UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COURSE PROPOSALS 
Form RC: Revised Course Proposal 
FORM RC (2/00) 
Discipline: 
Statistics 


Date: 
9/19/2000 
Course Revision #1
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Scope, nature, tools, language, and interpretation of elementary statistics. Descriptive statistics; graphical and numerical representation of information; measures of location, dispersion, position, and dependence; exploratory data analysis. Elementary probability theory, discrete and continuous probability models. Inferential statistics, point and interval estimation, tests of statistical hypotheses. Inferences involving one and two populations, ANOVA, regression analysis, and chisquared tests; use of statistical computer packages. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #2
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Probability theory; set theory, axiomatic foundations, conditional probability and independence, Bayes' rule, random variables. Transformations and expectations; expected values, moments, and moment generating functions. Common families of distributions; discrete and continuous distributions. Multiple random variables; joint and marginal distributions, conditional distributions and independence, covariance and correlation, multivariate distributions. Properties of random sample and central limit theorem. Markov chains, Poisson processes, birth and death processes, and queuing theory. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #3
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory; laws of probability, random variables, discrete and continuous probability models, functions of random variables, mathematical expectation. Statistical inference; point estimation, interval estimation, tests of hypotheses. Other statistical methods; linear regression and correlation, ANOVA, nonparametric statistics, statistical quality control, use of statistical computer packages. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #4
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Introduction to probability theory. Principles of data reduction; sufficiency principle. Point estimation; methods of finding and evaluating estimators. Hypothesis testing; methods of finding and evaluating tests. Interval estimation; methods of finding and evaluating interval estimators. Linear regression and ANOVA. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #5
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Nature and objectives of statistical data analysis, exploratory and confirmatory data analysis techniques. Some types of statistical procedures; formulation of models, examination of the adequacy of the models. Some special models; simple regression, correlation analysis, multiple regression analysis, analysis of variance, use of statistical computer packages. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #6
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Analysis of categorical data. Loglinear models for two and higherdimensional contingency tables. Logistic regression models. Aspects of multivariate analysis, random vectors, sample geometry and random sampling, multivariate normal distribution, inferences about the mean vector, MANOVA. Analysis of covariance structures: principal components, factor analysis. Classification and grouping techniques: discrimination and classification, clustering, use of statistical computer packages. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #7
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Design and analysis of biological studies: biological assays, casecontrol studies, randomized clinical trials, factorial designs, repeated measures designs, observational studies, and infectious disease data. Analysis of survival data: basic concepts in survival analysis, group comparisons, and Cox regression model. Use of statistical computer packages. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #8
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
Topics selected from nonparametric methods, linear and nonlinear regression analysis, ANOVA, design of experiments, sampling methods, time series analysis and statistical computing. 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #9
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 
This is a fullyear course, required for all 
II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Course Revision #10
I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions) 

II. Rationale (see instructions): 
Course part of a new statistics program (rationale given in Form A). 
Regular Approval Process:
Forms RC must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

Date 
Step # 

X 
9/20/00 
1) 
Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2) 
X 
9/28/00 
2) 
Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3) 


3) 
Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4) 


4) 
Campus Assembly approves. (Course revisions become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval, unless specifically requested otherwise in the Rationales.) 