Statistics undergraduate degree program

Undergraduate Degrees and Requirements

Bachelor of Arts, Statistics

Bachelor of Science, Statistics

  • The General Education requirement (page 100) and the second year of a foreign language.
  • Core Curriculum:
3450:221,2,3 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I, II and III 12 credits
3450:312 Linear Algebra   3 credits
3460:209 Computer Science I   4 credits
3470:451, 2 Theoretical Statistics I, II   6 credits
3470:461 Applied Statistics   4 credits
3470:462 Applied Regression and ANOVA   4 credits
3470:480 Statistical Data Management   3 credits
3470:495 Statistical Consulting   2 credits
38 credits
  • For the Bachelor of Science Degree:  Complete nine credits of course work outside the major and beyond the General Education requirements in a suitable area of concentration as approved by the department.
  • At least one 3 credit elective must be an approved Statistics course.
  • Note:  For students intending to go on to graduate school, the following electives are recommended: 3450:421,422 Advanced Calculus I,II.
  • For the Bachelor of Arts degree: Complete 9 credits of coursework outside the major and beyond the General Education requirements in a suitable area of concentration as approved by the department.
  • Complete 18 credits of humanities or social sciences beyond the General Education requirements.  The 18 credits are to be from more than one department.
  • At least one 3 credit elective must be an approved Statistics course. 

 Statistical Computer Science option (BS only)

  • Other required courses:
3450:208 Intro to Discrete Mathematics 4 credits
3460:210
Computer Science II
4 credits
3460:316
Data Structures & Algorithms II
3 credits
3460:475 Database Management 3 credits
14 credits
  • At least one 3 credit elective must be an approved Statistics course.
  • Note: Computer Science minor can be obtained by completing 3460:306 Assembly and System Programming and another 3 credit computer science elective course in addition to the above required courses.

Actuarial Science option (BS only)

  • Note: Actuarial Science Core Curriculum (replaces 9 credits of concentration and 18 credits of electives required for BS Statistics degree).
  • The recommended area of concentration for the Actuarial Science degree:
6200:202 Accounting Principles II 3 credits
6400:301 Principles of Finance 3 credits
6400:415 Risk Management: Life and Health Insurance 3 credits
9 credits
  • Other required courses:
3250:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis 3 credits
3470:471, 2 Actuarial Science I, II 6 credits
6200:201 Accounting Principles I 3 credits
12 credits
  • Select two of the following: 
3250:427 Economic Forecasting 3 credits
3450:335 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3 credits
3450:436 Mathematical Models 3 credits
3470:469 Reliability Models 3 credits
6 credits

Note: Graduation requires a minimum of 47 upper-level credits (exclusive of workshops or General Education courses).

Statistics Honors Project

To find out more about your Honors Project requirements, visit the Honors College and review the information on Honors Research Projects

Minor in Statistics

Undergraduate Course Descriptions