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2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog

Statistics - BA, BS


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Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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  • For more information about Statistics, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with their advisor, Linda Skabelund. Current students should also meet with Linda Skabelund and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     MATH 1220: Calculus II (QL)   4    
MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)   4     STAT 3000: Statistics for Scientists (QI)   3    
College of Science Course  4   College of Science Course  4  
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3   Breadth American Institutions (BAI)   3  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 2210: Multivariable Calculus (QI)   3     CS 1400: Introduction to Computer Science--CS 1   4    
MATH 2270: Linear Algebra (QI)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
STAT 5100: Modern Regression Methods (CI/QI)   3     STAT 5200: Analysis of Designed Experiments   3    
Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3   Breadth Humanities (BHU)    
      MATH 3310: Discrete Mathematics   3    
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MATH 4200: Foundations of Analysis (CI)   3     MATH 5720: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics   3    
MATH 5710: Introduction to Probability   3     STAT 5XXX Elective Course 3  
STAT 5XXX Elective Course 3   STAT 5XXX Elective Course 3  
Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)   3   Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

STAT 5XXX Elective Course 3   STAT 5810: Topics in Statistics   1-3   3 credits
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2-3        
Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   2-3        
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Students must complete the General Education Requirements .

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements .

Program Requirements

All mathematics and statistics courses require a grade of C- or better. Program coursework may not be taken on a pass/fail basis.

Statistics Electives


Students must complete 12 credits in any STAT 5000 or above, or the following MATH courses:

Capstone Experience


The capstone experience is a 3-credit requirement for all Mathematics and Statistics majors. The capstone may be satisfied in several ways, including, but not limited to, completing an internship and a reflective essay, participating in a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), or completing MATH/STAT 5810. Other means of satisfying the requirement may be developed on an individual basis between the student and their faculty advisor.  

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