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2018-2019 Catalog
Statistics (Bachelor of Science)

Major: Statistics Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (26 credits)

All transfer courses require prior approval of department chairperson. A grade of C or better is required in all statistics prerequisites.

MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)

Prereq: MAC 1147

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

Prereq: MAC 2311

MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)

SELECT 1 STATISTICS COURSE

  • STA

SCIENTIFIC COMPUTER PROGRAMMING COURSE

Department recommends a computer programming language course in PASCAL, FORTRAN, C, C+, C++

  • COP

SELECT 2 LAB SCIENCE COURSES

Must be designed for science majors

  • BSC CHM PHY GLY

Major Requirements (19 credits)

Grades of C or higher required in all major courses.

MAS3105 (GM) Linear Algebra (4 Credits)

Prereq: MAC 2312

STA3163 (GM)Statistical Methods I (4 Credits)

Prereq: STA 2014 or STA 2023 or STA 4321

STA3164 (GM)Statistical Methods II (3 Credits)

Prereq: STA 3163

STA4321 (GM)Probability and Statistics (4 Credits)

Prereq: MAC 2312

STA4322 (GM) Statistical Theory (4 Credits)

Prereq: MAC 2313 & STA 4321

Major Electives (15 credits)

Grades of C or higher required in all major electives.

SELECT 5 COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • STA 4504 Categorical Data
  • MAA 4211 Advanced Calculus I
  • MAA 4212 Advanced Calculus II
  • MAP 3170 Financial Mathmatics for Actuarial Science
  • MAP 4231 Operations Research
  • MHF 3202 Foundations of Math
  • STA 4202 Design of Experiment
  • STA 4222 Design/Sample/Survey
  • STA 4664 Statistical Quality Control
  • STA 4502 Non-Parametric Methods in Statistics
  • STA 4672 Prob. Models w/ App to Actuarial Science
  • STA 4853 Stat Techniques for Time Series & Forecasts

Capstone Experience (3 credits)

Graduation requirement: students must maintain a portfolio according to department guidelines and submit it to their capstone professor.

STA4945 Statistics Capstone (3 Credits)

Prereq: Senior Standing and permission of the department.

Minor Required

Bachelor of Science students majoring in mathematics or statistics must select a minor from among biology, physics, computer science, statistics (for mathematics majors only), chemistry, economics, business, or mathematics (for statistics majors only). Double majors are exempt from a minor

Free Electives (8 credits)

ELECTIVES 8 HRS (3000/4000 LEVEL)

This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).