The 4 core required courses for the M.A. Statistics Degree are:
(1) GR5203: Probability (3 points)
(2) GR5204 Inference (3 points)
GR5203 and GR5204 are required to be taken sequentially in the first semester.
(3) GR5205: Linear Regression Models (3 points)
Students starting Fall 2016 only – Required “Capstone Courses” to be taken in the last semester of the program. Choose one only:
(4) GR5291: Advanced Data Analysis (3 points) OR GR5242 Advanced Machine Learning* (3 points)
Students starting as of Fall 2017 -Required “Capstone Course” to be taken in the last semester of the program. GR5291 Advanced Data Analysis (3 points).
Core courses cannot be waived regardless of prior background. For any course to count towards the MA Degree, it must be taken for a grade evaluation. P/F is not acceptable.
*Advanced Machine Learning requires successful completion of two pre-requisite courses: GR5206 Statistical Computation and GR5241 Machine Learning.