The B.S. in Statistics is designed to give a rigorous background in the foundations of the statistical sciences. This includes exposure to the theoretical foundations of methods and statistical techniques as well as experience applying these techniques.
Students who complete this degree program will have the statistical background for graduate programs in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or other related fields, and entry level research work in industry or government. This program also provides content knowledge that is useful for students intending graduate study in computer science, machine learning, economics, and other areas. The content knowledge is also useful for those intending to teach high school statistics.
For degree requirements, see the undergraduate bulletin.