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<span>-</span> Check the UC Davis [http://<span>regi</span>st<span>r</span>a<span>r</span>.ucdavis.edu/<span>UCDW</span>e<span>bCatalog</span>/<span>p</span>r<span>o</span>gra<span>ms/STA/STAf</span>a<span>c.h</span>t<span>ml G</span>e<span>neral</span> C<span>a</span>t<span>al</span>o<span>g</span>]
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-<span> *</span> [http://www.r-project.org R] - The somewhat hard to understand command-line statistical package. It does not have the neat GUI features as the commercial version (S-PLUS); yet the ever-growing community of R developers provide add-ons to facilitate unique routines which make this a cunning edge program for research. R is for people who have decent knowledge of programming and a constant supply of novel problems in data analysis.<br>
-<span> *</span> [http://www.sas.com/ SAS] - Arguably the most used (and coveted by employers) program for people in the field of business and economics. The programming language is even less intuitive then R, but there are many resources and professionals that can help you in learning the language. It is also only used for data analysis, so one can't get as creative in its analysis as R, but it's very fast. Good to learn for people who are looking to work in companies which require data analysts. It also has the ugliest graphics engine ever.. (but again, it's fast).<br>
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<span>+ * [wiki:WikiPedia:R_programming_language R Wikipedia] </span>- [http://www.r-project.org R<span> Homepage</span>] - The somewhat hard to understand command-line statistical package. It does not have the neat GUI features as the commercial version (S-PLUS); yet the ever-growing community of R developers provide add-ons to facilitate unique routines which make this a cunning edge program for research. R is for people who have decent knowledge of programming and a constant supply of novel problems in data analysis.<br>
<span>+ * [wiki:WikiPedia:SAS_System SAS Wikipedia] </span>- [http://www.sas.com/ SAS<span> Homepage</span>] - Arguably the most used (and coveted by employers) program for people in the field of business and economics. The programming language is even less intuitive then R, but there are many resources and professionals that can help you in learning the language. It is also only used for data analysis, so one can't get as creative in its analysis as R, but it's very fast. Good to learn for people who are looking to work in companies which require data analysts. It also has the ugliest graphics engine ever.. (but again, it's fast).<br>
<span>+</span> * [wiki:WikiPedia:SPSS<span> SPSS Wikipedia</span>] - [http://www.spss.com Statistics Package for the Social Sciences<span> Homepage</span>], another popular commercial statistics software<span>, but only in the social sciences. Basically unused outside of the departments of sociology, human development, psychology, etc.</span>
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<span>+ Jessica Utts ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Utts Wikipedia], [http://anson.ucdavis.edu/~utts/ webpage]) works in parapsychology and "is on the current executive board of the International Remote Viewing Association". The IRVA is the last gasp of the formal academic ESP research from the last several decades. During the cold war a few Universities did serious studies to see if there was anything to the various psychic claims. Remote viewing (aka "astral travel") is one of the last still hovering on the fringes and still getting funding. Since a good deal of ESP research involves statistics, it would makes sense.<br>
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<span>-</span> One might also be interested in some Wiki related statistics: ["User Statistics"] [http://baxter.cernio.com/mrtg/ Server Stats]
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<span>+</span> One might also be interested in some Wiki related statistics: ["User Statistics"] <span>and </span>[http://baxter.cernio.com/mrtg/ Server Stats]
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<span>- </span> Statistics at UC Davis is a small/intimate major and is considered great preparation for careers in several fields ranging from business to science. Because of the relitively small number of course requirements, students often choose to double major in statistics and their chosen field of application.<br>
<span>- </span> At UC Davis statistics ["Majors" Majors] have a few different degree options. The department offers a B.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Statistics with a computer science emphasis. The new B.S. in Applied Statistics is similar to the former B.A. in Statistics, which offers a more flexible set of course work, ideal for double majors in the social sciences. Here students may even switch stats 131AB for the less rigorous stats 130AB.<br>
<span>- </span> As for graduate degrees one can either earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. The masters degree in statistics actually requires only a few core graduate courses. Since many graduate students were mathematics or other science majors as undergraduates, the first year or so of this degree may include several undergraduate statistics classes. For a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in Biostatistics one must take a more rigorous set of courses and conduct extensive research.<br>
<span>- </span> The department also offers a ["minors" minor] in statistics. Requirements are the core stats courses such as 106 (Analysis of Variance), 108 (Linear Regression), 130A/131A (Probability Theory), 130B/131B (Mathematical Statistics) and one upper division course with 130B or 131B as a prerequisite. If you are a math major intending on going to grad school in statistics or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostatistics, these courses are considered to be the key preparation you need, so that you don't enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes. Specifically, many people who plan on going to grad school in biostats are either bio majors who minor in statistics or math/stats majors who minor in ["Quantitative biology and bioinformatics"].
