Volgenau School of Engineering
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STAT 474: Introduct to Survey Sampling

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts

Introduction to design and analysis of sample surveys. Sample designs include simple random sampling; systematic sampling; and stratified, cluster, and multistage sampling. Analytical methods include sample size determination, ratio and regression estimation, imputation for missing data, and nonsampling error adjustment. Practical problems encountered in conducting a survey are discussed. Methods applied to case studies of actual surveys. Class project may be required.

When Offered: Fall

Corequisite(s): STAT 362.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Recommended for students of decision, information, social sciences, and mathematics.

Credits: 3


STAT 346 and a course in Statistics, or STAT 344.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016