Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

- MAT 354 MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS
- MAT 355 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES
- MAT 357 NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS
- MAT 358 APPLIED TIME SERIES AND FORECASTING
- MAT 335 REAL ANALYSIS I
- MAT 336 REAL ANALYSIS II
- MAT 370 ADVANCED LINEAR ALGEBRA
- MAT 385 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I
- MAT 386 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS II

Students interested in graduate study in mathematical statistics are encouraged to take the following:

Probability spaces, combinatorial probability methods, discrete and continuous random variables and distributions, moment generating functions, development and applications of the classical discrete and continuous distributions.

Joint probability distributions and correlation; law of large numbers and the central limit theorem; sampling distributions and theory of estimation.

Principles of hypothesis testing; most powerful tests and likelihood ratio tests; linear regression; one-way analysis of variance; categorical data analysis, nonparametric statistics.

The SAS programming language. Data exploration, description and presentation. Inference based on continuous and categorical data. Analysis of variance models and regression procedures including logistic regression. Cross-listed with MAT 448.

Simple linear, multiple, polynomial and general regression models. Selection of best regression equation and examination of residuals for homoscedasticity and other diagnostics. Use of statistical software. Cross-listed with MAT 456.

Simple random, stratified, systematic and cluster sampling. Multistage and area sampling. Random-response and capture-release models.

Linear models and quadratic forms. Single, two and several-factor experiments, incomplete designs, confounding and fractional factorial experiments. Response surfaces and partially balanced incomplete block designs.

Introduction to statistical software (which will be used throughout the course). Descriptive statistics; elementary probability theory; discrete and continuous probability models; principles of statistical inference; Simple linear regression and correlation analysis. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT 148 or 151 or 161 or 171.

A continuation of Mathematics 348. Multiple regression; analysis of frequency data, ANOVA and some experimental designs; nonparametric inference and time series analysis. Use of statistical software. PREREQUISITE(S): MAT 348.

The multivariate normal distribution. Hypothesis tests on means and variances including the multivariate linear model. Classification using the linear discriminant function. Principal components and factor analysis. PREREQUISTE(S): MAT 353 and 262, or consent of instructor. (CROSS-LISTED WITH MAT 454)

Discrete Markov chains and random walks, birth and death processes, Poisson processes, queuing systems, and renewal processes. Cross-listed with MAT 455.

Inference concerning location and scale parameters, goodness of fit tests, association analysis and tests of randomness using distribution free procedures. Bootstrap techniques. Smoothing methodologies. Cross-listed with MAT 457.

Development of the Box-Jenkins methodology for the identification, estimation, and fitting of ARIMA, and transfer-function stochastic models for the purpose of analyzing and forecasting stationary, non-stationary, and seasonal time series data. The course emphasizes practical time-series data analysis using computer packages and includes applications to economic, business, and industrial forecasting. Cross-listed with MAT 512.

Real number system, completeness, supremum, and infimum, sequences and their limits, lim inf, lim sup, limits of functions, continuity.

Properties of continuous functions, uniform continuity, sequences of functions, differentiation, integration. To follow 335 in the Winter Quarter.

Vector spaces, basis and dimension; matrix representation of linear transformations and change of basis; diagonalization of linear operators; inner product spaces; diagonalization of symmetric linear operators, principal-axis theorem, and applications. Cross-listed MAT 470.

Use of a digital computer for numerical computation. Error analysis, Gaussian elimination and Gauss-Seidel method, solution of non-linear equations, function evaluation, cubic splines, approximation of integrals and derivatives, Monte Carlo methods. Cross-listed with MAT 485.

Theory and algorithms for efficient computation, including the Fast Fourier transform, numerical solution of non-linear systems of equations. Minimization of functions of several variables. Sparse systems of equations and corresponding eigenvalue problems. (CROSS-LISTED WITH MAT 486 & CSC 386/486)