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Information for Second Year Ph.D. Students in Statistics

Last update: 9/27/12

 

The second year program for Ph.D. students has the purpose to expose everyone to a number of important areas of statistics, and to help in finding a research area and advisor. To facilitate this, students are recommended to take courses such as the ones listed below.

The courses can be chosen among the following (those that you have not already taken).

Below are numbers of courses from previous terms and the general topics they cover. As these courses will change each year, please use the listings below to suggest possibilities. Consult the current schedule for actual listing.

 

Series Autumn Winter Spring
Theoretical and
Conceptual Statistics
37000   36700
Applied Statistics 33100 32300
33500
32100
33700
Pure Probability 38100 38300 38500
Computation 30700 32300
47800
37900
Finance 39000
33800
39100
49400
49400
Genetics   45600 35500
45600
Biostatistics 35000 32300
35100
35600
Time series   33500 33700
Consulting 44100 44100 44100

 

Feel free to see your advisor or the Department Graduate Advisor Prof. Steve Lalley whenever you have questions.