Mathematics & Statistics

Advice for Stat majors

  1. See your Math Department faculty advisor every semester for advice about classes and degree requirements. The advisor can be of your choosing, but the default assignment is the department chair (Dr. Fisher).
  2. Get started on the Calculus sequence immediately.
  3. Get through the common Math/Stat core courses efficiently and early.
  4. Take at most three Math/Stat classes per semester.
  5. If you are interested in grad school in statistics, Math 4423-4 is recommended.
  6. Statistics major often minor in fields were analysis of data is practiced: for example, business, biology, sociology, psychology, economics. In some cases a class from another department is approved for credit in the statistics major.
  7. If you want to get a job in industry, take English 3307 (Professional and Technical Writing).
Sample Course of Study (This is only a sample; variations are possible.)
Freshman year Sophomore year Junior year Senior Year
Fall term Math 1170
CS 1181
Math 2275
Math 3350
Math 4457
Math 3360
Math 4450
Math 4459
Spring term Math 1175
Math 2240
Math 3326
Math 3352
Math 4458
Math 4406
Math 4451
Math Department prerequisite tree
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