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Mathematics (B.A.) (Statistics)

Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences

Effective Fall 2017

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

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 MATH.225 and MATH.462. The track provides a foundation in mathematics as well as courses in statistical methodology, computer programming and statistical software.

Required courses (35 credits):

MATH.125 Calculus I

MATH.126 Calculus II

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics

MATH.185 Discrete Mathematics

MATH.240 Statistical Methods

MATH.241 Probability and Statistics

MATH.314 Linear Algebra

MATH.340 Statistical Software

MATH.342 Design and Analysis of Experiments

MATH.343 Applied Regression Analysis

MATH.410 Mathematical Modeling

Select one course from Mathematics numbered MATH.225 or above (3 credits)

Select one from each of the groups below (6-8 credits):

COMPSCI.121 Object-Oriented Programming with Java or COMPSCI.115 Python Programming

COMPSCI.122 Graphical User Interfaces in Java or COMPSCI.215 Advanced Python Programming or MATH.320 Computer Programming for Math or Any course COMPSCI 300 or higher

Related Area – A Six credit sequence from a discipline where mathematics is applied (Biology, Economics, Geography, Geology, and Psychology)

Other related courses:

ENGLISH.101 Foundation of Writing