STAT 574 Survey Sampling I

Prerequisite: STAT 346 and a course in Statistics, or STAT 344; and working knowledge of SAS.

Course Description: Design and implementation of sample surveys. Covers components of a survey; probability sampling designs to include simple random, systematic, Bernoulli, proportional to size, stratified, cluster and two-stage sampling; and ratio and regression estimators. Discusses practical problems in conducting a survey. Methods applied to case studies of actual surveys. Class project may be required.

Note: Offered concurrently with STAT 474. Students may not receive credit for both STAT 474 and STAT 574

When Offered: Fall