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# Statistics, B.S.

## Requirements

Total Program Credits: 120

 Matriculation Requirements: Completion of MATH 1210 and MATH 1220 (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better Student must meet with the math department advisor and declare an intent to major in statistics. General Education Requirements: 39 Credits ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3 or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0) ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3 MATH 1210 Calculus I 5 or MATH 121H Calculus I (5.0) Complete one of the following: 3 HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0) and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0) HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0) HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0) POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0) POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0) Complete the following: PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3 HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2 or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0) Distribution Courses: Biology 3 PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (co-requisite lab required) (4.0) 4 PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1 One other Biology or Physical Science Distribution 3 Humanities Distribution 3 Fine Arts Distribution 3 Social/Behavioral Science 3 Discipline Core Requirements: 49 Credits MATH 1220 Calculus II 5 or MATH 122H Calculus II (5.0) MATH 2210 Calculus III 3 or MATH 221H Calculus III (3.0) MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3 STAT 2050 Introduction to Statistical Methods 4 STAT 2060 Introduction to Statistical Computing 1 STAT 4000 Applied Regression and Time Series 3 STAT 4100 Design of Experiment 3 STAT 4400 Multivariate Analysis 3 STAT 4710 Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics 3 STAT 4720 Mathematical Statistics-Statistical Inference 3 Complete three of the following: 9 STAT 4200 Survey Sampling (3.0) STAT 4300 Stochastic Processes (3.0) STAT 4500 Nonparametric Statistics (3.0) STAT 4600 Statistical Process Control (3.0) Complete 9 hours of upper level MATH or STAT courses 9 Elective Requirements: 32 Credits Complete 9 credits of upper division electives 1 9 Complete 23 credits of upper or lower division electives 1 23

1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits with at least 40 credit hours in upper-division courses.
2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, a minimum GPA of 2.4 in all MATH and STAT courses listed above, with no grade lower than a "C" in all listed MATH and STAT courses (substitutions may be granted for some elective courses).
3. Residency hours- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
6. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
 Footnotes: 1 Elective courses may NOT include MATH 3100, MATH 3200, MATH 3010, MATH 3030, MATH 4030, or MATH 4040.

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

 Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours MATH 1210* or MATH 121H Calculus I 5 STAT 2050* Intro to Statistical Methods 4 Humanities GE Humanities GE (PHIL 1250 recommended) 3 ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Intro to Writing GE or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3 Semester total: 15 Note:*Additional pre-requisites may be required (MATH 1050 and MATH 1060) Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours MATH 1220 or MATH 122H Calculus II 5 PHYS 2210/2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (and lab) 5 STAT 2060 Intro to Statistical Computing 1 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 4 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 1 Semester total: 16 Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours MATH 2210 or MATH 221H Calculus III 3 ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3 PHIL 205G Ethics and Values GE and GI requirement 3 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3 Semester total: 15 Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours MATH 2270 Linear Algebra 3 History GE American Institutions (Choose from list) 3 Biology GE Biology GE 3 Elective Elective (MATH 2280 recommended) 3 Upper Division Elective Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3 Semester total: 15 Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours STAT 4710 Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 Fine Arts GE Fine Arts GE 3 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3 Semester total: 15 Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours STAT 4000 Applied Regression and Time Series 3 STAT 4720 Mathematical Statistics-Statistical Inference 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 Social/Behavioral GE Social/Behavioral GE 3 HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health or Fitness for Life GE 2 Semester total: 14 Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours STAT 4100 Design of Experiment 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 Additional Science GE Additional Science GE (Physical Science or Biology) 3 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3 Semester total: 15 Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours STAT 4400 Multivariate Analysis 3 MATH/STAT Elective *see notes below 3 Upper Division Elective Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3 Upper Division Elective Upper Division Elective (any course numbered 3000 or higher) 3 Elective Elective (any course numbered 1000 or higher) 3 Semester total: 15 Notes: *MATH/STAT Electives. Must complete at least three of STAT 4200, STAT 4300, STAT 4500, STAT 4600. Other credits must be any MATH credit numbered 3100 or higher. Degree total: 120

