Bloomsburg University Academic Programs

Administered by: Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

Effective Fall 2008

Mathematics B.A. Statistics Track - The Statistics track prepares students for a variety of careers in statistics in research, industry and government and provides a base for work at the graduate level. Students planning to continue with graduate studies should take **53.225**, **53.226** and **53.462** The track provides a foundation in mathematics as well as courses in statistical methodology, computer programming and statistical software.

Required courses:

**53.141** Introduction to Statistics

**53.125** Calculus I

**53.126** Calculus II

**53.185** Discrete Mathematics

**52.240** Statistical Methods

**53.241** Probability and Statistics

**53.314** Linear Algebra

**53.340** Statistical Software

**53.342** Design and Analysis of Experiments

**53.343** Applied Regression Analysis

**53.410** Mathematical Modeling

Select one course from Mathematics numbered **53.225** or above

Select one Computer Science Sequence:

Option A1) **56.121** Object-Oriented Programming with Java

Option A2) **56.122** Graphical User Interfaces in Java

or other 300 or higher 56 course (3 to 4 credits)

Option B1) **56.123** Visual Basic I

Option B2) **56.223** Visual Basic II

Recommended choices for electives:

**53.225** Calculus III

**53.226** Calculus IV

**53.243** Nonparametric Statistics

**53.373** Numerical Methods

**53.374** Introduction to Discrete Systems Simulation

**53.441** Mathematics and Sports

**53.461** Probability Models and Applications

**53.462** Mathematical Statistics

**53.491** Special Topics in Mathematics

Six credits minimum in a discipline to which Statistics is applied. Consult Advisor; may be applied to Gen Ed distribution requirement. (Biology, Economics, Geology, Geography, Psychology)