Theory and applications of multivariate statistical methods. Basic concepts and statistical reasoning which underlie the techniques of multivariate analysis. Ideas rather than derivations stressed although basic models discussed to give the student some feeling for their adequacy in particular situations. Acquaintance with and use of existing computer programs in the multivariate analysis area.
Stat 333 and a course in linear algebra (Math 340 or Math 341 or Math 375).
Students majoring in math or statistics or those wishing to take additional statistics courses.