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Statistics  BA


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The statistics major consists of at least 33 credits of coursework: 3045 credits of core mathematics and statistics courses and any additional 3credit statistics, mathematics, or computer science course approved by the statistics adviser. Modifications are permitted with the consent of the statistics adviser. With permission of the adviser, a student may take graduate courses in statistics and applied mathematics. Statistics majors interested in bioinformatics should refer to the requirements for the Statistics Major with a Concentration in Quantitative Biology  BA .

Hunter Core Requirement
Several courses within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core Requirement [CCCR], Concurrent Requirements). When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major. Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here: Hunter Core Requirement.
In the case of the Statistics major, the courses that meet CCC are:
Please note that no more than two courses from any one department will count for the CUNY Common Core Requirement.
Courses Required for the Major (3045 credits)
Core Courses
Based on placement exams or transferred courses, students may place into some more advanced Mathematics and Statistics courses without taking Hunter College prerequisites. See the Mathematics and Statistics department for details.
Elective Courses (3 credits)
The student must complete one additional 3credit statistics or mathematics course approved by the undergraduate statistics adviser.
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. A student majoring either in Statistics or Mathematics could also complete the Actuarial Sequence as a part of his/her major requirements. A review for the Actuarial Exams is not a part of the curriculum, however, and it is left to the individual student to study for and take those exams.

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