A major in statistics, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science, requires the completion of a common core of courses along with 18 hours of elective credits.

Elective courses will depend upon a student's interests. Students should choose their electives after discussions with their advisor.

For additional information on the core courses and electives, click on the Statistics Major Checklist on the right.

Sample 4-year plan for majors

Double major

A double major in mathematics and statistics consists of satisfying the degree requirements of both majors with a minimum of 58 credit hours of courses applicable to either major.

Job market for statistics majors

Statistics majors find themselves increasingly in demand, according to an article in the Forbes.