Possible elective and substitute courses for statistics degrees at San Jose State University

Elective and substitute courses must be approved in advance of registration on an individual basis. Approval is dependent upon the statistical and mathematical content of the proposed course as well as how the proposed course is related to the student's background and career goals.

See the university catalog or the individual departments for a more detailed description of these and other courses.

Examples of possible elective/substitute courses for the MS Statistics (a degree primarily intended for students AIMing to work in business, government, or industry) include the following:

Math (Statistically Oriented)

  • 162 (Statistics for Bioinformatics)
  • 258 (Categorical Data Analysis)
  • 259 (Sampling Design and Analysis)
  • 265 (Time Series Analysis)
  • 266 (Survival Analysis and Reliability)
  • 285 (Advanced Topics in Mathematics)

Math (Applied)

  • 177 (Linear and Non-linear Optimization)
  • 178 (Mathematical Modeling)
  • 143C, 143M, 243A, 243B (Numerical Analysis)
  • 235 (Wavelets)

Anthropology

  • ANTH 235 (Quantitative Methods)

Biology

  • BIOL 156 (Pattern Recognition and analysis)

Business

  • BUS2 193 (Data Mining)
  • BUS 138 (Marketing Research)
  • BUS 231A (Market Forecasting)
  • BUS 243 (Database Management)
  • BUS 285 (Total Quality Management)

Communication Studies

  • COMM 204 (Introduction to Quantitative Methods)
  • COMM 204A (Advanced Quantitative Methods)

Economics

  • ECON 138 (Business and Economic Forecasting)

Engineering

  • EE 167 (Microelectronics Manufacturing Methods)
  • EE 210 (Linear System Theory)
  • EE 250 (Stochastic Processes)
  • EE 251 (Digital Data Transmission
  • EE 231 (Automatic Control Theory)
  • EE 232 (Sampled-Data Control Systems)
  • EE 253 (Digital Signal Processing)
  • EE 258 (Neural Networks)
  • ISE 131 (Statistical Process Control)
  • ISE 235 (Quality Assurance and Reliability)
  • MATE 155 (Materials Selection, Process Design)
  • ME 283 (Auto. Control of Manufacturing Processes)
  • ENGR 201 (Engineering Analysis)

Geography

  • GOEG 195 (Spatial Analysis)

Health Science

  • HS 267 (Computational Public Health Statistics)
  • HS 269

Justice Studies

  • JS 203 (Seminar in Applied Statistics in Justice)

Linguistics

  • LING 165 (Intro to Natural Language Processing)

Mass Communications

  • MSCOM 295 (Mass Communications Research)

Occupational Therapy

  • OCTH 130 (Evaluation in Occupational Therapy)

Physics

  • PHYS 160 (Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics)
  • PHYS 260 (Advanced Mechanics)

Psychology

  • PSYC 121A (Advanced Research Methods)
  • PSYC 121C (Advanced Research Methods)

Technology

  • TECH 230 (Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement Systems Management)
  • TECH 232 (Advanced Statistical Process Control)

Examples of possible elective/substitute courses for the MA/MS Math, emphasis in statistics (a degree primarily intended for students Aiming to pursue a PhD in statistics) include the following:

Math (Statistically Oriented)

  • 162 (Statistics for Bioinformatics)
  • 167 (SAS Programming)
  • 265 (Time Series Analysis)
  • 266 (Survival Analysis and Reliability)
  • 267 (Statistical Programming)
  • 285 (Advanced Topics in Mathematics)

Math (Applied)

  • 177 (Linear and Non-Linear Optimization)
  • 178 (Mathematical Modeling)
  • 143C, 143M, 243A, 243B (Numerical Analysis)
  • 235 (Wavelets)

Math (Theoretical)

  • 128A (Abstract Algebra)
  • 138 (Complex Variables)
  • 231B (Functional Analysis)

 



 

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