Feb 25, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Statistics - BA

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Foundational Courses

Foundational Courses must be completed before embarking upon the major. Students will appropriate background may be exempted from some or all Foundational Courses. See department for proper placement.


To enter the major the student must have completed MATH 15000 (STEM)  and MATH 15500 (STEM) . Normally, the statistics major consists of 33 credits as follows: 30 credits of core curriculum courses and any additional 3-credit statistics, mathematics, or computer science course approved by the statistics adviser. Modifications are permitted with the consent of the statistics adviser. For example, a student may elect to replace STAT 21200  with a more advanced course. With permission of the adviser, a student may take graduate courses in statistics and applied mathematics. Students interested in bioinformatics take the additional courses listed in the concentration in Quantitative Biology.

Actuarial Sequence

A student interested in actuarial work should take the following courses. Students are also encouraged to take courses in accounting, economics and computer science. For information concerning examinations and prizes given to undergraduates by the Society of Actuaries, consult the departmental adviser.

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