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MASTER OF SCIENCE

STATISTICS and OPERATIONS RESEARCH

 

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research (College of Science) offers a Master of Science program in Statistics and Operations Research. Both part-time and full-time students are admitted to this program. Research requirements include both thesis and non-thesis options.

Current research interest of the faculty include : Non-Parametric Statistics, Linear Models, Stochastic Processes, Probability Theory, Distribution Theory, Multivariate analysis, Demography, Quality Control, Sampling, Simulation, Queuing Theory, Inventory Models, and Mathematical Programming.

The program requirements are (non-thesis option in parenthesis) :

22 (31) TOTAL COURSE CREDIT

1. SEMINAR (1 credit each)

0480 - 509            Seminar in Probability Theory

0480 - 529            Seminar in Statistics

0480 - 569            Seminar in Operations Research

9  COMPULSORY (3 credits each)

          0480 - 501             Probability Theory

          0480 - 502             Theory of Statistics I

          0480 - 550             Stochastic Processes

          0480 - 593             Project (non-thesis option only)

6(12) ELECTIVES (3 credits each)

0480 - 503            Theory of Statistics II

0480 - 504            Multivariate Statistical Analysis

0480 - 505            Mathematical Statistics

0480 - 506            Topics in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes

0480 - 510            Non-Parametric Statistics

0480 - 511            Bayesian Analysis

0480 - 512            Statistical Theory of Reliability

0480 - 513            Topics in Statistics

0480 - 520            Applied Statistics

0480 - 521            Time Series Analysis

0480 - 522            Linear Statistical Models I

0480 - 523            Linear Statistical Models II

0480 - 551            General Systems Theory

0480 - 552            Optimization of Continuous System

0480 - 553            Optimization of Discrete Systems

0480 - 554            Queues and Inventories

0480 - 560            Modeling of Systems

0480 - 561            Operations Research in Public Sectors

0480 - 562            Operations Research Project

0480 - 563            Simulation

0480 - 564            Dynamic Programming

0480 - 565            Topics in Operations Research

6(9)    The remaining credit hours may be elected from any 500 level graduate courses offered by the Department of Statistics and Operations Research or the Department of Mathematics. Students may also substitute up to 6 credit hours from the elective undergraduate statistics or mathematics courses (400 level) with the approval of the Program Committee.

 

NC  COMPULSORY (Non-credit)

0480 - 597 to 599   Thesis (Thesis Option Only)