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2013-2014

Statistics (3470)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Statistics - Actuarial Science (347003BS)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Graduates will understand general theory, and gain experience in applying that theory to solving statistical problems and analyzing data.
Graduates will gain competence in planning and designing experiments, gathering and analyzing data, and reporting results.
Students will learn to read and critically appraise statistical and research literature, and reports of research results in the popular media.
Students will learn to communicate statistical ideas in written and oral forms.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Social Science:Any set except 3250:2443
Min Credit Total 14
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
Oral Communication:Any3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3470:461 Applied Statistics4
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
Natural Science:Any Set4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
3450:312 Linear Algebra3
3470:462 Applied Regression and ANOVA4
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3470:451 Theoretical Statistics I3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
6200:201 Accounting Principles I3
3460:209 Computer Science I4
Elective:Actuarial Science Option Course3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
6200:202 Accounting Principles II3
3470:452 Theoretical Statistics II3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any Set3
Elective:Actuarial Science Option Course3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
6400:301 Principles of Finance3
3470:471 Actuarial Science I3
3470:480 Statistical Data Management3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4004
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3470:472 Actuarial Science II3
3470:495 Statistical Consulting1
6400:415 Risk Mgt:Life & Hlth Insurance3
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any4
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Select two of the following Actuarial Science Options courses: 3200:427 Economic Forecasting, 3450:335 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations, 3450:436 Mathematical Models, or 3470:469 Reliability Models.
7700:101, 102, 201, 202 and 222 may be substituted for Modern Language (35xx) courses.
3470:495 Statistical Consulting is offered for 1-3 credits. Students should take this course for 2 credits (Spring Year 4).
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 04-12-2013