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<span>+</span> Statistics at UC Davis is a small/intimate major and is considered great preparation for careers in several fields ranging from business to science. Because of the relitively small number of course requirements, students often choose to double major in statistics and their chosen field of application.<br>
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+</span> At UC Davis statistics ["Majors" Majors] have a few different degree options. The department offers a B.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Statistics with a computer science emphasis. The new B.S. in Applied Statistics is similar to the former B.A. in Statistics, which offers a more flexible set of course work, ideal for double majors in the social sciences. Here students may even switch stats 131AB for the less rigorous stats 130AB.<br>
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+</span> As for graduate degrees one can either earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. The masters degree in statistics actually requires only a few core graduate courses. Since many graduate students were mathematics or other science majors as undergraduates, the first year or so of this degree may include several undergraduate statistics classes. For a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in Biostatistics one must take a more rigorous set of courses and conduct extensive research.<br>
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<span>-</span> Statistics at UC Davis is a small/intimate major and is considered great preparation for careers in several fields ranging from business to science. Because of the relitively small number of course requirements, students often choose to double major in statistics and their chosen field of application.<br>
<span>-</span> At UC Davis statistics ["Majors" Majors] have a few different degree options. The department offers a B.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Statistics with a computer science emphasis. The new B.S. in Applied Statistics is similar to the former B.A. in Statistics, which offers a more flexible set of course work, ideal for double majors in the social sciences. Here students may even switch stats 131AB for the less rigorous stats 130AB.<br>
<span>-</span> As for graduate degrees one can either earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. The masters degree in statistics actually requires only a few core graduate courses. Since many graduate students were mathematics or other science majors as undergraduates, the first year or so of this degree may include several undergraduate statistics classes. For a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in Biostatistics one must take a more rigorous set of courses and conduct extensive research.<br>
<span>-</span> The department also offers a ["minors" minor] in statistics. Requirements are the core stats courses such as 106 (Analysis of Variance), 108 (Linear Regression), 130A/131A (Probability Theory), 130B/131B (Mathematical Statistics) and one upper division course with 130B or 131B as a prerequisite. If you are a math major intending on going to grad school in statistics or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostatistics, these courses are considered to be the key preparation you need, so that you don't enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes. Specifically, many people who plan on going to grad school in biostats are either bio majors who minor in statistics or math/stats majors who minor in ["Quantitative biology and bioinformatics"].
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<span>+ </span> Statistics at UC Davis is a small/intimate major and is considered great preparation for careers in several fields ranging from business to science. Because of the relitively small number of course requirements, students often choose to double major in statistics and their chosen field of application.<br>
<span>+ </span> At UC Davis statistics ["Majors" Majors] have a few different degree options. The department offers a B.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Statistics with a computer science emphasis. The new B.S. in Applied Statistics is similar to the former B.A. in Statistics, which offers a more flexible set of course work, ideal for double majors in the social sciences. Here students may even switch stats 131AB for the less rigorous stats 130AB.<br>
<span>+ </span> As for graduate degrees one can either earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. The masters degree in statistics actually requires only a few core graduate courses. Since many graduate students were mathematics or other science majors as undergraduates, the first year or so of this degree may include several undergraduate statistics classes. For a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in Biostatistics one must take a more rigorous set of courses and conduct extensive research.<br>
<span>+ </span> The department also offers a ["minors" minor] in statistics. Requirements are the core stats courses such as 106 (Analysis of Variance), 108 (Linear Regression), 130A/131A (Probability Theory), 130B/131B (Mathematical Statistics) and one upper division course with 130B or 131B as a prerequisite. If you are a math major intending on going to grad school in statistics or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostatistics, these courses are considered to be the key preparation you need, so that you don't enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes. Specifically, many people who plan on going to grad school in biostats are either bio majors who minor in statistics or math/stats majors who minor in ["Quantitative biology and bioinformatics"].
