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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2013-14 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Statistics, B.S.


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The Bachelor of Science degree in statistics provides a variety of options for students wishing to study statistics. The program prepares graduates for careers as applied statisticians in government, business, and industry. Those students interested in further study beyond the bachelor’s level may take coursework giving them the theoretical depth required to pursue graduate degrees. In recognition of the interdisciplinary nature of statistics, coursework in other disciplines such as biological, environmental, or social sciences can be undertaken, depending on the student‘s interests. Since statistical practice routinely involves computers, the use of standard statistical software is integrated into most courses.

Computer Requirement:


To satisfy the computer requirement for the B.S. degree in Statistics a student must successfully complete STT 305 .

Oral Requirement:


To satisfy the oral requirement for the B.S. degree in Statistics a student must successfully complete STT 490  or STT 498 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.S. degree in Statistics a student must successfully complete one or more of the following: STT 490  or STT 498 .

Requirements for a Major in Statistics for the B.S. Degree:


Total: 29 or 27 hours


Elective Requirements:


And


  • at least 12 hours of collateral coursework in a substantive area of statistical or mathematical theory or application, approved by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. These courses may come from different disciplines and some must contain mathematical or statistical content.

Total: 18 hours


Additional Information:


An overall average of “C” 2.00 or better is required for all 300-400-level statistics courses counted toward the major.

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