3470: Statistics Undergraduate Program

The Department of Statistics at The University of Akron presently offers the following degree options to students desiring to major in statistics:

  • Bachelor of Science, Statistics

  • Bachelor of Science, Statistics with Actuarial Science Option

  • Bachelor of Science, Statistics with Data Science Option

  • Minor in Statistics

Undergraduate Degrees and Requirements (revised: Effective Fall 2016)

Bachelor of Science, - Core Curriculum

  • The General Education requirement and the second year of a foreign language.
3450:221,2,3 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I, II and III 12 credits
3460:209 Computer Science I   4 credits
3470:451, 2 Theoretical Statistics I, II   6 credits
3470:461 Applied Statistics or (Intro Stats I and II 261/262)   4 credits
3470:462 Applied Regression and ANOVA   4 credits
3470:480 Statistical Data Management   3 credits
3470:495 Statistical Consulting   3 credits
Total 36 credits


Additional requirements for the BS Statistics

  • Three additional 400-level Statistics electives (9credits) are required.  
  • Can not be 401, 461, or any course you took to fulfil core curriculum.
  • Stats Core Curriculum plus:
3470:4xx 3 credits
3470:4xx 3 credits
3470:4xx 3 credits
Total 9 credits

Additional requirements for the BS Statsitics - Actuarial Science Option

  • Stats Core Curriculum plus:
3250:244     Intro to Econ Analysis or (Macro and Micro 201/202)    3 (6) credits     
6200:201 Accounting Principles I    3 credits
6400:301 Principles of Finance    3 credits
3470:471 Actuarial Science I    3 credits
3470:472 Actuarial Science II    3 credits
3470:477 Time Series Analysis    3 credits
3470:4xx Stats elective    3 credits

One of 414 Risk Mgmt: Property,
415 Risk Mgmt: Life, or 343 Investments             

   3 credits
Total   24 (27) credits

Note: Graduation requires a minimum of 40 upper-level (3xx or 4xx level) credits (exclusive of workshops or General Education courses).

Additional requirements for the BS Statsitics - Data Science Option (Available Summer 2017)

  • Stats Core Curriculum plus:
3470:477    Time Series Analysis                                                    3 credits
3470:485 Applied Analytics - Decision Trees    3 credits
3470:483 Adv Statistical Computing     3 credits
3460:445 Intro to Bioinformatics     3 credits
6500:324 Database Mgmt for Info. Sys.    3 credits
3470:4xx Stats elective*    3 credits
3470:4xx Stats elective*     3 credits
Total 21 credits

* Excluding 401 and 461.

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

        College of Ars and Sciences Requirements