Certification

DESIGNATED EMPHASIS IN STATISTICS

[Offered through the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics]

A. All of the following: 

     AMS 203      Introduction to Probability Theory

     AMS 206      Classical and Bayesian Inference

     AMS 207      Intermediate Bayesian Modeling

     AMS 256      Linear Statistical Models

B. One of the following: 

     AMS 202      Linear Models using SAS

     AMS 205      Intermediate Classical Inference

     AMS 221      Bayesian Decision Making

     AMS 223      Time Series Analysis

     AMS 225      Multivariate Statistical Methods

     AMS 241      Bayesian Nonparametric Methods

     AMS 245      Spatial Statistics

     AMS 274      Generalized Linear Models

     AMS 291      Advanced Topics in Bayesian Statistics

Note: The “Designated Emphasis” is a formal credential, and records will be kept of it on the student’s transcript in the Registrar’s office and on the student’s diploma. 

 

SECONDARY CONCENTRATION IN QUANTITATIVE SOCIAL SCIENCE

A.  One of the following:

      Psyc 204    Quantitative Methods in Psychology

      Soc 204      Methods of Quantitative Analysis

      Educ 255    Intermediate Quantitative Methods

      Ling 280     Proseminar in Experimental Linguistics

 B.  Two of the following:

      AMS 202     Linear Models Using SAS

      AMS 266A   Data Visualization and Statistical Programming in R

      Psyc 205     Categorical Data Analysis

      Psyc 214A   Multivariate Techniques for Psychology

      Psyc 214B   Advanced Multivariate Techniques for Psychology

      Econ 216     Applied Econometrics I (or Econ 211A  Advanced Econometrics)

      Econ 217     Applied Econometrics II (or Econ 211B Advanced Econometrics)

      EEB 286      Experimental Design and Data Analysis

      Educ  256    Advanced Quantitative Methods in Education Research

 C.  Three of the following:

      Psyc 202R   Introduction to R

      Psyc 202M   Introduction to Matlab

      Psyc 210     The Experimental Method in Social Psychology

      Psyc 225AB Introduction to Developmental Research

      Psyc 248     Survey Research

      Psyc 261     Participatory Action Research

      Educ 266     Program Evaluation and Action Research in Educational Reform

      Soc 205      Field Research Methods
                           (or Psyc 249 Field Methods and Social Ethnography)    

      Poli 202      Fundamentals of Political Research

      Ling 245     Computational Methods of Discourse and Dialog
                          (same as Psyc 245/CMPS 245)

 D.  One Independent Study course.  The student will research a specialized topic in quantitative social science methods, write a tutorial paper on the topic, and present a tutorial seminar in the student’s home department.

Note:  The "Secondary Concentration" in Quantitative Social Science is not a formal credential and will not appear on the student's transcript or diploma.  Students who complete the requirements will receive a certificate of completion signed by the CSASS Director. This Secondary Concentration in Quantitative Social Science may be listed on the student’s curriculum vitae.



SECONDARY CONCENTRATION IN PROGRAM EVALUATION  

A.  One of the following:

      Psyc 204    Quantitative Methods in Psychology

      Psyc 205    Categorical Data Analysis

      Soc 204      Methods of Quantitative Analysis

      Educ 255    Intermediate Quantitative Methods

      Poli 202      Fundamentals of Political Research

 B.  Three of the following:

      Psyc 248     Survey Research

      Psyc 261     Participatory Action Research

      Educ 237    Qualitative Research Methods

      Educ 266    Program Evaluation and Action Research in Educational Reform

      Soc 205      Field Research Methods 
                          (or Psyc 249 Field Methods and Social Ethnography)    

 C.  Two Independent Study courses.  In the first course, the student will research a specific topic in program evaluation, write a tutorial paper on the topic, and present a tutorial seminar in the student’s home department. In the second course, the student will work with a faculty member to conduct an actual program evaluation (on-campus program evaluation opportunities are available). The student will prepare a written report of the program evaluation and present the results in a departmental seminar.

Note:  The “Secondary Concentration" in Program Evaluation is not a formal credential and will not appear on a student's transcript or diploma. Students who complete the requirements will receive a certificate of completion signed by the CSASS Director. This Secondary Concentration in Program Evaluation may be listed on the student’s curriculum vitae.

Certified Students

Rose Grace Grose, Quantitative Social Science, Spring 2016           Paper