Statistics majors have a wide variety of opportunities in government, industry, and education. Statisticians are specialists, but statistics by its nature demands that they be generalists also. Statistics uses mathematics, but it is not abstract or isolated: statisticians work with people from other professional backgrounds to solve practical problems.
“The statistics major has really opened a lot of doors for me. Employers are interested in finding people who can think analytically and communicate their findings to a non-technical audience.”
Kristin Vaughn (Rench), graduate in Statistics
A) All majors must complete the following statistics core courses (Credits: 17)
B) All majors with the Actuarial Sciences emphasis must complete the following courses (Credits: 6)
C) All majors with the Actuarial Sciences emphasis must complete the following courses (Credits: 6)
D) Cognate Requirements (Credits: 14)
Completion of MTH 201, MTH 202, MTH 227, and one of CIS 160, CIS 161, CIS 162 or CIS 261 satisfies the B.S. degree cognate for statistics majors. Completion of these courses plus the foreign language requirement for a B.A. satisfies the B.A. degree cognate for statistics majors. The following cognates are required of all students majoring in statistics:
and one of the following:
E) Application Cognates (15 credits)
Find out more about the Courses in the Catalog.