B.S. in Statistics & Computer Science

The information on this page is for students entering in Fall 2021 and beyond. Students who entered prior to Fall 2021 should see a CS and/or Statistics academic advisor.

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

See also: Prerequisite Flowchart and Course Planning Forms

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 124 Intro to Computer Science I

3 CS 128 Intro to Computer Science II

3

CS 173 Discrete Structures

1

CS 222 Software Design Lab

4

CS 225 Data Structures

8-11

One of the following options:

CS 233 Computer Architecture (4 hours) and CS 241 System Programming (4 hours)

or

CS 240 Introduction to Computer Systems (3 hours) and two CS courses at the 400 level above CS 403, excluding CS 421 and CS 491. These two courses must be distinct from all other courses used to fulfill program requirements or options (6-8 hours).  

3

CS 357 Numerical Methods I

4

CS 374 Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation

3

CS 421 Programming Languages and Compilers

3

One of: MATH 257 Computational Linear Algebra, or MATH 415 Linear Algebra, or MATH 416 Abstract Linear Algebra

Probability and Statistics Foundation

3-4

Choose one of the following:

STAT 107 Data Science Discovery

STAT 200 Statistical Analysis

STAT 212 Biostatistics

4

STAT 400 Statistics and Probability I

3

STAT 410 Statistics and Probability II

3

STAT 425 Statistical Modeling I

3

STAT 426 Statistical Modeling II

3 Statistical Application Electives -Choose one of the following:
 

STAT 428 Statistical Computing

STAT 431 Applied Bayesian Analysis 

STAT 432 Basics of Statistical Learning

STAT 434 Survival Analysis

STAT 448 Advanced Data Analysis

3

Computational Application Elective - Choose one of the following:

 

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

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 2018 or later
Students who entered Fall 2016 until Fall 2018
Students who entered prior to Fall 2016