The Department of Mathematics is pleased to offer a B.S. degree in Statistics. Statisticians assist in the collection and analysis of data thus providing decision makers information on which to base decisions. Knowledge of statistics and data handling helps students in almost every discipline. There are many opportunities in the job market for students with a degree in Statistics, and the program is ideal as preparation for a graduate degree in Statistics in any major university. The degree offers a wide variety of applied and theoretical courses in statistics, including statistical computing using both SAS and R programming.
Total Program Credits: 120
Matriculation Requirements:  


General Education Requirements:  39 Credits  
ENGL 1010  Introduction to Academic Writing CC  3  
or  ENGH 1005  Literacies and Composition Across Context CC (5)  
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Academic Writing CC  3  
MATH 1210  Calculus I QL  4  
or  MATH 121H  Calculus I QL (5)  
Complete one of the following:  3  
HIST 2700  US History to 1877 AS (3)  
and  HIST 2710  US History since 1877 AS (3)  
HIST 1700  American Civilization AS (3)  
HIST 1740  US Economic History AS (3)  
POLS 1000  American Heritage SS (3)  
POLS 1100  American National Government AS (3)  
Complete the following:  
PHIL 2050  Ethics and Values IH  3  
HLTH 1100  Personal Health and Wellness TE  2  
or  EXSC 1097  Fitness for Life (2)  
Distribution Courses:  
Biology  3  
PHYS 2210  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I PP (corequisite lab required) (4)  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  
CS 1400  Fundamentals of Programming  3  
CS 1410  Object Oriented Programming  3  
MATH 1220  Calculus II  4  
or  MATH 122H  Calculus II (5)  
MATH 2210  Calculus III  4  
or  MATH 221H  Calculus III (3)  
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3  
STAT 2050  Introduction to Statistical Methods  4  
STAT 4000  Applied Regression and Time Series WE  3  
STAT 4100  Design of Experiment  3  
STAT 4400  Multivariate Analysis WE  3  
STAT 4710  Mathematical StatisticsProbability and Statistics  3  
STAT 4720  Mathematical StatisticsStatistical Inference  3  
Complete three of the following:  9  
STAT 4200  Survey Sampling (3)  
STAT 4300  Stochastic Processes (3)  
STAT 4500  Nonparametric Statistics (3)  
STAT 4600  Statistical Process Control (3)  
Complete 9 hours of upper level MATH or STAT courses  9  
Elective Requirements:  33 Credits  
Complete 9 credits of upper division electives^{1}  9  
Complete 24 credits of upper or lower division electives^{1}  24  
Notes:

Graduation Requirements:
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.
Semester 1  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1210 or MATH 121H 
Calculus I QL  4 
STAT 2050  Introduction to Statistical Methods  4 
Humanities GE  3  
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 
Introduction to Academic Writing CC or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC 
3 
Semester total:  14  
Semester 2  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 1220 or MATH 122H 
Calculus II  4 
PHYS 2210  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I PP  4 
PHYS 2215  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab  1 
STAT 2060  Introduction to Statistical Computing  1 
Elective  3  
Elective  3  
Semester total:  16  
Semester 3  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2210 or MATH 221H 
Calculus III  4 
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Academic Writing CC  3 
PHIL 205G  Ethics and Values IH GI  3 
Elective  3  
Elective  3  
Semester total:  16  
Semester 4  Course Title  Credit Hours 
MATH 2270  Linear Algebra  3 
History GE  3  
Biology GE  3  
Elective  3  
Upper Division Elective  3  
Semester total:  15  
Semester 5  Course Title  Credit Hours 
STAT 4710  Mathematical StatisticsProbability and Statistics  3 
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
Fine Arts GE  3  
Elective  3  
Semester total:  15  
Semester 6  Course Title  Credit Hours 
STAT 4000  Applied Regression and Time Series WE  3 
STAT 4720  Mathematical StatisticsStatistical Inference  3 
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
Social/Behavioral GE  3  
HLTH 1100 or EXSC 1097 
Personal Health and Wellness TE or Fitness for Life TE 
2 
Semester total:  14  
Semester 7  Course Title  Credit Hours 
STAT 4100  Design of Experiment  3 
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
Additional Science GE  3  
Elective  3  
Semester total:  15  
Semester 8  Course Title  Credit Hours 
STAT 4400  Multivariate Analysis WE  3 
MATH/STAT Elective  3  
Upper Division Elective  3  
Upper Division Elective  3  
Elective  3  
Semester total:  15  
Degree total:  120 
The Mathematics department is in the College of Science. To find the most uptodate information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Math department, visit their website.
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