Undergraduate Degree - Statistics

Program:
Statistics
Program Code:
3881 Statistics
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FQ68
Department:
Department of Statistics and Probability
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Natural Science

Department of Statistics and Probability

Undergraduate Programs
Statistics

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in Statistics

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits are required for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Statistics.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Statistics major is met by completing Statistics and Probability 481.  That course is referenced in item 3. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Natural Science may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements in the College statement.  Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The requirements of the College of Natural Science for the Bachelor of Science degree or Bachelor of Arts degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                     
    a. The following courses (19 to 23 credits):    
      (1) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):    
        LB 118 Caluclus I 4  
        MTH 132 Calculus I 3  
        MTH 152H Honors Calculus I 3  
      (2) One of the following courses (4 credits):    
        LB 119 Calculus II 4  
        MTH 133 Calculus II 4  
        MTH 153H Honors Calculus II 4  
      (3) One of the following course (4 credits):    
        LB 220 Calculus III 4  
        MTH 234 Multivariable Calculus 4  
        MTH 254H Honors Multivariable Calculus 4  
      (4) One of the following groups of courses (4 to 7 credits):    
        (a) MTH 299 Transitions 4  
          MTH 309 Linear Algebra I 3  
        (b) MTH 299 Transitions 4  
          MTH 314 Matrix Algebra with Applications 3  
        (c) MTH 317H Honors Linear Algebra 4  
      (5) The following course (4 credits):    
        CSE 231 Introduction to Programming I 4  
    b. The following courses (9 credits):    
      (1) The following course (3 credit):    
        STT 301 Computational Methods for Data Science 3  
      (2) One of the following courses (3 credits):    
        STT  441 Probability and Statistics I: Probability 3  
        STT  861 Theory of Probability and Statistics I 3  
      (3) One of the following courses (3 credits):    
        STT 442 Probability and Statistics II: Statistics 3  
        STT 862 Theory of Probability and Statistics II 3  
    c. The following capstone course (3 credits):    
      STT 481 Capstone in Statistics (W) 3  
    d. Three of the following courses (9 or 10 credits):    
      EC 821A Cross Section and Panel Data Econometrics I 3  
      EC 821B Cross Section and Panel Data Econometrics II 3  
      EC 822A Time Series Econometrics I 3  
      EC 822B Time Series Econometrics II 3  
      STT 422 Statistics II     3  
      STT 455 Actuarial Models I 3  
      STT 456 Actuarial Models II 3  
      STT 459 Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 3  
      STT 461 Computations in Probability and Statistics 3  
      STT 464 Statistics for Biologists 3  
      STT 465 Bayesian Statistical Methods 3  
      STT 801 Design of Experiments 3  
      STT 802 Statistical Computation 3  
      STT 814 Advanced Statistics for Biologists 4  
      STT 825 Sample Surveys 3  
      STT 843 Multivariate Analysis 3  
      STT 844 Time Series Analysis 3  
      STT 847 Analysis of Survival Data 3  
      STT 855 Statistical Genetics 3  
      STT 863 Statistical Methods I 3  
      STT 864 Statistical Methods II 3  
      STT 886 Stochastic Processes and Applications 3  
      STT 888 Stochastic Models in Finance 3  
      Not more than two courses may be chosen from STT 455, 456, or 459.    
    e. Electives chosen from any combination of the following, approved by the student's academic advisor (6 credits):
      (1) Courses from item d. not used to fulfill that requirement with the exception of STT 455, 456, or 459;
      (2) MTH 235 or any 300-level or higher MTH course;    
      (3) CSE 232 or 260 or any 300-level or higher CSE course;    
      (4) 300-400 level courses in an area of application of statistics and probability.    

 


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Statistics, BS (3881)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Statistics BS - Calculus I
Major - Statistics BS - Calculus I: 1 course from LB118, MTH132, MTH152H

Requirement 12: Major - Statistics BS - Calculus II
Major - Statistics BS - Calculus II: 1 course from LB119, MTH133, MTH153H

Requirement 13: Major - Statistics BS - Calculus III
Major - Statistics BS - Calculus III: 1 course from LB220, MTH234, MTH254H

Requirement 14: Major - Statistics BS - Linear Algebra
Major - Statistics BS - Linear Algebra: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
1 course from MTH317H
2 courses from MTH299, MTH314
2 courses from MTH299, MTH309

Requirement 15: Major - Statistics BS - Introduction to Programming I
Major - Statistics BS - Introduction to Programming I: 1 course from CSE231

Requirement 16: Major - Statistics BS - Computational Methods for Data Science
Major - Statistics BS - Computational Methods for Data Science: 1 course from STT301

Requirement 17: Major - Statistics BS - Probability and Statistics I
Major - Statistics BS - Probability and Statistics I: 1 course from STT441, STT861

Requirement 18: Major - Statistics BS - Probability and Statistics II
Major - Statistics BS - Probability and Statistics II: 1 course from STT442, STT862

Requirement 19: Major - Statistics BS - Capstone
Major - Statistics BS - Capstone: 1 course from STT481

Requirement 20: Major - Statistics BS - Elective
Major - Statistics BS - Elective: 3 courses from EC821A, EC821B, EC822A, EC822B, STT422, STT455, STT456, STT459, STT461, STT464, STT465, STT801, STT802, STT814, STT825, STT843, STT844, STT847, STT855, STT863, STT864, STT866, STT888

Requirement 21: Major - Statistics BS - Approved Electives
Major - Statistics BS - Approved Electives: 6 credits from electives approved by the student's academic advisor

Requirement 22: College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISB
College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISB: 1 course from Botany and Plant Pathology, Biological Science, Entomology, Microbiology, Physiology or Zoology

Requirement 23: College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - LAB
College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - LAB: 1 course from a laboratory experience in biological or physical science

Requirement 24: College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISP
College - Natural Science - Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISP: 1 course from CEM141, CEM151, CEM181H

Requirement 25: College - Natural Science -Chemistry
College - Natural Science -Chemistry: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
3 courses from CEM181H, CEM182H, CEM185H
3 courses from CEM141, CEM142, CEM161

Requirement 26: College - Natural Science - Physics for Scientists
College - Natural Science - Physics for Scientists: 2 courses from PHY183, PHY184

Requirement 27: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 28: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 29: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.