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<span>- ==Noteworthy Alumni==<br>
- Anne Hansen (Spring '06)<br>
- * Statistics, B.A. and Sociology, B.A.<br>
- * Ph.D. program in statistics at UC Riverside<br>
- Christabel Moy (Fall '06)<br>
- * Statistics, B.A. and Biological Science, B.S.<br>
- * Currently a junior scientist at UC Davis working on cancer research<br>
- * Applying for med school<br>
- ["JonasMari" Jonas Mari] (Spring '07)<br>
- * Statistics, B.S. and Economics, B.A. with a minor in English<br>
- * Science Writer for ["The California Aggie"]<br>
- * Statistical Programmer at [http://www.jpresearch.com/ JP Research] in Mountain View, CA<br>
- ["MotokiWu" Motoki Wu] (Spring '07)<br>
- * Statistics, B.S. and Applied Mathematics, B.S.<br>
- * Featured on ["The California Aggie" The California Aggie's] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/02/07/ScienceTech/Behind.The.Small.Talk-2702914.shtml "Beyond the Small Talk"] for his work with the CLIMB program<br>
- * Ph.D. Program in [http://depts.washington.edu/qerm/ Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management] at University of Washington in Seattle<br>
- * former [http://climb.ucdavis.edu CLIMB] trainee, modeling vernal pools as metapopulations.<br>
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<span>- Statistics ["Majors" Majors] can earn the following degrees:<br>
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+ At UC Davis statistics ["Majors" Majors] have a few different degree options. The department offers a B.S. in Statistics and a B.S. in Statistics with a computer science emphasis. The new B.S. in Applied Statistics is similar to the former B.A. in Statistics, which offers a more flexible set of course work, ideal for double majors in the social sciences. Here students may even switch stats 131AB for the less rigorous stats 130AB.<br>
+ As for graduate degrees one can either earn a M.S. or a Ph.D. The masters degree in statistics actually requires only a few core graduate courses. Since many graduate students were mathematics or other science majors as undergraduates, the first year or so of this degree may include several undergraduate statistics classes. For a Ph.D. in statistics or a Ph.D. in Biostatistics one must take a more rigorous set of courses and conduct extensive research.<br>
+ The department also offers a ["minors" minor] in statistics. Requirements are the core stats courses such as 106 (Analysis of Variance), 108 (Linear Regression), 130A/131A (Probability Theory), 130B/131B (Mathematical Statistics) and one upper division course with 130B or 131B as a prerequisite. If you are a math major intending on going to grad school in statistics or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostatistics, these courses are considered to be the key preparation you need, so that you don't enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes. Specifically, many people who plan on going to grad school in biostats are either bio majors who minor in statistics or math/stats majors who minor in ["Quantitative biology and bioinformatics"].</span>
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- *B.S. in Statistics<br>
- *B.S. in Statistics, Computer Science Option<br>
- *M.S. in Statistics<br>
- *Ph.D. in Statistics<br>
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-</span> Bayesian statistics is a completely different way of doing statistics. Applications in the real world has increased in recent days thanks to the increase in computing power. Used to be taught by Wes Johnson who emphasized its application using WinBUGS or JAGS. Johnson is at UCI, so Samaniego takes over and he emphasizes theory, which is cryptic at best.
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+ ====STA 137 (Applied Time Series Analysis)====<br>
+ You get to learn the basics of time series analysis (starting with AR and MA models). Get to use Shumway's time series software for Windows, ASTSA.<br>
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+ Traditionally taught by Temple Lang. Class consists of multiple computing assignments (in R) with a final project at the end. There are no exams, but the assignments are time consuming enough to the point that you rather take an exam than finish an assignment. You get preached that math is really not that useful on the broad scale.<br>
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+ ====STA 145 (Bayesian Statistics)====<br>
+ Bayesian statistics is a completely different way of doing statistics. Applications in the real world has increased in recent days thanks to the increase in computing power. Used to be taught by Wes Johnson who emphasized its application using WinBUGS or JAGS. Johnson is at UCI, so Samaniego takes over and he emphasizes theory, which is cryptic at best.<br>
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<span>+ ====STA 13 (Elementary Statistics)====<br>
+ Learn the basics of statistics including but not limited to: probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, combinatorics, simple linear regression, one-way/two-way ANOVA. Possibly the easiest class in mankind. Most people can learn this material on the job, but it might be good to take it anyways since employers look for it for any discipline.<br>
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+ ====STA 32 (Statistical Analysis through Computers)====<br>
