WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN M 358K AND M 378K?
There is some overlap between M358K and M378K, namely, the basic notions of statistical inference: sampling distributions, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals.
However, there are many differences between the two courses. As the names suggest, M 358K (Applied Statistics) puts more emphasis on applications and M 378K (Introduction to Mathematical Statistics) puts more emphasis on theory.
Topics covered in M 358K that are not usually covered (or only lightly covered) in M 378K:
Topics covered in M 378K that are not usually covered (or more lightly covered) in M 358K:
M 378K also uses calculus more heavily than M 358K.
Textbooks typically used: