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
STAT155 STATISTICAL METHODS 4 3 2 8.0
CEIT101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3 2 2 4.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

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
STAT111 STATISTICS BY REAL LIFE EXAMPLES 3 3 0 5.0
STAT156 STATISTICAL METHODS 4 3 2 8.0
CENG230 INTRODUCTION TO C PROGRAMMING 3 2 2 4.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0

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 COMPUTING I 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

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 6.0
STAT292 STATISTICAL COMPUTING II 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
STAT363 LINEAR MODELS I 4 3 2 7.0
STAT365 SAMPLING AND SURVEY TECHNIQUES 5 4 2 8.0
ENG311 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
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
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT304 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II 4 3 2 8.0
STAT361 COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS 4 3 2 6.0
STAT364 LINEAR MODELS II 4 3 2 9.0
STAT376 STOCHASTIC PROCESSES 5 4 2 8.0
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
            NONTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

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

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STAT412 STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS 4 3 2 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week