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Requirements

Statistics

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR

All majors should consult the departmental representative regularly in planning their study program. The requirements listed below are special to the Department and must be read in conjunction with the general requirements for the bachelor's degree.

  1. One of STAT W1001, W1111, or W1211.
  2. MATH V1101.
  3. STAT W3103.
  4. STAT W3105, W3107, and W3315.
  5. An approved set of five electives chosen from Statistics Department offerings.  Examples of approved elective sequences include (but are not limited to) the following.
    1. For a student preparing for a career in actuarial science
    2. For a student preparing for a career in finance
    3. For a student preparing for applications in the health sciences, five of
    4. For a student preparing for quantitative research in the social sciences, five of
    5. For a student preparing for quantitative research in the biological sciences, five of
    6. For a student preparing for graduate study in statistics
    7. For a student seeking training in applied statistics and data mining

Students may replace STAT W1001, W1111, or W1211 with PSYC W1610.  Students may replace STAT W3103 with MATH V1102, MATH V2010, and one of COMS W1003, W1004, W1005, or W1007.  Students may replace STAT W3105 with W4105, STAT W3107 with W4107, and STAT W3315 with W4315 or W4440, and students may replace STAT W3105 and W3107 with the combined course STAT W4109.  Students preparing for a career in actuarial science may replace STAT W4315 with W4440, and should discuss with the Director of Undergraduate studies how to include in their study plan additional courses approved for Validation by Education Experience by the Society of Actuaries.  Students may replace up to two statistics electives with approved advance mathematics electives; students preparing for graduate study in Statistics should consider MATH W4061 and W4062.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR

The requirements for the concentration are as follows:

  1. One of STAT W1001, W1111, or W1211.
  2. STAT W2024, W2025, W2026, and W3026.
  3. STAT W3997

Students may replace courses required for the concentration by approved Statistics Department offerings numbered above STAT W3103.  MATH V1101and one of COMS W1003, W1004, W1005, or W1007are recommended.

See Mathematics Department for the Mathematics-Statistics Major.