14)
Instructor —TBD
Required Text —De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats5th ed. Online access to MY STAT LAB is required for the course. ISBN: 9780134668420

Lecture BBB (sections B21-B24)
Instructor —  TBD
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats5th ed. Online access to MY STAT LAB is required for the course. ISBN: 9780134668420

Lecture CCC (sections C33-C36)
Instructor —  TBD
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats, 5th ed.  Online access to MY STAT LAB is required for the course.  The e-text version of the text (Intro Stats, 4th ed.) is included with MY STAT LAB.  ISBN: 9780134668420

Section OEXW (online course, stand-alone section; no additional lecture is required)
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats5th ed. ISBN: 9780134768366

STAT:1030  STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS (4 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A01-A22)
Instructor — Matt Bognar
Required Text — None required.

Section 0EXZ (online course, stand-alone section; no additional lecture is required)
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — TBD

STAT:2010  STATISTICAL METHODS AND COMPUTING (3 s.h.)  Lecture AAA
Section 0001
Instructor —  Aixin Tan
Required Text — Moore, Notz and Fligner The Basic Practice of Statistics, 6th ed.  Freeman (CD not required)

STAT:2020   PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR THE ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A11-A14)
Instructor — Rhonda DeCook
Required Text — Montgomery and Runger, Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 6th edition, 2013, Wiley, (E-book version of the Montgomery text provided through ICON, through UNIZON).

Lecture BBB (sections B21-B24)
Instructor — Rhonda DeCook
Required Text — Montgomery and Runger, Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 6th edition, 2013, Wiley, (E-book version of the Montgomery text provided through ICON,  through UNIZON).

STAT:3100 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —Colin Lewis-Beck
Required Text — Probability and Statistical Inference (10th Edition), Hogg, Tanis and Zimmerman, Pearson.

Section 0002
Instructor — Colin Lewis-Beck
Required Text — Probability and Statistical Inference (10th Edition), Hogg, Tanis and Zimmerman, Pearson.

STAT:3120  PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (4 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Jospeh Lang
Required Text— None, at this time (3/5/2020)

STAT:3200  APPLIED LINEAR REGRESSION (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —Erning Li
Supplemental text (not required)— Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Fox, (Sage Publications)
Supplemental text (not required)— An R Companion to Applied Regression, 2nd Edition, by John Fox

Section 0002

Instructor —Erning Li
Supplemental text (not required)— Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Fox, (Sage Publications)
Supplemental text (not required)— An R Companion to Applied Regression, 2nd Edition, by John Fox

Section 0002

STAT:3510  BIOSTATISTICS (3 s.h.) 
Lecture AAA (A11, A12, A13, A14)
Instructor —  Michelle Larson
Calculator capable of Statistical Functions (TI-84 recommended; contact instructor for approval of other calculators).   

Lecture BBB (sections B21, B22, B23, B24)
Instructor — Michelle Larson
Calculator capable of Statistical Functions (TI-84 recommended; contact instructor for approval of other calculators).

Lecture CCC (sections C31, C32, C33, C34)
Instructor —  Joyee Ghosh
Required Text —    Principles Of Biostatistics, 2nd Edition, Pagano, Crc Press Incorporated/Taylor & Francis ©2018, ISBN: 9781138593145

STAT:4100   MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — Hogg, McKean and Craig, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics,   7th ed.

Section 0002
Instructor — Boxiang Wang
Required Text — Hogg, McKean and Craig, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics,   7th ed.

STAT:4200  STATISTICAL METHODS AND COMPUTING (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA, Section A11, A12, A13)
Instructor — Aixin Tan
Required Text — Moore, Notz and Fligner, The Basic Practice of Statistics, 6th ed.  Freeman (CD not required)

STAT:4520  BAYESIAN STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Kate Cowles
Required Text — Cowles, Applied Bayesian Statistics With R and OpenBUGS Examples (Springer Texts)

STAT:4540 STATISTICAL LEARNING (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Sanvesh Srivastava
Recommended Text — An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R, Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani, Springer ISBN-13: 978-1461471370

STAT:4560 STATISTICS FOR RISK MODELING
Section 0001
Instructor — Ambrose Lo
Recommended Text —  TBD

STAT:4880 DATA SCIENCE CREATIVE COMPONENT
Section 0001
Instructor — Rhonda DeCook
Recommended Text —  TBD

STAT:5090   ALPHA Seminar (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Aixin Tan
Recommended Text —  none

STAT:5100  STATISTICAL INFERENCES I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Kung-Sik Chan
Recommended Text — Casella & Berger, Statistical Inference, 2nd. ed.

STAT:5200  APPLIED STATISTICS I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Joyee Ghosh
Required Text —  Required: Introduction to Regression Modeling, Abraham and Ledolter  ISBN: 9780534420758

STAT:5400   COMPUTING IN STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Boxiang Wang
Required Text —  None required

STAT:6300   PROBABILITY AND STOCHASTIC PROCESSES I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Osnat Stramer
Required Text — Introduction to Probability Models 11th ed., Sheldon M. Ross

STAT:6530  ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPATIAL STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Instructor — Dale Zimmerman
Required Text — TBA

STAT:6970 READINGS IN STATISTICS (arr.)
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.

STAT:6990 READINGS IN STATISTICS (arr.)
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.

STAT:7100 ADVANCED INFERENCE I (3 s.h.)
Section 001
Instructor — Jian Huang
Required Text —van der Vaart, Asymptotic Statistics

STAT:7190  SEMINAR: MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS (arr.)
Section 0001
Instructor - pending
Required Text —  None required

STAT:7200  LINEAR MODELS (4 s.h.)
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.
Section 0001
Instructor – Dale Zimmerman
Recommended Text — Book to be finalized in August, 2020.

STAT:7290 SEMINAR: APPLIED STATISTICS (arr.)
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.
Instructor - Dale Zimmerman
Required Text — Handbook of Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports, Edited by J. Albert, M.E. Glickman, T.B. Swartz, and R.H. Koning. (CRC Press, published in 2017)

Section 0002
Instructor - pending
Required Text — None required
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.

STAT:7300 FOUNDATIONS OF PROBABILITY I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — N. D. Shyamalkumar

Actuarial Science — Fall 2020

ACTS:1001 INTRODUCTORY SEMINAR ON ACTUARIAL SCIENCE  (1 s.h.)
Instructor —  Michelle Larson
Recommended Text -- None required

ACTS:3080  MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE I (3 s.h.)
Instructor —  Michelle Larson
Recommended Text -- None Required
Calculator Texas Instrument BAII Plus calculator required  (needed for SOA Exam FM)

ACTS:3110 ACTUARIAL EXAM P PREPARATION (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  Michelle Larson;  TA- TBD
Required Text —  None required

ACTS:3210  ACTUARIAL EXAM FM PREPARATION (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Michelle Larson; TA- TBD 
Required Text —  None required

ACTS:4010 ACTUARIAL EXAM IFM PREPARATION (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD, TA- TBD 
Required Text —  None required

ACTS:4110 ACTUARIAL EXAM LTAM PREPARATION (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —TBD

ACTS:4130  QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR ACTUARIES (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  Ambrose Lo
Required Text —  None required

ACTS:4280  LIFE CONTINGENCIES II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Elias Shiu
Recommended Text — Dickson, Hardy & Waters, Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 3rd ed.

ACTS:4380 MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD

ACTS:4990 READINGS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —TBD
Required Text — None required

ACTS:6160 TOPICS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — None required

ACTS:6990 READINGS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (arr.)

Instructor — TBD
Required Text — None required

ACTS:7730 ADVANCED TOPICS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE / FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD
Required Text —  None required

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