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Distance Noncredit Course Descriptions

These courses will be offered beginning in July of 2012. Method of lecture delivery is streamed video. DVDs or download access may be available for some courses. For additional details regarding courses, please contact Dr. Anderson. These courses are intended for students beginning the Master of Applied Statistics (MAS) program, but may be taken by any student needing the indicated background.

Math Skills for Statistical Analysis (MSSA)

Intensive review of mathematical methods that will be used in the MAS program, including but not limited to differential and integral calculus, chain rule, l'Hôpital's rule, integration by parts, Taylor's theorem, multiple integrals, sequences and series, limits, linear algebra, matrix theory. Not for credit. Course will be offered during Sub-term 1 of the MAS (last 3 weeks prior to start of Fall term). Textbook: No formal text is required; however, students should have access to texts on multivariate calculus and linear algebra for reference. Click here to register for this course.

Computing Skills for Statistical Analysis (CSSA)

Software packages, graphics and programming using R, SAS and other popular packages. Not for credit. Course will be offered during Sub-term 1 of the MAS (last 3 weeks prior to start of Fall term). No textbook required. Computer Software: SAS and R(available for free download). For information regarding SAS, click here. Students should get access to computer software prior to the first day of class. Click here to register for this course.

 

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Charlene Spencer, Coordinator
Distance Program Office
Phone: (970) 491-5268

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