## Department

 Name: Mathematics Location: LA 109 Telephone: 801-863-8650 Email: Web Address: Chair:

Mission Statement

The Utah Valley University Mathematics Department’s primary purpose is to educate students in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. The department prepares students for both graduate degrees and productive careers by fostering a rigorous development of cognitive skills, helping them to analyze logical inferences, reason critically, and apply mathematical ideas to solve real world problems. The department’s other functions include service which supports the mission of the University, and the development of scholarly work to both advance research and facilitate student engagement in current areas of interest.

Mathematics

• Office: LA 109a
• Telephone: 801-863-5939
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• Office: LA 109b
• Telephone: 801-863-6426
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• Office: LA 109
• Telephone: 801-863-8650
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Program Coordinators:

• Mathematics Education: Christine Walker
• Office: LA 121k
• Telephone: 801-863-8634
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• Statistics: Erik Heiny
• Office: LA 109k
• Telephone: 801-863-6281
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• Actuary: Kathy Andrist
• Office: LA 109e
• Telephone: 801-863-6309
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## Faculty

### Mark Abramson(2017)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Computational Mathematics, Brigham Young University; M.A., Computational/Applied Mathematics Rice University; M.S. Aeronautics/Astronautics, University of Washington; Ph.D., Computational/Applied Mathematics, Rice University.

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### Kathryn Andrist(2001)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, Brigham Young University.

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### Debanjan Bhattacharjee(2011)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Statistics, University of Calcutta, Ph.D., Statistics, University of Connecticut.

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### Colin Brinkerhoff(2018)

#### Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University - Provo; M.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University.

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### Vivienne Faurot(2009)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.A., Mathematics, University of California; M.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Oregon.

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### David Fearnley(2000)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Oxford.

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### Reinhard Franz(2014)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, Universitat Bielefeld.

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### Erik Heiny(2008)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado State University; M.S., Statistics, Michigan State University; Ph.D., Applied Statistics, University of Northern Colorado.

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#### Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh; M.A., Statistics, Ball State University; Ph.D., Statistics, Bowling Green University.

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### Xiao Ji(2008)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.A., Mathematics, Hubei Education University; M.S., Statistics, Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas Tech University.

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### KC Lee(2014)

#### Lecturer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University.

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### Scott Lewis(1999)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Mathematics, Montana State University.

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### Ya Li(1990)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Utah.

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### Jun (Michael) Ling(2002)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, Jiangsu University, China; M.A., Mathematics, Ph.D., Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Pure Mathematics, Zhegiang University.

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### Christine Merrin(1992)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, New Mexico State University.

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### Stephen Merrin(1996)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, University of Colorado; M.A., Mathematics, University of Maryland; Ph.D., Mathematics, New Mexico State University.

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### Wiktor Mogilski(2019)

#### Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Mathematics, University of Texas at Brownsville; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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### Bob Palais(2011)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Department Chair, Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, Harvard University; M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California.

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### Alan Parry(2016)

#### Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Utah State University; M.A., Ph.D., Mathematics, Duke University.

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### Skyler Simmons(2018)

#### Assistant Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, M.S., Mathematics, Ph.D., Mathematics, Brigham Young University - Provo.

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### Joe Simons(2018)

#### Lectuer

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University.

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### Machiel Van Frankenhuijsen(2003)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

Ph.D., Mathematics, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen.

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### Violeta Vasilevska(2010)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University; Ph.D., Mathematics, The University of Tennessee.

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### Christine Walker(1992)

#### Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

A.S., Mathematics, Ricks College; B.A., M.A., Mathematics Education, Brigham Young University; Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University.

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### Yingxian Zhu(2002)

#### Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics
Faculty

B.S., Mathematics, Anhui University, China; M.S., Mathematics, Dalian University of Science and Technology, China; Ph.D., Mathematics (Graph Theory), Arizona State University.

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