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Distance Course Description

Please note that as of Fall 2007, our ST course prefix was changed to STAT. These courses are offered based on availability and student interest. If you want a particular course to be offered soon, please contact Dr. Jana Anderson . We will need at least four students to register in order to offer a course. If you would like to obtain a basic (generic) course syllabus, please contact Dr. Anderson. The schedule of distance STAT course offerings can be found here.

640: ( 4 credits) Design and Linear Modeling I

Introduction to linear models; experimental design; fixed, random, and mixed models.

Prerequisite: STAT 540.

Text: Course notes will be provided. Some texts are suggested below for reference.

Computer Software: SAS. For information regarding SAS, click here.

This course fulfills a Group I requirement for the MS degree, as well as serving as an elective for the Statistical Theory & Methods certificate.

Optional texts for reference (any one of these is sufficient):

  1. Methods and Applications of Linear Models, 1st or 2nd ed., by Ronald R. Hocking, Wiley Interscience.
  2. Theory and Applications of the Linear Model, by F. A. Graybill, Duxbury Press.
  3. Linear Models, by Searle, Wiley.
  4. Linear Statistical Inference, by C. R. Rao, Wiley.


Would you like more information about the program?
Charlene Spencer, Coordinator
Distance Program Office
Phone: (970) 491-5268

Fax: (970) 491-1084