B.S. in Statistics & Computer Science

Students must complete at least 120 total hours and the following university, college and department requirements. For more complete information about college and university requirements, please consult the LAS guidelines here.

See also: Prerequisite Flowchart and Course Planning Forms

University and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirements

Hours

Courses

4

Composition I

3

Advanced Composition may be overlapped with other requirements and free electives increased.

0-16

Non-Primary Language

24

General Education

 

Department of Computer Science Requirements

Hours

Courses

11-12

Calculus through MATH 241 Calculus III

0-1 CS 100 Freshman Orientation (recommended)

4

CS 125 Intro to Computer Science

3 CS 126 Software Design Studio (Students entering prior to fall 2016 take CS 242.)

3

CS 173 Discrete Structures

4

CS 225 Data Structures

4

CS 233 Computer Architecture (Students who have completed CS 231 and CS 232 need not take this course.)

4

CS 241 System Programming

3

CS 357 Numerical Methods I

4

CS 374 Algorithms and Models of Computation (Students who have completed CS 373 and CS 473 need not take this course.)

3

CS 421 Programming Languages and Compilers (Students entering prior to fall 2016 who have taken CS 423 need not take this course.)

3

MATH 415 Linear Algebra

 

Required Mathematics and Statistics Courses

4

STAT 400 Statistics and Probability I (Students should take a course from Group I below before taking STAT 400; Students entering prior to fall 2016 can satisfy this requirement by taking MATH 461.)

3

STAT 410 Statistics and Probability II

3

STAT 428 Statistical Computing

12

At lease four other STAT, CS, or MATH courses, with at least one chosen from each of the following groups:

 

 

 

 

 

Group I: Statistical Methods

STAT 200 Statistical Analysis

STAT 212 Biostatistics

CS 361 Probability and Statistics for Computer Science

(Students entering prior to fall 2016 can satisfy this requirement by taking any additional 400-level STAT course.)

Group II Mathematical Analysis and Modeling

MATH 347 Fundamental Mathematics

MATH 441 Differential Equations

MATH 444 Elementary Real Analysis

MATH 447 Real Variables

Group III Computational Application Areas

STAT 385 Statistics Programming Methods

CS 410 Text Information Systems

CS 411 Database Systems

CS 412 Data Mining

CS 446 Machine Learning

CS 481 Stochastic Processes & Applications

CS 482 Simulation

(Students entering prior to fall 2016 can also satisfy this requirement by taking CS 418.)

Group IV Statistical Analysis and Modeling

STAT 420 Methods of Applied Statistics

STAT 425 Applied Regression and Design

STAT 426 Sampling and Categorical Data

STAT 448 Advanced Data Analysis

(Students entering prior to fall 2016 can also satisfy this requirement by taking STAT 424.)

120 Total Hours Required

Prerequisite Flowchart and Course Planning Forms - B.S. in Statistics & Computer Science

Prerequisite flowchart.

Course planning forms provide a checklist of all requirements for the major and a framework for creating four-year plan on the back of the form. These forms vary, depending on when you entered the major.

Students who entered Fall 2016 or later
Students who entered prior to Fall 2016