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Mathematics (B.A.) (Statistics)(Fall 2008)

Administered by: Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Effective Fall 2008

Mathematics B.A. Statistics Track - The Statistics track prepares students for a variety of careers in statistics in research, industry and government and provides a base for work at the graduate level. Students planning to continue with graduate studies should take 53.225, 53.226 and 53.462 The track provides a foundation in mathematics as well as courses in statistical methodology, computer programming and statistical software.

Required courses:

53.141 Introduction to Statistics

53.125 Calculus I

53.126 Calculus II

53.185 Discrete Mathematics

52.240 Statistical Methods

53.241 Probability and Statistics

53.314 Linear Algebra

53.340 Statistical Software

53.342 Design and Analysis of Experiments

53.343 Applied Regression Analysis

53.410 Mathematical Modeling

Select one course from Mathematics numbered 53.225 or above

Select one Computer Science Sequence:

Option A1) 56.121 Object-Oriented Programming with Java

Option A2) 56.122 Graphical User Interfaces in Java

or other 300 or higher 56 course (3 to 4 credits)

Option B1) 56.123 Visual Basic I

Option B2) 56.223 Visual Basic II

Recommended choices for electives:

53.225 Calculus III

53.226 Calculus IV

53.243 Nonparametric Statistics

53.373 Numerical Methods

53.374 Introduction to Discrete Systems Simulation

53.441 Mathematics and Sports

53.461 Probability Models and Applications

53.462 Mathematical Statistics

53.491 Special Topics in Mathematics

Six credits minimum in a discipline to which Statistics is applied. Consult Advisor; may be applied to Gen Ed distribution requirement. (Biology, Economics, Geology, Geography, Psychology)