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Mathematics and Statistics

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Option in Statistics (code MATHBS04) (120 units)

This option provides a foundation in statistical methods. The courses required ensure that the student understands how the techniques are mathematically derived and how they are applied. Statistical analysis is an essential part of any scientific investigation and is a vital tool in monitoring the quality of products and services and in forecasting.


Lower Division:

  • Take all the following courses:
    • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
    • MATH 247 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
    • CECS 174 Intro to Programming & Problem Solving (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • ENGL 101 Composition (3)
    • ENGL 317 Technical Communication (3)

Upper Division:

  • Take a minimum of 34 units of MATH or STAT courses to include the following (but not MATH 303I, 370A or 370B):
    • MATH 323 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (4)
    • MATH 361A Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I (3)
    • STAT 380 Probability and Statistics (3)
    • STAT 381 Mathematical Statistics (3)
    • STAT 410 Regression Analysis (3)
    • STAT 450 Multivariate Statistical Analysis (3)
    • STAT 475 Data Analysis with SAS (3)
  • Three units of the elective upper-division MATH or STAT courses may be replaced by MATH 233.

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