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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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Statistics Courses — Fall 2017

STAT:1010 STATISTICS AND SOCIETY (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A01-A04)
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life by Bennett, Briggs, and Triola.  4th 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 Stats4th ed.

Lecture BBB (sections B21-B24)
Instructor —  TBD
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats4th ed.

Lecture CCC (sections C33-C36)
Instructor —  Mary Russo
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats4th ed.

Section 0100 (stand-alone section; no additional lecture is required)
Instructor — Mary Russo
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats4th ed.

Section OEXZ (online course, stand-alone section; no additional lecture is required)
Instructor — Sheila Barron
Required Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats4th ed.

STAT:1030  STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS (4 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (sections A01-A22)
Instructor — Matt Bognar;  No books requried to purchase

Section 0EXZ (online course, stand-alone section; no additional lecture is required)
Instructor — R. Russo
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

Lecture BBB (sections B21-B24)
Instructor — Rhonda DeCook
Required Text — Montgomery and Runger, Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 6th edition, 2013, Wiley

STAT:3100 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — TBD
Required Text — Probability and Statistical Inference (9th Edition), Hogg, Tanis and Zimmerman, Pearson.
Section 0002

Instructor —  R.P. Russo
Required Text — Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Ross.  Elsevier Publishing.

STAT:3120  PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS (4 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Riad Jarjour
Supplemental text (not required) — Tanis & Hogg, A Brief Course in Mathematical Statistics, 2008, Prentice Hall.

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

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 —  Erning Li
Required Text —  An Introduction to Biostatistics, Thomas Glover and Kevin Mitchell, 2015, Waveland Press.Ed. 3.  

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

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

STAT:4101  MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Osnat Stramer
Required Text — Hogg, McKean & Craig, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, 7th ed.

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

STAT:4510  REGRESSION, TIME SERIES, AND FORECASTING (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  Ambrose Lo
Required Text —   None 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:5090   ALPHA Seminar (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Dale Zimmerman
Recommended Text —  none

STAT:5100  STATISTICAL INFERENCES I (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Kung-Sik Chan
Recommended Text —  TBD

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

http://users.stat.umn.edu/~gary/book/fcdae.pdf

STAT:5400   COMPUTING IN STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Kate Cowles
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: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 — N.D. Shyamalkumar
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 — Matrix Algebra From A Statistician's Perspective, David A. Harville, Springer 

STAT:7290 SEMINAR: APPLIED STATISTICS (arr.)
An instructor number and approval required for registration in this course.
Instructor - pending
Required Text — None required  

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 — Ralph Russo
Required Text — Durrett, Rick. Probability: Theory and Examples - Fourth Edition

STAT:7560  TIME SERIES ANALYSIS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Ralph Russo
Required Text — Durrett, Rick. Probability: Theory and Examples - Fourth Edition


Actuarial Science — Fall 2017

 

ACTS:1000  FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (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

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

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

ACTS:4110 ACTUARIAL EXAM MLC PREPARATION (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —TA- TBD 
Required Text —  None required

ACTS:4130  QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR ACTUARIES (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  Qihe Tang
Recommended Text — Dickson, Hardy & Waters, Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd ed.

Recommended Text — Dickson, Hardy & Waters, Solutions Manual for Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd ed.

ACTS:4280  LIFE CONTINGENCIES II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Elias Shiu
Required Text — Dickson, Hardy & Waters, Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd ed.

Recommended Text:

1.       Actuarial Mathematics,
2nd edition, by N. L. Bowers, H. U. Gerber, J. C. Hickman, D. A. Jones, and C. J. Nesbitt, Society of Actuaries.

2.      Solutions Manual for Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd edition, by D. C. M. Dickson, M. R. Hardy, and H. R. Waters (2013) Cambridge University Press. 

ACTS:4380 MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Ambrose Lo
Required Text — None required

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 — Elias Shiu
Required Text — None required

Recommended Text

1. R.L. McDonald (2013) Derivatives Markets, 3rd edition, Pearson.

2. H.H. Panjer (editor) (1998) Financial Economics: With Applications to Investments, Insurance, and Pensions. The Actuarial Foundation. 

ACTS:6990 READINGS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (arr.)
Instructor — None required