+ Nearly equivalent to STA 13 in terms of statistical concepts covered; yet, there is more emphasis in the usage of computer package (R?). For stat majors, this is a lot more useful course than STA 13.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 100 (Applied Statistics for Biological Sciences)====<br>
+ Nearly equivalent to STA 13 in terms of statistical concepts covered. Emphasis in biological applications. Basically the same course as STA 13 and 32, but it is considered an upper division course.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 103 (Applied Statistics for Business and Economics)====<br>
+ Goes a little deeper than STA 13, applied problems in business and economics.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 104 (Nonparametric Statistics)====<br>
+ Many statistical analyses are based on common properties of known statistical models. Nonparametric statistics focus on parameterization via the data. These parameters are flexible and thus distribution free. This class teaches you how to apply the most common nonparametric statistical tests. Fit for more unusual problems. This potentially can be a difficult course, but usually the students are non-majors and that dilutes its rigorousness.<br>
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+ ====STA 106 (Analysis of Variance)====<br>
+ Teaches the mathematics of basic ANOVA. Considered one of the easiest classes that one can take in the major.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 108 (Linear Regression)====<br>
+ Teaches the mathematics (and data analysis depending on Prof.) of simple linear regression. Unfortunately, it doesn't teach you much more than that. The statistics department desperately needs an undergraduate class for nonlinear regression.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 120 (Probability and Random Variables for Engineers)====<br>
+ STA 131A for engineers.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 130AB (Brief Math. Stats and Prob. Theory)====<br>
+ Supposedly easier than STA 131ABC, but depending on the Prof., that is not the case. ''e.g.'' Samaniego for 130B is harder than Roychowdury for 131B.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 131A (Probability Theory)====<br>
+ Intro to probability theory. Learn about continuous and discrete probability distributions, CLM, moments, expected values, etc. Possibly the most important course in the stats major. Everything else (like hypo. testing) follows from the base knowledge of probabilities.<br>
+ <br>
+ ====STA 131BC (Mathematical Statistics)====<br>
+ You get taught the mathematics behind estimation, hypo. testing, simple linear regression, ANOVA, convergence and nonparametric statistics. The mathematical rigor not withstanding, the subjects covered here is quite boring (IMO).</span>
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+ * [Distinguished Teaching Award]<br>
+ * His STA 145 is hard (which is fine), but not useful in terms of applying the knowledge in the future.<br>
+ Jane-Ling Wang (Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survival Analysis)<br>
+ * Somewhat methodical, but good teacher and person nonetheless.<br>
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+ * Currently hard at work at [http://climb.ucdavis.edu CLIMB], modeling vernal pools as metapopulations.</span>
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+ ==Useful Statistical Packages==<br>
+ * [http://www.r-project.org R] - The somewhat hard to understand command-line statistical package. It does not have the neat graphical features as the commercial version (S-PLUS); yet the ever-growing community of R developers provide add-ons to facilitate unique routines which make this a cunning edge program for research. R is for people who have decent knowledge of programming and a constant supply of novel problems in data analysis.<br>
+ * [http://www.sas.com/ SAS] - Arguably the most used (and coveted by employers) program for people in the field of business and economics. The programming language is even less intuitive then R, but there are many resources and professionals that can help you in learning the language. It is also only used for data analysis, so one can't get as creative in its analysis as R, but it's very fast. Good to learn for people who are looking to work in companies which require data analysts. It also has the ugliest graphics engine ever.. (but again, it's fast).</span>
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+ *B.S. in Applied Statistics (same requirements as B.A except 130A and 130B can replace 131A and 131B)<br>
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<span>-</span> The department also offers a ["minors" minor] in statistics. Requirements are the core stats courses such as 106 (Analysis of Variance), 108 (Linear Regression), 13<span>1a</span> (Probability Theory), 131<span>b (Intro to Mathematical Statistics) and one upper division course with 131b</span> as a prerequisite. If you are a math major intending on going to grad school in stats or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostats, these courses are considered to be the key preparation you need, so that you don't enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes. Specifically, many people who plan on going to grad school in biostats minor in ["Quantitative biology and bioinformatics"].
