Statistics Program Requirements

B.A. in Statistics


Please Note: The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most up-to-date Statistics Program Requirements including course descriptions.


The Statistics major consists of 41 credit hours, as follows:

Required Courses (32)

  • MATH 120C – P4 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 122C – P4 Calculus II (4)
  • MATH 232 – Linear Algebra (3)
  • MATH 301 – SQ Mathematical Statistics I (3)
  • MATH 302 – Mathematical Statistics II (3)
  • MATH 410 – Probability Models (3)
  • STAT 210 – Regression Analysis (3)
  • STAT 220 – Experimental Design (3)
  • STAT 390 – Special Topics in Statistics (3)
  • STAT 490 – Field Experience (3)

Elective Courses (9)

Choose three (3) from the following:

  • CSCI 161 – P4 Foundations of Computer Science I (3)
  • ECON 314 – Introduction to Econometrics (3)
  • MATH 221C – Calculus III (4)
  • MATH 260 – Applied Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • STAT/ECON 222 – Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • STAT 270 – Meta-Analysis
  • STAT 275 – Statistical Computing (3)
  • STAT 330 – Sample Survey Methods (3)
  • STAT 496 – Independent Study (3)

Quantitative courses in other departments not listed here may be granted elective credit with permission of the program director.

Required Minor

The B.A. in Statistics requires you to also select a minor area of study or a second major. Minor concentrations in Economics, Psychology, Biology, Management, or another area can help you shape the Statistics major consistent with your career and/or graduate school interests.

Minor in Statistics

The Statistics minor requirements consist of at least 18 hours as follows:

Required Courses

  • STAT 210 – Regression Analysis (3)
  • STAT 220 – Experimental Design (3)

Elective (4 courses, with at least 2 at the 300-400 level)

  • CSCI 161 – P4 Foundations of Computer Science I (3)
  • ECON 314 – Introduction to Econometrics (3)
  • MATH 260 – Applied Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • STAT/ECON 222 – Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • STAT 270 – Meta-Analysis (3)
  • STAT 275 – Statistical Computing (3)
  • STAT 330 – Sample Survey Methods (3)
  • STAT 390 – Special Topics in Statistics (3)

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