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 41-44 credit hours, as follows:

Required Courses (32-35)

  • 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 205 – SQ Design & Analysis of Experiments (3)
  • STAT 210 – Regression Analysis (3)
  • STAT 390 – Special Topics in Statistics (3)
  • STAT 490 – Field Experience in Statistics (3-6)

Elective Courses (9)

Choose three (3) from the following:

  • CSCI 161 – P4 Foundations of Computer Science I (3)
  • ECON 222 – Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • ECON 314 – Introduction to Econometrics (3)
  • MATH 221C – Calculus III (4)
  • MATH 260 – Applied Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • PSYC 386 – Survey Design and Analysis (3)
  • PSYC 388 – Testing and Measurement (3)
  • SOCI 201 – SQ Principles of Epidemiology (3)
  • STAT 260 – Introduction to Meta-Analysis (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 205 – SQ Design and Analysis of Experiments (3)
  • STAT 210 – Regression Analysis (3)

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

  • CSCI 161 – P4 Foundations of Computer Science I (3)
  • ECON 222 – Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • ECON 314 – Introduction to Econometrics (3)
  • MATH 260 – Applied Mathematical Statistics (3)
  • PSYC 386 – Survey Design and Analysis (3)
  • PSYC 388 – Testing and Measurement (3)
  • SOCI 201 – SQ Principles of Epidemiology (3)
  • STAT 160 – P4 Data Analysis for Social Research (3)
  • STAT 260 – Introduction to Meta-Analysis (3)
  • STAT 390 – Special Topics in Statistics (3)

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