Learning Objectives

The goal of our program is to develop knowledge and skills in theoretical, computational and application-oriented statistics. We have formulated our learning objectives to achieve this goal.

Students will:

  1. Be able to restate an investigative question in terms of a statistical model or algorithm.
  2. Verbally communicate statistical results clearly to a non-technical audience.
  3. Successfully relate theoretical concepts to a real-world problem in a written report.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to find appropriate research literature appropriate to the investigative task.
  5. Demonstrate that they can carry out a statistical analysis appropriate to the investigative question(s)
  6. Provide reproducible statistical analyses using accepted practices of the research community
  7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate statistical results verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences.