Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The purpose of the program is to train students to take part in studies involving extensive observation and experimentation techniques. Collection of data on social, economic, public and other systems as well as in laboratory experiments enables them to analyse and make inferences about the behavior of such systems.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH119 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 5 4 2 7.5
STAT101 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS AND DATA SCIENCE I 4 3 2 8.0
STAT112 INTRODUCTION TO DATA PROCESSING AND VISUALIZATION 4 3 2 5.0
CEIT101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3 2 2 4.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH120 CALCULUS OF FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 5 4 2 7.5
STAT102 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS AND DATA SCIENCE II 4 3 2 8.0
BA100 CAREER PLANNING 0 1 0 2.0
CENG240 PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHON FOR ENGINEERS 3 2 2 4.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH219 INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4 4 0 7.0
MATH260 BASIC LINEAR ALGEBRA 3 3 0 5.0
STAT203 PROBABILITY I 4 3 2 8.0
STAT291 STATISTICAL PROGRAMMING 4 3 2 8.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH250 ADVANCED CALCULUS IN STATISTICS 5 4 2 9.0
STAT204 PROBABILITY II 4 3 2 8.0
STAT250 APPLIED STATISTICS 5 4 2 8.0
STAT295 OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 4 3 2 8.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT303 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS I 4 3 2 8.0
STAT311 MODERN DATABASE SYSTEMS 4 3 2 8.0
STAT363 LINEAR MODELS I 4 3 2 8.0
STAT365 SAMPLING AND SURVEY TECHNIQUES 5 4 2 8.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK303 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT304 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II 4 3 2 8.0
STAT333 DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS 4 3 2 8.0
STAT361 COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS 4 3 2 8.0
STAT364 LINEAR MODELS II 4 3 2 9.0
STAT376 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES 5 4 2 9.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK304 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0

FOURTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT411 STATISTICAL DATA MINING 4 3 2 8.0
STAT457 STATISTICAL DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 4 3 2 9.0
STAT467 MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS 5 4 2 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT401 INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA 4 3 2 8.0
STAT433 STATISTICAL MACHINE LEARNING 4 3 2 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week