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BA in Statistics

Program Prerequisites: (Interested students should speak with Prof. Kamiar Rahnama Rad in the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics.)

As a preliminary requirement, students must complete the following courses:

STA 2000 Business Statistics I 3 credits
MTH 3020 Intermediate Calculus or
MTH 3030Analytic Geometry and Calculus II or
MTH 3050 Multi-Variable and Vector Calculus
4-5 credits

Required Courses

Students must take the following courses:

MTH 4100 Linear Algebra and Matrix Methods 3 credits
MTH 4120 Introduction to Probability** 4 credits
MTH 4430 Mathematics of Inferential Statistics 4 credits
STA 3000 Statistical Computing 3 credits
STA 3920 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3 credits
STA 4155 or
MTH 4130^
Regression and Forecasting Models for Business Applications  
Mathematics of Data Analysis
3 credits or
4 credits

^ Students can receive credit for only one of these two courses. **

Students who have completed MTH 3120 cannot enroll in MTH 4120. They must satisfy the probability requirement by completing MTH 4119 (please consult the Department of Mathematics).


Students must take one of the following courses: ***

STA 4920 Advanced Data Mining 3 credits
STA 4158 Analysis of Time Series 3 credits
STA 4000 Introduction to SAS Programming 3 credits
OPR 3450 Quantitative Decision Making for Business I 3 credits

*** These courses may also be used as electives for the major


Electives

Students must complete one additional course from the following list:

MTH 4000 Bridge to Higher Mathematics 3 credits
MTH 4010 Mathematical Analysis I 3 credit
MTH 4020 Advanced Calculus II 3 credits
MTH 4030 Topology 3 credits
MTH 4110 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 credits
MTH 4115 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations in Finance 4 credits
MTH 4125 Introduction to Stochastic Process 4 credits
MTH 4135 Computational Methods in Probability 3 credits
MTH 4140 Graph Theory 3 credits
MTH 4145 Mathematical Modeling * 3 credits
MTH 4150 Combinatorics 3 credits
MTH 4200 Theory of Numbers 3 credits
MTH 4210 Elements of Modern Algebra 3 credits
MTH 4220 Introduction to Modern Geometry 3 credits
MTH 4230 History of Mathematics 3 credits
MTH 4240 Differential Geometry * 3 credits
MTH 4300 Algorithms, Computers and Programming II 3 credits
MTH 4310 Methods of Numerical Analysis 3 credits
MTH 4315 Introduction to Mathematical Logic 3 credits
MTH 4320 Fundamental Algorithms 3 credits
MTH 4410 Theory of Interest 4 credits
MTH 4420 Actuarial Mathematics I 4 credits
MTH 4421 Actuarial Mathematics II 4 credits
MTH 4451 Short-Term Insurance Mathematics 4 credits
MTH 4500 Introductory Financial Mathematics 4 credits
MTH 4600 Data Analysis and Simulation for Financial Engineers 4 credits
MTH 5010 Advanced Calculus III * 3 credits
MTH 5020 Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable 3 credits
MTH 5030 Theory of Functions of Real Variables * 3 credits
MTH 5100 Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems * 4 credits
MTH 5500 Stochastic Calculus for Finance 4 credits
CIS 2300 Programming and Computational Thinking 3 credits
CIS 3100 Object-Oriented Programming 3 credits
CIS 3120 Programming for Analytics 3 credits
CIS 3400 Database Management Systems I 3 credits
CIS 4100 Object-Oriented Programming II 3 credits
CIS 4400 Data Warehousing for Analytics 3 credits
OPR 3450 Quantitative Decision Making for Business I 3 credits
OPR 3451 Quantitative Decision Making for Business II 3 credits
OPR 3453 Bayesian Statistical Inference and Decision Making 3 credits
OPR 4470 Special Topics in Operations Research 3 credits
OPR 5000 Independent Study and Research in Operations Research 3 credits
STA 4000 Introduction to SAS Programming 3 credits
STA 4157 Design and Analysis of Experimental Data 3 credits
STA 4158 Analysis of Time Series 3 credits
STA 4170 Data Visualization 3 credits
STA 4370 Special Topics in Applied Statistics 3 credits
STA 4920 Advanced Data Mining 3 credits
STA 5000 Independent Study in Statistics 3 credits

* These courses are offered infrequently, subject to student demand.