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College of Science

Mathematics

Statistics

Professional statisticians deal with — among other things — the collection and statistical analysis of data, the design of experiments and quality control.

This option prepares students for work in statistics. A dual degree in mathematics and statistics can be obtained.

Statistics Option Course Requirements 27-28 credits
One of: MA 36600 (Ordinary Differential Equations) (4 cr.); MA 37500 (Introduction to Discrete Mathematics), MA 42100 (Linear Programming and Optimization Techniques) (3 cr.); MA 42500 (Complex Analysis) (3 cr.); MA 52500 (Introduction to Complex Analysis) (3 cr.); MA 45300 (Elements of Algebra I) (3 cr.); MA 45000 (Algebra Honors) (3 cr.); MA 52000 (Boundary Value Problems of Differential Equations) (3 cr.); or MA 42800 (Introduction to Fourier Analysis) (3 cr.) 3-4 cr.
MA 35300 (Linear Algebra II) 3 cr.
MA 36200 (Vector Calculus) (3 cr.); MA 44200 (Multivariate Analysis I Honors) (3 cr.); or MA 51000 (Vector Calculus) (3 cr.) 3 cr.
STAT 35000 (Introduction to Statistics) 3 cr.
MA 34100 (Foundations of Analysis) (3 cr.) or MA 44000 (Real Analysis Honors) (3 cr.) 3 cr.
MA 41600/STAT 41600 (Probability) (3 cr.) or STAT 51600 (Basic Probability and Applications) (3 cr.) 3 cr.
STAT 41700 (Statistical Theory) (3 cr.) or STAT 51700 (Statistical Inference) (3 cr.) 3 cr.
STAT 51200 (Applied Regression Analysis) 3 cr.
One of: IE 53000 (Quality Control) (3 cr.); STAT 51300 (Statistical Quality Control) (3 cr.); STAT 51400 (Design of Experiments) (3 cr.); or STAT 42000 (Time Series) (3 cr.) 3 cr.