All majors must complete the following statistics **core courses** (Credits: 23)

- STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics Credits: 3
**OR**STA 312 - Probability and Statistics Credits: 3 - STA 216 - Intermediate Applied Statistics Credits: 3
- STA 311 - Introduction to Survey Sampling Credits: 3
- STA 315 - Design of Experiments Credits: 3
- STA 419 - Statistics Project Credits: 3
- STA 412 - Mathematical Statistics I Credits: 4
- STA 415 - Mathematical Statistics II (Capstone) Credits: 4

All majors must complete two of the following statistics** elective courses** (Credits: 6)

- STA 310 - Introduction to Biostatistics Credits: 3
- STA 314 - Statistical Quality Methods Credits: 3
- STA 317 - Nonparametric Statistical Analysis Credits: 3
- STA 318 - Statistical Computing Credits: 3
- STA 321 - Applied Regression Analysis Credits: 3
- STA 416 - Multivariate Data Analysis Credits: 3
- STA 421 - Bayesian Data Analysis Credits: 3

Each major in statistics must select an area of application consisting of at least **six credits from outside statistics**.

Students must meet with their statistics advisor to develop specific plans for their **application cognates**.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their advisor as soon as their major in statistics is declared.

- MTH 201 - Calculus I Credits: 4
- MTH 202 - Calculus II Credits: 4
- MTH 227 - Linear Algebra I Credits: 3

and one of the following:

- CIS 160 - Programming with Visual Basic Credits: 3
- CIS 162 - Computer Science I Credits: 4
- CIS 261 - Structured Programming in C Credits: 3

Minimum of 20 credits at the 200 level or above (unduplicated in major and excluding MTH 221, 222, 223, 225, 307, 322, 323, 324, 329, and STA 215)

- MTH 201 - Calculus I Credits: 4
- MTH 202 - Calculus II Credits: 4
- MTH 203 - Calculus III Credits: 4
**OR**MTH 210 - Communicating in Mathematics Credits: 4 - MTH 227 - Linear Algebra I Credits: 3
**OR**MTH 302 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Credits: 4 - At least two additional mathematics or statistics courses at the 300-400 level at least one of which is a mathematics course.

**Note: **Credit in only one of MTH 302 or MTH 304 may be applied toward this minor; credit in only one of MTH 227 or MTH 302 may be applied toward this minor.

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