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<span>+ ==Usual Professors==<br>
+ Wolfgang Polonik (Nonparametric Statistics, Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics)<br>
+ * One of the most helpful professors, somewhat easy too<br>
+ * Thick German accent<br>
+ Katherine "Katie" S. Pollard (Categorical Data Analysis, Biostatistics)<br>
+ * Researcher at Genome Center<br>
+ * Her work was published in Time in October 2006.<br>
+ George Roussas (Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics)<br>
+ * One of the oldest professors on campus whose courses are quite rigorous<br>
+ * Thick Greek accent<br>
+ * Makes you buy his textbook, which is quite expensive<br>
+ Prabir Burman (Biostatistics, Analysis of Variance, Regression Analysis, Multivariate Statistics)<br>
+ * One of the best professors<br>
+ Fushing Hsieh (Biostatistics, Analysis of Variance, Regression Analysis)<br>
+ * One the easiest professors<br>
+ Robert Shumway (Analysis of Variance, Regression Analysis, Multivariate Statistics, Time Series Analysis)<br>
+ * Time series specialist<br>
+ Duncan Temple-Lang (Statistics through computers)<br>
+ * He is one of the developers for R<br>
+ Chris Drake (Biostatistics, Sampling Theory)<br>
+ * Undergraduate Adviser<br>
+ * Biostatistics specialist<br>
+ <br>
+ ==Noteworthy Alumni==<br>
+ Anne Hansen (Spring '06)<br>
+ * Statistics, B.A. and Sociology, B.A.<br>
+ * Ph.D. program in statistics at UC Riverside<br>
+ Christabel Moy (Fall '06)<br>
+ * Statistics, B.A. and Biological Science, B.S.<br>
+ * Currently a junior scientist at UC Davis working on cancer research<br>
+ * Applying for med school<br>
+ ["JonasMari" Jonas Mari] (Spring '07)<br>
+ * Statistics, B.S. and Economics, B.A. with a minor in English<br>
+ * Science Writer for ["The California Aggie"]<br>
+ * Statistical Programmer at [http://www.jpresearch.com/ JP Research] in Mountain View, CA<br>
+ Motoki Wu (Spring '07)<br>
+ * Statistics, B.S. with a minor in both applied math and quantitative biology and bioinformatics<br>
+ * Featured on ["The California Aggie" The California Aggie's] [http://media.www.californiaaggie.com/media/storage/paper981/news/2007/02/07/ScienceTech/Behind.The.Small.Talk-2702914.shtml "Beyond the Small Talk"] for his work with the CLIMB program<br>
+ * Ph.D. Program at University of Washington in Seattle<br>
+ <br>
+ Please add to this list!<br>
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+ * ["CLIMB"] - is a program that focusses on mathematical and statistical modeling in biology. If you are interested in going to grad school in biostatistics, applied statistics or mathematics, or biology, this research program is for you.</span>
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<span>+ T</span>he department also offers a ["minors" minor] i<span>n</span> statistics. <span>Requirements ar</span>e the core stats courses such as 106 (<span>A</span>nalysis of <span>V</span>ariance), 108 (<span>Linear R</span>egression), 131a (<span>Probability Theo</span>ry), 131b (<span>Intro to Mathematical S</span>tatistics) and one upper division course with 131b as a prerequisite. If <span>you are</span> a math major intending on going to grad school in stats or a bio major intending on going to grad school in biostats, these courses are considered to be the key prep<span>a</span>ration you need, so that you don<span>'</span>t enter having to take a bunch of undergrad classes.
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<span>-</span> ||<span>???</span> ["Mathematical Sciences Building"], ["UC Davis"] ||
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<span>+ There are few statistics majors, although more have decided to add it since 2005.<br>
+ <br>
+ ==Undergraduate Advising==<br>
+ Dr. Chris Drake, Undergraduate Advisor<br>
+ Min Yu, Undergraduate Program Coordinator<br>
+ <br>
+ ==Courses==<br>
+ Check the UC Davis [http://registrar.ucdavis.edu/UCDWebCatalog/programs/STA/STAfac.html General Catalog]<br>
+ <br>
+ <br>
+ ===If you are a statistics major, you should edit this page!===</span>
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<span>+ ||<bgcolor='#E0E0FF'>'''Location'''||<br>
+ ||360 Kerr Hall, ["UC Davis"] ||<br>
+ ||<bgcolor='#E0E0FF'>'''Hours'''||<br>
+ ||(Please fill in hours)||<br>
+ ||<bgcolor='#E0E0FF'>'''Phone'''||<br>
+ ||(530)752-2361||<br>
+ ||<bgcolor='#E0E0FF'>'''Fax'''||<br>
+ ||(530)752-7099||<br>
+ ||<bgcolor='#E0E0FF'>'''Website'''||<br>
+ ||[http://anson.ucdavis.edu/]||<br>
+ <br>
+ If you are a Statistics ["Majors" Major], you can earn the following degrees:<br>
+ *B.A. in Statistics<br>
+ *B.S. in Statistics<br>
+ *B.S. in Statistics Computer Science Option<br>
+ *Ph.D. in Statistics<br>
+ *Ph.D. in Statistics with Emphasis in Biostatistics<br>
+ *M.S. in Statistics<br>
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+ Horray!<br>
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+ If you are a statistics major, you should edit this page!</span>
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