Stat 540 syllabus

Statistics in Research part I


Bulletin Description : A service course for graduate students in disciplines other than

mathematics and statistics. A non-calculus exposition in support of application. Coverage

includes descriptive statistics, probability and probability distributions, sampling, estimation,

tests of significance, analysis of variance, correlation, linear, polynomial, and multiple linear

regression including residual and lack of fit analysis, nonparametric procedures, contingency

table analysis, and computer-assisted data analysis using appropriate computer software.

Pre-requisites : none

Text Biostatistics: A foundation for analysis in health sciences by Daniel and Cross, tenth

edition , ISBN 13 978-1-118-30279-8

Coverage Material to be selected by the instructor

Learning Objectives This course is primarily intended for all the Master’s students from

various disciplines those are studied at the master’s level at the University. At the end of the

course, students are expected to understand and apply the basic concepts of Statistical inference

and should able to conduct the relevant analysis with the help of at least one software

available. Also student should be able to analyze a bivariate data and the relationship with

continuous variable as well as categorical variables



Updated on Sept 30 2014.