Course Description

Course Name

Mathematical Statistics

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This is a first course on the mathematical theory of statistical inference for students with a good grasp of calculus-based probability. Chapters 2 through 5 of the text present basic probability, students can use them to review probability theory as needed. A basic knowledge of applied statistics is helpful but not required.

Course Objectives
Basic mathematical theory of statistical inference (estimation and testing problems) will be studied in detail.

TextbooksMathematical Statistics with applications, 7th edition, D. D. Wackerly, W. Mendenhall III, and R. L. Scheaffer, Duxbury, 2008

*Course content subject to change