791—Practicum in Statistical Consulting. (1)(Prereq: STAT 790) Experiences in actual statistical consulting settings; participation and critiques.
Usually Offered: Spring Semesters
Purpose: To provide statistics graduate students with additional exposure to real consulting experiences and interaction with professional statistical consultants.
Coverage: Students will select clients and attend the first consulting session. Afterwards, they may supervise all consulting sessions with these clients in the Stat Lab, writing a short (2-4 page) report for each client. The STAT 791 faculty coordinator will grade these reports on the standard (A,B+, B,...) grade scale. Unsatisfactory reports will be reworked by the students. Grade in the course will be the average of the best 3 client report grades.
The above description should correspond to the most recent offering of the course by the Statistics Department. Please check the current course homepage or with the instructor for complete the course regulations, expectations, and operating procedures.