
20142015 General Catalog (Spring, Summer 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]
Statistics  BA


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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Students must complete the General Education Requirements :
 or will fulfill the Physical Sciences requirement
Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :
 Two courses having CI designation (such as , , ; and , ) will meet the Communications Intensive (CI) requirement
 One course having QI designation (such as , , , ; and , will meet the Quantitative Intensive (QI) requirement
 Complete at least 2 credits in approved 3000level or above courses from each of the following two categories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) adn Social Sciences (DSS)

Bachelor of Arts Degree Language Requirement
Bachelor of Arts Degree
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree signifies proficiency in one or more foreign languages. Specifically, the BA requirement may be completed in one of the following ways:
 Demonstration of proficiency in one foreign language by successful completion of one course at the 2020level or higher (or its equivalent).
Or
 Demonstration of proficiency in American Sign Language by successful completion of COMD 4920 and COMD 4780 , and by passing an exit interview.
Or
 Demonstration of proficiency in two foreign languages by successful completion of the 1020 course level in one language and the 2010 course level in the second language (or its equivalent).
Or
 Completion of an upperdivision (3000level or higher) foreign language grammar or literature course requiring the 2020 course level (or its equivalent) as a prerequisite. Conversation courses cannot be considered for satisfying this requirement.
For nonnative Englishspeaking students only, the following options are available:
 Successful completion of the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) program for international students.
Or
 TOEFL, Michigan, or IELI placement scores high enough to meet the University admission criteria.
Major Requirements
Major and minor requirements in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics vary from time to time. Exact requirements in effect at any given time may be found in the USU online General Catalog. All grades for MATH and STAT courses applied toward a departmental major or minor must be C or better. Major and minor requirements in effect at the beginning of Fall Semester 2011 are given below. College of Science Requirements
Every bachelor’s degree candidate in the College of Science must complete the following coursework or its equivalent: Note:
In some degrees or emphases within degrees, the second semester of calculus may be replaced by STAT 3000 . The substitution will be for specific degree programs, not by student choice. 2. One of the following yearlong sequences. The chosen sequence must be outside the student’s major department.
Statistics Major
(47 credits)
A. Required Courses (35 credits)
B. Elective Courses (12 credits)
Select four courses (12 credits) in statistics numbered above 5000. One of the three elective classes may be selected from: Actuarial Science Emphasis (59 credits)
The Actuarial Science Emphasis is available in either the Mathematics Major or the Statistics Major. Students should register for either the Mathematics Major with Actuarial Science Emphasis or the Statistics Major with Actuarial Science Emphasis. Only the required courses for the emphasis, as listed below, need to be completed. A. Mathematics and Statistics Courses (for Mathematics Majors) (44 credits)
B. Mathematics and Statistics Courses (for Statistics Majors) (44 credits)
Statistics Majors must complete all of the courses listed above in Section A, except for the following two courses: In addition, students must complete the following:
C. Required Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management Courses (15 credits)
Note:
Admission to the Actuarial Science Emphasis requires explicit departmental approval. Statistics Major Four Year Plan (Suggested Schedule)
Please meet with your advisor to complete your specific four year plan.
This does not fulfill the 120 credits or 40 upper division credits needed for graduation.
Students who complete MATH 2280 along with these requirements, qualify for a Math Minor. Freshman Year (28 credits)
First Semester (14 credits)
Second Semester (14 credits)
Sophomore Year (25 credits)
First Semester (12 credits)
Second Semester (13 credits)
First Semester (12 credits)
Second Semester (9 credits)
Senior Year (1012 credits)
First Semester (1012 credits)
 STAT 5xxx Elective courses 6
 Depth Humanities course 23
 Depth Social Science course 23
Mathematics and/or Statistics Major with Actuarial Science Emphasis Four Year Plan (Suggested Schedule)
Please meet with your advisor to complete your specific four year plan.
Mathematics and Statistics majors with the Actuary emphasis usually don't have enough high level credits to graduate or enough credits over all. They might want to consider a minor. Freshman Year (34 credits)
First Semester (17 credits)
Second Semester (17 credits)
Sophomore Year (30 credits)
First Semester (15 credits)
Second Semester (15 credits)
Junior Year (2124 credits)
First Semester (12 credits)
Second Semester (912 credits)
Senior Year (69 credits)
First Semester (36 credits)
Second Semester (3 credits)
Minimum University Requirements

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